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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 ...
Active And Retired Alaska Law Enforcement Support Marijuana Legalization In

- 4 days ago @ huffingtonpost.com: In a series of television and radio ads released in Alaska Wednesday, active and retired members of the state's law enforcement community are backing the recreational marijuana legalization measure that voters will decide on in less than three weeks.

Is Hillary Clinton ready for marijuana 2016?

- 3 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: When Hillary Clinton graduated from Wellesley College in 1969 -- where the future first lady and Secretary of State says she did not try marijuana -- only 12% of Americans wanted to legalize the drug.

Marijuana legalization: University of Oregon economists to explore

- 3 days ago @ oregonlive.com: Duy is expected to address the potential implications of legalization for Oregon's economy. Hansen will explore the health and welfare implications of legalization. Hansen's research has focused on risk behaviors associated with medical marijuana laws.

Moms To Speak In Support Of Oregon Marijuana Legalization Initiative

- 3 days ago @ theweedblog.com: new approach oregon marijuana legalization Tomorrow, moms from Oregon, Washington and Colorado will speak about why they are supporting Measure 91, which would regulate, legalize and tax marijuana for adults 21 and older. Colorado and ...

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Activists Call For Marijuana Legalization In New Jersey

CBS Local: TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Activists took to the steps of the New Jersey Statehouse on Sunday to push for the legalization of marijuana. Several speakers called for reforms to drug sentencing laws, which activists claim unfairly target minorities.

Marijuana legalization could have far-reaching effects

KHQ.com  - The international community is keeping a close eye on Washington and Colorado. That's because the two states legalizing and regulating marijuana have put a strain on international drug policy.

North Texans March In Support Of Legalized Marijuana

CBS Local: DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – North Texans in support of medical and recreational use of marijuana took to the streets in Dallas Saturday for a cannabis rally. Nearly five thousand people were in attendance to help bring awareness to marijuana law reform ...

Alaska’s History Of Marijuana Legalization Beats Out Colorado And Washington By Decades

Monumental marijuana legalizations made last year in Washington and Colorado have been hailed as the most progressive in the country, but the history of Alaska’s weed acceptance outdates the two new pot-friendly states by nearly 40 years — dating back to a decision made by the state’s Supreme Court in 1975. But Alaska’s history of Alaska’s History Of Marijuana Legalization Beats Out Colorado And ...

Latest bids to legalize marijuana cause split

Press Herald: But if legalization advocates are right, the two community leaders are among a shrinking minority of Maine voters. In these two cities and in communities across the state, there is a growing realization that legalized recreational use of marijuana is ...

High stakes in marijuana vote

The Register-Guard: John Horvick, DHM's research director, said it has conducted four polls since last year either on marijuana legalization or the measure. The results have been close, with the percentage in favor running between 49 and 54 percent. He said the outcome ...

Marijuana debate tough to ignore

A Canadian flag with a marijuana leaf is flown during a 4/20 rally to demand the legalization of marijuana on Parliament Hill in Ottawa April 20, 2012. Marijuana enthusiasts across Canada gather by the thousands every year on April 20 for an international celebration-cum-protest for marijuana legalization.

2014 ELECTION GUIDE: Marijuana legalization separates Seliger, Gibson

Amarillo.com: Traditionally conservative emphasis on keeping taxes low, maintaining the second amendment and securing the Texas-Mexico border all are high priorities for the pair, but marijuana legalization might be their biggest contrast. Gibson, a petroleum land ...

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Oregon moms sound off for and against pot legalization

KOMO News: Oregon moms sound off for and against pot legalization »Play Video Mother and marijuana activist Leah Maurer speaks with reporters about legalization surrounded by other members of the Moms for YES on Measure 91 group, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 in ...

Oregon moms sound off for and against pot legalization

Both sides in Oregon's debate over whether to legalize marijuana are appealing to maternal instincts with the election less than three weeks away.

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Afroman Updates 'Because I Got High' to Advocate Marijuana Legalization

Mediaite: It has been an astonishing 13 years since the rapper known as Afroman had his one-hit wonder with the song “Because I Got High,” in which he listed off all of the productive things he would have done had he not smoked way too much weed. The song was a ...

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How marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington is making the world a

That was the take-home message of an event today at the Brookings Institution, discussing the international impact of the move toward marijuana legalization at the state-level in the U.S. Laws passed in Colorado and Washington, with other states ...

Wonkblog: How marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington is making the world a better place

Other countries are applying lessons from the states to craft smarter policies back home.

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Arizona lawmaker plans bill to legalize marijuana

azcentral.com: PHOENIX — An Arizona lawmaker plans to introduce a proposal next year to legalize recreational marijuana before a similar proposal could get decided by voters in 2016. Republican Rep. Ethan Orr of Tucson aims to convince fellow conservatives that a ...

Moms sound off for and against pot legalization

Both sides in Oregon's debate over whether to legalize marijuana are appealing to maternal instincts with the election less than three weeks away.

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Active And Retired Alaska Law Enforcement Support Marijuana Legalization In

Huffington Post: In a series of television and radio ads released in Alaska Wednesday, active and retired members of the state's law enforcement community are backing the recreational marijuana legalization measure that voters will decide on in less than three weeks.

Wonkblog: How marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington may make the world a better place

Other countries are applying lessons from the states to craft smarter policies back home.

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Marijuana legalization: University of Oregon economist offers positive take on

Hansen offered a largely positive take on legalization, saying medical marijuana states on average did not see spikes in crime and or teen pot use. He said research suggests some people in medical marijuana states substitute pot for riskier substances ...

Marijuana legalization: University of Oregon economists to explore

Duy is expected to address the potential implications of legalization for Oregon's economy. Hansen will explore the health and welfare implications of legalization. Hansen's research has focused on risk behaviors associated with medical marijuana laws.

In debate over medical marijuana, some see dollars

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Medical marijuana supporters have had a singular focus in making their case to voters across Florida: sick and suffering patients. Many backers also see the money at stake in the debate over Amendment 2. Thousands have attended workshops about how to ...

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