CANNABIS CULTURE - The weed world was watching Tuesday November 4 and stoners stateside didn’t disappoint. Delivering a 3 for 4 night in the 2014 midterm election marijuana vote. In case you missed it - the USA has gone to pot - with District of Columbia, Oregon and Alaska voting to legalize marijuana and Florida was a near miss.
Pot was one of three controversial statewide questions on the ballot Tuesday, along with an effort to raise the minimum wage and question related to mining in Bristol Bay.
While pundits pore over exit polls in key races that could swing control of the Senate on Tuesday, marijuana advocates will be focused on several states with pot initiatives on the ballot.
Voters in Oregon, Alaska, and Washington, D.C., will decide Tuesday whether to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana.
The paper of record had called for the legalization of pot this past summer.
In what has to be one of the most epic ways a person has quit their job, a reporter in Alaska stunned everyone when she advocated for legalizing pot and resigned on the spot on live television.
A group of Alaska mayors has come out in opposition of the ballot measure to legalize, tax and regulate recreational marijuana in Alaska.
CANNABIS CULTURE - The people trying to legalize marijuana in Alaska are in for a tough battle, if the most recent Public Policy Polling survey is any indicator.
Marijuana on the ballot boosts voter turnout, but that may not help many Democrats this year.
Alaska election officials have certified that a marijuana legalization initiative there has qualified for the ballot. Alaskans will go to the polls in August.