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Uruguay: the world's laboratory for marijuana legalisation

The Guardian: If the marijuana legalization proposal becomes a law, Uruguay will be the first country to legalize the cannabis commercialization, a move other countries will no doubt watch and maybe follow. "It is not like 'viva la pepa' (let the good times roll ...
Even Republicans Support Colorado's Marijuana Legalization Law

- 1 week ago @ huffingtonpost.com: Support for the Colorado law crosses party lines despite the fact that a political divide appeared in response to a more general legalization question: "Do you think the use of marijuana should be legalized?" In response to that question, 51 percent of ...

Shumlin administration to research marijuana legalization

- 6 days ago @ wptz.com: The administration told WPTZ it has reached an agreement with a nonprofit research organization Rand Corporation to conduct research into the legalization of recreational marijuana. Lawmakers will likely consider the measure next winter. WPTZ will keep ...

Ariz. law enforcement: Marijuana shouldn't be legalized

- 6 days ago @ azcentral.com: The Washington, D.C.-based Marijuana Policy Project, which advocates for marijuana legalization and regulation intends to pursue full legalization in Arizona through a voter initiative in Arizona and several other states over the next two election cycles.

Rand officials to visit Vermont next week to plan marijuana study

- 3 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: MONTPELIER -- Rand Corporation representatives will be in Vermont next week to begin work on a study of the effects that marijuana legalization might have on the state's economy, individual health and public safety.

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Marijuana legalization initiative qualifies for Oregon ballot

Statesman Journal: Anthony Johnson (left), chief petitioner for New Approach Oregon, gets help in bringing the last of over 140,000 signatures supporting a ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana use from the Capitol and to the election division of the ...

Legalizing marijuana goes on Oregon's November ballot, newspaper reports

The Times-Picayune: Still, marijuana legalization advocates have had less success with the Louisiana Legislature. State lawmakers shot down a bill this year that would have provided regulations for the medicinal use of marijuana. The proposed provisions were among the ...

Hooked on Legalization: Marijuana Is Addictive, Whether Legalization Backers Admit It or Not

Three or four nights a week in San Francisco, a group of people shuffle into an anonymous meeting hall. The bitter scent of freshly stamped-out cigarettes follows them inside where, sitting on function-hall furniture with cups of cheap coffee in hand, they tell their war stories. Getting stoned a...

Cannabis Club battles to keep its spot on Breckenridge's Main Street

If recreational marijuana wasn't legal, Rick Smith would not be on holiday this week in Breckenridge.

Voters to decide marijuana legalization

Portland Tribune: Voters will decide Nov. 4 whether Oregon joins other states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. The state Elections Division confirmed Tuesday that the initiative measure obtained enough signatures to qualify for a statewide vote. The ...

Recreational Pot Qualifies for Oregon Ballot

Election officials certify Oregon marijuana legalization measure for November ballot

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Oregon Marijuana Legalization Initiative Qualifies for November Ballot

Drug War Chronicle: That means Oregon will join Alaska in voting on marijuana legalization this year. The District of Columbia is also likely to join that list; the cultivation and possession legalization initiative there is awaiting certification after handing in more ...

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On the Legalization of Marijuana

Parade: What effect do you think the legalization of marijuana will have on the United States? Marilyn responds: I believe it will be the cause of a great many problems. There's a discussion among 2 members. Press "Read Comments" to view.

Roosevelt County resident petitions against marijuana legalization

Clovis News Journal: Roosevelt County resident Arkie Kiehne is taking a stand against the legalization of marijuana before it reaches a New Mexico ballot. Kiehne hopes his petition against the legal sale of marijuana in Roosevelt County, which he claims garnered 830 ...

Chippewa Valley Coalition resolutions serve as preemptive strike, organizers say

Clinton and Macomb townships’ recent approval of resolutions opposing the legalization of marijuana for general use are preemptive strikes in a greater battle, according to members of the Chippewa Valley Coalition for Youth and Families.

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Decriminalization arrives, and DC police prepare for sea change in marijuana laws

Washington Post: In a statement, police spokeswoman Gwendolyn Crump sought to combat a misconception among District residents that possession and use of marijuana have been legalized. “This is absolutely not true,” the statement said. The department has prepared ...

Even Republicans Support Colorado's Marijuana Legalization Law

Huffington Post: Support for the Colorado law crosses party lines despite the fact that a political divide appeared in response to a more general legalization question: "Do you think the use of marijuana should be legalized?" In response to that question, 51 percent of ...

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Pa. Rep. Mike Regan to host forum on medical marijuana legalization

York Daily Record: State Rep. Mike Regan, R-Carroll Township, is hosting an educational forum on the possible legalization of medical cannabis. "As is always the case with issues that present challenges, the more information that can be disseminated to residents, the ...

Majority of Seniors Support Medical Marijuana Legalization in Florida: Report

The senior population in Florida is overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing medical marijuana, according to a Quinnipiac University poll conducted this past spring. cape_florida. About 84% of Florida voters who support the initiative are older than 65 ...

How Do 2014 Marijuana Legalization Initiatives Compare To 2012?

The Weed Blog (blog): marijuana election 2014 Election Day 2014 is rapidly approaching, and it's likely that there will be two states and Washington D.C. voting on marijuana legalization. Alaska's legalization campaign has already made it on the ballot, and efforts in ...

Meet the Very First Republican Congressman to Support Marijuana Legalization

Mic: Traditionally, Democrats support marijuana legalization and Republicans oppose it, but that tide is turning. Marijuana doesn't fall cleanly along party lines anymore. A Huffington Post survey found that a majority of voluntary respondents across party ...

Coloradans still favor legal pot but not public use, poll shows

A majority of Colorado voters still support marijuana legalization but said its use should be confined to homes and members-only clubs, a poll by Quinnipiac University found.

Rand officials to visit Vermont next week to plan marijuana study

MONTPELIER -- Rand Corporation representatives will be in Vermont next week to begin work on a study of the effects that marijuana legalization might have on the state's economy, individual health and public safety.

Kitzhaber, Richardson jab during first debate

Gov. John Kitzhaber and state Rep. Dennis Richardson spent their first joint appearance of the gubernatorial campaign Friday morning sparring on topics ranging from marijuana legalization to the Columbia River Crossing project. Five members of the press from publications across the state, questioned the two candidates for 90 minutes during ...

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Marijuana news: Vermont explores implications of pot legalization

The Oregonian: Vermont, which this year expanded access to its medical marijuana program, plans to study the potential effects of legalizing pot. The state has hired the Rand Corporation, a non-partisan public policy think, to research what legalization might mean ...

DC Decriminalizes Marijuana, But Congress May Halt Future Legalization Efforts

Newsweek: In September, D.C. At-Large Councilmember David Grosso introduced a bill that would allow the city to tax and regulate legalized marijuana—which has not yet been passed—and medical marijuana has been legal in D.C. since 2010. While pot enthusiasts ...

McDaniel rejects medical-marijuana measure wording

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the wording of a proposal to legalize medical marijuana by a group that is trying to put the measure before voters in 2016.

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