Legalize Marijuana

  If the government was smart, it would legalize something that would help the economy. Now, I’m not a user of marijuana, but with marijuana being the most commonly used illegal drug, I would think it would be legalized by now. Think of all the revenue the government could make from the marijuana tax! There […]

This post has been updated. Last night, Dr. Benjamin Danielson, a practicing pediatrician and clinical professor at the University of Washington, became the latest in a long list of people who have endorsed initiative 502, the state’s opportunity to finally legalize marijuana. The educational, community, and social-services center El Centro de la Raza also endorsed […]

Colombia has decriminalized cocaine and marijuana, saying that people cannot be jailed for possessing the drugs for personal use. Anyone caught with less 20 grams of marijuana or one gram of cocaine for personal use will not be prosecuted or detained, but could be required to receive treatment, depending on their level of intoxication. Colombia is […]

WASHINGTON – Advocates of a Colorado campaign aimed at legalizing marijuana through the ballot box are directly targeting the most difficult voters to win over on the issue: parents. “Please, card my son,” the billboard reads, which went up Wednesday across from the Denver Broncos’ stadium and displays a father with his arm on his […]

SHELTER BAY — The Alger Hemp Coalition is collecting signatures to repeal marijuana prohibition. Volunteers from the Alger Hemp Coalition were holding signs and flags along M-28 near Shelter Bay on Saturday. Hundreds of volunteers statewide are working to amend Michigan Constitution Article I that prohibits marijuana. The proposed petition will treat marijuana more like […]

Eleuterio Fernández Huidobro, legalization, marijuana Uruguay Introduces Plan to Legalize Marijuana In Uruguay on June 29, 2012 at 6:00 am Defense Minister Eleuterio Fernández Huidobro has submitted a plan to the government a plan to legalize the sale of marijuana through government controlled outlets. Revenues would be used to fund rehabilitation programs. Several countries throughout Latin […] Initiative 502 would legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana in Washington state. It is backed by former US Attorney John McKay, the ACLU, and a former Special Agent in Charge of the FBI in Seattle. In this edition, we examine the initiative and its chances of passage by Washington voters in 2012. We also heard […]

Posted by Bnice2me Former prosecutor James Doherty and former police officer James Peet are part of a group of law enforcement officials who are supporting I-502, a voter initiative to legalize and regulate marijuana in Washington State. Doherty and Peet are members of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition Watch …read more at

BEND, Ore. – If Bend resident and repeat city council candidate Ron Boozell has his way, the city will become an island of legality for marijuana users, and Bend officials will gain both economic development and more dollars to spend on other needs, rather than enforcing rules against pot possession. Boozell received approval Friday…read more […]

Chicago Wed Jun 27 2012 By Jason Prechtel Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s recent proposal to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana sparked wide debate in the media. The Chicago Tribune questioned it, Ben Joravsky of the Chicago Reader called for full legalization, and Whet Moser of Chicago Magazine questioned whether legalization in Chicago was […]