Washington Post Editorial Board Goes Full Reefer Madness

By: Wednesday October 22, 2014 8:05 am

The Washington Post editorial board already came out against Initiative 71, which would legalize marijuana in the D.C., in an error ridden op-ed they still refuse to issue a correction for. Now they are doubling down with this Reefer Madness op-ed against the Council getting ready to fulfill the will of the electorate. From the Washington [...]

Washington Post Makes Massive Factual Mistake in Editorial Against Marijuana Legalization

By: Monday September 15, 2014 7:10 am

Despite overwhelming support for marijuana legalization among the residents of Washington D.C. the Washington Post’s editorial board has come out against Initiative 71, a legalization measure on the ballot this November. What is particularly disappointing about their piece is they got the basic facts wrong, which completely undermines their main argument. From the editorial: It’s [...]

The Myth That America Was Once Close to Legalizing Marijuana

By: Monday February 24, 2014 9:30 am

One persistent myth I keep encountering in marijuana policy is the idea America was really “close” to legalizing marijuana in the late 70′s before there was a backlash. The rehashing of this myth was the one big problem in what was otherwise a good Washington Post article about the history of the legalization. From the [...]

Medical Marijuana Sold for the First Time in DC

By: Tuesday July 30, 2013 9:50 am

After a legal battle that lasted more than a decade, the first legal medical marijuana was sold in Washington D.C. yesterday. From the Washington Post: The 15-year struggle to legalize medical marijuana in the District ended like this: A 51-year-old Northwest resident entered a North Capitol Street rowhouse Monday evening and emerged 90 minutes later [...]

Washington Post Calls on Obama to Leave Colorado and Washington Marijuana Laws Alone

By: Monday November 26, 2012 9:10 am

Since the election we have seen politicians and prominent organizations saying that although they don’t support the idea of marijuana legalization, they still believe the will of the electorate should be respected. The passage of the two initiatives has given marijuana legalization a legitimacy in Americans politics it has never enjoyed before.

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