Democratic Party of Oregon Endorses Marijuana Legalization Initiative

By: Wednesday August 20, 2014 1:00 pm

Efforts to legalize marijuana in Oregon received an important boost today. The Democratic Party of Oregon officially came out in support of Initiative 91, which will legalize, tax and regulate marijuana for adults 21 and over. It was one of several initiatives on the ballot this year the party decided to endorse. Party Chair Frank [...]

South Portland, Maine will Vote on Marijuana Legalization

By: Tuesday August 19, 2014 8:56 am

The people of South Portland Maine will be voting on marijuana legalization this November. Earlier this year the Citizens for a Safer Maine collected enough valid signatures for the indirect initiative to qualify. By law the initiative needed to first go before the city council which had the option to directly approve it or let [...]

Four Reasons the D.C. Marijuana Legalization Initiative will be the Most Interesting to Watch

By: Wednesday August 13, 2014 12:01 pm

Marijuana legalization is going to be on the ballot in three big jurisdictions this November:¬†Alaska, Oregon and Washington D.C.. Of the three D.C.’s Initiative 71 should be the one most interesting to watch unfold. Here are 4 reasons why: 1) Racial justice will be front and center – “The overarching theme of the campaign is [...]

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 [...]

People of D.C. to Vote on Marijuana Legalization This November

By: Wednesday August 6, 2014 9:11 am

It’s official: marijuana legalization will be on the local ballot in Washington, D.C. this November. On Wednesday the D.C. Board of Elections ruled that Initiative 71 had enough signatures to qualify for the ballot. In a very short time frame, the DCMJ campaign managed to gather well over the number of signatures necessary. The people [...]

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