Delaware marijuana legalization panel holds chaotic meeting, votes to release final report

Published: Mar 14, 2018, 5:05 pm • Updated: Mar 14, 2018, 5:05 pm By Randall Chase, Associated Press DOVER, Del. — A task force studying issues surrounding marijuana legalization in Delaware voted to release its final report Wednesday in a last, chaotic meeting that left some members questioning the validity…

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Advocates of recreational marijuana in New York renew push in final days of legislative session

Published: Jun 12, 2017, 10:38 am • Updated: Jun 12, 2017, 10:39 am By The Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — With little more than a week left in the legislative session, some state lawmakers and community advocates are renewing the push for legalized recreational marijuana in New York state. State…

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MILegalize Calls All Petitioners To The Capitol Steps On May 20 For Final Rally

The submission date for petitions to place ballot questions before voters during this year’s general election is June 1, and the MILegalize group is calling for a final major rally at the Capitol Building in Lansing on May 20. The gathering will serve to round up all signed petition sheets…

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Orlando City Council To Hold Final Vote On Marijuana Decriminalization Today

(image via Wikipedia) Marijuana decriminalization is spreading across Florida, with more and more municipalities reforming marijuana laws at the local level. Arresting people for marijuana possession is a massive waste of taxpayer dollars, and more local governments in Florida are realizing that. Orlando is the latest city in Florida to…

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Tuesday: DC Council Expected To Vote On Final Passage Of Permanent Ban On Marijuana Clubs

The Council of the District of Columbia has scheduled a final vote Tuesday on legislation that would permanently prohibit adult consumption of marijuana everywhere but a private residence.  Advocates warn that final passage of this bill will undermine existing laws that protect medical marijuana patients and yield more control over…

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Vermont Marijuana Legalization Bill Receives Final Approval In Senate, Heads To House

The Vermont Senate gave final approval to a bill Thursday (17-12) that would end marijuana prohibition in the state and regulate the cultivation and sale of marijuana for adult use. S. 241 received initial Senate approval on Wednesday. It will now advance to the House of Representatives, which will begin…

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Final Vote On Marijuana Decriminalization Today In Pittsburgh

Last week on Wednesday the Pittsburgh City Council voted 6-1 to move forward with a marijuana decriminalization measure. Over a year ago the City of Philadelphia decriminalized marijuana, and has since saved over one million dollars. It is estimated that every marijuana arrest for simple possession costs $ 1,266 in…

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Today: Massachusetts Marijuana Initiative Backers To Submit Final Petition Signatures

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol will wrap up its petition drive Tuesday in support of a proposed ballot initiative to end marijuana prohibition in Massachusetts. At 1 p.m. ET, campaign leaders will submit their final petition signatures to the Elections Division of the Secretary of the Commonwealth, which…

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