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Marijuana Legalization Colorado

D.C. Councilmember Introduces Legislation to Eliminate Criminal Penalties for Marijuana Possession

Tony Newman | Posted 09.09.2013 | DC
Tony Newman

Introduction of this legislation follows the release last month of a groundbreaking report by the American Civil Liberties Union that documented enormous racial disparities in arrests for marijuana possession in D.C.

A Response to Gil Kerlikowske: Obama Drug Policy 'Incomplete'

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What possible point does it make to threaten a local sheriff or even a state attorney general with 20 years in prison for writing and implementing sane regulations for medical marijuana?

Maybe Rethink That University Of Colorado Application

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.08.2012 | College

On Tuesday, Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize marijuana for recreational use, but college students should refrain from stock...

Matt Ferner

Good News For Legal Weed In Colorado Before Election Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.05.2012 | Denver

With just hours before polling places open for Election Day, advocates for the legalization of marijuana in Colorado got some good news from Public Po...

Pro-Pot Backers Court Conservatives

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics

DENVER — It's not all hippies backing November's marijuana legalization votes in Colorado, Oregon and Washington. Appealing to Western individu...

Good News For Legal Weed In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.18.2012 | Denver

A recently published poll from The Denver Post has good news for pot legalization advocates. According to the survey, a majority of Colorado voters ar...

Marijuana Legalization Supporters Raise $3 Million In Two States

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

By Alex Dobuzinskis Aug 25 (Reuters) - Campaigns to become the first U.S. states to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Washing...

Legal Weed Could Generate Millions For State, Says Report

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.17.2012 | Denver

If marijuana is legalized in Colorado, a new report suggests that it could be a boon for the state, generating nearly $60 million in revenue for the s...

Poll Has Good News For Pot Legalization, Civil Unions

The Colorado Independent | Posted 06.21.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic: Results of a recent survey (pdf) bolster evidence that Coloradans by a wide majority support same-sex...

Clearing The Air On Marijuana Legalization

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.19.2012 | Denver

Has the legalization of medical marijuana increased the use of the drug by teens? Well, according to a provocative new study by economists at the Univ...

Ending the War on Drugs: Easier Said Than Done

Ethan Nadelmann | Posted 08.18.2013 | Politics
Ethan Nadelmann

The magnitude of our victories in Colorado and Washington makes what once appeared impossible -- drug law reforms grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights -- seemingly inevitable.