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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 ...
'Trust our pot' and other themes of ResponsibleOhio's marijuana legalization

- 1 week ago @ cleveland.com: RepsonsibleOhio is sharing more details about its proposal to change the Ohio Constitution to legalize and tax marijuana. I've previously compared the group to a drug cartel because of its unwillingness to talk, and for the group's plan to limit the ...

Jamaica is about to legalize pot. These countries could, too

- 1 week ago @ fusion.net: A proposal to reform marijuana laws in Jamaica cleared a big hurdle this week when it gained the approval of the prime minister and her cabinet. Jamaica isn't the only nation ready to loosen laws that outlaw ganja. Here are 12 countries around the ...

Bill Seeks to Get State in Front of Marijuana Legalization

- 1 week ago @ kbzk.com: Instead, Moore would like the Legislature to step in and craft what legalization would look like. House Bill 183 would prohibit an agency from making rules addressing non-medical marijuana. Moore indicated that under the law, only the Legislature would ...

Marijuana Legalization: President Obama Says More States Will Move To

- 1 week ago @ inquisitr.com: Nationwide, attitudes toward marijuana legalization have been gradually shifting. A poll late last year found that 51 percent of Americans are now in favor of legalization, part of a long-term trend toward support. When Gallup polled Americans in 1969 ...

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NBA Great Backing Marijuana Legalization Campaign in Ohio

NBA great Oscar Robertson among investors in campaign to legalize marijuana use in Ohio

Is pot the new gay marriage for the GOP?

Republicans struggle to find their footing on an issue that resonates with younger voters.

Ohio marijuana effort gearing up

The organization gearing up for a voter initiative on the Nov. 3 ballot to legalize marijuana use in Ohio identified 11 people on Friday who would operate 10 regional marijuana growing sites.

Take the profit out of marijuana, keep Alaska legalization rational and safe

Alaska Dispatch News: To begin with, the Legislature should realize a yes vote doesn't mean people voted for a large-scale commercial marijuana industry that floods us with kid-friendly advertising and packaging. And there was nothing in the ballot measure that says ...

Legal marijuana takes root in Latin America

After Uruguay first moved to legalize marijuana in 2013, the approach has taken root in Latin America with several other countries now considering a revamp of their own drug laws. "Someone has to start in South America," Uruguayan President Jose Mujica said in late 2013 as he unveiled plans to make cannabis legal in his country. Under Mujica, Uruguay became the first country in the world to ...

Maryland lawmakers take fresh run at legalizing marijuana

Baltimore Sun (blog): In a year when budget cuts dominate debate in Annapolis, advocates for legalizing marijuana are mounting a renewed effort to get Maryland to follow the lead of Colorado and Washington state - if not now, then in a year or two. A Colorado state ...

Pot backers identify potential growers

An organization seeking to put a marijuana legalization question on the Nov. 3 ballot in Ohio today identified 11 of the people who would operate 10 regional marijuana growing sites.

Here's How Fast The Marijuana Industry Is Growing, In 5 Charts

Huffington Post: In the next two years, a flurry of states are expected to consider the legalization of recreational marijuana. A majority of Americans continue to support full legalization, nationally, and by 2016, it's entirely possible that marijuana could be a ...

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Group Pushing to Legalize Marijuana in Ohio

WSAZ-TV: COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The marijuana legalization movement has arrived in Ohio with high-flying ambitions: Making Ohio the first state to move from a complete ban to complete legalization with a single vote. ResponsibleOhio is one of two competing ...

Legal pot backers in Ohio trickle out details of 2015 vision

The Idaho Statesman: COLUMBUS, Ohio — The marijuana legalization movement has arrived in Ohio with high-flying ambitions: making it the first state to move from a complete ban to complete legalization with a single vote. ResponsibleOhio is one of two competing ...

Legal pot backers in Ohio trickle out details of 2015 vision

The marijuana legalization movement has arrived in Ohio with high-flying ambitions: making it the first state to move from a complete ban to complete legalization with a single vote.

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Legalization Of Marijuana Expected To Hit 18 States By 2020, Which Means

Medical Daily: Four states have currently legalized marijuana for recreational use, including Washington, Colorado, Oregon, and Alaska. New data has found that we should expect to see that number increase significantly in the next five years, much to the delight of ...

Doctor's Orders: Legalize Weed

Daily Beast: Earlier this week, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued an updated policy statement about the legalization of marijuana for both recreational and medical use in the United States. Since its last statement about the matter in 2004, many ...

Doctors Orders: Legalize Weed

Daily Beast: Earlier this week, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued an updated policy statement about the legalization of marijuana for both recreational and medical use in the United States. Since its last statement about the matter in 2004, many ...

How could marijuana legalization affect teens?

Philly.com (blog): Does decriminalization and/or legalization of marijuana and its component parts result in increased use by children and adolescents? 2. Is marijuana safe for children and adolescents? 3. Is marijuana ever a useful medicine for children and adolescents?

Poll shows plurality of Minnesotans favor marijuana legalization

A new poll by Public Policy Polling shows more Minnesotans favor the legalization of marijuana than support keeping it illegal.

Groundbreaking Conference to Discuss Legalizing Marijuana in Indian Country

The legalization of marijuana is a growing trend in discussions from Washington, D.C. to state government offices and most recently on tribal reservations....

New Mexico Rep. pushes for legalization of marijuana

DONA ANA COUNTY, N.M. – One New Mexico state representative is pushing for the legalization and taxation of recreational marijuana. Rep. Bill McCamley of Dona Ana County presented his case to a joint House and Senate committee Tuesday afternoon in

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DeWine: Marijuana legalization a'stupid idea'

Ohio's top cop was blunt about his opinion on legalizing marijuana in Ohio: "I think it's a stupid idea." Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine told a group at the Newark Rotary Club on Tuesday that efforts to legalize marijuana in the state would lead to ...

A stronger push to legalize marijuana in Massachusetts

wwlp.com: GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – State Senate President Stanley Rosenberg is evaluating the push to legalize recreational marijuana in Massachusetts by investigating the state's approach to regulating the leafy drug. Activists are expected to put a question ...

Group Pushing to Legalize Marijuana in Ohio

The marijuana legalization movement has arrived in Ohio with high-flying ambitions.

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Republican officials oppose marijuana legalization, Auditor Dave Yost quips

cleveland.com: COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Several statewide elected officials said Thursday they oppose a proposed ballot initiative that would legalize marijuana in Ohio and limit who could grow the plant. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine called legalizing marijuana "a ...

4 statewide elected officials come out against marijuana legalization

Four Republican statewide leaders came out strongly against legalizing marijuana in Ohio and they took shots at a proposed constitutional amendment that would name just 10 growing sites for legal pot. Attorney General Mike DeWine called it a “stupid idea” and Treasurer Josh Mandel said while it might lead to increased Girl Scout cookie sales, it’s a bad idea. “I don’t know if I’ve ever seen a ...

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Poll: Minnesotans Favor Medical Marijuana Legalization 3 To 1

CBS Local: Just last summer, a bill legalizing the use of medical cannabis for seriously ill patients was signed into law. Since then, the Minnesota Department of Health has begun the process of vetting and selecting two medical marijuana manufacturers in the state.

Florida Republican Aims To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Huffington Post: To date, 23 states have legalized marijuana for medical purposes and 11 others, including Florida, have enacted the limited CBD-only laws. Still, the federal government bans the plant, classifying marijuana as a Schedule I substance with "no currently ...

Families, lawmakers 'darn optimistic' for medical marijuana legalization this year

PennLive.com: Last year, House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, opposed the medical marijuana bill, saying that legalization should come down from the federal level. Medical marijuana could have a clearer path there now that the new majority leader is David Reed, ...

Limited CBD-Only Medical Marijuana Legislation Filed in Texas

The Daily Chronic: FORT WORTH, TX — Friday morning, Texas State Representative Stephanie Klick (R-Fort Worth) and State Senator Kevin Eltife (R-Tyler) filed HB 892 and SB 339, identical legislation titled the “Texas Compassionate Use Act” that would legalize the usage ...

Growing pains: Labor strife at S. Jersey medical marijuana clinic

All is not well at South Jersey's only medical marijuana dispensary, a business outside Atlantic City that has experienced a wave of setbacks.

Wolf supports legalization of medical marijuana as bill is reintroduced into Senate

A bill that would legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania was introduced in the Senate on Monday and assigned to a committee, the first step in the legislative process.

Pediatricians Oppose Medical Marijuana, with Some Exceptions

Although a number of states have legalized marijuana for medical or recreational reasons in recent years, a leading group of U.S. pediatricians says it opposes such legalization, over concerns that these laws could be harmful to children. However, the group says that in some cases, some of the chemical compounds contained in marijuana could be used to treat children with debilitating diseases ...

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