After Legalization Votes, Marijuana Use Down Slightly Among Teens

By: Tuesday September 16, 2014 11:11 am

One of the most oft-cited arguments by prohibitionists against marijuana legalization ballot initiatives in 2012 was that it will send the “wrong” message to teenagers and more would start using marijuana as a result. Yet the year after voters approved legalization in Colorado and Washington State, national teen marijuana use rates around the country were [...]

Washington Post Makes Massive Factual Mistake in Editorial Against Marijuana Legalization

By: Monday September 15, 2014 7:10 am

Despite overwhelming support for marijuana legalization among the residents of Washington D.C. the Washington Post’s editorial board has come out against Initiative 71, a legalization measure on the ballot this November. What is particularly disappointing about their piece is they got the basic facts wrong, which completely undermines their main argument. From the editorial: It’s [...]

Coloradans Still Happy They Legalized Marijuana

By: Monday September 8, 2014 10:07 am

The people of Colorado continue to believe they made the right decision when they legalized marijuana. It has been almost two years since voters approved Amendment 64 legalizing the possession of marijuana for adults, and nine months since the first adult-use marijuana retail shops opened. After having plenty of time to judge the impact of [...]

Colorado Launches Lab Rat Themed Campaign to Stop Teens from Using Marijuana

By: Monday August 11, 2014 11:31 am

While under Colorado law marijuana use is legal for adults, it is still illegal for people under the age of 21 to consume it and the state is launching a new campaign to try to prevent teens from using it. According to the Denver Post there is a $2 million campaign with a message of [...]

After Six Months of Marijuana Sales, Support for Legalization in Colorado Remains Strong

By: Monday July 21, 2014 8:09 am

Recreational marijuana has now been on sale in Colorado for over six months, giving the people of the state a decent chance to judge the new policy.  The voters of the state continue to think it was a good idea. According to Quinnipiac, 54 percent of registered voters in Colorado support Amendment 64 which was [...]


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