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Medical Weed to Appear on Oklahoma Ballot in 2018
Most U.S. states have already legalized the use of medical cannabis. Oklahoma may soon become the latest addition to the list. The office of the secretary of state has confirmed that the notion of medical marijuana legalization will be put on the 2018 ballot.
Jul 5, 2017 12:40 PM
Most Presidential Candidates in France Support Marijuana Reform
Marijuana is not a typical issue for discussion during the presidential race in France, but this year, four out of five candidates have expressed their support for the cannabis reform.
Apr 12, 2017 12:50 PM
Arizona Rejects Marijuana Legalization
On Tuesday, Arizonians defeated Proposition 205, which would have legalized limited recreational marijuana sales for adults 21 years old or older and created a commercial industry to tax and regulate the drug. According to the reported voting results, the initiative was rejected by 52 percent of votes, losing by nearly 80,000 votes.
Nov 21, 2016 12:15 PM
Florida Supports Medical Marijuana Reform on Election Day
It seems that the cannabis reform movement is the actual winner of this year's election. A few days ago, marijuana was legalized in several states including Florida. From now on, the state provides broader access to medical weed.
Nov 10, 2016 12:00 PM
Arkansans Voted for Medical Cannabis Legalization
According to the latest ballot results, the state voters have approved the medical use of weed in Arkansas.
Nov 10, 2016 10:49 AM
Election Day Highlights: Americans Favor Marijuana Measures in 7 of 9 States
On November 8, 2016, nine states voted on the legalization of either medical or recreational weed. Five states―Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada―were deciding whether to permit marijuana use for adults.
Nov 9, 2016 3:40 AM
Five States to Vote for Legalization of Recreational Marijuana
The closer Americans get to Election Day, the hotter the discussion around marijuana legalization becomes. The second Tuesday of November will not be just about the end of the tiresome presidential race. It might also be the day that five more states vote for the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes.
Nov 7, 2016 12:00 PM
7 Cannabis Strains to Go Through the Presidential Election
​The presidential election is quite stressful time. Moreover, the voters in nine U.S. states will have to nervous more than others, as the marijuana initiatives are also on the vote. Definitely, it is better to go through this time with some buds of marijuana. It will calm your overwhelming emotions and get you into the voting mood.
Nov 5, 2016 12:15 PM
Marijuana Legalization Ads Caution Voters
In the final stretch of the election season, the supporters of marijuana prohibition seem to be beefing up their campaign advertisements. A strong emphasis is put on the danger of children using marijuana—most ads include the message about kids' exposure to pot.
Nov 1, 2016 12:05 PM
Most Indiana Voters Back Medical Marijuana, Survey Finds
​The latest statewide survey carried out by Howey Politics Indiana on the request of WTHR has found that the overwhelming majority of Indiana voters are likely to support medical marijuana legalization.
Oct 13, 2016 12:30 PM
Report Suggests: Cannabis Legalization May Bring $7.8 Billion of Revenue by 2020
If voters support initiatives legalizing recreational marijuana in five American states and medical marijuana in Montana and Florida, those states will receive a $7.8 billion revenue from the legal weed market by 2020, the latest report suggests.
Sep 28, 2016 9:45 AM
Are These 9 States Ready to Legalize Marijuana in November?
Over the last few years, the attitude of Americans to marijuana has increasingly changed for the better due to the obvious scientific and anecdotal evidence of how cannabis is really beneficial for people.
Sep 16, 2016 9:30 AM
Half of Arizonians Support Recreational Use of Marijuana
Several months before the November voting, a new poll reports that nearly 50% of the state residents are likely to support a recreational marijuana initiative—Proposition 205.
Sep 11, 2016 9:05 AM
New Regulation Will End Isolation of Smokers in Colorado
Colorado is one of the pioneers in the legalization of cannabis in the USA. Although weed can be legally purchased here, pot users remain socially exiled and persecuted. The new NACCPP measure on the November ballot will be able to pull marijuana users out of the shadows.
Sep 8, 2016 9:05 AM
North Dakota Medical Cannabis Measure Qualifies for November Ballot
The voters in North Dakota have got the chance to decide whether they need medical marijuana or not. According to North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger, supporters of the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act have collected enough qualified signatures to put the initiative on a ballot.
Aug 12, 2016 9:15 AM
Denver Voters Will Decide on Places for Smoking Marijuana in November
Denver voters may have the opportunity to decide between two initiatives that allow using cannabis in different kinds of public places.
Jul 25, 2016 9:10 AM
Can Californians Create Business in Industry That Is Not Legal Yet?
Although there is no guarantee that California is going to vote for the legalization of recreational marijuana, hundreds of big companies and small businesses have already been preparing to join the industry.
Jul 16, 2016 9:25 AM
Arkansas Collected 117K Signatures to Put Medical Cannabis on Ballot
Arkansas’ supporters of medical cannabis turned in thousands of signatures to put the legalization initiative on the state’s ballot this autumn.
Jul 11, 2016 9:15 AM
Marijuana Laws by State: Who Votes on Weed Legalization in November?
Although it looks like marijuana federal law will remain unchangeable in the near future, thousands of Americans will get the chance to change their local marijuana policies on the upcoming ballot in November.
Jun 13, 2016 9:15 AM
What Happens After Marijuana Legalization in Ohio?
Republican Governor is now considering Bill 523 on medical marijuana legalization in Ohio. Even if Gov. John Kasich signs this bill into law this week, Ohioans will have to wait months before the law comes into effect.
Jun 2, 2016 9:10 AM