Senate lawmakers today voted 42 to 4 in favor of House Bill 1101, which establishes a new 12-member state commission to promulgate medical cannabis research. House members had previously approved the measure, which now goes to the desk of Democrat Gov. Martin O’Malley, who is expected to sign it into law.
One of the most important Washington DC think tanks, the Brookings Institute, is hosting a panel discussion on states’ efforts to legalize marijuana on April 15. Marijuana Legalization: Are There Alternatives to State-Federal Conflict? Event Details Event: Marijuana Legalization: Are There Alternatives to State-Federal Conflict? Time: 2:00 PM Date: Monday, April 15, 2013 Location: Brookings Institution, Saul/Zilkha Rooms, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20036 To register to watch this event online, go here. Panelist include Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), sponsor of legalization legislation in Congress; Washington state Attorney General Bob […]
A lot of people have been talking about the new Pew Research Poll showing that a majority now supports legalizing marijuana (for the first time in this major poll).
I’m not at all surprised, and, to some extent, I was even more interested by some of the other questions in the survey.
As support […]