Athens Georgia Rally To Support Marijuana Reform Scheduled For April 28th

During the rally, Bell hopes to bring attention to the harm marijuana prohibition is causing in the state. Guest speakers from various organizations also will participate.

GEORGIA: A rally to show public support for marijuana law reform will be hosted by the Georgia Campaign for Access, Reform and Education 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 28 at Athens City Hall on College Avenue. Georgia CARE Director James Bell more than 30,000 marijuana-related arrests occur in Georgia each year, which diverts resources Read the full article…

Florida Medical Marijuana Supporters Hold Another Day Of Action

Last week, organizers said they gathered close to 100,000 petitions. But supporters want to get additional signatures since it's likely some of the petitions will be invalid. Petitions must be signed by registered voters.

FLORIDA:  Medical marijuana supporters are planning to be out in force this weekend. Those pushing to place a constitutional amendment on the 2014 ballot have planned their second “Day of Action” on Saturday. It’s part of an ongoing effort to gather the nearly 700,000 signatures needed to put the amendment before voters. United for Care plans to Read the full article…

Florida Medical Marijuana Supporters Hold Another Day Of Action

Last week, organizers said they gathered close to 100,000 petitions. But supporters want to get additional signatures since it's likely some of the petitions will be invalid. Petitions must be signed by registered voters.

FLORIDA:  Medical marijuana supporters are planning to be out in force this weekend. Those pushing to place a constitutional amendment on the 2014 ballot have planned their second “Day of Action” on Saturday. It’s part of an ongoing effort to gather the nearly 700,000 signatures needed to put the amendment before voters. United for Care plans to Read the full article…

The Indispensable Leader Of The Marijuana Movement

Dennis simply refused to accept that anybody —no cop, no district attorney, no judge— could tell him he didn't have a right to smoke marijuana.

by Fred Gardner CALIFORNIA: Last weekend at the Emerald Cup, a sprawling hempfest held at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Dennis Peron got a lifetime achievement award and I got to present it. The marijuana legalization movement would not have achieved its great breakthrough in 1996 had it not been for Dennis, the founder and maitre’d of Read the full article…

New Jersey Cannabis Policy Update

Vivian Wilson is truly ill.  The Wilsons are explaining clearly how this program can be improved to assist them in caring for Vivian. This bill is a reasonable and straightforward solution to the Wilsons’ problem.

By Michael Chazukow, Outreach Director NJ NORML NEW JERSEY: Cannabis activists are getting many exciting gifts this December.  Uruguay became the first nation ever to legalize the production and sale of marijuana. We are celebrating the one year anniversary of the votes that legalized recreational MJ in Washington and Colorado.  New York representatives announced the introduction Read the full article…

Sensible B.C.’s Campaign For Marijuana Referendum Fails

Sensible B.C.’s “cannabus” is travelling across the province to collect signatures for a referendum on marijuana decriminalization.

CANADA:  There was plenty of smoke, but ultimately no fire for Sensible B.C. Campaign organizer Dana Larsen confirmed Sunday that the Citizen’s Initiative for a referendum on decriminalizing marijuana possession has failed ahead of Election B.C.’s Monday deadline. “We’re not going to make it,” said Larsen. “We’ve very proud of our team of canvassers and Read the full article…

Pro-Marijuana Campaign Falls Short, But Sensible B.C. Head Says The War Isn’t Over

Dana Larsen: ‘We’ve created a lot of momentum for the next time.’

CANADA:  He admits he’s lost this pot battle, but Dana Larsen is still convinced the decriminalize-marijuana war will be won in B.C. For 90 days Larsen and his Sensible B.C. canvassers have been asking British Columbians to sign on to have B.C.’s marijuana laws put to a referendum — and more than 200,000 have done Read the full article…

Pro-Marijuana Campaign Falls Short, But Sensible B.C. Head Says The War Isn’t Over

Dana Larsen: ‘We’ve created a lot of momentum for the next time.’

CANADA:  He admits he’s lost this pot battle, but Dana Larsen is still convinced the decriminalize-marijuana war will be won in B.C. For 90 days Larsen and his Sensible B.C. canvassers have been asking British Columbians to sign on to have B.C.’s marijuana laws put to a referendum — and more than 200,000 have done Read the full article…

Then And Now: Who Supports Pot Legalization? It Might Surprise You

The Dalai Lama weighed in on Mexico’s marijuana legalization debate on Tuesday, telling an audience that he backs the drug’s use for medicinal purposes.

It bears an aura of inevitability, the state-by-state fall of marijuana prohibition, starting with January’s debut of commercial sales in Colorado and Washington state. Even as the legalization trend has spread, however, gathering momentum in at least 11 other states and setting up a prolonged clash with federal law, the issue has drowsed in the Read the full article…

Then And Now: Who Supports Pot Legalization? It Might Surprise You

The Dalai Lama weighed in on Mexico’s marijuana legalization debate on Tuesday, telling an audience that he backs the drug’s use for medicinal purposes.

It bears an aura of inevitability, the state-by-state fall of marijuana prohibition, starting with January’s debut of commercial sales in Colorado and Washington state. Even as the legalization trend has spread, however, gathering momentum in at least 11 other states and setting up a prolonged clash with federal law, the issue has drowsed in the Read the full article…