Nevada — Now or 2016?
Oct30

Nevada — Now or 2016?

Nevada is going to confront the re-legalization question by 2016.   Nevada lawmakers will tackle the recreational marijuana issue early next year, whether they’re ready to or not. Advocates have reportedly collected more than 100,000 signatures for a measure that would legalize the production, sale and use of recreational cannabis. As a result, the state Legislature must take up the proposal as a bill and vote on it during the...

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Delaware:  Ready to Re-Legalize
Oct30

Delaware: Ready to Re-Legalize

Delaware is ready for change.   The majority of Delaware residents favor legalizing the use of marijuana by adults, according to statewide polling data released last week by the University of Delaware, Center for Political Communication. Fifty-six percent of respondents agreed with the statement, "The use of marijuana should be legal." Thirty-nine percent of those polled disagreed with the position. Opposition was strongest among...

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Despite Promises No Real Change in NYC
Oct29

Despite Promises No Real Change in NYC

Still no change in NYC.  Sorry.   New York City police are continuing to make thousands of low level marijuana possession arrests despite past promises from newly elected Mayor Bill de Blasio that he would direct law enforcement to end the practice. According to 2014 arrest data compiled by the Drug Policy Alliance and the Marijuana Arrest Research Project, New York City police are on pace to make more lowest level marijuana...

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Missouri To Grow Hemp for MMJ
Oct29

Missouri To Grow Hemp for MMJ

Some encouraging news from the nation's heartland.  Cannabis is being invited back into the house everywhere.   Cannabis growers of a different stripe can begin submitting applications to the Missouri government next month for licenses to cultivate hemp. Missouri is one of several states that passed legislation this year permitting the cultivation and use of high-CBD, low-THC cannabis for the treatment of epilepsy. On Nov. 3, the...

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Washington Sheriff to Oregon Voters: “It’s Working”
Oct28

Washington Sheriff to Oregon Voters: “It’s Working”

Washington state has re-legalized recreational cannabis.  Oregon has the chance in November.  Here's what a Washington State sheriff is telling the voters in Oregon:   A Washington State sheriff has a message about marijuana for Oregon voters. “The sky hasn’t fallen,” King County Sheriff John Urquhart said in a recent interview with The Associated Press, referring to Washington’s new recreational cannabis industry. Urquhart went...

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