Marijuana Legalization Endorsed by Second Largest Paper in Oregon

By: Tuesday September 30, 2014 3:54 pm

Initiative 91, which would legalize, tax and regulate marijuana for adults in Oregon, now has the support of the two largest papers in the state. Last month the initiative was endorsed by The Oregonian, the states largest paper, and recently the second largest daily, The Register-Guard, endorsed it as well.

 

How Much Tax Revenue Could Your State Make From Legal Marijuana?

By: Tuesday September 23, 2014 9:02 am

A new analysis at Nerd Wallet tries to provide a rough estimate of what every state could potentially earn per year directly from legal marijuana taxes

Former U.S. Attorney Endorses Marijuana Legalization Initiative in Oregon

By: Monday September 22, 2014 1:30 pm

The campaign to legalization marijuana in Oregon continues to steadily pick up endorsements. On Monday a former United States Attorney Kris Olson came out in support of Initiative 91, which would legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana for adults. Olson served as U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon from 1994 to 2001.

Poll: 65% Plan to Vote for D.C. Marijuana Legalization Initiative

By: Thursday September 18, 2014 4:46 pm

Congress has abused the power to stop D.C. from adopting medical marijuana for over a decade even though the people of D.C. voted for it by an overwhelming margin. Maybe this time Congress will listen to the will of the electorate.

After Legalization Votes, Marijuana Use Down Slightly Among Teens

By: Tuesday September 16, 2014 6:09 pm

Since voters in two states legalized and regulated marijuana for adults, the use rate among teens is effectively unchanged. The electorate’s support for marijuana reform didn’t cause a spike in youth consumption.

Washington Post Makes Massive Factual Mistake in Editorial Against Marijuana Legalization

By: Monday September 15, 2014 8:20 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 particular disappointing about their piece is they got the basic facts wrong, which completely undermines their main argument.

Congressional Gridlock Indirectly Helps Legalization Efforts in D.C.

By: Friday September 12, 2014 3:30 pm

The historic level of Congressional dysfunction this year has indirectly delivered a victory for marijuana legalization efforts in the District of Columbia.

Lewiston Becomes Latest City in Maine to Put Marijuana Legalization on the Ballot

By: Wednesday September 3, 2014 2:25 pm

Lewsiton’s measure would make it legal for adults 21 and over to possess up to an ounce of marijuana.

How Congressional Dysfunction Could Help Marijuana Reform in the Nation’s Capital

By: Wednesday August 27, 2014 1:17 pm

The historically unproductive Congress has mostly been a burden on the country but one of the few unlikely benefactors of this dysfunction could be marijuana reform efforts in the District of Columbia.

Marijuana Legalization Initiative Endorsed By Oregon’s Biggest Newspaper

By: Monday August 25, 2014 12:13 pm

Marijuana legalization efforts in Oregon are benefiting from a string of important endorsements lately.

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