Oct 312014
 October 31, 2014
Marijuana Reform On Local Ballots In Five States Next Week: The Rundown

By Phillip Smith Election Day is less than a week away, and it’s not just statewide marijuana, medical marijuana, sentencing reform, and drug testing initiatives that we’re watching. In five states, voters in some cities or counties will have opportunities to cast ballots for local marijuana reform measures. In four out of the five states—California being the exception—the local initiatives, some binding, some not, are chances to vote for decriminalizing or legalizing pot. In all of those states, these city- or county-level measures are just the latest steps in sometimes [...]

Oct 312014
 October 31, 2014
Rick Steves Tours Oregon For Marijuana Legalization

If you missed it, take a look now. This is like a real trip with Rick Steves, including his recent voyage, ideas for your own travels and, of course, a bit more info about why he is with us on Measure 91. Learn more at http://voteyeson91.com. If you have already voted, thank you for participating in democracy. Make sure to visit DidTheyVote.Org to see if your friends or family members have voted yet, and if not, give them a gentle reminder to do so. We need a high voter turnout [...]

Oct 312014
 October 31, 2014
Massachusetts Voters Will Be Asked About Marijuana Reform On Election Day

Reading, MA – Bay State Repeal, a ballot-initiative committee dedicated to passing the least restrictive law possible to replace marijuana prohibition in Massachusetts in 2016, notes the Elections Division of the Office of the Secretary of State recently announced the question numbers of this year’s public policy questions as they will appear on district ballots. Among the public policy questions are three concerning what should replace marijuana prohibition after its repeal for which Bay State Repeal volunteers collected the signatures. They will be Question 5, except in Hadley, South Hadley [...]

Oct 312014
 October 31, 2014
Oregon Sheriff Tom Bergin Claims Marijuana Supporters Don't Have Jobs

When it comes to opposing marijuana reform, it seems that the Oregon Sheriff’s Association always leads the way. Oregon Measure 91 is on the ballot, which will legalize marijuana if passed, and we will find out what voters truly think of it early next week on Election Day 2014. Almost all of the money donated to the ‘No on 91′ campaign has come from the Oregon Sheriff’s Association. The Oregon Sheriff’s Association spearheaded an anti-marijuana propaganda tour, which was clearly political, under the disguise that they were merely trying to [...]

Oct 302014
 October 30, 2014
Latest Polls Show Marijuana Reform Winning In Florida And DC

Polls are not always accurate, but they are the only way we have to gauge support for an election measure. Polls in Florida have been all over the place, with most of them showing Amendment 2 winning. The ones that show medical marijuana losing in Florida seem to always be racked with flaws. Every poll I’ve seen for Washington D.C.’s Measure 71 have shown the marijuana legalization initiative winning. There are two new polls out which show both measures winning. First up, Florida, which per the Tampa Bay Times is [...]

Oct 302014
 October 30, 2014
Forest Service Veteran - Legalize Marijuana To Protect Our Forests

There are a lot of cartel marijuana grow operations in the forests of Oregon. These are not one to two plant gardens. These are massive gardens with thousands of plants. Those massive gardens take up a lot of space, and involve a lot of pesticides and other pollutants. Cartel marijuana gardens are damaging the forests in Oregon, which is sad for many reasons. The forests of Oregon are one of Oregon’s greatest assets, and they need to be protected and preserved for future generations. If Oregon Measure 91 passes, there [...]

Oct 302014
 October 30, 2014
LIVE Marijuana Election Night 2014 Coverage On 420RADIO.org

Oregon Measure 91. Alaska Question 2. Florida Amendment 2. Washington DC Initiative 71. California Prop 47. Medical marijuana in Guam. Tax marijuana like agriculture in Washington. 13 medical marijuana dispensary and cultivation votes in California. 21 marijuana pot shop and marijuana taxes votes in Colorado. 11 marijuana decrim votes in Michigan. 2 marijuana decrim votes in New Mexico. 8 marijuana public policy questions in Massachusetts. 2 marijuana legalization votes in Maine. Did you realize there were five states, one district, one territory, and fifty-seven municipal and county votes this year [...]

Oct 292014
 October 29, 2014
Southern Oregon Media Outlet's Marijuana 'News Story' Is A Disgrace

What terrible journalism by KTVL Channel 10 in Medford, Oregon! In a recent TV “news” report on Measure 91, the sheriff of Klamath County spouted off the typical fear-mongering arguments against legalizing and taxing marijuana with no facts or data to back it up. He said moving marijuana from a market controlled by dealers and cartels into a regulated, inspected, legalized market would cause chaos and death on the roads and make it impossible for meager budgets of agencies like his to cover the cost of enforcement. The story was [...]

Oct 292014
 October 29, 2014
Law Enforcement Officials To Publicly Endorse Oregon Marijuana Legalization

WHEN/WHERE: 2 p.m., today, Wednesday Oct. 29, at the Partnership for Safety and Justice, 825 N.E. 20th Ave #250, Portland, Ore. 97232. WHAT’s NEWS: At least 29 law enforcement officials from across Oregon and the western half of the United States are endorsing Measure 91. Endorsers include former Seattle police chief Norm Stamper, former Multnomah County Sheriff Don Clark, former Denver Police Department Lieutenant Tony Ryan and retired Los Angeles Police Department Deputy Chief Stephen Downing. Measure 91 has released a new ad spot featuring endorsements from retired Oregon Supreme Court Justice Bill Riggs, [...]

Oct 292014
 October 29, 2014
Flawed Poll Shows Marijuana Legalization Losing In Oregon

A new poll was released yesterday by KGW News and the Oregonian, which found Oregon Measure 91 losing by two points. Oregon Measure 91 would legalize, tax, and regulate recreational marijuana in Oregon. Below is a summary of what the poll found: The Oct. 26-27 survey of 403 likely voters found that 44 percent backed the legalization measure while 46 percent were opposed.  Another 7 percent were unsure and and 2 percent would not say.  The difference between the yes and no sides is well within the poll’s margin of [...]