Dear State Politicians, It Is Time You Embrace Marijuana Legalization

By: Wednesday November 12, 2014 3:56 pm

If governors and state legislatures take their job as representatives of the people seriously, it is time they start listening to the will of the people on this issue. It is clear that in states like Massachusetts, New Hampshire, California, Delaware, etc… the voters want their government to end marijuana prohibition.

 

Another State Where Majority Supports Marijuana Legalization: Delaware

By: Tuesday March 25, 2014 12:09 pm

The list of states where a majority support marijuana legalization keeps growing at a rapid pace with Delaware becoming the latest addition.

Why the California Legislature Shouldn’t Punt on Pot Legalization

By: Thursday February 20, 2014 10:26 am

The big marijuana news this week is that it is unlikely a legalization initiative will get on the 2014 ballot in California. This is not a failure, only a temporary delay because the well-financed coalition decided to wait until 2016 when a Presidential election would produce a better turnout. In light of this decision it would be best if the California legislature would use this window of opportunity to approve their own legalization law.

What should be clear to everyone is that legalization in California is now inevitable.

“New Beer” – The Marijuana Policy Project’s NASCAR Race Ad (UPDATED)

By: Sunday July 28, 2013 7:00 am

This weekend, the Marijuana Policy Project will run this ad at the Brickyard 400, the annual NASCAR race run at the Indianapolis Speedway.

Majority of D.C. Voters Would Support Marijuana Legalization Initiative

By: Wednesday April 17, 2013 11:55 am

According to a new PPP poll for the Marijuana Policy Project, the people of Washington D.C. overwhelming support marijuana legalization.

If a legalization initiative, like the ones on the ballot last year in Colorado and Washington State, was to be placed on the ballot in the District it would be supported by 63 percent of D.C. voters. The poll found only 30 percent of District residents would oppose it

Vermont Voters Overwhelmingly Support Marijuana Decriminalization

By: Thursday February 16, 2012 4:04 pm

An overwhelming 63 percent of voters in the state of Vermont support reducing the penalty for simple marijuana possession to a small fine, according to new polling of registered voters by PPP for the Marijuana Policy Project.

52% of Rhode Island Voters Support Legalizing and Regulating Marijuana Like Alcohol

By: Friday February 3, 2012 11:50 am

As a country we are quickly approaching a critical cultural and political tipping point on this issue.

Obama Has Proven to Be an Adamant Opponent of Marijuana Reform

By: Tuesday January 17, 2012 1:20 pm

Andrew Sullivan is still trying to defend his absurd claim that Obama somehow deserves credit for growing support for marijuana legalization. In fact, though, while the decades long trend towards greater support for marijuana legalization hasn’t stopped since Obama took office, it has continued despite the Obama Administration’s overt opposition.

Arizona Prop 203 Gaining as More Votes Are Counted

By: Friday November 5, 2010 3:08 pm

Cross your fingers: things aren’t looking too bad for Arizona’s medical marijuana ballot initiative. Initially down by more than 7,000 votes on Election Night, Prop 203 is now down by less than 4,500 votes as hundreds of thousands of ballots are counted.

Arizona Prop 203: Still Counting Votes for Medical Marijuana

By: Thursday November 4, 2010 3:46 pm

It’s not over yet for Arizona’s Proposition 203 to legalize medical marijuana in the state. While the initiative is down by less than 1%, the results are not final.

The Marijuana Policy Project – which put the initiative on the ballot and provided major funding and support for the campaign – reports that there are up to 300,000 ballots to be counted.

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