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CPAC 2018 Debate: Pot or Not?

CPAC 2018 Debate: Pot or Not?

CPAC 2018 Debate: Pot or Not?

Take a look this debate from this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Is legalizing marijuana a smart move for the states?

PA Auditor General

Auditor General DePasquale Challenges 11th Congressional District Candidate to Debate Benefits of Marijuana Legalization

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.

Atlanta city leaders split on future of marijuana enforcement

Atlanta City Leaders Split on Future of Marijuana Enforcement

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.

Amendment 2

Florida Debate Reveals Fault Lines on Amendment 2

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.


The Great Marijuana Debate: Nadelmann Lands Total Knockout

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.

The Great Marijuana Debate

The First Great Marijuana Debate: Marijuana Policy, Which Way Should It Go?

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.


30 Days Until David Evans of Drug Free Schools Coalition Joins Great Marijuana Debate

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.

Bruce Barcott

42 Days Until Bruce Barcott Talks 2016 and Co-hosts The Great Marijuana Debate

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.


Congress of Mexico Announces Hearing on Recreational Legalization

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.


Marijuana Policy Project Grades Republican Candidates

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.

Sanders Endorses Legalization

Bernie Sanders Endorses Recreational Legalization

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.


Democrats on Marijuana Policy

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.


Cannabis Reform Debated in Salem, Oregon

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.