Tag: Legalization

Maine: Legalization Opponents File Petitions Challenging Election Day Vote

Marijuana legalization opponents in Maine are formally challenging the results of Question 1: The Marijuana Legalization Act, a statewide ballot initiative that received slightly over 50 percent of the vote on Election Day. Legal counsel for the No ...

Did Lack of Legalization Doom Hillary?

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Don Fitch Hillary Clinton and the democrats are searching for reasons for their devastating loss. Was it FBI Director James Comey they ask? Was it the steady drip of WikiLeaks ...

Pew Poll: Public’s Attitude Shifts Dramatically In Favor Of Marijuana Legalization

Nearly six in ten Americans now believe that marijuana use ought to be legal and only about one in three favor continuing to criminalize the plant, according to nationwide survey data published today by the Pew Research Center. Fifty-seven percent ...

Marijuana Legalization States Cash in the Most

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Ben Landman In recent years, four states and the District of Columbia have legalized the sale of retail marijuana by popular vote. 25 more states permit medical marijuana or have ...

Pharma Company Admits Opposing Marijuana Legalization to Protect Its Corporate Profits

Those of us involved in the marijuana legalization movement have long assumed that those companies that produce and sell competing products — especially alcohol and tobacco — were working behind the scenes to try to maintain marijuana prohibition ...

Legalization Playlist

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Jamie Shaw This blog originally appeared on www.lift.co. You can see Jamie moderate a panel of legal experts at the upcoming International Cannabis Business Conference, October ...

Cannabis Legalization Cuts Across the Political Spectrum

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Anthony Johnson Cannabis legalization is crossing political barriers in 2016 as Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson announced his support for California Proposition ...

A Pathway Towards Marijuana Legalization: The Significance of the Democratic Platform

Among all the speeches and balloons and revelry of the recently completed Democratic National Convention — a convention that has already made history by nominating a woman for president – was a far less obvious, but important change in the ...

Quick Hits: Democrats Embrace Legalization

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Russ Belville PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania – The Democrats have become the first major political party in the United States to endorse “a reasoned pathway for future legalization” ...

Quick Hits: Arizona Will Join Four Other States on Legalization Ballot

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Russ Belville PHOENIX, Arizona – The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws has endorsed the Arizona initiative to legalize marijuana that appears poised to make ...

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