Christie Will “Never” Allow Marijuana to Be Legalized as Long as He Is Governor

By: Tuesday April 22, 2014 11:13 am

While a majority of the American public has turned against marijuana prohibition, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) remains firmly against any form of legalization. When asked about legalization on NJ101.5, he reaffirmed that he opposes it and plans to do whatever he can to prevent it from coming to his state. After citing a [...]

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 [...]

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