Strong Signs Massachusetts Voters Are Ready to Embrace Marijuana Legalization

Are the voters in Massachusetts ready to embrace marijuana legalization in 2012? Analysis of the vote on local marijuana legalization advisory ballot question strongly points to yes. Massachusetts allows for citizens to place non-binding local “public policy questions” on the ballot. This year, in several precincts, voters weighed in on whether their local representatives should…

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Prop 19 Goes Up In Smoke

LOS ANGELES — California voters declined to make their trendsetting state the nation’s first to legalize marijuana use and sales, heeding warnings of legal chaos and that pot smokers would get behind the wheel and show up to work while high. The legalization effort was losing by nine percentage points with more than two-thirds of…

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19 Reasons for Every Californian to Vote Yes on Prop 19

Article written by NORML California’s Prop 19 will be the most talked-about ballot initiative in the November election.  This measure would make lawful the possession and sharing of one ounce of marijuana outside the home and allow for personal cultivation of a small marijuana garden and possession of its harvest in the home.  California cities…

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Progressive Ins. Founder Donates To Legalize It in CA

From StopTheDrugWar.com Proposition 19, California’s tax and regulate pot initiative, has received yet another large late donation, this one from Progressive Insurance founder Peter Lewis, who announced Saturday he was donating $209,500 for the effort. “I’m supporting the campaign because I support common-sense reform of the nation’s drug laws,” Lewis said Saturday in a statement…

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