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Advocates Say Marijuana Legalization In Arizona Could Generate $40 Million A Year For Schools

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

The backers of a proposed 2016 Arizona ballot initiative that would legalize, regulate and tax marijuana similarly to alcohol in the state estimate t...

Matt Ferner

Obama Predicts Bright Future For Legal Weed | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama said during a YouTube interview Thursday that he believes more states will consider legalizing recreational marijuana, citing h...

Two Is Not Enough: Why the Campaign Against D.C.'s Marijuana Legalization Initiative Failed So Badly

Sam Tracy | Posted 02.18.2015 | Politics
Sam Tracy

Prohibition and the modern Drug War, banning these drugs causes many more problems than it solves. Once people consider marijuana laws through the lens of tobacco and alcohol policy, it's obvious that when it comes to drugs that are regulated instead of criminalized, two is not enough.

Matt Ferner

Marijuana Legalization Supported By A Growing Majority Of Americans, Survey Shows | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

A broad new survey shows that a majority of American adults continue to support marijuana legalization in the United States, and that support appears ...

Matt Ferner

Marijuana Just Had The Best Year Ever | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Move over Pope Francis, because marijuana just had the Best. Year. Ever. From popular support nationwide to the federal government's decision not t...

Matt Ferner

Is Your Marijuana Moldy? New Study Has A Nasty Answer | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Researchers at the University of New Haven in Connecticut took a close look at some marijuana under their microscopes and found something disturbing: ...

The Grassroots Effort To Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use In Portland, Maine | Asher Platts

Dennis Trainor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Dennis Trainor

Asher Platts, known to many of you through his work as the Punk Patriot, joins the Resistance Report team to give us the story behind the story of how grassroots - no pun- organizing helped bring legalized Marijuana to Maine.

Colo. Gov.: 'Marijuana, Cheetos and Goldfish All Legal' Now

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Last night, Colorado voters overwhelmingly approved special taxes on legal recreational marijuana sales with 65 percent of the vote. When the results ...

Matt Ferner

Legal Weed Tax Measure Passes In Colorado | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

A year after Colorado voters approved the legal recreational use of marijuana by adults, state voters approved a 15 percent excise tax and 10 percent ...

More Than 100 Retail Pot Shops Expected To Open In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.05.2013 | Small Business

On Jan. 1, 2014, marijuana dispensaries in Colorado selling recreational marijuana will open their doors for the first time in U.S. history -- and acc...

We 'Have Reached The Tipping Point' In Marijuana Policy Reform

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

Last week, more than 1,200 drug reformers from around the world gathered in Denver at the International Drug Reform Conference to talk about policy re...

State Becomes First To Finalize Rules For Legal Weed Sales

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

On Monday, Colorado officially became the first state in the country to finalize and adopt the rules for recreational marijuana sales. The 136-page...

Free Joints In Denver!

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

Pot activists arguing that the proposed taxes on recreational marijuana in Colorado are too high announced that they will be formally launching their ...

Colorado Springs Bans Legal Weed Shops

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2013 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, July 23 (Reuters) - Officials in Colorado's second-largest city voted on Tuesday to ban recreational marijua...

Nope To Dope: Legal Weed Banned In Dozens Of Colo. Cities

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.23.2013 | Denver

Although Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed several historic measures to implement marijuana legalization in the state, establishing Colorado as t...

Mayor Wants Additional Taxes On Legal Weed Sales

Posted 07.09.2013 | Denver

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is considering an additional 5 to 10 percent tax on legal recreational marijuana sales in Mile High City -- that's on top...

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...

Pot Magazine Limits Dropped

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 06.11.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- A Colorado law to require marijuana magazines to be sold behind the counter like pornography is being abandoned before it takes effect. Sta...

Pot Magazines Treated As Porn Law Declared Unconstitutional

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.06.2013 | Denver

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has declared a new Colorado marijuana law that required pot magazines to be treated like pornography and kept b...

Motherboard Takes A Close Look At The New Colorado Green Rush

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.05.2013 | Denver

With the signing of Colorado's new groundbreaking marijuana laws a new green rush is underway in the Centennial State and Motherboard's new documentar...

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Progressive Legal Weed Laws Turn Colorado Into 'New Amsterdam' | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.05.2013 | Denver

The state's new progressive marijuana laws signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper just last week, established Colorado as the world's first legal, regulated...

Pot Magazines Equal To Porn? Booksellers Join Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.05.2013 | Denver

Booksellers have joined the fight alongside marijuana magazines challenging a new Colorado law which requires pot magazines to be treated like pornogr...

Mile High City Is About To Get A Whole Lot Higher

Posted 06.04.2013 | Denver

The Mile High City is about to get a whole lot higher. On Monday afternoon, Denver City Council voted 10-1 to opt-in on pursuing local regulation for ...

Former Cop On New Pot Laws: 'They've Done A Wonderful Job, It's A Great Day'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.31.2013 | Denver

Earlier this week, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed six marijuana bills establishing Colorado as the world's first legal, regulated and taxed marijuana m...

Tvert: 'Marijuana Has Never Killed A Single Human Being In History'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.30.2013 | Denver

On Tuesday, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed six historic marijuana bills into law formally legalizing the recreational use of pot by adults in Colorado....