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  1. Ron Strider

    Will Michigan Legalize Marijuana In 2018? A Vote Is Likely

    Will 2018 be the year Michiganders legalize pot? As long lines for the pungent product form Tuesday on the west coast – here at home, appears residents are gearing up for a vote on the issue of marijuana for recreational use on Tuesday, November 6. In case you missed it, organizers of a...
  2. Ron Strider

    NJ: North Jersey Town Readying Itself For When The Smoke Clears On Legal Weed

    One North Jersey town says it plans revisit the rules it has in place regarding smoke shops, at the same time Trenton prepares to hash out whether marijuana legalization is really coming to the Garden State. Welcome to Lodisterdam? Not so fast. Despite getting ahead of the issue as it...
  3. Ron Strider

    Illinois Likely To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

    The State of Illinois may be among one of the next states to legalize recreational marijuana, according to a study by financial news company. 24/7 Wall St. recently published a report ranking Illinois as one of "the next 15 states to legalize marijuana," reporting that "few states seem as...
  4. Ron Strider

    IL: Blunt Talk From Democrats About Legalizing Marijuana

    A Pass-around Agenda? Democratic gubernatorial hopeful J.B. Pritzker wants to legalize marijuana as part of his crime-fighting plan, which he unveiled Thursday at the DuSable Museum of African American History. "We don't need more studies on this," Pritzker said. "We need to act. Let's...
  5. Ron Strider

    New Hampshire Committee Takes First Steps Towards Marijuana Legalization

    A bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state of New Hampshire has cleared the first bar towards becoming a reality. The New Hampshire House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee passed a recommendation that the full legislature should allow a pending bill that would...
  6. Ron Strider

    ACLU Studies Marijuana Laws, Calls For Pennsylvania To Legalize

    Even though the usage rates are nearly identical, black people are eight times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than white people, and cost to Pennsylvania taxpayers to enforce marijuana laws totaled more than $225 million from 2010 to 2016. That's what the American Civil...
  7. Ron Strider

    IL: Cook County Commissioner Renews Call To Legalize Marijuana In Illinois

    Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey renewed calls to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois Wednesday. Fritchey called the action "taxpayer relief." As the battle over the county's sweetened beverage tax continues, Fritchey said residents have reached their limit on new taxes...
  8. Ron Strider

    The History Of Marijuana In Illinois

    Marijuana has a history that dates back thousands of years all the way to Ancient Egypt where cannabis was used for its healing powers. Now, marijuana is consumed for recreational purposes, and many lawmakers are taking action to legalize the drug completely. Many individual states have already...
  9. Ron Strider

    Pot Legalization Faces Rocky Road

    Ask advocates of marijuana legalization how their cause fared during the 2017 state legislative sessions, and they'll tell you that though the gains were incremental; they're hopeful several legislatures eventually will make possession and sale of the federally prohibited drug legal. Ask the...
  10. Ron Strider

    What's The Deal With The Mormon Church And Medical Marijuana

    Will conservative Utah become the next marijuana-friendly state? A ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana was filed earlier this week, but the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a major force in the state, quickly came out against the plan. On Monday, the Utah Patients...
  11. Ron Strider

    VT: The Latest: Democrats Not Sure Pot Compromise Possible Soon

    Democratic lawmakers are questioning whether a deal to legalize marijuana in Vermont can be reached next month during a short veto session. Republican Gov. Phil Scott vetoed the bill Wednesday, saying he was sending it back to the Legislature with recommendations for changes, such as more...
  12. Ron Strider

    Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In N.J. Set To Be Unveiled

    A state lawmaker on Monday is scheduled to unveil legislation that would legalize, regulate, and tax recreational marijuana in New Jersey. State Sen. Nicholas Scutari (D-Union) will formally announce the Democratic-sponsored measure noon at Monday at a news conference at the Statehouse in...
  13. Ron Strider

    Marijuana, Chris Christie's Longtime Nemesis, Continues To Be Way, Way More Popular

    61 percent of Americans approve of recreational marijuana legalization, while just 20 percent of New Jerseyans approve of Gov. Chris Christie. According to math, Chris Christie should probably not throw a loud and extended fit about the dangers of pot, and yet here he is, doing it. Why not, I...
  14. Resinman

    Nimbin mardi grass 2017

    Come on aussies. Come support our medical plant and help to legalize. Huge 3 days of everything weed.
  15. K

    Bill Introduced To Legalize Marijuana In NH

    Concord, N.H. – For the first time in New Hampshire, a bill to legalize recreational marijuana is being introduced in the Senate. The bill, introduced by Sen. Jeff Woodburn, D- Dalton, might face long odds and opposition from many in law enforcement, as well as the governor. But supporters...
  16. K

    Peru's Government Proposes To Legalize Medicinal Marijuana

    Peru's government says it will present to the opposition-dominated legislature a plan to legalize the medical use of marijuana "for the treatment of serious and terminal illnesses." President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's administration said Wednesday the plan was developed after police raided a...
  17. K

    Which East Coast States Want Legal Marijuana In 2017?

    It looks like the great American populous needs more legal marijuana in their lives as the East Coast is seeing more states are looking for recreational. Fortunately for those folks, there are now eight states that have legalized the leaf for recreational purposes, giving adults the freedom to...
  18. K

    AZ: Montini - Why Lawmakers Should Ignore Voters And Legalize Pot

    The initiative to legalize small amounts of marijuana (Proposition 205) failed in November, which would seem to indicate that a majority of Arizona voters do not want to legalize pot. Politicians - like most legislators and Gov. Doug Ducey, who opposed the initiative - are supposed to accept...
  19. K

    Five States Most Likely To Legalize Marijuana In 2017

    The outcome of the marijuana legalization movement over the past 12 months will undoubtedly go down in history as the time when prohibition was given its terminal diagnosis and the reality of nationwide reform illuminated on the horizon of a brand New Year. As of now, over half the nation has...
  20. K

    Germany: Düsseldorf Moves Forward With Plans To Legalize Cannabis

    Düsseldorf City Council on Wednesday took the next step in its plan to legalize the regulated sale of recreational cannabis to over 18-year-olds, taking advice from experts in psychology, crime and economics during a consultation at City Hall. Representatives from other city councils...