Recreational Marijuana

(Rachel Orr/Washington Post illustration; iStock) This is a pivotal year for American drug policy. More states than ever will consider easing restrictions on marijuana use this November: Voters in five states will decide whether to fully legalize recreational use, while voters in four more will weigh in on whether to allow medical marijuana. The outcome of these initiatives could set […]

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(Rachel Orr/Washington Post illustration; iStock) This is a pivotal year for American drug policy. More states than ever will consider easing restrictions on marijuana use this November: Voters in five states will decide whether to fully legalize recreational use, while voters in four more will weigh in on whether to allow medical marijuana. The outcome of these initiatives could set […]

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Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt held a press conference in Carson City, NV on Thursday, Aug. 25 during which he and several law enforcement officers spoke against approval of Question 2 on the November ballot that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state. Nevada Assemblyman Chris Edwards (R-AD19) attended the press conference and agreed with […]

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With Election Day just around the corner, here’s an update on the status of marijuana legalization efforts around the country. As many as 12 states could be voting on marijuana-related ballot initiatives this year — six to legalize recreational marijuana, five for medical use, and one that would amend an existing medical marijuana system. As […]

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SACRAMENTO –  As voters consider marijuana-legalization efforts in several states this November, they can expect opposition from the usual pot opponents like law-enforcement groups and anti-drug activists – but some of the most ardent foes come, unexpectedly, from within the marijuana community itself. Opponents include some in the medical-marijuana industry, concerned about what a wide-open […]

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