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Marijuana Regulation

Marijuana Farming A Threat To Salmon, Biologists Say

AP | By JEFF BARNARD | Posted 11.30.2014 | Green

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Water use and other actions by the marijuana industry in the Emerald Triangle of Northern California and Southern Oregon ar...

Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Legalize Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

Rhode Island state Sen. Joshua Miller (D) and state Rep. Edith Ajello (D) introduced the Marijuana Regulation, Control and Taxation Act on Wednesday, ...

Taxing Marijuana: Four Questions

Pat Oglesby | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Pat Oglesby

Some think marijuana should bear no special taxes. Their theory will face voters next month in Colorado, where proposals to tax legalized marijuana 15 percent at wholesale and 10 percent at retail -- along with various local taxes -- are on the ballot.

Pot In Uruguay Is About To Get Super Legal (And Super Cheap)

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 08.06.2013 | World

Good news, Uruguayan potheads -- your weed habit is about to get a whole lot cheaper. Uruguay's lower house passed an unprecedented bill last week ...

Rules For Legal, Recreational Weed Sales Announced In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.01.2013 | Denver

The Colorado Department of Revenue released a 60-plus page report Monday detailing the rules of how recreational marijuana should be licensed, regulat...

Matt Ferner

Governor Signs Historic Legal Marijuana Bills | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.04.2013 | Denver

On Tuesday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed several historic measures to implement marijuana legalization in the state, establishing Colorado a...

Matt Ferner

Lawmakers Pass Historic Legal Weed Regulation, Tax Bills | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.08.2013 | Denver

On the final day of the legislative session, Colorado lawmakers finally passed two historic bills to implement recreational marijuana legalization in ...

It's Time For The Obama Administration To Acknowledge That Marijuana Prohibition Doesn't Work

Paul Armentano | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics
Paul Armentano

Never has there existed greater public support for ending the nation's nearly century-long experiment with pot prohibition and replacing it with regulation. The historic Election Day votes in Colorado and Washington underscore this reality. But is the Obama administration listening?

Historic 4/20 in Colorado: Voters Have a Chance to End Marijuana Prohibition!

Art Way | Posted 06.17.2012 | Denver
Art Way

It's time to end nearly a century of marijuana prohibition in Colorado. This policy has failed as badly as alcohol prohibition. And the common sense solution is the same: regulate it.

Colo. Dems Endorse Marijuana Legalization Amendment

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.16.2012 | Denver

On Monday, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol announced that the Colorado Democratic Party announced that it officially supports Amendmen...

Marijuana Law Reform Is a Civil Rights Issue

Alice Huffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alice Huffman

To be clear, the "war on drugs" isn't waged against drug lords and violent cartels; rather, it is the latest tool for imposing Jim Crow justice on poor African-Americans.