06 Nov 2014

How Marijuana Fared on the Local Level

Alaska, Oregon, Washington D.C. and Guam weren’t the only marijuana victories on Tuesday. Marijuana issues were also on the ballot in over a dozen cities, districts and counties. The result were mostly positive but with a few notable loses. New Mexico – voters in two of the most populous counties made

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05 Nov 2014

Huge Election for Marijuana Legalization with Three Major Victories at Ballot Box

This year was the best election season for marijuana legalization so far. Even though 2014 was a low turnout midterm election that favored Republicans, marijuana legalization won in every major jurisdiction where it was on the ballot. Washington D.C. – Voters overwhelmingly approved Measure 71 by a vote of 69.4

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05 Nov 2014

Alaska Becomes Fourth State to Vote for Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana legalization is coming to Alaska. On Tuesday the voters of Alaska narrowly approved Measure 2. With 96.8 percent of precincts reporting the measure is at 52.1 percent yes to 47.9 percent no.

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04 Nov 2014

Oregon Approves Marijuana Legalization

Oregon has become the third state to legalize marijuana. The voters of the state approved Measure 91. With 55 percent of precincts reporting the measure is at 54 percent yes to 46 percent no. The measure is fairly similar to the law approved last election cycle in Colorado. It makes

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04 Nov 2014

Residents of D.C. Vote Overwhelmingly for Marijuana Legalization

The people living in our nation’s capital want marijuana to be legal. The residents of the District of Columbia voted overwhelmingly for Initiative 71, to legalize the possession and limited home cultivation of marijuana for adults 21 and over. With 28.7 percent of precincts reporting the measure leads 68.6 percent

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04 Nov 2014

Guam Voters Back Medical Marijuana

It looks like marijuana reform has already scored one victory on this election day. The voters of Guam have decided to back medical marijuana. According to Gaumpdn, with all 58 precincts reporting, Proposal 14A is winning 19,544 votes yes to 15,096 vote no. The measure will legalize the use of

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04 Nov 2014

Millions of Americans Have a Chance to Vote on Marijuana Reform Today

Today, millions of Americans across a dozen states will have a chance to vote on marijuana reform at either the state or local level. The four biggest marijuana reform measures are on the ballot in Oregon, Alaska, Washington, D.C. and Florida. If you want to make your voice heard on

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03 Nov 2014

Final Polls Say Medical Marijuana Amendment in Florida Might Come Just Short

The final set of polls in Florida indicate the medical marijuana measure might fail. All show Amendment 2, Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions, probably won’t get enough support to be approved. While the measure will likely be supported by a majority of voters, under Florida law any amendment

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31 Oct 2014

Turnout in Oregon Is Looking Good So Far for Marijuana Legalization

Oregon votes entirely by mail so the election is more of a rolling process than a single event. This allows the process to be monitored to get an impression of what the final result will be. Figures from the Oregon Secretary of State paint a picture that is mostly positive for

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31 Oct 2014

Analysis: Estimating the Size of D.C. Marijuana Market

With people of D.C. set to vote to legalize the possession and home cultivation of marijuana on Tuesday, and the Council already working on a tax and regulate bill, an important question is just how big will this market be. What is the local demand for marijuana among adults? It

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