Legal marijuana flat-Earthers, like U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, have tried many methods to discredit breakthroughs in medical cannabis, but these efforts at discrediting cannabis stop at the U.S. border.
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Supporters and opponents of marijuana legalization woke up to the news on Friday. Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions is Donald Trump’s choice as the nation’s top law enforcement official.
On Aug. 11, 2016, Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan announced that the voter initiative I-08-2016, the Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act, has met the signature requirement to qualify for the ballot on Nov. 8.
In Arizona, one of the two organizations pushing for ballot measures to legalize marijuana in the state has quietly ended its campaign.
On Nov. 3, 2015, Ohio voters overwhelmingly rejected Issue 3, a ballot initiative that would have legalized both recreational and medical marijuana.
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.
As 2014 comes to a close, so too does the first year of legal recreational marijuana sales. There were a lot of expectations placed upon the marijuana industry coming into the year.
Election day, November 4, 2014 may prove to be the biggest day in history, thus far, for marijuana policy reform in America. Therefore, both proponents and opponents of this issue are hitting the streets in an attempt to educate and sway voters.
Smart Approaches to Marijuana was created in part by Patrick Kennedy, a former Rhode Island congressman known for being son of Ted Kennedy and for crashing his car into a Capitol Hill barricade in 2006. In an article from The Nation, Kennedy railed against marijuana in the name of improving mental health.
For years opponents of cannabis reform have argued that legalizing marijuana will drive children into the arms of Mary-Jane, like some kind of green pied piper leading children down the path of indolence and excessive snack food consumption.
TALLAHASSEE — Opponents to a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana in Florida gained firepower Tuesday when campaign finance records showed that casino magnate Sheldon Adelson had cut a $2.5 million check to bankroll the opposition effort.