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.
Seems like a lot of people wants to legalize cannabis, but talk is cheap. Who is going to do it! -Dabbin Dad Rep. Ilhan Omar (BRENDA SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images) (CNSNews.com) - Rep. Ilhan Omar (D.-Minn.) put out a Tweet on Friday saying that marijuana should be legalized nationwide. Her Tweet included a link to a story at Vice.com about Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker … [Read more...] about Rep. Ilhan Omar Calls for Legalizing Marijuana Nationwide
We think this is great! Let the U.S Territories be more progressive than the Federal Government. It's hard to admit your wrong, we guess. #pullthebandaid #freetheleaf #justaplant #letitgrow Guam just took a potentially huge step toward fully legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Key lawmakers voted today on a new legalization bill. And after a very close vote, … [Read more...] about Marijuana Legalization Bill Passes in Guam Senate, Heads to Governor’s Desk
CT MMP Amendment Meeting Tomorrow morning at 11am in Room 1E of the LOB, Connecticut legislators are expected to approve the verbiage of the proposed amendments to the state medical marijuana program. These amendments were submitted last month, but due to verbiage concerns the amendments required further revisement. The amendments are slated to pass … [Read more...] about CT MMP Amendment Meeting
July CT MMP Statistics So how much did the program grow this past month? The July CT MMP Statistics are in. Since May, over 700 new patients have decided to give cannabis a chance in hopes find relief from their conditions. The program is still going strong, now at 26,541 patients. If only the Board of Physicians would continue to allow the program to grow by adding … [Read more...] about CT MMP Statistics – July 2018
May CT MMP Statistics The sun is shining and someone left the heat on outside, if you didn't notice. So how did the program expand this past month? The May CT MMP Statistics are in. The program is still going strong, 25,805 patients. The DCP should be concerned how they plan to meet the continuously increasing demand of the grow medical … [Read more...] about CT MMP Statistics – May 2018
YES YES YES! I don't care what your political stance was in the past election. We need more politicians to stand up and rally against prohibition. It's a plant that has been used by humanity for THOUSANDS of years. It is not what the opposition claims. Cannabis is far safer than alcohol and tobacco. Prohibition is racist and was used against people of color and the … [Read more...] about Bernie Sanders Announces He Will Co-Sponsor Marijuana Justice Act
Last week the Speaker of the House, Joe Aresimowicz, said a vote in the state House of Representatives on bringing tolls back to Connecticut will take place soon, but votes on legalizing marijuana and adding casinos will probably wait until 2019. How is this possible? I’m surprised that legislators would be pushing this agenda yet again in Connecticut. On April 5th, … [Read more...] about Tolls Over Adult-Consumption?
Connecticut is making waves and people outside of the state are taking notice as well. We are behind the ball on legalization and inaction does not help us. 27-24 is too close for comfort. When the recreational markets are available in Massachusetts, there will be no stopping the importation across state lines. Just like when the state banned the sale of alcohol on Sunday, … [Read more...] about Legalizing recreational marijuana still a tough call for Connecticut