Take a look this debate from this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Is legalizing marijuana a smart move for the states?
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HARRISBURG, Jan. 31, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today challenged 11th Congressional District candidate Joe Peters to a debate over the benefits over the regulation and taxation of marijuana.
The political debate over marijuana enforcement has split Atlanta residents, but now a new proposal may be getting a red light. City council members are ready to move on a proposal which would reduce the penalty for possession of small amounts of marijuana, but signaling out of City Hall may put an end to that movement.
The Doctors debate the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana with Jesse Ventura and Dr. Kevin Sabet, president of Smart Approaches to Marijuana.
A debate in Florida revealed the fault lines in public opinion as the state prepares to vote on Amendment 2, a ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana. The Oct. 18, 2016, debate in Orlando pitted Amendment 2 supporter John Morgan against drug-addiction expert Dr. Jessica Spencer, according to WTSP.com.
Guests on both sides of issues enthusiastically make their cases in KCAL9 studio debate. Dave Bryan reports.
On July 25, 2016, Italy’s Chamber of Deputies began debating a bill that would legalize recreational cannabis in the country.
On March 3, 2016, Ethan Nadelmann, Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, and David Evans, Executive Director of the Drug Free Schools Coalition, went head to head in The Great Marijuana Debate, co-sponsored by MJIC Media and ProCon.org, at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco.
In a more minor part of legislative debates on medical marijuana, the [Utah] Senate passed SCR11 on Tuesday calling for Congress to reclassify marijuana to allow more research into its possible medical uses.
The Vermont Senate Appropriations Committee has cleared SB 137, a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in small amounts.
For the first time an event that is clearly geared towards opportunities for profit in the legal marijuana industry takes a hard look at the risks associated with the decision to go legal—not just the financial risk, but the social and moral risks associated therewith.
In just 30 days, David Evans, Executive Director of the Drug Free Schools Coalition, will be participating in The Great Marijuana Debate, opposite Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco this March.
In 42 days, Bruce Barcott will be a featured speaker at the Marijuana Investor Summit in San Francisco to discuss his forecasts for the marijuana market in 2016 and co-host The Great Marijuana Debate, sponsored by ProCon.org.
According to the Boston Globe, eight state senators from Massachusetts will be traveling to Colorado to learn more about the impact of legalized marijuana.
CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The first installment of The Great Marijuana Debate will kick off March 3 at the Marijuana Investor Summit, Hilton Union Square, San Francisco.
On Dec. 27, 2015, Jesus Zambrano, President of Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies, a house in the country’s Congress, issued a press release announcing that the Congress of Mexico will have a hearing on the issue of recreational marijuana legalization.
In anticipation of the upcoming Republican presidential debate taking place at the University of Colorado Boulder, the Marijuana Policy Project has issued a voter guide that grades presidential candidates on marijuana policy with an A-F score.
Weekly CannaBit for the week of Oct. 26, 2015: Ohio’s marijuana legalization debate is taking place amid an explosion of opioid abuse in the state. Since 2002, overdoses from all opioids have increased 347%.
During the Democratic presidential debates on Oct. 13, 2015, Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., became the second major party candidate, after Rand Paul on the Republican side, to endorse marijuana legalization.
On Oct. 13, 2015, political junkies who just cannot get enough of pre-pre-pre-2016 maneuvering will have the chance to see and hear from the likely Democratic candidates for the nomination. With any luck and some social media pressure, there might even be a question about marijuana legalization.
This was a case of parents exposing their child to a controlled, mood altering substance on their own, admittedly blurry cognizance.
Florida’s failure to pass medical marijuana was the biggest bummer of the 2014 midterm elections. Undeterred by the setback John Morgan, the more or less spokesperson/mascot for Amendment 2, promised to try again in 2016.
With the start of the New Year, many actors in our political system like to sit back, reflect on the past year and then obfuscate the facts in favor of something more pleasing to entrenched interests.
Stoner. What does that word mean to you? To some it brings the image of cannabis culture and lifestyle, but to others it is the image of a long haired, marijuana smoking, fast food eating burnout.
They say sequels are never as good as the original. However, there are some exceptions like “Aliens,” “Terminator 2,” “The Empire Strikes Back”; and in this case, the sequel to the Florida medical marijuana debate.
In case you missed it, there was another riveting debate on cannabis reform that took place in Salem, Oregon on September 12, 2014 The debate was on the impending ballot measure, Measure 91, which would legalize the use of recreational marijuana. On the side of marijuana legalization was Congressman Earl Blumenauer, D-OR, and on the side of prohibition was Clatsop County DA Josh Marquis.
The editorial board of the New York Times has issued a dramatic call for the federal government to repeal its ban on marijuana, saying officials should leave the question of legalization up to state governments.
It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition, 13 years in which people kept drinking, otherwise law-abiding citizens became criminals and crime syndicates arose and flourished.