Ten Things Marijuana Legalization Is Now More Popular Than

By: Wednesday October 23, 2013 9:38 am

Now that support for marijuana legalization has surged to 58 percent in the latest Gallup poll it is worth highlighting just how uncontroversial the issue is among regular Americans. Here are ten laws, issues, institutions and people who are less popular than legalization: President Obama – Obama wishes he had marijuana legalization approval numbers right [...]

Gov. Christie Is Officially Better Than President Obama on Medical Marijuana

By: Thursday September 12, 2013 10:45 am

New Jersey’s Republican Governor Chris Christie is not what you would call an ally of the marijuana reform movement. He slow rolled the implementation of the state’s medical marijuana  law. He pushed to make it far more restrictive than necessary. He even conditionally vetoed a bill to help serious ill children get access to medical [...]

The First Step Towards Reform Is Admitting Failure

By: Thursday July 12, 2012 8:06 am

New Jersey’s Republican Governor Chris Christie recently admitted that the war on drugs has been a “failure” in a speech at The Brooking Institution. From Huffington Post: “The war on drugs, while well-intentioned, has been a failure,” Christie said Monday during a speech at The Brookings Institution. “We’re warehousing addicted people everyday in state prisons in New [...]

NJ Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Approved Unanimously in Committee

By: Tuesday May 22, 2012 8:58 am

A bill to reduce the penalties for minor marijuana possession in New Jersey won unanimous bipartisan approval in the Assembly Judiciary Committee yesterday. The vote on A1465 was 7-0, with five Democrats and two Republican on the committee voting to move the bill forward.  Having cleared the committee, the bill could get a vote before [...]

Because of Obama’s DOJ Threats, Rhode Island Won’t License Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

By: Friday September 30, 2011 9:51 am

As a result of threats from the President Obama’s Department of Justice, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee (I) has finally decided not to let the state license its three planned medical marijuana dispensaries. From Providence Journal: In a four-paragraph news release, Chafee said it “has been a difficult decision,” but he said he felt that [...]

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