Legalize Marijuana

So those persistent pro-weed petition-wavers lurking on SE Hawthorne are getting somewhere. This week, the Campaign for Sensible Law Enforcement hit a mile marker in their push to legalize marijuana in the state: Collecting over 50,000 signatures on their petition for an amendment. The constitutional amendment would legalize personal use of marijuana for those 21 […]

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Fifty-six percent of the delegates at the Denver County Republican Assembly voted in support of a resolution to regulate marijuana like alcohol in the Centennial State. While the initiative, known as Amendment 64, did not receive the two-thirds majority required to adopt it as a plank in the party’s platform, advocates are hailing the vote […]

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Earlier today I noticed Pat Robertson has come out for legalizing marijuana: he thinks it should be treated as alcohol is. It has indeed become a much more respectable position than it used to be.  I myself believe marijuana should be legal, though I part company with Robertson in his apparent view that our present alcohol policy […]

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The legalization of marijuana has been a heated debate in the news over the past few years with valid arguments on both sides of the issue, but I feel as if the advantages greatly outweigh the disadvantages. Legalizing marijuana is not only economical but beneficial health wise to the population of well, any country. Look […]

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CHRONICLE NEWS SERVICE FILE PHOTOOur letter writer suggests legalizing marijuana as a controlled substance.Michigan voters, it’s time to open your eyes — further than you have already. In 2008, voters made a sweeping decision, in a 63-37 percent supporting vote to legalize marijuana in the state of Michigan for medicinal purposes. Today, in 2012, we […]

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“I just want to be on the right side,” Pat Robertson told the New York Times. “And I think on this one, I’m on the right side.” “This one” is the issue of legalizing marijuana, a policy that has long been opposed by many conservative Christians, a significant percentage of whom greatly respect the opinion […]

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