CANNABIS CULTURE – During an escalating housing crisis, and the worst overdose epidemic in the country’s history, in the shadow of a deeply flawed federal cannabis legalization bill, amidst pipeline protests and continued dirty money scandals, Vancouver is having an election.
The House and Senate of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), a U.S. territory in the Pacific Ocean near Guam, have approved legislation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana and allow commercial sale of the drug.
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.