Tag: 2014

Top 10 Cannabis Studies of 2014

2014 has been an incredible year for the cannabis reform movement, with two more states, several cities and the District of Columbia voting in favor of legalization. In addition, it’s been an excellent year for cannabis science, with numerous studies being released that demonstrate its medical potential and diversity, and the benefits of its legalization. …

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Alaska Advocates Nearing Signature Requirement to Place Cannabis Legalization to a Vote in 2014

Advocates in Alaska are hard at work on an initiative to legalize cannabis, with the goal of putting the proposal to a vote in November, 2014. The group is on track to meet this goal, and has collected nearly 30,000 signatures in less than 4 months, the initiative’s spokesman Timothy Hinterberger tells us. The group …

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Advocates in Alaska On Track to Put Cannabis Legalization to a Vote

An Alaska initiative to legalize cannabis, backed by the Marijuana Policy Project, has gathered more than half of the signatures required to put their proposal to a vote of the people in 2014, after less than 3 months of signature collection. The group has until December 1st to collect the remaining signatures, something that they’re …

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Advocates Collect Over 100,000 Signatures for Florida Medical Cannabis Initiative in Roughly a Month

Advocates, in roughly a months time, have collected over 100,000 signatures for a Florida initiative aimed at legalizing medical cannabis in the state. Proponents of the proposal had to collect approximately 70,000 signatures to have the initiative reviewed by the Florida Supreme Court, a number they reached quickly, and easily. Once the review process is …

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Activists Seek to Decriminalize Marijuana in Kansas City

In large part due to the efforts of Show-Me Cannabis, a non-profit, pro-legalization reform group working out of Missouri, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen recently voted 22-3 in favor of a measure to deprioritize marijuana possession. Now the group is taking aim at another major Missouri city – Kansas City. The organization is calling …

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