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.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday September 30, 2014 3:54 pm|
|By: Jon Walker 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
|By: Jon Walker 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.
|By: Jon Walker 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.
|By: Jon Walker 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.
|By: Jon Walker 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.
|By: Jon Walker 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.
|By: Jon Walker 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.
|By: Jon Walker 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.
|By: Jon Walker Monday August 25, 2014 12:13 pm|
Marijuana legalization efforts in Oregon are benefiting from a string of important endorsements lately.