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  1. Ron Strider

    Oklahoma Governor Plans To Set Medical Marijuana Ballot Date

    Gov. Mary Fallin says she plans to set an election date for a medical marijuana ballot measure after the start of the new year. Supporters of an initiative petition to ask voters to legalize medical marijuana gathered enough signatures last year to schedule a statewide referendum on the...
  2. Ron Strider

    CA: Proponents Push For Special Election On Medical Dispensaries In Lemon Grove

    Even though voters in Lemon Grove have already approved an ordinance to allow medical marijuana dispensaries, marijuana proponents are now pushing for a special election on the same issue. Last November, voters approved Measure V by only about 90 votes. The special election would seek to...
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    UK: Pro-Cannabis Party Fined For Late, Incomplete Documents By Electoral Commission

    A UK political party whose central tenet is the legalisation of cannabis has been fined £23,000 ($28,580) by the election watchdog for late and inadequate financial reporting. Cannabis is Safer than Alcohol (CISTA) have been punished by the Electoral Commission for a string of delayed...
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    CA: Campbell City Council Prepares For Possible Special Election On Medical Marijuana

    The Campbell City Council is preparing for a potential special election next year regarding the cultivation, delivery and dispensing of medical marijuana within city limits. At its Nov. 15 study session, the council asked city staff to bring back more information at its Dec. 6 meeting. In...
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    CO: Denver Votes To Make Marijuana Cafes A Real Thing

    Denver is making green history yet again. The city's voters appear to have legalized the social use of marijuana in permitted private establishments, according to election results released Monday evening. Supporters of Initiative 300 led 53 percent to 47 percent as of 6 p.m. - a margin of...
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    Election Anxiety Begone - Legal Marijuana Now A Reality In 20% Of US

    This election cycle has been unique in many ways, in part because the two most unpopular candidates in American history battled for the privilege of being "figurehead-in-chief" of the US establishment. This electoral contest brought untold anxiety upon many Americans while also dividing friends...
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    Here's Why This Election Will Be Historic For Marijuana

    In just two days approximately 219 million registered voters across our country will be heading to the polls to decide who'll become the 45th president of the United States. Regardless of who they choose to lead our great country, the decision will be historic. However, Nov. 8 is a critical...
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    AK: Pot Prop Suit Stayed

    Wasilla - A court order issued Monday has postponed a decision on two identical lawsuits against the Mat-Su Borough regarding a recent marijuana initiative until after the Oct. 4 election. The borough was served with the first lawsuit on Sept. 6 by local residents Thomas Hannam and Ronda...
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    MA: Pols' Support Could Steer Pot Vote

    Gov. Charlie Baker is a couple of $20 bills short of $4 million in his campaign account. Mayor Martin J. Walsh has set the annual fundraising record by an incumbent mayor - twice. And Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo set his own fundraising record this year, eclipsing the mark set by ...
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    AK: Marijuana Entrepreneurs Ask Assembly To Put Off Vote On Marijuana Ban Petition

    Kenai Peninsula marijuana entrepreneurs want the chance to operate for a year before voters decide whether those outside the cities should be allowed to operate. A citizen initiative asking voters whether commercial marijuana businesses in the Kenai Peninsula Borough outside the cities should...
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    Is The Pro-Pot Movement's Quest For Marijuana Legalization At A Tipping Point?

    Four in 10 Americans now hold mixed views on illegal substances, believing hard drugs should stay illegal, but recreational drugs, like marijuana, should be allowed, according to a newly released Barna Group study. Despite changes in public perception, an additional 32 percent still believe...
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    California Supreme Court Takes Rare Move In Reviewing Upland Medical Marijuana Battle

    Upland - Was Upland correct in deciding to delay a citizen-backed initiative until the general election because officials believed it was a tax? Or should the city have held a special election right away to let the residents decide whether to overturn the city's ban on medical marijuana...
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    California Supreme Court Takes Rare Move In Reviewing Upland Medical Marijuana Battle

    Upland - Was Upland correct in deciding to delay a citizen-backed initiative until the general election because officials believed it was a tax? Or should the city have held a special election right away to let the residents decide whether to overturn the city's ban on medical marijuana...
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    AK: Assembly Unanimous On October Marijuana Vote

    The Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously passed three ordinances in their final reading dealing with marijuana at its meeting Monday. One prohibited the smoking of marijuana at a properly licensed marijuana retail establishment and one added fines for violating marijuana regulations. The...
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    AK: Pot Petitions Submitted To Unalaska City Hall

    The petitions to overturn Unalaska's commercial marijuana ban were turned in right up against the deadline at city hall Tuesday afternoon, though it should take a few more days to review the signatures, according to the city clerk's office. Commercial marijuana advocates collected the...
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    CA: Upland Medical Marijuana Initiative Could Be On Ballot As Soon As June

    In an unprecedented move, Upland could be forced to hold a special election for a ballot measure aimed at overturning the city's total ban on medical marijuana dispensaries, according to a tentative opinion by an appellate court. But there's a catch. The California Cannabis Coalition's ballot...
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    Legal Opinion Could Put Upland, CA MMJ Initiative On Ballot As Soon As June

    In an unprecedented move, Upland could be forced to hold a special election for a ballot measure aimed at overturning the city's total ban on medical marijuana dispensaries, according to a tentative opinion by an appellate court. But there's a catch. The California Cannabis Coalition's ballot...
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    Marijuana Proposals Fight To Represent California's 2016 Legalization Effort

    With almost a year left until Election Day 2016, a slew of proposals to legalize marijuana are already being floated in California, ushering in a referendum not just on whether to legalize pot in the world's eighth largest economy, but how. "A lot of money is going to be spent and it's going...
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    Marijuana Policy Project on 420 Magazine

    Hi Everyone- Greetings from the Marijuana Policy Project in Washington DC. We wanted to say hi... We try to post new, informative videos as often as we can. Check out our newest vid: A look at marijuana policy in the 2008 election: YouTube - Obama and McCain on Marijuana
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    Sleepwalker McCain: Pills Good, Marijuana Bad

    Obama not only admits to having tried marijuana, he freely admits to having inhaled saying, "that was the whole point." McCain has solemnly vowed to lock up even medicinal pot smokers but regularly uses powerful sleeping pills known to have hazardous side effects. Patriot or hypocrite? You...