Election 2017: Amesbury, MA Voters Reject Ban on Marijuana Stores

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Election 2017: Amesbury, MA Voters Reject Ban on Marijuana Stores | Marijuana Policy Project

BOSTON, MA — In a local election held Tuesday, Amesbury voters rejected a proposed ban on marijuana retail stores by a margin of 2,046 to 1,133. Last November, 58% of Amesbury voters approved the 2016 ballot initiative that legalized marijuana in Massachusetts. The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), the organization that led the 2016 Yes on 4 […]

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Alaska Voters Reject Municipal Marijuana Bans

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Alaska Voters Reject Municipal Marijuana Bans | Paul Armentano

Voters in the city of Fairbanks and on the Kenai Peninsula, located south of Anchorage, have decided against a number local ballot measures that sought to prohibit the operation of cannabis retailers and providers. Each proposal lost by wide margins. Under a 2014 voter-initiated state law, local governments may opt out of regulations licensing the […]

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Only 14% of American Voters Think Marijuana Should Be Illegal, Poll Finds

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Only 14% of American Voters Think Marijuana Should Be Illegal, Poll Finds | TJ Baker

As federal marijuana prohibition turns 80 years old, a new poll has found overwhelming support for re-legalizing cannabis in some form. The poll is just the latest in a series of national polls finding overwhelming support for reforming federal marijuana laws, and comes as comprehensive legislation to legalize marijuana at the federal level is introduced […]

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Poll: 73% of Voters Support 2018 Utah Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative

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Poll: 73% of Voters Support 2018 Utah Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative | Marijuana Policy Project

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A February poll of 402 Utahns found that 73% of voters support a medical cannabis ballot initiative, with only 20% opposed and 7% undecided. “The poll results show overwhelming and broad support for medical cannabis in Utah,” said DJ Schanz, director of Utah Patients Coalition. “Voters believe that patients should […]

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Illinois Poll Finds Two-Thirds of Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana

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Illinois Poll Finds Two-Thirds of Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana | NORML

CARBONDALE, IL — Sixty-six percent of voters believe that the adult use and sale of marijuana ought to be treated like alcohol, according to statewide polling data compiled by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University. Support for legalization is strongest among voters under 35 years of age (83 percent) and among […]

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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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Voters in Kansas City, MO Decriminalize Marijuana in Blowout Victory

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Voters in Kansas City, MO Decriminalize Marijuana in Blowout Victory | Justin Strekal

KANSAS CITY, MO — In a blowout victory for sensible criminal justice policy, the voters of Kansas City, Missouri have decided to approve Question 5 and decriminalize marijuana to direct their law enforcement officers to no longer target citizens for possession of the plant and would replace current criminal penalties with just a civil fine. The […]

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Los Angeles Voters Approve Marijuana Licensing Measure M

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Los Angeles Voters Approve Marijuana Licensing Measure M | NORML

LOS ANGELES, CA — Los Angeles city voters decided last week in favor of Measure M – a city council sponsored ballot measure to establish rules on how and where marijuana retailers may operate within the city limits. Passage of the new ordinance paves the way for the repeal of Proposition D, which voters approved in […]

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Poll Finds Voters Support Marijuana Law Reform By Record Numbers

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Poll Finds Voters Support Marijuana Law Reform By Record Numbers | NORML

WASHINGTON, DC — Record numbers of voters support regulating the marijuana market and oppose federal efforts to interfere or undermine state laws permitting the plant’s use or sale, according to nationwide polling data released this week by Quinnipiac University. Ninety-three percent of voters — including 96 percent of Democrats and 85 percent of Republicans — support “allowing adults […]

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Poll: Massachusetts Voters Likely to Approve Legalizing Marijuana

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Poll: Massachusetts Voters Likely to Approve Legalizing Marijuana | Thomas H. Clarke

BOSTON, MA — A new poll released this week finds enough support among Bay State voters to legalize marijuana in Massachusetts this November. According to a WBUR Poll released Tuesday, Massachusetts voters support Question 4 by a margin of 50% to 45%. Democrats were more likely to support legalization, with 53% in favor and 41% opposed. […]

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