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Libertarians Object to Proposed Marijuana Regulations

Libertarians Object to Proposed Marijuana Regulations

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Libertarian Party of California strongly supports legal marijuana, for either medical or recreational use. However, we oppose the increase in new laws and regulations that has accompanied this trend.

As Voters Reject Prop. 205, MJ in Arizona to Remain Prescription-Only

As Voters Reject Prop. 205, MJ in Arizona to Remain Prescription-Only

Some said they voted against it because they don’t want stoned drivers on Arizona roadways. Others said they thought the measure was poorly written, saying it provided contradictory language on impaired driving.

New England

Legal Marijuana Approved in Two New England States

Voters in Massachusetts and Maine legalized marijuana on Nov. 8, 2016, becoming the first two states east of the Rockies to do so. The results from Massachusetts’s Question 4 were announced before midnight on Election Day, while the outcome of Maine’s Question 1 remained undetermined until early the next morning.


California Considers State-Run Bank

In November 2016, Californians could vote to become the fifth state to legalize the cultivation and sale of recreational marijuana. In anticipation, the state Board of Equalization, which handles taxation and revenue, has proposed a state-run bank.


Pueblo for Positive Impact Resists Marijuana Industry in Colorado

Pueblo for Positive Impact is an advocacy group in Pueblo County, Colorado that, according to its website, supports “Robust economic development for Pueblo County” and stand against “Government bodies which devise policy without sufficient citizen input,” but basically they don’t want marijuana around.


ResponsibleOhio Campaign Accused of Initiating a Growers’ Monopoly

Political consultant Ian James gathered enough signatures for his name to appear on Ohio’s November ballot for a state initiative to legalize marijuana. A lawyer helped him draft the constitutional amendment, which states only 10 growers would be allowed to supply Ohio’s cannabis market on 10 specific land parcels.