Legalization

Oregon Marijuana Measure to Appear on Ballot in November

Oregon Marijuana Measure to Appear on Ballot in November

Oregon attempted, and failed, to legalize recreational marijuana in 2012.  Now, Oregonians will have another chance to weigh-in on whether marijuana should be legal for recreational use for people...
First Recreational Marijuana Store Opens in Vancouver, WA

First Recreational Marijuana Store Opens in Vancouver, WA

On Wednesday, Vancouver’s first recreational marijuana shop opened.  The store opened at 11 AM after a ribbon cutting ceremony by Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt. Main Street Marijuana is the...
Washington State Becomes 2nd to Legally Sell Recreational Marijuana

Washington State Becomes 2nd to Legally Sell Recreational Marijuana

Tuesday, July 8th marks an historic day in Washington state.  Washington has become the second state to launch its legal recreational marijuana program, allowing sales of marijuana to anyone...
Almost Half of MA Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana

Almost Half of MA Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana

A new Boston Globe poll has found that 48% of Massachusetts voters would support a ballot question legalizing recreational marijuana for adults 21 and older.  47% of voters said...
Proposed Medical Marijuana Measure Won’t Be on Ohio Ballot

Proposed Medical Marijuana Measure Won’t Be on Ohio Ballot

An attempt to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio has failed, after an advocacy group failed to collect enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot. The proposed constitutional amendment...
Newcomers Can Enter the CO Marijuana Market This Week

Newcomers Can Enter the CO Marijuana Market This Week

Colorado’s recreational marijuana business has seen a successful first six months, but will see a shift starting this week that could cause big changes in the program. During the...
Bill Clinton Encourages States to Experiment with Marijuana Legalization

Bill Clinton Encourages States to Experiment with Marijuana Legalization

Former President Bill Clinton, who is famously known to have tried marijuana but “didn’t inhale,” says he thinks that the states should be able to decide about marijuana legalization,...
Washington Targets Marijuana DUIs with New Ad Campaign

Washington Targets Marijuana DUIs with New Ad Campaign

Washington recently announced that recreational marijuana retail stores will begin opening their doors for shoppers in July.  With an increase in use expected within the state, the Washington Traffic...
Pope Francis Speaks Out Against Marijuana

Pope Francis Speaks Out Against Marijuana

Pope Francis has been called “radical” in his approach over his first year of his papacy.  When asked about gay rights the pope answered, “who am I to judge?” ...
Oregon Marijuana Legalization Initiative Has Enough Signatures to Qualify for November Ballot

Oregon Marijuana Legalization Initiative Has Enough Signatures to Qualify for November Ballot

New Approach Oregon has collected over 100,000 signatures, more than 12,000 more than is required by law to have their marijuana legalization initiative qualify for the November election ballot....