NFL uses its muscle to endorse criminal justice legislation

Published: Oct 17, 2017, 1:33 pm • Updated: Oct 17, 2017, 2:06 pm By Karoun Demirjian and Beth Reinhard, The Washington Post The National Football League, still in political crosshairs over whether players should take a knee during the national anthem, is throwing its weight behind another cause in Washington’s…

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Utah Republican convention refuses to endorse medical marijuana

Published: May 22, 2017, 11:09 am • Updated: May 22, 2017, 11:13 am By Lindsay Whitehurst, The Associated Press SANDY, Utah — The Utah Republican Party will not endorse the use of medical marijuana following a lopsided convention vote. GOP delegates rejected the proposal with a vote of 70 percent…

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Over 100 Medical Professionals Endorse Florida’s Amendment 2

With just a week until the November 8th election, increasing amounts of endorsements on a series of marijuana policy efforts across nine states are rolling in. Floridians will soon decide whether or not the state legalizes medical cannabis and institutes a system of licensed dispensaries. There’s plenty of reason to be hopeful,…

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NAACP and Minorities 4 Medical Marijuana Endorse Florida’s Amendment 2 to Legalize Medical Cannabis

The Florida NAACP and Minorities 4 Medical Marijuana have both endorsed Amendment 2 which would legalize medical cannabis and is up for a vote this November. “We are thrilled to once again have the endorsement of the Florida NAACP and to now have Minorities 4 Medical Marijuana, a Florida non…

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State Lawmakers Quickly Endorse Massachusetts’s Legalization Measure

Massachusetts recently qualified for a recreational ballot measure this November, and the good news was promptly followed by 10 Democratic state law makers throwing their support behind Measure 4. The Democrats endorsing the measure are: Sen. Will Brownsberger (D-Belmont), Rep. David Rogers (D-Cambridge), Rep. Marjorie C Decker (D-Cambridge), Rep. Tom…

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Los Angeles County Democrats Endorse California Adult Use Of Marijuana Act

Yesterday, the campaign in support of the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) announced the official endorsement of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party (LACDP), the largest Democratic county committee in California and the largest local Democratic Party organization in the nation. The LACDP represents more than 2.4 million registered…

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Six Board Members Of CCPR Officially Endorse The California ‘Adult Use Of Marijuana Act’

I received the following press release: Today, in the wake of a majority of the Board of Directors for the Coalition for Cannabis Policy Reform (CCPR) agreeing to vote to withdraw its own measure (known as “ReformCA”), six members of the CCPR Board immediately announced their endorsement of the recently-amended…

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Super Majorities Endorse Medical Marijuana Access, Men Support Broader Legalization In Swing States

(via wikipedia.com) By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Super-majorities of voters believe that medical cannabis should be legal, and most men additionally support legalizing marijuana for all adults, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University Swing State poll. Pollsters gauged support for marijuana law reform in Florida, Ohio, and…

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