Florida is often the butt of a joke when it comes to news; while I have never been to the Sunshine State, the place never fails to intrigue with stories that are so farfetched there is a running gag in itself whether a story comes from Germany or Florida — home of "all stories of bizarre, macabre, and just plain gross behavior." Though, I am happy to report that America's wang is getting a bit of limelight thanks to its stance on medical marijuana, despite narrowly faili
A few days ago, I went on a bitchy tirade about the scare tactics often utilized by legalization opposition, essentially calling out anti-reformers for their lack of education and their convenient use of a one-person study outlining the harrows of weed. In fact, we are all responsible for own education.
The State of Washington opened a thirty-day window to apply for legal pot licenses and within six hours, three hundred would-be cannabis entrepreneurs submitted applications, according to the Department of Revenue. The vast majority of those hope to be pot producers or processors. Less than a quarter of the applications were for retail licenses.
Support for legalized cannabis in the United States has soared since voters in Colorado and Washington State passed initiatives to regulate and tax the once-illegal flower. Earlier this year, a Rasmussen poll found a majority of Americans support an end to the forty-year war on pot, and a Gallup poll released this month inched even higher, with 58% of respondents favoring cannabis regulation.
A new Gallup poll revealed that over half of America is now in favor of legalizing marijuana. With such a resounding amount of support, the days of pot prohibition might soon come to an end.
Reason.com editor in chief Nick Gillespie recently took to Time to voice his opinion on eight things we won't miss when pot is legal everywhere.
SEATTLE, WA — Dozens of Washington cities have passed legal pot moratoriums in the wake of voter-approved cannabis stores, yet more cities are now enacting legal cannabis zoning regulations. One city has gone further than all of the rest and is pondering the possibility of opening a government-run pot shop. According to The Columbian, the city of North Bonneville actually hired a consultant to assist them with the cannabis-induced vision.