Friday, December 6, 2019

Tag: marijuana legalization

Illinois City to Use Recreational Marijuana Sales...

It's lit. City leaders in Evanston, Illinois, approved a resolution Monday that would direct sales tax revenue from recreational marijuana purchases into a fund supporting...

New York Fails to Legalize Marijuana After...

After days of contentious negotiations, a bill that would legalize the sale of recreational marijuana was snuffed out in the New York state legislature. Manhattan...

Bill Maher Guest Says Drug War Reparations...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPCsKt5fEBs&feature=youtu.be African-Americans deserve at least 50 percent of the lucrative marijuana industry, rapper-turned-activist Killer Mike argued during a Friday appearance on HBO's "Real Time with...

Seattle Files Motion to Vacate Marijuana Convictions...

Seattle officials have a filed a motion to vacate all convictions and dismiss all charges for marijuana possession for anyone prosecuted by the city...

San Francisco to Expunge, Reduce Thousands of...

In an unprecedented move, San Francisco is set to expunge or reduce thousands of prior marijuana convictions dating back decades, District Attorney George Gascón...

Black Folk ‘Responded Worst Off’ to Marijuana...

https://youtu.be/4IVNkUr8t4k A Republican lawmaker in Kansas made an outwardly racist comment this week when he suggested that Black Americans "responded worst off" to pot because...

Nonwhite Business Owners In D.C. Just Got...

Members of the D.C. Council have approved emergency legislation that would give local nonwhite businesses a leg up when applying for permits to operate...

Why Black Entrepreneurs are Having Such a...

Hailed for integrating the world of college football nearly 50 years ago, former football star Darryl Hill thought he'd be the perfect candidate to...

Atlanta City Council Weighs Bill Proposing Decriminalization...

Atlanta City Council's Legal Administration Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 14, declined to vote on a proposed bill that would decriminalize marijuana in the City...

Legalizing Weed May Make Teens Think It’s...

So far, eight states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational use of marijuana. But, a new study suggests that pot legalization could...

Obama: Treat Marijuana as a Public-Health Issue...

Should marijuana be legal in all 50 states? The topic of pot legalization has become a hot-button issue over the past few years, as...

Who’s Bankrolling Efforts to Stop the Legalization...

This month, citizens in five states (Massachusetts, Maine, Arizona, California and Nevada) are set to vote on the recreational use of marijuana — but anti-pot...

Ghana’s Mental Health Authority in Strong Opposition...

Despite a subtle but unrelenting campaign by interest groups and civil society organizations for cannabis to be legalized in Ghana, the Mental Health Authority...

State Laws Created to Catch Drivers Impaired...

The road to the legalization of marijuana just took another turn, as states will now have an even tougher time policing recreational and medicinal...

Is President Obama Doing Enough to Change...

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Heady Days for Pot Users as Voters...

The war on drugs may not be over, but for recreational marijuana users around the country, headier days might be ahead. With the Tuesday midterms,...

Jamaica Marijuana Advocates Encouraged by Legalization in...

Key advocates of the decriminalization of ganja are set to launch a cannabis growers' association in Jamaica, as momentum builds towards establishment of a...

Now That Marijuana Laws are Easing What...

Parents drill certain warnings into their children: don't drink, don't smoke and don't do drugs. But those conversations have gotten tougher now that two...

New Law Legalizing Marijuana Possession Takes Effect...

Possession of marijuana has become legal in the state of Washington, a month after voters opted for decriminalization. As of midnight, anyone aged 21 and...