These Four States Will Vote on Marijuana in November

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These Four States Will Vote on Marijuana in November | Phillip Smith

Nine states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana since 2012, but all of those states have been in the West or the Northeast. This year, with marijuana legalization on the ballot in Michigan as well as North Dakota, legal weed could make a heartland breakthrough. Similarly, medical marijuana’s rise to acceptance continues, and […]

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North Dakota Could Vote on Legalizing Marijuana in November

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North Dakota Could Vote on Legalizing Marijuana in November | NORML

BISMARK, ND — Proponents of a statewide ballot initiative to legalize the adult use of marijuana in North Dakota on Monday turned in nearly 19,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office in an effort to place the measure before voters this November. State officials must certify 13,452 of those signatures in order to qualify the measure for […]

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Delaware Marijuana Legalization Bill Gets Majority House Vote, But Still Fails

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Delaware Marijuana Legalization Bill Gets Majority House Vote, But Still Fails | Kate Zawidzki

On the evening of June 27, the Delaware House of Representatives voted 21-15 (with five not voting) to legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana for adults. This was only the third time that the majority of a state legislative chamber voted to legalize and regulate marijuana. Unfortunately, however, a majority was not enough. A three-fifths supermajority […]

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Oklahoma to Vote Tuesday on Patient-Centric Medical Marijuana Plan

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Oklahoma to Vote Tuesday on Patient-Centric Medical Marijuana Plan | NORML

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Oklahoma voters will decide on Tuesday on State Question 788 – a statewide voter-initiated measure that permits doctors to use their discretion to recommend medical cannabis to patients. Under the proposed plan, licensed medical marijuana patients may cultivate up to six mature plants, and may possess personal use quantities of marijuana flowers, edibles, or infused concentrates. Republican […]

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House Committee Denies Vote on Medical Marijuana Protection Amendment

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House Committee Denies Vote on Medical Marijuana Protection Amendment | Marijuana Policy Project

WASHINGTON, DC — An amendment that would keep the Department of Justice from interfering with state medical marijuana programs was voted “out of order” by the House Rules Committee on Wednesday, preventing the House from including it in its version of the FY 2018 federal budget. The Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment, introduced by Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) […]

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US Senate Committee Expected to Vote Thursday on Medical Marijuana

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US Senate Committee Expected to Vote Thursday on Medical Marijuana | Justin Strekal

On Thursday, the Senate Appropriations Committee will have to decide: Will they protect our nation’s over 2 million lawful medical marijuana patients or subject them to the wrath of Attorney General Jeff Sessions? The amendment they will be debating, known as Rohrabacher-Blumenauer, simply prevents the United States Department of Justice from spending any of our […]

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Kansas City Voters to Vote on Decriminalizing Marijuana on April 4

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Kansas City Voters to Vote on Decriminalizing Marijuana on April 4 | NORML

KANSAS CITY, MO — After more than a year of negotiations with city officials, and countless hours cultivating support for a ballot measure aimed at decriminalizing certain amounts of marijuana, members of Kansas City NORML will finally have a chance to hear from voters on the issue. Next Tuesday, April 4, 2017, Kansas City voters […]

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Texas Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Advances to Floor Vote in House

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Texas Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Advances to Floor Vote in House | Marijuana Policy Project

AUSTIN, TX — A proposal to reduce penalties for marijuana possession in Texas received bipartisan approval from the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee on Monday and will soon be scheduled for a full vote in the House. The measure passed by a vote of 4-2, receiving support from two Democrats and two Republicans. House Bill 81, […]

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Maine Marijuana Legalization Foes Push for Vote Recount at Taxpayer’s Expense

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Maine Marijuana Legalization Foes Push for Vote Recount at Taxpayer’s Expense | Scott Gacek

Opponents to marijuana legalization in Maine really don’t like marijuana and are wagering half a million dollars from the state’s coffers to push for a recount of last week’s legalization vote. On election day, voters in Maine approved Question 1, the Maine Marijuana Legalization Measure, by an unofficial tally of just 4,402 votes, a victorious margin of less […]

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Senate vote may handcuff marijuana legalization effort

Senate vote may handcuff marijuana legalization effort
Lansing — The Michigan Senate voted Thursday to place a hard cap on the 180-day signature collection window for statewide ballot proposals, a move that may snuff out a rule change sought by a pro-marijuana legalization group. The legislation, now …
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Tyson Lowrie: Just legalize marijuana — and sort out the details later
Of all of the promises the Liberals made in the lead-up to last year's election, one would have thought that legalizing marijuana would be an easy one to keep, as it would be pretty easy to do. The basis for marijuana's illegality in Canada is its …
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