Sen. Alexander (R-TN) Opposes Feds Interfering in State Marijuana Laws

By: Friday October 24, 2014 9:58 am

Republican Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander has adopted a states’ rights approach to marijuana reform issues. From the Chattanooga Times Free Press: “Sen. Alexander believes that Washington, D.C. should not be telling states what to do about the decriminalization of marijuana,” Alexander spokesman Brian Reisinger said in an email response to questions posed by the Times [...]

Washington Post Editorial Board Goes Full Reefer Madness

By: Wednesday October 22, 2014 8:05 am

The Washington Post editorial board already came out against Initiative 71, which would legalize marijuana in the D.C., in anĀ error ridden op-ed they still refuse to issue a correction for. Now they are doubling down with this Reefer Madness op-ed against the Council getting ready to fulfill the will of the electorate. From the Washington [...]

Eric Holder Is “Cautiously Optimistic” That Marijuana Legalization Is Going Well

By: Tuesday October 21, 2014 8:44 am

Attorney General Eric Holder is sounding relatively happy with how marijuana legalization laws are going in Colorado and Washington State. When asked on CNN about the experiment with legalization taking place in those two states Holder responded, “I would say I’m cautiously optimistic.” Holder did reiterate that if the Department of Justice isn’t satisfied that [...]

Marijuana Legalization Just Keeps Getting More Popular in New Hampshire

By: Monday October 20, 2014 9:29 am

Support for legalizing marijuana continues to grow at a remarkable rate in New Hampshire. According to the latest WMUR Granite State Poll, 59 percent of adults in the state support legalizing small amounts of marijuana for personal use while only 35 percent oppose legalization. That represents an impressive eight point increase in support for legalization [...]

Just How Quickly Could Recreational Marijuana be for Sale in D.C.?

By: Monday October 20, 2014 6:52 am

“About four months” is theoretically the absolute fastest that stores could begin selling recreational marijuana in the District after the D.C. Council adopts new legislation, according to Rabbi Jeff Kahn. As the operator of Takoma Wellness Center, one of D.C.’s three functioning medical marijuana dispensaries, he is uniquely positioned to provide insight into this question. [...]


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