Legalize Marijuana

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Legislation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Rhode Island is heading to a hearing in the state Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee plans to hear from both sides of the legalization debate Tuesday at the Statehouse. The proposal would lift the ban on possessing marijuana for anyone over the […]

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http://media.wnyc.org/media/photologue/photos/cache/158165_medium_image_small_image.jpg OTM this week has been focusing on two international issues and international issues hopeful. Kony 2012 and America’s drug problem. Yes, our “need” for drugs is having a direct effects on our neighbors globally. Mexico is certainly one of the sufferers. The cartels that facilitate the movement of paraphernalia across borders have been taking out […]

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Posted by Kevin McKee on March 21, 2012 When I was in high school and college, the topic of marijuana legalization was a popular one. And for a long time I disregarded the people arguing for legalization. I really didn’t even listen to their argument, because everyone I knew who would take the pro-marijuana stance […]

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When Gallup first asked Americans how they felt about marijuana in 1969, only 12 percent of respondents favored the legalization of weed. That number has increased steadily with each passing decade, and in October 2011, Gallup reported that 50 percent of Americans favor the legalization of marijuana, the country’s most popular illicit drug. The shift […]

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Right on, Robert!!! Would all of the cannabis groups please start putting money into educational ad spots telling the truth about its great medical uses, and how it is no worse than having a beer or cocktail to unwind. Now is the time for a strong, and unified push for legalization. Perhaps you should all […]

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Nichols From Paben Former Whatcom County Superior Court Judge Dave Nichols is among a group of criminal justice professionals who support legalizing marijuana in Washington state. Meanwhile, while combing through state Public Disclosure Commission data on the group backing Initiative 502, I found a Bellingham woman who gave a huge sum of money to the […]

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Emilio Morenatti / AP file Pat Robertson isn’t the only religious leader who supports legalization of marijuana. The Rev. Pat Robertson says America should legalize marijuana. Would Jesus agree? Msnbc.com put that question to a few theologians and religion experts, and the answer is … decidedly hazy. Robertson, the outspoken Christian evangelist and host of […]

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — There’s a push to legalize medical marijuana here in Maryland. Monday night, patients flooded Annapolis, pleading with lawmakers to pass legislation in the state. Meghan McCorkell has more on this controversial issue. Advocates say medical marijuana could improve the lives of Marylanders suffering from chronic conditions, but getting the legislation passed may […]

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