On Jan. 20, 2017, marijuana activists in Philadelphia staged a peaceful protest and community outreach event in Rittenhouse Square.
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People behind the plan say it is about much more than getting high.
Observers say the outpouring of cash for the initiative is, in part, due to recognition by the national movement against marijuana prohibition that this may be the best chance in years to pass legalization in California, which could spark similar changes in other states.
On July 25, 2016, activists marched down the streets of Philadelphia toward the Democratic National Convention with a 51-foot inflatable joint in tow to advocate for the legalization of marijuana.
Not wanting their protests during the Democratic National Convention to go up in smoke, the men who pushed for the decriminalization of marijuana in Philadelphia informally met with two of the city’s police supervisors.
On April 22, 2016, activists in St. Lucia hosted the Cannabis March in the town of Soufriere, calling for the country to decriminalize cannabis.
Advocates in Ohio are taking another crack at marijuana reform. According to Cleveland.com, the Marijuana Policy Project is spearheading a campaign to legalize medical marijuana in the state.
On Monday, July 13, 2015, President Barack Obama announced that he would commute the sentences of 46 nonviolent drug offenders held in federal prisons.
Election season is fast approaching, and Denver voters have a lot to look forward to this coming November.
Join me in taking the pro-cannabis message to the masses, making an effort to extend beyond an audience of those who are open to our views and instead focusing on those for whom cannabis isn’t an issue.
On Saturday, February 28, 2015, ArcView Market Research and Viridian Capital Research will co-host a session on “Funding Your Cannabusiness” at the Comfytree Cannabis Convention in Washington, D.C.
Progress is not given, it is earned. The 2014 MJINews Power Activists know this all too well. The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws began the organized drug law reform movement in 1970, inspiring activists across the nation.
CHICAGO, October 14, 2014 /Weed Wire/ — Meet the 2014 MJINews Power Players. These are the 10 movers and shakers that influence investment opportunities in the legal marijuana industry.
A new report was released last week by a WHO drug advisor that is emboldening anti-marijuana activists in the media. The media portrayal of the report focuses on the negative, with headlines that decry cannabis as “Devastatingly Dangerous” in their stories citing the report by Dr. Wayne Hall.
Oregon cannabis activists are trying once again to legalize cannabis for recreational use with Initiative Petition 53; the odds of it passing have never been better. According to Liberty Voice, support for cannabis legalization has gained critical ground in the last two years. Polls reveal that approximately 51 percent of voters support the legalization of recreational cannabis.