New Poll: Nearly Six In Ten Voters Say Legalizing Marijuana “Makes Societies Better”

America is pro-pot

MASSACHUSETTS: Nearly six in ten voters ages 18 and older believe that “legalizing marijuana makes societies better,” according to the results of a nationwide Harvard-Harris poll. Fifty-seven percent of respondents answered the question affirmatively. Forty-three percent of respondents said that marijuana legalization makes societies “worse.” Only 14 percent of poll respondents believe that cannabis should not be legal Read the full article…

Marijuana Will Probably Be Legal In Most Of The Country By 2020

We'll pass the 65 percent threshold by 2016 or so.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Today, for the first time ever, Gallup reports that a solid majority of Americans are in favor of legalizing marijuana.I’ve drawn my own chart of Gallup’s data because I think their chart doesn’t really give a good sense of just how quickly public opinion on this is changing.

For First Time, Americans Favor Legalizing Marijuana

Troopers found 66 plants, 18 more than Granke's license allowed, and a pound of possessed marijuana.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: For marijuana advocates, the last 12 months have been a period of unprecedented success as Washington and Colorado became the first states to legalize recreational use of marijuana. And now for the first time, a clear majority of Americans (58%) say the drug should be legalized. This is in sharp contrast to the Read the full article…

New Poll Finds Strong Backing To Legalize, Tax Marijuana In Texas

What's more surprising is the majority support on the question of outright legalization and regulation, as Colorado and Washington voters approved. The Texas poll shows 58 percent support for that but also a higher percentage of opponents, at 38 percent.

TEXAS: The pendulum has really swung out there in Texas on the questions of medical marijuana and treating possession of the weed as a fine-only, civil offense. A new poll released today by the advocacy group Marijuana Policy Project found comfortable majority support and nearly a nearly 2-1 margin on both questions.

New Poll Finds Strong Backing To Legalize, Tax Marijuana In Texas

Austin City Council will consider a resolution supporting medical marijuana in Texas.

TEXAS: The pendulum has really swung out there in Texas on the questions of medical marijuana and treating possession of the weed as a fine-only, civil offense. A new poll released today by the advocacy group Marijuana Policy Project found comfortable majority support and nearly a nearly 2-1 margin on both questions.

As Illinois Rolls Out Medical Marijuana, Little Impact Expected In Wisconsin

“The tipping point may have been reached,” Storck said. “It's only harming Wisconsin, continuing to live in marijuana prohibition.”

WISCONSIN: Drive west out of Beloit on Shirland Avenue, just past the Rock River, and you won’t notice many differences on either side of the road. Stateline Liquors on the left gives it away; the center line on this part of Shirland Avenue divides more than traffic, it splits Wisconsin and Illinois.