Washington State Marijuana Stores Unlikely Until July

By: Friday April 4, 2014 8:52 am

The process of setting up a legal recreational marijuana system in Washington State continues to be hit with delays. It looks like the first marijuana stores in the state probably won’t open until July. On Wednesday the Washington State Liquor Control Board, which is in charge of implementation, announced it was going to use a [...]

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 [...]

Recreational Marijuana Taxes Generated over $2 Million for Colorado in January

By: Tuesday March 11, 2014 7:20 am

We now have real proof that if you legalize, regulate and tax marijuana people will move to this legitimate market. The first official figures from the Colorado Department of Revenue show that during the first month of legal recreational marijuana sales the state generated just over $2 million in revenue from it. The money comes [...]

Map: States Backing Marijuana Legalization

By: Thursday March 6, 2014 7:38 am

To demonstrate how widespread support for marijuana legalization is now in the United States, this map was created showing all the states where at least one poll found a majority backs legalization. Several states in blue on the map, like Vermont and Maine, probably also have majorities that back legalization but there doesn’t seem to [...]

These 5 Numbers Show Marijuana Legalization Is Going Well in Colorado

By: Tuesday February 25, 2014 8:20 am

Limited marijuana possession has been legal for over a year in Colorado and retail shops have been open for almost two months. This means there is now real data showing that legalization is going well and mostly as its backers intended. These five numbers tell the story: 1) 77 percent decrease in state court marijuana [...]

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