Legalization

California Attorney General Calls Marijuana Legalization “Inevitable”

California Attorney General Calls Marijuana Legalization “Inevitable”

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has stated that there is a “certain inevitability” about legalizing marijuana in the Golden State.  Despite the fact that she beat out pro-marijuana candidate...
Congress Will Probably Allow Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

Congress Will Probably Allow Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

At a press conference Thursday, Washington DC’s congressional delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton encouraged Congress to respect the will of voters and allow marijuana legalization to pass.  Norton was joined...
UN Official Blasts New Marijuana Legalization in US

UN Official Blasts New Marijuana Legalization in US

Yury Fedotov, director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, is criticizing new recreational marijuana legalization in the United States in Oregon, Alaska, and Washington DC. Fedotov...
Portland’s Hempstalk Festival Denied Permit for 2015

Portland’s Hempstalk Festival Denied Permit for 2015

After hearing of marijuana legalization in Oregon, Portland parks officials sent a letter to Hempstalk Festival’s founder Paul Stanford, alerting him that his request for a permit for the...
Nevada Marijuana Legalization Advocates Claim to Have Enough Signatures for 2016 Ballot

Nevada Marijuana Legalization Advocates Claim to Have Enough Signatures for 2016 Ballot

Nevada’s Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol is claiming that the group plans to turn in 170,000 signatures to county clerks Wednesday in order to have their marijuana legalization...
Vermont to Hold Marijuana Legalization Hearing

Vermont to Hold Marijuana Legalization Hearing

This Wednesday, Vermont will hold a hearing on the possibility of legalizing marijuana in The Green Mountain State. The hearing will be broadcast throughout the state via Vermont Interactive...
Marijuana Legalized in Oregon,Washington DC, Alaska

Marijuana Legalized in Oregon,Washington DC, Alaska

Oregon and Washington DC have officially joined the ranks of Washington and Colorado by approving voter-based marijuana legalization initiatives.  At time of publication 86% of of Alaska’s precincts had...
Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marijuana Legalization

Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marijuana Legalization

On Wednesday, Yes on 91, the campaign supporting marijuana legalization in Oregon, released a letter from thirty former police officers, sheriffs, judges, and prosecutors sharing their support for legalizing...
Marijuana Could Be At Risk in Uruguay with Presidential Election

Marijuana Could Be At Risk in Uruguay with Presidential Election

Uruguayans begin to vote for a new president Sunday.  Depending on the outcome, it could become the first country to repeal full marijuana legalization, after becoming the first country...
US Attorney General Eric Holder “Cautiously Optimistic” About Marijuana Legalization

US Attorney General Eric Holder “Cautiously Optimistic” About Marijuana Legalization

US Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday that he is “cautiously optimistic” about marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado. In an interview with CNN, Holder explained “We don’t want...