Medical Marijuana Debate Draws 300 To Palm Beach State College

More than 300 people attended medical marijuana debate at Palm Beach State College.

FLORIDA: A proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Florida would create a “tightly regulated system” to help sick people, an advocate said during a debate Wednesday, while an opponent argued the referendum would make Florida a place where “pretty much anybody with a pulse can get marijuana.”

Medical Marijuana Debate Draws 300 To Palm Beach State College

More than 300 people attended medical marijuana debate at Palm Beach State College.

FLORIDA: A proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Florida would create a “tightly regulated system” to help sick people, an advocate said during a debate Wednesday, while an opponent argued the referendum would make Florida a place where “pretty much anybody with a pulse can get marijuana.”

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…

Marijuana Legalization: The Republican Argument For Doing It

We need Big Marijuana. Republicans owe it to their party as much as our Constitution and nation to help decriminalize, legalize, tax, and regulate it as soon as possible.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: “Children are growing up with a total lack of respect for the Constitution and for the law,” Pauline Sabin, the first woman to sit on the Republican National Committee, said in regard to prohibition in 1932. “The young see the law broken at home and upon the street,” she added. “Can we expect Read the full article…

Marijuana Legalization: The Republican Argument For Doing It

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: “Children are growing up with a total lack of respect for the Constitution and for the law,” Pauline Sabin, the first woman to sit on the Republican National Committee, said in regard to prohibition in 1932. “The young see the law broken at home and upon the street,” she added. “Can we expect Read the full article…

New Michigan Poll Finds Majority Support Marijuana Legalization

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MICHIGAN: A slight majority of Michigan voters now support legalizing marijuana. A recent poll from Lansing-based EPIC-MRA and commissioned by the Michigan chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws shows 51 percent now back decriminalizing pot. Sixty-two percent of Democrats support the idea, with 49 percent of Republicans and 49 percent independents Read the full article…

Act Now! Today's Senate Hearing On Pot Will Feature Truth-Impaired Kevin Sabet

State legislators are now poised to demolish a core promise of the recreational marijuana law where much of the tax revenue from sales would flow into a “dedicated marijuana fund” that would finance drug treatment and media campaigns to persuade youth to stay away from pot.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Today at 2:30pm EST, the Senate Judiciary Committee will be holding a historic hearing for marijuana reform entitled “Conflicts between State and Federal Marijuana Laws.”

Act Now! Today's Senate Hearing On Pot Will Feature Truth-Impaired Kevin Sabet

State legislators are now poised to demolish a core promise of the recreational marijuana law where much of the tax revenue from sales would flow into a “dedicated marijuana fund” that would finance drug treatment and media campaigns to persuade youth to stay away from pot.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Today at 2:30pm EST, the Senate Judiciary Committee will be holding a historic hearing for marijuana reform entitled “Conflicts between State and Federal Marijuana Laws.”

Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy Welcomes US Marijuana Decision

Supporters of marijuana legalization say the Justice Department's action could set the stage for more states to legalize pot.

VERMONT: Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says he welcomes a decision by the Justice Department not to sue to stop the states of Colorado and Washington from allowing the recreational use of marijuana.

The News Tribune Opinion: From Justice, a serious approach to legal pot

U.S. Attorneys Jenny Durkan of Seattle and Mike Ormsby of Spokane are traveling to Olympia to speak with Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

WASHINGTON: After taking its own sweet time — almost 10 months — to respond to initiatives that legalized marijuana in Washington and Colorado, the Obama administration finally got it right.