Poll Shows Majority of Marylanders Supports Pot Legalization as Maryland Senate Prepares to Approve Decriminalization

By: Wednesday March 12, 2014 10:49 am

A slim majority of Marylanders believe that marijuana should be legal in their state. The newly released Goucher Poll found 39.4 percent of adults think pot should remain illegal while 50.1 percent the use of marijuana should be made legal. The results are basically unchanged since they last polled the question in October. If Maryland [...]

The Eight Most Promising Marijuana Reform Bills for 2013

By: Thursday February 7, 2013 10:13 am

The big advances for marijuana reform still tend to come during election years when initiatives are put on the ballot, but there are already some promising signs for possible legislative victories in 2013. Across the country several marijuana reform bills have been introduced in the state legislatures that either stand a decent chance of becoming [...]

Two-Thirds of Canadians Think Marijuana Should be Decriminalized

By: Monday July 2, 2012 11:57 am

The overwhelming majority of Canadians think that marijuana should be fully decriminalized, according to a new Ipsos Reid poll for Postmedia News and Global TV. From Leader Post: It found that 66 per cent of people believe that “the possession of marijuana in small amounts” should be “decriminalized so that it no longer carries a [...]

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 [...]

Connecticut Voters Overwhelmingly Support Move to Decriminalize Marijuana

By: Wednesday June 15, 2011 9:06 am

If you are a smart politician you figure out where the public is headed and then get in front and call it a parade. The new polling from Quinnipac shows that voters are in favor of decriminalizing marijuana. Too bad most politicians are not smart enough to get on the parade route.


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