Legalization opponent Kevin Sabet takes on Colorado at anti-marijuana event

Published: Oct 6, 2017, 3:29 pm • Updated: Oct 6, 2017, 3:29 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana has become a religion led by the false prophet money, the president of Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) told a symposium at Colorado Christian University. Kevin Sabet, the leader of…

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Anti-Marijuana Candidate Jeff Sessions Confirmed for Attorney General

After much deliberation, the U.S. Senate confirmed anti-marijuana candidate Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, Wednesday with a vote of 52-47. “I can’t express how appreciative I am for those of you who stood by me during this difficult time”, said Sessions, “By your vote tonight I have been given…

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Contention continues: Anti-marijuana group pushes to delay Maine’s new law

Published: Dec 29, 2016, 5:11 pm • Updated: Dec 29, 2016, 5:11 pm AUGUSTA, Maine — Campaigners who opposed a referendum to make marijuana legal in Maine are now calling for a moratorium on implementation of legalization. Voters narrowly approved legalization of marijuana last month. The new law calls for…

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Montana anti-marijuana group called out for breaking law on campaign spending

Published: Oct 14, 2016, 1:52 pm • Updated: Oct 14, 2016, 1:52 pm By The Associated Press HELENA, Mont. — The Montana commissioner of political practices says an anti-marijuana ballot committee broke state law by spending money on more than one initiative. Safe Montana’s ballot proposal to ban marijuana in…

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Detroit Mayor Duggan’s Anti-Marijuana Bit Reveals City Bias

(image via wikipedia) Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan delivered his State of the City speech on Tuesday, February 23; in it he delivered a controversial accolade for a medical marijuana dispensary foe and received multiple rebukes from protesters representing the Black Lives Matter organization. Detroit will begin the licensing process for…

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Arizona Chamber Of Commerce To Host Anti-Marijuana Legalization Workshop

Arizona is one of a handful of states that will be voting on marijuana legalization in November. There are still some signatures that need to be verified, but the campaign should have more than enough by the deadline. Opponents have been ramping up efforts in Arizona, with the Arizona Chamber…

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Anti-Marijuana Politician Andy Harris At Risk Of Not Being Re-Elected

(image via wikipedia) Maryland Congressman Andy Harris has been a thorn in the sides of marijuana reform supporters since he was first elected. Representative Harris has used his position in Congress to try to thwart reform efforts in Washington D.C. specifically, first trying to derail decriminalization in Washington D.C., and…

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Anti-Marijuana Politicians In Oregon Need To Remember The Story Of Dwight Holton

I will never forget the 2012 Election. Before Colorado and Washington voted to legalize marijuana on Election Day 2012, there was a very significant victory in my home state, Oregon. The victory wasn’t a recreational marijuana legalization victory unfortunately, as that would wait until 2014. That’s not to say that…

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Leading National Anti-Marijuana Group Accidentally Makes The Case For Legalization

If you don’t know about Project S.A.M., you probably should. Not because they are a worthwhile organization, because they are not. Not because they have strong leadership, because they don’t. You need to know about Project S.A.M. because they are leading the charge against cannabis reform. But just because you…

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