White House Issues Truly Pathetic Non-Response to Petition About State Marijuana Legalization Laws

By: Wednesday January 9, 2013 8:27 am

The White House’s “We the People” petition site could have potentially been an interesting method for two-way communication between voters and the administration. Sadly the administration’s response to most petitions has rarely been anything more than to recycle old talking points. Even by that already low standard, the new response from the White House regarding [...]

White House Offers Dismissive Response to Marijuana Petitions

By: Monday October 31, 2011 9:44 am

Since the Obama White House started the We the People petition site, the petition system has been dominated by requests related to marijuana legalization and medical marijuana. The Obama administration promised to formally respond to petitions with enough signatures — 25,000, raised from 5,000.  So last week as part of the late Friday news dump [...]

The Internet Won’t Let Obama Ignore Marijuana

By: Monday September 26, 2011 10:11 am

Past Presidents and political campaigns found they could often ignore the public’s desire for marijuana policy reform, party because of bipartisan support for the War on Drugs.  But the growth of the internet means that now the issue simply will not go away. Every time the Obama administration gives Americans the ability to use the [...]


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