Oklahoma voters on Tuesday backed the medicinal use of marijuana, overcoming a late opposition campaign from law enforcement and business, faith and political leaders.
Anti-marijuana groups like to claim that they’re in the moral right because they want to prevent children from becoming drug addicts or whatever their argument is.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) on Friday vetoed a bill that would legalize the sale of recreational marijuana, nearly a year after residents voted to set up a system to sell and regulate the drug.
Bill received broad support from politicians.
Medical marijuana is back on the ballot this year
To the red-and-blue map of American politics, it may be time to add green.
There are nine state ballot measures regarding the legalization of marijuana that will be voted on this November.
From California, with its counterculture heritage, to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine states have a chance to vote Nov. 8 on expanding legal access to marijuana.
Californians first threatened to legalize recreational marijuana by ballot initiative in 1972. It failed 66% to 33%. We tried again in 2010. It was voted down 53% to 46%.
With California in the lead, 2016 stands to be the biggest year yet for ending pot prohibition.