Who Started the Proposal to Repeal Legal Marijuana in Colorado? (Yes, It’s a Real Thing!)

Are these people Trolling Legal Cannabis in Colorado? Mary Lou Mosely and Willard Behm – two mysterious figures – have reportedly submitted a new proposed ballot initiative that seeks to “repeal” the legalization efforts founded in 2012. This might sound like a ludicrous notion – however, as was reported on…

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Illinois voters may be able to voice opinion on marijuana legalization under legislative proposal

Published: Mar 1, 2018, 1:07 pm • Updated: Mar 1, 2018, 1:07 pm By The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois voters would be able to say whether they support legalizing recreational marijuana under a proposal lawmakers have approved. Senators voted 37-13 Thursday to put a non-binding question on the…

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Proposal for Denver’s first marijuana club takes early steps

Published: Feb 9, 2018, 4:57 pm • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 5:25 pm By Kathleen Foody, The Associated Press DENVER — Owners of a Colorado business seeking to be among the nation’s first legal marijuana clubs made an initial public pitch to city officials on Friday, laying out their plans…

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Colorado budget proposal calls for new task force to target illegal marijuana ops

Published: Nov 1, 2017, 6:35 pm • Updated: Nov 1, 2017, 6:35 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado aims to establish a state law enforcement unit dedicated to investigating and, ideally, eradicating illegal marijuana grow operations that have cropped up throughout the state. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s $…

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New Jersey Legalization Proposal Should Include Social Justice Revisions

There was a hearing yesterday in the New Jersey State Legislature for SB (Senate Bill) 3195, which would legalize small amounts of marijuana for adults 21 and older.  This Bill is sponsored by Senator Nicholas Scutari (D-Union). While we are generally supportive of bills such as this, and have reported on…

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Connecticut GOP not on board for Dems’ proposal to legalize marijuana to balance budget

Published: May 16, 2017, 2:14 pm • Updated: May 16, 2017, 2:14 pm By The Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — Democratic legislative leaders are proposing to legalize the retail sale of marijuana, authorize at least one new casino and “pave the way for tolls in Connecticut” as ways to balance…

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Colorado budget proposal cuts teen survey on sex, drugs

Published: Mar 27, 2017, 3:22 pm • Updated: Mar 27, 2017, 3:24 pm By Kristen Wyatt, The Associated Press DENVER — Colorado schoolchildren may not be asked about their drug use and sex habits in anonymous surveys anymore, under a bipartisan budget proposal moving through the Legislature. The budget draft…

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Oregon senate approves proposal to shield weed buyers’ info from feds

Published: Mar 22, 2017, 7:39 am • Updated: Mar 22, 2017, 8:29 am By Kristena Hansen, The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. — A proposal to shield the names, birthdates, driver’s license numbers or any other identifying information of potentially thousands of recreational pot customers cleared its first major hurdle at…

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A MODEST PROPOSAL: CANNABIS AS A PIONEER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE

by Lukian Kobzeff With the passage of Prop 64 representing a significant shift in cultural views and regulatory priorities, the State of California now has the perfect incubator industry to produce a significant shift in environmental protection. Through careful choice architecture, a term coined by behavioral economist Richard Thaler and legal…

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