Day: November 6, 2012

NORML Election Night 2012 LIVE

Tonight, we stand on the precipice of a historic shift in how our country handles marijuana policy. Three states (Washington, Colorado, and Oregon) will be deciding on full legalization of adult use, while three more (Massachusetts, Arkansas, and Montana) will be voting on medical cannabis measures. For a brief synopsis on all the marijuana initiatives at play tonight, consult our Smoke the Vote Guide. Below you will find our Election Night Live Blog. Starting early evening on Election Day, NORML Communications Director Erik Altieri will be posting live updates including […]

Election Day thread

Just for fun, we’ll throw in a little video of Halle Berry bugging Jay Leno about smoking pot.

And for election geeks out there, this is a fascinating interactive chart showing the various paths to electoral victory for Obama and Romney.

(There’s a perverse part of me that would be intrigued by seeing an […]

A couple of studies

Here are a couple of studies that you’re not likely to see discussed by some of the drug policy “academics.”

Would liberalization lead to epidemic cocaine consumption? – an economic study by Norman V. Loayza and Naotaka Sugawara.

The answer is “no.”

Abstract: This article uses cross-country data to estimate the potential effect of […]