New York Times Acknowledges Marijuana Prohibition was Founded in Racism

By: Wednesday July 30, 2014 8:29 am

While this isn’t new information to anyone who has paying attention to the issue of marijuana reform it is great to see the New York Times lay out in detail how origin of marijuana prohibition were base entirely on lies and racism. From the New York Time’s editorial series on marijuana. The federal law that [...]

The Study That Could Shape the Future of Marijuana in Vermont and the Rest of the Country

By: Wednesday July 30, 2014 7:34 am

Vermont is poised to potentially make marijuana reform history. While two states have already legalized marijuana and two more states could join them this November, in all these states the issue has advanced through the initiative process. Pro-legalization groups wrote their own laws and collected signatures to put them on the ballot, but that tactic [...]

Would Middle Aged White People Think Marijuana Reform Was “Rushed” If Their Kids Were Being Arrested?

By: Monday July 28, 2014 10:06 am

This Sunday’s Meet the Press panel on marijuana reform was annoying for the sheer number of bad puns and unacceptable level of laughter.  But even worse was the bizarre claim made that somehow marijuana reform is being “rushed.” Judy Woodruff, the co-anchor and managing editor of the PBS Newshour, said “I think it’s important to [...]

Support for Marijuana Legalization Grows 55 Percent in Florida

By: Monday July 28, 2014 7:19 am

A clear majority of voters in Florida want marijuana use to be legalized. A new Quinnipiac poll found 55 percent of voters in the state support making it legal for adults to possess small amounts of marijuana for personal use. Only 41 percent of voters oppose this change. Support for legalizing marijuana has been growing [...]

New York Times Endorses Marijuana Legalization

By: Saturday July 26, 2014 3:13 pm

The United States’ most prominent newspaper has come out strongly in support of marijuana legalization. The New York Times editorial this weekend endorsed ending federal marijuana prohibition and leaving its legal status up to the individual states. From the New York Times: The federal government should repeal the ban on marijuana. We reached that conclusion after a [...]

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