The Message That Continuing Marijuana Prohibition Sends to Young People

By: Tuesday September 9, 2014 7:55 am

A frequent attack used against marijuana legalization that it sends a bad message to young people. For example on NPR the new Drug Czar Michael Botticelli again used this trope to criticize the new legalization laws in Colorado and Washington saying, “I think that the movement toward legalization, I think, sends the wrong message, particularly [...]

Five Reasons 2012 Could be the Year for Marijuana Legalization

By: Tuesday March 13, 2012 8:00 am

2010 was an exciting but disappointing year for the marijuana legalization movement. California’s Proposition 19 did better than many past legalization efforts, but despite having an ample war chest and a well organized campaign, it still narrowly lost with 46.5% voting yes and 53.5% voting no. However, there is reason to believe this November may [...]

Ron Paul and Barney Frank Introduce Bill to End Marijuana Prohibition

By: Thursday June 23, 2011 12:44 pm

Today a small bipartisan group of House members lead by Ron Paul (R-TX) and Barney Frank (D-MA) introduced the “Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2011.” The bill would have the federal government treat marijuana in a manner similar to the way it currently treats alcohol, by giving the individual states the right to decide [...]


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