Last Thursday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest scolded Congress for interfering in DC’s initiative 71. An approved initiative which, decriminalized small amounts of marijuana, passed with over 70% support last election.Details
The Nevada state legislature will consider a proposal to legalize marijuana in 2015. If passed, it will effectively nullify the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same. And, if the legislature fails to do the job, the issue will go directly to the voters instead.Details
The Missouri state legislature will consider a constitutional amendment that would allow the voters to decide on the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes during the 2015 session, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal prohibition of the same.Details
I just had a chat with a nice reporter in Oklahoma. He wanted to talk to me about this gun bill filed there this week. I think he was surprised to talk for 30 minutes about marijuana.
His general response: “Wow, this is really interesting stuff…”
The New Jersey state legislature will consider the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes during the 2015 session. If passed, this bill would effectively nullify the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the plant.Details
A bill has been pre-filed for 2015 that would legalize medical marijuana in certain circumstances for the state of Georgia, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.
House Bill 1 (HB1) is scheduled for consideration next year and was introduced by Rep. Allen Peake (R-Macon). Called the Haleigh’s Hope Act, the bill would “permit the therapeutic and treatment application of cannabis and its derivatives.”Details
Apparently it’s not just the feds who don’t like the states nullifying their unconstitutional drug laws.
Now they’re drawing the ire of the United Nations, which claims the legalization of marijuana isn’t in vogue with international drug conventions. Fortunately, they can’t do anything except whine and stomp their feet.Details
A recent CATO Institute blog that talked about the success of the marijuana legalization movement in the mid-term elections failed to mention exactly how these reforms have come into fruition: because of state-level disobedience to the federal government.Details
JUNEAU, AK. November 05, 2014 – With all districts reporting, voters have approved a ballot measure that effectively nullifies unconstitutional federal marijuana prohibition. Ballot Measure 2 passed by a 52-48% margin.Details
SALEM, OR. November 04, 2014 – With over 60% of precincts reporting, Oregon voters have approved a ballot measure that effectively nullifies not just one, but two unconstitutional federal acts. Measure 91 has won with a crushing 55-45 margin.Details