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Sante Fe City Council Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession!

Sante Fe City Council Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession!

Last night, the Santa Fe City Council voted to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis within the city. The local ordinance passed in a very close 5-4 vote. Although there’s been no official statement as to when the ordinance will go into effect, it will make the possession of an ounce or less […]

Support New Approach Oregon’s Legalization Fundraiser!

Support New Approach Oregon’s Legalization Fundraiser!

New Approach Oregon is pushing forward with their eyes on the prize: legalization in the state of Oregon via a ballot initiative that voters will get to decide on this November. New Approach Oregon is backing Oregon Initiative 91, a proposal which would legalize cannabis use for all adults in the state of Oregon. In […]

Arkansas Readies Medical Marijuana Law for 2016

Arkansas Readies Medical Marijuana Law for 2016

While several states are gearing up for November with eyes on the legalization prize, Arkansas is getting ready to push forward with an initiative for the 2016 ballot. The group backing the initiative, called The 2016 Arkansas Compassionate Care Act, is touting this as one of the most liberal and comprehensive medical cannabis bills written, […]

Arkansas Won’t Have Cannabis on Its 2014 Ballot

Arkansas Won’t Have Cannabis on Its 2014 Ballot

In many states, the beginning of July marks not only a seminal summer celebration but also the cutoff date for signature collection on ballot initiatives. Unfortunately for activists in Arkansas, this year that means accepting a minor loss: they didn’t collect quite enough signatures to make it on the ballot. The medical cannabis program would […]

Oregon Down to One Cannabis Ballot Initiative

Oregon Down to One Cannabis Ballot Initiative

For a while, it looked like there might be more than one recreational cannabis law for Oregon voters to weigh in on this November. This last Friday, however, the cannabis businessman backing two of the measures announced on his Internet Cannabis show that those measures will not be on the ballot this upcoming election. Last […]

Parents Out of Time: Lobbying for Sensible Reform

Parents Out of Time: Lobbying for Sensible Reform

By Jenn Jackson As the knowledge of the patient begins to exceed the knowledge of the practitioner in the arena of medical marijuana, parents are becoming progressively less tolerant of the ignorance exhibited by their children’s pediatricians. Most notably, parents of children battling childhood cancers and extreme seizure disorders have taken this issue to the […]