WI Marijuana Referendum Approved Unanimously

“This is coming whether we like it or not. If we don’t participate in this industry now, others will. Chinese companies, companies in other countries will compete with us.”

WISCONSIN:  The ballot in the April 2014 election will ask voters in Dane County whether the state should legalize marijuana for any purpose, thanks to a resolution passed by a vote of 29-0. Testifying in favor of the resolution, Dane County resident Cliff Tomasini said legal marijuana could create green jobs. “There’s a very stable 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…

At Marijuana Legalization Hearing, Question Is How Much Regulation Should Go Before Oregon Voters

Members of the Oregon Senate and House judiciary committees gathered Friday to discuss marijuana legalization in Oregon.

OREGON: Oregon Senate Judiciary Chairman Floyd Prozanski, D-Eugene, on Friday presented draft legislation that would ask voters if they want to legalize marijuana for 21-and-over adults and let the Legislature work out the details later. Meanwhile, marijuana-legalization advocates, backed by major national funders, said they want to present voters with a measure that would give them Read the full article…