Utah governor to oppose medical marijuana ballot initiative

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he will work to oppose a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana in the state. The Republican governor said in a statement Thursday that he believe the proposal has major flaws and lacks safeguards for the growing and distribution of marijuana…

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Majority of Americans Oppose Fed Crackdown on Cannabis Legalization

Majority of Americans Oppose Fed Crackdown On Legalization The new year started off with a bang for the cannabis market (and not in a good way), with AG Jeff Sessions announcing that he would rescind the Cole memo which removes state protection from getting run after by feds even if…

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Americans strongly oppose enforcement of federal marijuana laws, few approve of Jeff Sessions: new Quinnipiac poll

Published: Jan 11, 2018, 10:45 am • Updated: Jan 11, 2018, 11:06 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff Voters overwhelmingly oppose enforcing federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized medical or recreation marijuana, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released Thursday. By a margin of 70 – 23…

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For The First Time, More Republicans Now Favor Legalization Than Oppose It

YouGov recently released a new poll that indicates that more Republicans support marijuana legalization than oppose it. Peter Moore, a pollster for YouGov, said in a statement: YouGov’s latest research shows that most Americans still support legalization of marijuana, and that support for legalization has increased slightly, from 52 percent…

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‘Mainers Protecting Our Youth And Communities’ Launches To Oppose Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana opponents will do just about whatever it takes to keep marijuana prohibition in place. There are various motivating factors as to why marijuana opponents do what they do. The most common one is protecting the bottom line of industries that so heavily rely on marijuana prohibition for profits. Here’s…

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Measure 2 Proponents Urge Legislators To Oppose Ban On Marijuana Businesses In Rural Alaska

Backers of the 2014 initiative to regulate marijuana like alcohol in Alaska are urging legislators to oppose a measure that would severely limit marijuana business locations and access to marijuana for adults in rural Alaska. The amendment was recently snuck into HB 75, an otherwise non-controversial bill intended to clarify…

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Not So Shocking News – Missouri Sheriffs Oppose Medical Marijuana

For some reason when it comes to marijuana reform, members of law enforcement almost always lead the charge for the opposition. Members of law enforcement will be quick to say that they ‘don’t make the laws, they just enforce them,’ yet law enforcement is constantly present at public hearings and events…

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