It’s one of the favorite arguments of the prohibitionists: Smoking pot leads to “the hard stuff,” and that’s why pot should remain just as illegal as, say, heroin.
A Washington state marijuana activist group has publicly called out Attorney General Rob McKenna for his pot-hating ways.
|Rob Corry: “The overall impact is going to be to harm people and cause human suffering”|
On Monday, the Denver City Council passed rules intended to regulate the city’s blossoming medical marijuana industry — and most members of the overflowing crowd weren’t happy with the results, reports Michael Roberts at Westword.
|Graphic: S.F. Weekly|
|California Assemblyman Tom Ammiano: Leading the charge for legalization|
California’s landmark marijuana legalization bill, AB 390, was approved 4-3 by a committee of the State Assembly on Tuesday. This is the first time in United States history that a state legislature has ever passed — or even considered — a proposal to make marijuana legal, taxed, and regulated.
|Good going, Garden State!|
It’s finally happening: Medical marijuana is coming to New Jersey.
|If you live in Washington, you may get a chance to vote on legalizing marijuana this November.|
Five marijuana activists have filed a ballot initiative that would legalize adult cannabis possession in Washington state.
An Oregon medical marijuana garden
Medical marijuana advocates have turned in the first batch of signatures in a drive to place an initiative measure on Oregon’s November ballot to legalize cannabis dispensaries in the state.
Replacing criminal sanctions for marijuana with a $100 civil fine is among the ideas up for discussion as the Washington Legislature begins its 60-day session Monday.
|Photo: Amanda Brown/The Star-Ledger|
|Sandy Faiola, of Asbury Park, and members of the Coalition for Medical Marijuana in New Jersey at a protest in August|
The New Jersey State Assembly has just approved a bill which legalizes medical marijuana in the Garden State.
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On Tuesday, the California Assembly’s Public Safety Committee will conduct a hearing and vote on A.B. 390, legislation that would tax and regulate marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol.