Marijuana Legalization Was Facebook’s Most-Discussed Topic on Election Day

On Election Day, with hotly contested House, Senate, and Gubernatorial races happening all over the country, social media chatter was turned up to 11. According to Facebook, Tuesday’s midterm elections saw 85 million interactions (posts, likes, and comments) from 27…

Marijuana Legalization: Feds Raid Denver Growers as Docs Testify Against Federal Laws

Federal agents and local Denver police raided several marijuana grow operations this week. There was not much said, officially, about the raids, other than a statement from James Gothe, DEA group supervisor in Denver. “It’s a very large and successful…

Marijuana Legalization: Doctors Argue War on Pot Has ‘No Footing in Reality’

Marijuana legalization, either for medicinal or recreational use, is attracting lots of allies lately that formerly would not have been thought to side with pot. Law enforcement agents and government officials are starting to come around about the damaging effects…

Marijuana Legalization: DC Plays the Race Card

There are lots of reasons that states and cities have come up with to legalize marijuana, either for medical use or recreational. The medical side of things is pretty well-established. Even if you get the strong feeling that the idea…

Marijuana Legalization: Could It Create Big Tobacco 2.0?

Back in 2013, when former head of Microsoft corporate strategy Jamen Shivley announced that he was intent on developing an upscale medical marijuana retail concern that he dubbed “the Starbucks of marijuana”, heads turned. Shivley claimed this business as his…

Marijuana Legalization: New Survey Shows Americans Not Reversing on Legalization Trend

Polling data company CivicScience has released the results of a new poll that show that Americans are more supportive than ever of the idea of legalizing marijuana. In fact, the majority of Americans are behind the idea, and the margin…

Marijuana Legalization Shocker: Legalized States Have Fewer Painkiller Deaths

In a bit of news that will surely give anti-legalization forces cause for worry, CNN reports that states that have legalized marijuana for medical purposes are reporting much lower death tolls due to painkiller overdose. The Journal of the American…

Marijuana Legalization: The Nightmare of Traveling Between States

The pros and cons of marijuana legalization have been debated for decades, but only recent have moves been made to legalize or even just decriminalize marijuana in entire states within the United States. Those states that have gone the full…

Marijuana Legalization: Jeb Bush Just Says No in Florida

Come November, when Floridians go to the ballot box, they will have the opportunity to vote on a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana in Florida. The initiative is extremely popular in the Sunshine State, with 88 percent support among…

Marijuana Legalization: Colo. Youth Smoking Less Pot

It is a statistic that flies in the face of everything that legalization opponents thought. Despite dire prognostications to the contrary, a new survey by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reveals that high school-age use of marijuana…