Voters in Oklahoma will decide on State Question 820, an initiative to legalize marijuana, on March 7, 2023. Voters in Ohio could decide on an initiative to legalize marijuana in Nov. 2023. Oklahomans for Sensible Marijuana Laws, which is leading the campaign in support of State Question 820, wanted the citizen-initiated measure on the ballot in 2022. However, due to legal … [Read more...] about Oklahoma will vote on marijuana legalization in March. Ohio could follow in November
(NEXSTAR) – The ever-growing list of states where people can legally buy recreational marijuana could get a little longer this fall. Recreational marijuana is already legal in 19 states, and legalization proposals are on the ballot this fall in South Dakota, North Dakota, Arkansas, Missouri and Maryland. An Oklahoma group succeeded in getting the required signatures necessary … [Read more...] about Recreational marijuana on the ballot in these states this November
High Times More than two-thirds of Americans are in favor of legalizing small amounts of cannabis for personal use, according to the results of a poll released on Monday. The new Monmouth University poll also showed broad support for President Joseph Biden’s recent executive order to pardon federal convictions for low-level marijuana possession and found that most Americans … [Read more...] about New Poll Shows Two-Thirds of Americans Support Legalizing Weed
High Times Currently, adult-use cannabis is legal in 19 states, two territories and Washington, D.C., with medical cannabis legal in 37 states, three territories and D.C. If all five states approved adult-use cannabis, nearly half the U.S. population would reside in a jurisdiction where the possession and use of cannabis is legal for adults. And, while many of these states … [Read more...] about Five States To Vote on Recreational Cannabis This Election Season
The U.S. accounts for about 5% of the worlds population but houses 25% of the world’s prison population. (2015 stats). Stop making everybody pay for all this nonsense. Many of us are aware of the POTUS' current change of heart in regards to Cannabis. Thank you for preparing to release those incarcerated on a federal level for simple possession. I'm sure this is no easy task for … [Read more...] about There needs to be more than just a release.
By Ed Rosenthal For a long time, activists have been waiting for NORML to start a political legalization drive. Years ago, California NORML had a functional organization. However, currently it’s in the hands of a Board of Directors who combine the worst qualities; uncreative amateurs who have only a marginal interest in the issue. Activists such as Dennis Peron, Jack Herer and … [Read more...] about From the Archives: The Steps to Legalization (1989)
By News Service of Florida The medical cannabis company Trulieve contributed another $5 million this past week to a ballot initiative aimed at legalizing recreational use of marijuana, according to a newly filed finance report. In all, Trulieve has contributed $10 million to the Smart & Safe Florida political committee, which is trying to get the initiative on the 2024 … [Read more...] about Trulieve adds $5 million to Florida’s recreational marijuana initiative
(WTNH) – On July 1, 2022, marijuana will be legal in Connecticut. Last year, Connecticut legalized cannabis for residents who are 21 and older. News 8 is breaking down everything you need to know before it becomes legal. How much marijuana can you have on you? According to the bill, residents 21 and older must not have more than 1.5 ounces of cannabis plant material at the … [Read more...] about Cannabis becomes legal next month: Everything you need to know. Too funny. It’s been legal since July 2021. The only difference now, is that everybody can grow it.
Rhode Island's governor signed legislation Wednesday making the state the 19th in the nation to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana, an issue that some lawmakers have been working on for years. “Together we got this job done and we got it done right,” Democratic Gov. Dan McKee said at the bill signing ceremony on the State House steps. Rhode Island's General Assembly … [Read more...] about R.I. governor to sign bill to legalize recreational marijuana. The neighbor finally did it. I’m still in shock that CT did it before RI.
In most states legalization has been led by voter initiatives, not by elected politicians. Every two years, more states elect to legalize cannabis via statewide ballot measures. These measures are so overwhelmingly popular that they rarely fail when put before the voters. The challenge lies in getting them on the ballot, often in the face of intense opposition from local … [Read more...] about Election 2022: Marijuana legalization voting guide. Imagine what could be accomplished in CT if the people voted on the bills and not the reps with deep pockets or personal agendas.