A U.S. Iraq war victim who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder was the first customer in Denver to legally purchase recreational marijuana today.
I'm very proud of the many activities over the years I undertook to bring the dream of legalization closer to reality. I wish I could be home right now to help with one of the most important cannabis campaigns to ever happen in Canada: the Sensible BC marijuana decriminalization referendum.
As he munches on a beef sandwich in a cluttered eighth-floor office near Victory Square, Dana Larsen hardly seems the type to have a monumental impact on policing.
Group wants voters to tell the province to pass a law asking police to ignore marijuana use
The Sensible BC campaign has been getting some of the amazing media coverage over the past few weeks! This month alone, Sensible BC has been covered in over 40 newspaper articles, as well as many stories on the radio and TV. We've even been covered in newspapers in Norwegian and Chinese! You can see most of our media coverage at http://SensibleBC.ca/news All of the stories have been supportive and friendly to our campaign. Indeed, we've had several high-profile endorsements!
By now you've heard about the amazing victories in Washington and Colorado, two states which voted to legalize cannabis at the state level on November 6. In Washington, possession of up to an ounce of cannabis will become legal on December 6 when the law comes into force. Prosecutors have already begun dropping hundreds of possession charges across the state. Washington state officials now have one year to figure out how to set up a state-run network of cannabis shops that will sell the herb to adults.
After the Los Angeles City Council voted to ban medical marijuana dispensaries last month, the city has been moving to shut down thousands of businesses where they believe such shops are operating.