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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Oaksterdam’s Richard Lee: Make weed legal like Budweiser, not orange juice

Oakland, California (CNN) — Richard Lee sits before a classroom in Oakland explaining how the term marijuana has racist origins because it was first popularized to make Mexicans appear criminal and sinister. Lee, credited with almost single-handedly getting a vote to legalize marijuana on California’s November ballot, is the founder of Oaksterdam University. Here, students…

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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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