Tag: federal government

Why Governor Jay Inslee Lost My Support After Signing Senate Bill 5052

Prior to TheJointBlog launching as a daily cannabis news site in January, 2013, I served as the Campaign Manager for then-Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove, who’s now on the King County Council; I also worked on his political action committee, which purpose is to help elect progressive candidates. During the 2012 election I spent well …

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Federal Measure to Respect State Cannabis Laws Garners 19th Sponsor

Congressman Steve Stockman of Texas has officially signed on as a sponsor of H.R. 1523, the U.S. “Respect State Marijuana Laws Act“, bringing the total number of bipartisan sponsors to 19. Under this proposal the federal government would be required to respect the law of states which decide to legalize cannabis for medical or recreational purposes, …

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