Overwhelming Support for Change to New York City’s Racist Marijuana Policy

By: Wednesday November 19, 2014 6:17 am

Ending the racist and often illegal way the New York City police have abused the marijuana possession laws enjoys overwhelming support. According to Quinnipiac polling, 71 percent of New York City voters support “Mayor de Blasio’s decision to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, so that people found to be carrying small amounts of [...]

In the Future All Marijuana Edibles Might Need to Be Pre-Approved By Colorado Government

By: Monday November 17, 2014 7:22 am

In the ongoing effort to decide how to handle the regulation of marijuana edibles, the Colorado Department of Health is planning to recommend that all marijuana products need to go through an approval process before they can be sold. The worry is that some products are too appealing or confusing for children. From the Huffington [...]

List of More Than a Dozen Marijuana Votes This November

By: Wednesday October 8, 2014 10:19 am

This year the four biggest and most important marijuana elections in the country are the legalization initiatives in Alaska, Oregon and the District of Columbia as well as the medical marijuana amendment on the ballot in Florida. These aren’t the only places where voters will get a chance to weigh in on the future of marijuana policy [...]

Has There Been a Drop in Support for Marijuana Legalization?

By: Friday September 26, 2014 8:21 am

Opponents of marijuana legalization recently seized on two polls in an effort to make a case there is some backlash against legalization, a local Colorado poll by Suffolk University and a national poll Public Religion Research Institute. Let’s look at both of these. Colorado poll The Suffolk poll found only 45.8 percent of likely voters [...]

Why Congress Voting to Ban Welfare at Marijuana Stores Is Good News for Reform

By: Thursday September 18, 2014 8:03 am

On Tuesday the House voted for the so-called “no welfare for weed” bill which would prohibit the electronic-benefit transfer (EBT) cards from being used to make purchases at marijuana stores or to withdraw money from ATMs in such stores. The bill is more a response to handful of sensational headlines than an actual problem, and [...]

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