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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 ...
Group unveils details of its marijuana legalization plan for Maine

- 5 days ago @ pressherald.com: Legalize Maine, a newly formed political action committee, is calling its plan “a home-grown effort” to legalize marijuana in Maine. The group's organizer, Paul McCarrier, said Wednesday that its proposal can help revive the state's rural economy.

Why Congress should legalize pot

- 5 days ago @ cnn.com: (CNN) -- Following the liberal footsteps of Colorado and Washington, Alaska, Oregon and the District of Columbia passed ballot initiatives to legalize marijuana this month. Florida's medical marijuana law failed, but only because as a constitutional ...

Marijuana legalization foes organize for Vermont debate

- 5 days ago @ google.com: Vermont lawmakers can expect to hear both sides of the debate over the legalization of marijuana when the new biennium begins in January. A group of Vermonters who oppose legalization, formerly known as SMART Vermont, has aligned with the national ...

Marijuana legalization debate heats up at UVM

- 4 days ago @ wcax.com: Should Vermont be the first New England state to legalize pot? That was the question up for debate at the University of Vermont Thursday night. Students joined a number of state lawmakers and marijuana advocates to take on the topic. The group looked ...

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State lawmaker: New Mexico needs to have conversation about legalization of marijuana

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The conversation about whether New Mexico should join other Western states in legalizing marijuana is cranking up as state lawmakers prepare for the 2015 legislative session.

Lawmaker: Marijuana Needs Debate in New Mexico

New Mexico needs to have conversation about legalization of marijuana

Marijuana legalization in next 4 years is million-to-one shot

Even the state Senate, which Democrats control 25-17, may not embrace an initiative to legalize marijuana. All the the Republicans probably would vote against a pot bill, and it's hard to imagine rural Democratic senators such as John Arthur Smith of ...

Ron Johnson: Let's have DC marijuana legalization hearings

Madison.com: Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said he opposes marijuana legalization outright, Johnson told reporters that he thinks it should be a local issue. “I can't support it myself because I think it sets a really bad example for young children,” Johnson said in a ...

Medical & Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Bills Filed in Georgia

The Daily Chronic: “Shall the Constitution of Georgia be amended so as to authorize the General Assembly to provide by general law for the legalization and regulation of the production and sale of marijuana for personal use by individuals 21 years of age or older and may ...

Legalization isn't inevitable: Maine has more than 2 options for marijuana

Bangor Daily News: Some media outlets are framing this as Mainers having two choices for legalizing marijuana in Maine. But the truth of the matter is they will have three choices on how marijuana policy moves forward in Maine. A third choice will be to reject marijuana ...

Amy Hoak's Home Economics: 5 ways marijuana legalization affects real estate

As marijuana becomes legal in more parts of the country, those in the real-estate industry are finding the new laws have implications for properties of every variety, from residential to industrial to retail.

5 ways marijuana legalization affects real estate

MarketWatch: As marijuana becomes legal in more parts of the country, those in the real-estate industry are finding the new laws have implications for properties of every variety, from residential to industrial to retail. Some of the issues pertain to the growing ...

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Georgia senator proposes full legalization of marijuana

A state senator is proposing to fully legalize marijuana in Georgia, providing Colorado-style access at licensed retail shops while also allowing its use through medical providers for treatment of conditions including cancer, glaucoma and HIV/AIDS ...

Humboldt County Paper Urges Area to Prepare for Marijuana Legalization

Breitbart News: The Eureka Times-Standard editorial board issued a plea on Saturday to Humboldt County, urging residents and local government to be prepared for the inevitable legalization of marijuana in California. "Legal pot is coming to California whether we like ...

Marijuana legalization foes organize for Vermont debate

vtdigger.org: Vermont lawmakers can expect to hear both sides of the debate over the legalization of marijuana when the new biennium begins in January. A group of Vermonters who oppose legalization, formerly known as SMART Vermont, has aligned with the national ...

Marijuana legalization foes organize for Vermont debate

MONTPELIER >> Vermont lawmakers can expect to hear both sides of the debate over the legalization of marijuana when the new biennium begins in January.

Kamala Harris Says Legalization Of Marijuana Imminent In

California Attorney General Kamala Harris says the legalization of marijuana in the Golden State is inevitable.

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What Will It Take To Legalize Marijuana In California In 2016?

The Weed Blog (blog): vote for california marijuana initiatives There are now four states that have legalized marijuana. Those of course are Colorado (2012), Washington (2012), Oregon (2014), and Alaska (2014). Washington D.C. also voted to legalize marijuana in 2014.

Why Congress should legalize pot

CNN: (CNN) -- Following the liberal footsteps of Colorado and Washington, Alaska, Oregon and the District of Columbia passed ballot initiatives to legalize marijuana this month. Florida's medical marijuana law failed, but only because as a constitutional ...

Group unveils details of its marijuana legalization plan for Maine

Press Herald: Legalize Maine, a newly formed political action committee, is calling its plan “a home-grown effort” to legalize marijuana in Maine. The group's organizer, Paul McCarrier, said Wednesday that its proposal can help revive the state's rural economy.

California Attorney General: Marijuana Legalization Is Inevitable

Marijuana legalization in California is long overdue. California had the chance to legalize marijuana during the 2010 Election, however, the initiative failed. Since then, there have been many reasons that marijuana ...

Initiative To Legalize Marijuana Moves Forward In Arkansas | The

A group is spearheading a campaign to create a new constitutional amendment in Arkansas that would legalize marijuana – both for medicinal and recreational purposes.

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Advocates push for marijuana legalization in 2016

The Salem News: BOSTON — Emboldened by victories in other states and recent polls showing widespread support, advocates of legalized marijuana are preparing to put the question to Massachusetts voters in 2016. Supporters of legalization say they are drafting ...

Marijuana Legalization In Washington, DC Serves As An Experiment With The In

Medical Daily: Supporters of the initiative and the campaign for its approval, the D.C. Cannabis Campaign (DCMJ 2014), whose chairman is Eidinger, called the measure the “Legalization of Home Cultivation and Possession of Minimal Amounts of Marijuana for Personal ...

Forty Six States To Go, Help Us Legalize Marijuana!

The Weed Blog (blog): Please allow me to act nostalgic for a moment or two about the wonderful progress we have all seen in recent years, with a majority of the country now supporting and end to prohibition, and the adoption of various forms of marijuana legalization in ...

Ron Johnson Open to Hearing on Marijuana Legalization

Roll Call (blog): When asked about his view of marijuana legalization in D.C., Johnson told a group of reporters, “What we can do is we can hold hearings to find out how it's all working, to highlight the issues, highlight the problem, try and define the problems. So I ...

A top UN official says marijuana legalization in the US violates - Vox

A major challenge to marijuana legalization in four states and Washington, DC, may come from international agencies.

Why Congress Is Unlikely to Stop Marijuana Legalization in

At a press conference last week, Eleanor Holmes Norton, the District of Columbia's congressional delegate, urged her colleagues to respect the will of the voters who overwhelmingly approved marijuana legalization in the ...

Congress Unlikely to Block Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

Attempting to block legal marijuana in D.C., as well as Alaska and Oregon, would disregard the fundamental principles of the Republican party.

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Marijuana DUIs spike after legalization

KXLY Spokane: Now, he watches for people driving high, a reality since recreational marijuana was legalized with the passage of I-502 in 2012. "You're more in tune to be looking for it nowadays,” Leibrecht said. Much like alcohol impairment, people suspected of ...

Marijuana DUIs spike following legalization

KXLY Spokane: For Trooper Joe Leibrecht, getting impaired drivers off the road is personal. Before he was with the Washington State Patrol, he was a teacher who he saw one too many tragedies. Related Content. Recent stories by Allie Norton. Marijuana DUIs spike ...

Marijuana DUIs spike following legalization

For Trooper Joe Leibrecht, getting impaired drivers off the road is personal. Before he was with the Washington State Patrol, he was a teacher who he saw one too many tragedies.

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Marijuana advocates hope Maine goes legal next

TheNewsTribune.com: The Pine Tree State has a long history with cannabis — Maine voters approved medical marijuana legalization 15 years ago, becoming the first state to do so in New England. Now, national marijuana advocates say, the state represents a chance for ...

Marijuana advocates push for legalization in 2016

BOSTON — Emboldened by victories in other states and recent polls showing widespread support, advocates of legalized marijuana are preparing to put the question to Massachusetts voters in 2016. Supporters of legalization say they are drafting ...

Marijuana legalization debate heats up at UVM

WCAX: Should Vermont be the first New England state to legalize pot? That was the question up for debate at the University of Vermont Thursday night. Students joined a number of state lawmakers and marijuana advocates to take on the topic. The group looked ...

Marijuana Advocates Focus on Maine

In this photo made Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, former U.S. Marine Sgt. Ryan Begin smokes medical marijuana at his home in Belfast, Maine.

Maine marijuana advocates think Maine can be first northeastern state to legalize

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — Marijuana advocates want to finally take their legalization drive — thus far the province of western states — to the Northeast, and they say the first state to do it here might be Maine.

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