Kamala Harris Speaks Out On ‘Inevitability’ Of Marijuana Legalization In California

“We're watching it happen right before our eyes in Colorado and Washington. I don't think it’s gonna take too long to figure this out,” Harris said. “I think there's a certain inevitability about it."

CALIFORNIA: California Attorney General Kamala Harris says she is “not opposed” to legalizing marijuana, but stopped short of endorsing efforts to do so in the Golden State. With legal recreational marijuana use fully underway in Colorado and Washington — and similar programs on the horizon in Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C. –advocates are hoping to bring a Read the full article…

Arizona Lawmaker Plans Bill To Legalize Marijuana

Republican lawmaker plans to introduce a proposal next year to legalize recreational marijuana before a similar proposal could get decided by voters in 2016.

ARIZONA:  An Arizona lawmaker plans to introduce a proposal next year to legalize recreational marijuana before a similar proposal could get decided by voters in 2016. Republican Rep. Ethan Orr of Tucson aims to convince fellow conservatives that a voter-approved measure is nearly impossible to change once it is approved and not the way to set Read the full article…

Montana Marijuana Advocates Push Back Initiative Plans

Legalization advocates plan to focus on the 2016 elections.

MONTANA:   Marijuana legalization advocates are dropping their efforts to put a voter initiative on the ballot this year amending the Montana Constitution to allow recreational use of the drug, an organizer said Tuesday. Instead, the advocates plan to focus on the 2016 elections. That might give the measure a better chance, with a broader segment Read the full article…

Montana Marijuana Advocates Push Back Initiative Plans

Legalization advocates plan to focus on the 2016 elections.

MONTANA:   Marijuana legalization advocates are dropping their efforts to put a voter initiative on the ballot this year amending the Montana Constitution to allow recreational use of the drug, an organizer said Tuesday. Instead, the advocates plan to focus on the 2016 elections. That might give the measure a better chance, with a broader segment Read the full article…

Anti-Prohibition Committee Wants Massachusetts To Legalize Marijuana By 2016

The 8-1 vote, with Councilman Mark Kersey dissenting, sets zoning and operating restrictions for collectives.

MASSACHUSETTS: Medical marijuana dispensaries haven’t yet opened up in Massachusetts, but pot advocates are trying to keep the momentum of voter support going and are pushing for the legalization of the drug in the next three years. Bay State Repeal, a state ballot question committee dedicated to doing away with marijuana prohibition, filed the necessary paperwork Read the full article…