Call for Cannabis: Dial to Help Pass Measure 80 to Legalize Marijuana in Oregon

Call for Cannabis: Dial to Help Pass Measure 80 to Legalize Marijuana in Oregon

The only polling data we have for Oregon’s legalization initiative, Measure 80, shows a very close race with a massive number of undecided voters. In a September survey of 633 registered voters by SurveyUSA, 37% of voters said they were definitely voting yes on the measure, 41% said they were definitely voting no, and...

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Daily Show

October 18, 2012
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Daily Show

I was asked about the appearance of Eugene Jarecki on The Daily Show on Tuesday, promoting his new movie: “The House I Live In.” I hadn’t had a chance to check it out yet, so I appreciate the heads up.

It turned into quite an interview with a lengthy extended section for the web...

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Will there be a Colorado surprise?

October 18, 2012
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Will there be a Colorado surprise?

Check out the calls that are being placed in Colorado right now:

Hello fellow Democrat. Like you I was thrilled to vote for Barack Obama in 2008. In 2008, candidate Obama promised not to use the Justice Department to prosecute medical marijuana in states where it was legal. But the real Obama did just...

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Legalization is not a single point at the end of a continuum

October 17, 2012
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Legalization is not a single point at the end of a continuum

… it is a continuum.

I was reading an article by Tom Chivers in the Telegraph: Drug laws and evidence-based policy: it’s time to start doing experiments on the British people. Interesting article with some good points, but this hit me:

I’m asking these questions to show that it’s a complicated business, the “War”...

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Your tax dollars at work

October 15, 2012
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Your tax dollars at work

Big press conference today from all the dinosaurs of prohibition, with such names as Bill Bennett, John Walters, Peter Bensinger, Robert DuPont, Calvina Faye, David Evans, and more, pushing to get the Attorney General to speak out against the marijuana legalization votes in November. Here’s the press conference announcement. In small print at the...

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We Can Legalize Marijuana This November in Colorado, But We Need Your Help!

We Can Legalize Marijuana This November in Colorado, But We Need Your Help!

Through much of the year, Colorado’s Amendment 64 has enjoyed a comfortable lead in the polls. As election day nears, as was to be expected, we are seeing the race tighten. Polling data just released by the Denver Post has Amendment 64 holding onto a small lead, with 48% in support, 43% opposed, and...

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Open Thread

October 15, 2012
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Open Thread

Decriminalise drug use, say experts after six-year study. Advisors say no serious rise in consumption is likely if possession of small amounts of controlled drugs is allowed.

Front page major article in the Guardian tomorrow. Also front page of the London Times. This is pretty huge.

The panel didn’t go all the way...

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NORMLtv Interviews Gov. Gary Johnson: “We’re on the Verge of Making Marijuana Legalization Happen”

NORMLtv Interviews Gov. Gary Johnson: “We’re on the Verge of Making Marijuana Legalization Happen”

This past Thursday, on the night of the Vice Presidential debates, NORMLtv caught up with Libertarian Party presidential candidate, Governor Gary Johnson, and asked him questions regarding his views on marijuana legalization. In the interview, he discusses what he would do in regards to the war on cannabis if he were elected, why politicians...

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You keep using that word…

October 13, 2012
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You keep using that word…

The ONDCP is wants you to Celebrate National Substance Abuse Month. Celebrate?

But “celebrate” isn’t the word that they keep abusing. It is, in fact, “abuse.” Check out their definition.

Millions of Americans suffer from substance abuse, which includes underage drinking, alcohol dependency, non-medical use of prescription drugs, abuse of over-the-counter medications, and illicit...

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Melissa Etheridge Endorses Amendment 64 to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in New Ad

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol has just released a new radio ad in support of Colorado’s Amendment 64, which aims to regulate marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol. The ad, which will be airing on terrestrial radio as well as Pandora in the state of Colorado, features Melissa Etheridge relating her...

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Graphic

October 12, 2012
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Graphic

40 Years of Drug War Failure Represented in a Single Chart

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Guest Blog: Can You Smell It? Marijuana Legalization Coming in 2012

Guest Blog: Can You Smell It? Marijuana Legalization Coming in 2012

Guest Blog by Joshua Schimberg, Executive Director of Texas NORML 2012 Election is the Most Important in Marijuana Law Reform History This year could likely be the most significant in marijuana law reform history. In case you hadn’t heard, three states, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington, will be voting on some form of marijuana legalization...

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