On Tuesday, when Ohio’s pot legalization initiative failed to pass, some marijuana legalization advocates lost the moral high ground in the debate to end marijuana prohibition.
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A year into the nation's experiment with legal, taxed marijuana sales, Washington and Colorado find themselves wrestling not with the federal interference many feared, but with competition from medical marijuana or even outright black market sales.
CANNABIS CULTURE - State-level marijuana law reform won big in this month's elections, with legalization initiatives triumphing convincingly in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington, DC.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Wow. Sensible BC is at the halfway point, and our campaign is on track in many ridings across BC. Our Vancouver Island team has a solid base of support and is gathering momentum. Our teams in Kamloops, Kelowna, and Nelson are shaping up to finish well ahead of schedule. But here in the Lower Mainland, it's a whole different story.
Sensible BC director seeks support for legislation effectively decriminalizing simple possession.
Did you know that BC can decriminalize marijuana? Indeed, any Canadian province could decriminalize marijuana possession at any time.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Recent media coverage seems to have confused some people about our plan for the Sensible BC campaign.
Marijuana legalization is back on the ballot this year. California voters defeated a legalization proposal in 2010, but now similar measures have cropped up in three more Western states.
Now that medical marijuana is permitted in about one-third of the nation, advocates hope to move beyond therapeutic uses with ballot questions in three states that could legalize pot for recreational use.
The front line in the war on marijuana is Colorado, where the federal government has interfered with its system of state-regulated medical-marijuana businesses, writes David Sirota. Countering the crackdown is a ballot initiative similar to Washington’s that would fully legalize marijuana.