Nov 032012
 November 3, 2012
Measure 80 Support Surging In Oregon

Initiative To End Marijuana Prohibition In Oregon Is Gaining Support As Election Day Nears By Bradley Steinman, 3L, President of Lewis & Clark Law SSDP In the closing days of the most exciting election for marijuana justice in our nation’s history, Measure 80′s supporters have managed to pull off a last-minute surge in the polls. According to the most recent figures, support for Measure 80 may now be as high as 47%, with around 10% of voters undecided! Oregon’s chances to legalize marijuana have never been better than this very moment.  [...]

Nov 022012
 November 2, 2012
City Council Member Endorses Medical Marijuana Initiative In Imperial Beach

By Eugene Davidovich Incumbent City Council member Brian Pat Bilbray today, issued an official endorsement in support of Proposition S a voter initiative slated to appear on the November 6th ballot in the City. “With my sister having to use medical marijuana to treat her stage three melanoma this issue is very emotional and personal for me and my family. If the federal government is not going to take it up upon themselves to start regulating, allow the FDA to actually look at it so it can be put in [...]

Nov 022012
 November 2, 2012
Doctors Approve Of Medical Marijuana In Arkansas

Doctors Speak Out FOR Medical Cannabis In Arkansas Every suffering patient should have the right to alleviate their symptoms in a safe way. Any doctor that doesn’t support medical marijuana shows that they lack compassion. It’s nice to see some doctors step up in Arkansas!

Nov 022012
 November 2, 2012
Moms For Marijuana's Thanksgiving Coloring Contest

Win Prizes And Support Cannabis Reform By Participating In Moms For Marijuana’s Thanksgiving Coloring Contest Win a prize from Moms for Marijuana’s by entering our U.S. Thanksgiving Coloring Contest! Print the coloring page here - http://www.momsformarijuana.com/PDFs/Thankful2012.pdf Color, Scan, and then Submit your entry NO LATER than November 22nd by emailing it to mom@momsformarijuana.org (Digitally colored entries are welcome!) ENTRIES MUST INCLUDE WHY YOU ARE THANKFUL FOR CANNABIS! Include the name & age of the artist and your postal mailing address with the submission. All submissions will be posted on our facebook [...]

Nov 022012
 November 2, 2012
Have You Voted For Marijuana Legalization In Oregon Yet?

If You Haven’t Turned In Your Oregon Ballot With A ‘Yes’ Vote On Measure 80, Please Do So Today! By Robert J. Capecchi, Legislative Analyst, Marijuana Policy Project By now, you should have received your 2012 General Election ballot in the mail. In fact, many of you may have already voted. If you have not yet voted, please do so today! Oregon is a vote by mail state. Voting by mail has its conveniences, but if voters fail to return their ballots, they risk not having their votes count. Don’t let that be [...]

Nov 022012
 November 2, 2012
Drug Policy Alliance Executive Director Ethan Nadelmann At The London School Of Economics

Ethan Nadelmann is founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance. He makes a presentation at the London School of Economics which was recorded on October 23 2012 . How did the international drug control system arise, why has it proven so durable in the face of failure, and is there hope for reform? The full presentation with Professor David Courtwright, Nigel Inkster, Dr William B McAllister is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMHcd8xkQ4Q&feature=plcp

Nov 022012
 November 2, 2012
Creator Of Medical Marijuana In The United States Releases New Book

Memoirs Of Dennis Peron – How A Gay Hippy Outlaw Legalized Medical Marijuana In Response To The AIDS Crisis The AIDS epidemic hit San Francisco hard, quickly taking the lives of more than ten thousand gay men including Jonathan West, the young lover of the city’s most notorious pot dealer, Dennis Peron. As laboratories worldwide raced to develop medications Dennis saw that pot was suppressing Jonathan’s nausea and enhancing his appetite. It was in this crucible of pain and loss that Dennis Peron opened the world’s first Cannabis Buyers’ Club [...]

Nov 022012
 November 2, 2012
Libertarian Vice Presidential Candidate Speaks Out Against Marijuana Prohibition

Jim Gray To Discuss His Opposition To Marijuana Prohibition In Missouri This Week Jim Gray — the 2012 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate and former presiding judge of the Orange County, California Superior Court — will be speaking about the problems with prohibition at four campaign events in Missouri this week. First, in Saint Louis, Judge Gray will be speaking at Big Daddy’s in Soulard on Sunday, and Show-Me Cannabis Regulation Executive Director John Payne will be one of the introductory speakers. That event will start at noon and run until [...]

Nov 022012
 November 2, 2012
Rep. Peter Buckley: We Will Get There - Vote Yes On Oregon Measure 80

Legalizing Marijuana And Hemp Will Help Oregon Co-Chair of the Joint Ways and Means Committee for the State of Oregon, Peter Buckley explains his support for Measure 80 and discusses how legalization of cannabis and hemp will create new path for Oregon. Oregon was the first state to allow women to vote, and Buckley likens the push for legal cannabis to that same pioneering spirit of Oregon. We can come together to blaze a new trail away from crime and cartel violence of prohibition, toward rational policy and a source [...]

Nov 022012
 November 2, 2012
Incoming Dutch Government Rejects 'Weed Pass' Proposal

Dutch Mayors Express Opposition To Proposed Cannabis Plan By Brendan Ferreri-Hanberry The incoming Dutch government has rejected a proposal for a “wietpas” or “weed pass,” a compulsory registration for anyone using the country’s famous marijuana cafes. The proposal would have limited access to the cafes to Dutch residents. The mayors of the Dutch cities of Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam, and Utrecht expressed opposition to the proposal, citing a probable increase in black-market street dealing if the measure were implemented. Instead, the coalition government produced an agreement, which, although lacking a registration [...]