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A Rocky Start For Pot Stores In Washington State

Why isn’t legal weed taking off in the Evergreen State?

September 22, 2014

Begich Catches A Big Break In Alaska Senate Race

Senator Mark Begich’s (D-AK) re-election campaign may have gotten a big boost this week, when a legislative quirk pushed some Democrat-friendly referenda onto Alaska’s November ballot. As Niraj Chokshi explains at The Washington Post, Alaska’s constitution requires 120 days between the end of the legislative session and votes on citizens’ initiatives. Because lawmakers failed to […]

April 23, 2014

More Than 450 Medical Pot Shops File To Renew Taxes In Los Angeles

By Emily Alpert Reyes, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — More than 450 medical marijuana dispensaries have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year — more than three times as many as are allowed to stay open under the city’s Proposition D. The new numbers won’t settle the debate over exactly how many […]

April 3, 2014

Marijuana Industry Finds New Allies Among Conservatives

By Evan Halper, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Hoping to get marijuana legalized in Nevada, an investment company specializing in the fast-growing marijuana industry invited the ballot initiative’s backers to pitch 150 financiers at a Las Vegas symposium. Within 10 minutes, they raised $150,000. Political contributors are not the only ones taking notice of the […]

March 23, 2014
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14 States That Have Decriminalized Marijuana

It’s high time for stoners: the decriminalization of marijuana is spreading across the nation.

April 1, 2013