Marijuana in Hawaii has a that dates back to 1842, when it was first featured in the island newspaper Ka Nonanona. The newspaper referred to the drug as “pakalolo”, which is the Hawaiian word for “numbing tobacco”. Advertisements for medical marijuana continued to appear in the newspaper until the state coordinated a program to destroy “pakalolo”, because Hawaii received more money from the federal government than any other state to seize all marijuana.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, the Proposition 64 campaign announced that the San Diego Union-Tribune has joined the long and growing list of California’s largest newspapers endorsing the measure, which will be on the statewide ballot in November.
On Oct. 26, 2016, the Las Vegas Review-Journal announced the results of its latest state legalization poll, with support for recreational legalization garnering a slight lead over the opposition.
Dispensaries in Washington state have sold more than $1 billion worth of recreational marijuana since weed was legalized in 2014, a Seattle newspaper reported.
A conservative billionaire has succeeded in pressuring an influential Nevada newspaper to reverse its longtime support for legalizing marijuana — by buying it and then sending its editorial writers to visit a drug treatment facility.
DENVER, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Kush Bottles, North America’s premier supplier of child-resistant packaging and branding solutions for the marijuana industry, announced today that their Colorado partner will be the first marijuana based company in the nation to advertise on the front page of a major American metropolitan newspaper’s website.
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.
With fanfare, and a press release, The New York Times shook up the marijuana legalization debate. It seems Maureen Dowd’s pot cookie horror story failed to scare-off her colleagues because on July 26, 2014, The New York Times released part one of an editorial series that empathically supports the legalization of marijuana.