4/20: The Best Year for the Marijuana Reform Movement Ever

By: Saturday April 20, 2013 10:40 am

It is 4/20 again and time for my annual review of the progress the marijuana reform movement has made in the past 365 days. Without a doubt this was the best year for the movement so far, in the future it may be looked back on as the single most significant year in the long process of ending marijuana prohibition.


Marijuana Now Legal in Washington State!

By: Thursday December 6, 2012 10:15 am

As of today marijuana is now legal in Washington State! Adults age 21 and over are now allowed to possess and use up to an ounce of marijuana under state law. Last month voters in the state approved Initiative 502, but it didn’t officially go into effect until 30 days after the election. It is very likely that today will be looked back on as the beginning of the end of marijuana prohibition in the United States.

Washington State Joins Colorado in Legalizing Marijuana

By: Tuesday November 6, 2012 9:45 pm

The voters of Washington State have joined Colorado in legalizing marijuana. The Seattle Times is projecting that Initiative 502 will win approval in the state. With 50 percent reporting, the initiative leads 55.5 percent Yes to 44.5 percent No.

Marijuana Legalization Initiative Continues to Hold Big Lead in Washington State

By: Thursday November 1, 2012 9:12 am

With just five days until the election, Initiative 502′s chance of winning approval looks extremely good.

Washington State Marijuana Legalization Initiative Leads 54 to 38

By: Tuesday October 23, 2012 11:00 am

With just two weeks until the election Washington State remains on track to make history this November. Initiative 502, which would legalize marijuana for adults and create a regulate system for its sale, continues to hold a solid lead in the latest polling. A new survey of likely voters from Strategies 360 finds the ballot measure leading 54 percent to 38 percent. Via Strategies 360:

Marijuana Legalization Initiative on Track to Win in Washington State

By: Friday October 19, 2012 10:55 am

Of the three marijuana legalization measures on the ballot this November, Initiative 502 in Washington State continues to do the best in the polls. With less than three weeks until election day and ballots already being mailed out to voters, I-502 still holds a big lead in the latest King 5/SurveyUSA poll.

Majority Supports Marijuana Legalization Initiative in Washington State

By: Monday October 8, 2012 9:44 am

Washington State is on track to make history this November by voting to legalize marijuana. Initiative 502, which would legalize possession of up to an ounce of marijuana for adults and create a regulated system for its sale, continues to do extremely well in the polling.

Sheriff of Largest County in Washington Endorses State Marijuana Legalization Initiative

By: Tuesday October 2, 2012 5:00 pm

Initiative 502, which would legalize marijuana in Washington State, has recently been endorsed by the Sheriff of King Country. The initiative currently holds a decent lead in the polling. The campaign doesn’t really need to expand support, it simply needs to make sure those currently leaning towards supporting the I-502 feel comfortable about actually casting a yes vote for it. Endorsements like this should help do that.

Marijuana Legalization Initiative Endorsed by Largest Paper in Washington State

By: Monday September 24, 2012 4:11 pm

This weekend, the Seattle Times endorsed Initiative 502. If the initiative is approved by the voters of Washington State it would legalize marijuana for adult 21 and old. It would also tax and regulate the sale of marijuana.

2012: Historic Year for Marijuana Reform on the Ballot

By: Friday September 14, 2012 11:15 am

With just 53 days until the November election most state ballots across the country are now set and it is clear that this year should be a historic one for marijuana reform. In addition to there being two state initiative for medical marijuana this November, incredibly three states will be voting on whether or not to fully legalize marijuana for adults. That is the largest number of legalization initiative to ever appear on the ballot in any given election, and more importantly, there is a very good chance one or more of them will win approval.

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