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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 ...
Marijuana Legalization Efforts in California Unify for 2016

- 1 month ago @ Americans For Policy Reform , the group behind the Marijuana Control, Legalization and Revenue Act of 2016 , is pleased to announce a collaboration with the cannabis freedom lawyers behind the California ...

Marijuana legalization becoming a hot topic again in Michigan

- 1 month ago @ LANSING, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A controversial topic is heating up once again--the legalization of marijuana in Michigan.

Michigan proposal would legalize recreational marijuana

- 1 month ago @ Michigan would legalize the use of marijuana for recreational use under the wording of a proposed ballot initiative submitted Thursday, the first of what could be competing legalization efforts.

Marijuana backers look for growth in Ohio

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Marijuana legalization: good or bad for Ohio businesses? Supporters of legalizing medical marijuana in Ohio, say it will create opportunities for entrepreneurship. Opponents say it will lead to more accidents in fields such as construction and transportation. This photo shows marijuana plants growing at a ...

Why GOP lawmakers oppose Grand Rapids Democrat's call for marijuana Tom Hooker, R-Byron Township, said he is "totally opposed and completely against" marijuana legalization. He is concerned about police being able to accurately test motorists for drugged driving, for example, and called it "ludicrous" to talk about ...

Kelly Clarkson Calls for Marijuana Legalization

“And I know a ton of people that have died either from liver cancer or behind the wheel. We legalize things that are so disturbing for our bodies, but one that's completely fine, we say, 'No, that's bad for you.' I'm like, 'Okay, enjoy your scotch ...

DeWine rejects petition for proposed marijuana legalization amendment

Toledo Blade: So far two marijuana-legalization amendments and their sponsors have received approval from the attorney general and the ballot board and are collecting signatures. Those two are the Better for Ohio amendment that allows up to 40 commercial growers and ...

Here's Beck's Conclusion After Bringing in the Experts for and Against After recently admitting that he is re-examining his stance on marijuana legalization, Glenn Beck on Thursday brought in two experts — one in favor of legalization and one opposed — to discuss the issue. After a three-hour talk, Beck said the ...

Former Cincinnati Police Chief Backs Marijuana Legalization

10TV: In a press release, Streicher said, “When I served as the Chief of Police for Ohio's third-largest city, I saw first-hand the destructive impact of Ohio's marijuana laws. Our state spends over $120 million per year to enforce marijuana prohibition ...

Support For Marijuana Legalization In Washington Grows

The Weed Blog (blog): marijuana legalization support washington Washington voters approved marijuana legalization on Election Day in 2012. Washington was one of two states that did so during that election, Colorado of course being the other one. Oregon also voted on ...

Oregon Marijuana Legalization 2015: Weed Smell Could Trigger $500 Fine In

Come July 1, it will be legal to possess and use marijuana recreationally in Oregon. But in the eastern town of Pendleton, recreational marijuana smokers might not want to hit the bong too hard once legalization hits. The municipal authorities have ...











Are There Unintended Consequences Of Marijuana Legalization? These

Daily Caller: A panel discussion at the National Press Club Wednesday brought together experts in the field to discuss public health hazards as marijuana legalization unfolds across the country. More than 50 percent of states in the U.S. have legalized marijuana ...

Marijuana legalization discussed in Augusta

WCSH-TV: AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Opponents and supporters packed the State House Tuesday as the Criminal Justice Committee heard two bills that would legalize recreational marijuana. Those who favor it say it's inevitable. Opponents argue it is too ...

Second recreational marijuana legalization effort launched at Capitol

The new group, known as the Campaign to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana, filed the necessary paperwork Tuesday to start gathering signatures for a proposal to let adults use the drug for recreational use. Backers need 150,642 valid signatures by July 7 ...

Bernie Sanders Leaves The Door Open On Marijuana Legalization

Huffington Post: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Tuesday that he supports the decriminalization of marijuana possession and the legalization of medical marijuana, and suggested that he's also open to considering further reforms when it comes to recreational marijuana.

Poll: Most VA Voters in Favor of Some Form of Marijuana Legalization

A new Quinnipiac University poll found 86 percent of Virginia voters favor legalizing medical marijuana while 54 percent support legalizing recreational marijuana use.

Lecturers discuss legalized marijuana

About 300 South County students, parents and community members got a taste of what marijuana legalization could bring to California if the state follows Colorado’s lead. Guest speakers Ben Cort and Dr. Judith Landau visited San Clemente on April 2...

The Fix: The long-term power of the ‘War on Drugs, ’ in two graphs

The reasons people oppose marijuana legalization are steeped in old rhetoric.


DEA Special Agent speaks out against legalization of marijuana, other illicit

ABC15 Arizona: Doug Coleman, Special Agent in Charge in Phoenix for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has spent much of his career tracking illegal drugs, like marijuana, to their roots. “Our goal is to go after the biggest and the baddest [sic] drug ...

Virginia, Colorado voters support legalization of marijuana: poll

Majorities of voters in the key swing states of Colorado and Virginia back the legalization of marijuana for personal use and overwhelmingly support the legalization of medicinal marijuana, a new poll shows. Fifty-four percent of Virginia voters support recreational pot compared to 41 percent who oppose it, and ...


Forum pushes for legalization of medical marijuana OGDEN — A panel of policy- and decision-makers gathered at Weber State University on Tuesday to make their case for legalized medical marijuana in Utah. State Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, Rep. Marc Roberts, R-Santaquin, and Salt Lake ...

Legalize medical marijuana? Utahns ready to debate

Deseret News: I need some cannabis.'" But the Utah Medical Association opposes legalization until scientific evidence is collected through well-controlled studies to validate safe and effective medical uses. "It would be unwise to begin using medical cannabis ...

Advocates rally for medical marijuana legalization in Lancaster Saturday's rally, organized by the Keystone Cannabis Coalition, took place four days after medical marijuana legalization passed the state Senate by a 40-7 vote. The bill is now being considered by the House Health Committee headed by Matt Baker, ...

Advocates rally for medical marijuan a legalization in Lancaster Saturday's rally, organized by the Keystone Cannabis Coalition, took place four days after medical marijuana legalization passed the state Senate by a 40-7 vote. The bill is now being considered by the House Health Committee headed by Matt Baker, ...

Children Benefiting From Medical Marijuana-The New Face of 4/20 Day

Adding a new twist to the counterculture's "420" celebrations, Vancouver-based Lift Cannabis Co. has launched an innovative fundraising initiative for four sick children who are trading pharmaceuticals ...

Pot For Spot: Can Marijuana Treat Pets?

Marijuana legalization is spreading across the U.S. and people everywhere are touting its beneficial effects on a variety of different illnesses. Medical marijuana is becoming an increasingly popular treatment ...

Is marijuana as safe as -- or safer than -- alcohol?

Public perceptions about pot have come a long way, from the dire warnings of "Reefer Madness" to growing acceptance of medical marijuana and the legalization of recreational use.


Why two former cops are trying to legalize marijuana in Maine

Bangor Daily News: The time to legalize is now so our representatives don't fall behind the voters. We must be proactive, not reactive. Nationally, momentum is building in favor of a better approach to marijuana than our current, outdated laws allow. Locally, a recent ...

Marijuana legalization group holding Flint town hall meeting on 2016 ballot langauge

A town hall meeting has been organized in Flint by the Michigan Comprehensive Cannabis Law Reform Initiative Committee to get feedback on a possible 2016 statewide ballot proposal to legalize marijuana use.


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