Category: Politicians

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Pro-cannabis politicians

July 10, 2014
07/10/2014
Obama Turns Down Rocky Mountain High

Obama Turns Down Rocky Mountain High

“Do you want to hit this?” a man asked President Barack Obama in a bar in Denver Tuesday night. The president laughed but didn’t indulge. It wasn’t the...
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June 6, 2014
06/06/2014
NORML PAC Endorses Troy Jackson in Maine 2nd CD Primary

NORML PAC Endorses Troy Jackson in Maine 2nd CD Primary

NORML PAC is endorsing state Senator Troy Jackson in his campaign to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Maine. “Troy Jackson is a man of the people...
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May 30, 2014
05/30/2014
LEAP’s Bret Black Running for Utah House of Representatives

LEAP’s Bret Black Running for Utah House of Representatives

Ladybud introduces Bret Black from LEAP who is running for the Utah House of Representatives. Bret is a Former Deputy Constable who stated “I support full legalization.  The...
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May 19, 2014
05/19/2014
NY Senate Has the Votes to Pass Medical Marijuana Bill

NY Senate Has the Votes to Pass Medical Marijuana Bill

New York Sen. Diane Savino (D-Staten Island) claims she has rallied enough votes to pass SB 4406, which legalizes medical marijuana. Thirty-nine senators, seven more than what is needed...
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May 15, 2014
05/15/2014
NORML PAC Endorses Wes Neuman for Congress in Florida’s 7th District

NORML PAC Endorses Wes Neuman for Congress in Florida’s 7th District

NORML PAC is endorsing Wes Neuman in his campaign against incumbent John Mica to become the next Congressman for Florida’s 7th Congressional District. “NORML PAC is pleased...
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May 2, 2014
05/02/2014
Advocates Launch VoteMedicalMarijuana.org to Track Voting Records for Individual Members of Congress

Advocates Launch VoteMedicalMarijuana.org to Track Voting Records for Individual Members of Congress

The medical marijuana advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) relaunched its VoteMedicalMarijuana.org website today, an interactive online tool that provides voting statistics and a report card for each...
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April 30, 2014
04/30/2014
NORML Interviews: PA State Senator and US Congressional Candidate Daylin Leach

NORML Interviews: PA State Senator and US Congressional Candidate Daylin Leach

NORML recently interviewed Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach regarding marijuana law reform and the role it has played in state politics and his campaign. While serving in...
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April 29, 2014
04/29/2014
NORML PAC Endorses Adam Ebbin for US Congress

NORML PAC Endorses Adam Ebbin for US Congress

Today, NORML PAC is pleased to announce its endorsement of Virginia State Senator Adam Ebbin in his campaign for U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia’s 8th Congressional District....
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March 17, 2014
03/17/2014
NORML PAC Endorses Tommy Wells for Mayor of DC

NORML PAC Endorses Tommy Wells for Mayor of DC

This morning, NORML PAC announced its endorsement of Councilman Tommy Wells for mayor of Washington, DC. “Councilman Wells is a passionate crusader for the cause of marijuana...
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March 7, 2014
03/07/2014
Bill Filed to Allow Medical Marijuana in SC

Bill Filed to Allow Medical Marijuana in SC

Rep. Todd Rutherford (D-Columbia, @RepRutherford) filed Thursday the “Put Patients First Act”, to allow the use of medical marijuana in South Carolina. It has provisions for people with...
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February 27, 2014
02/27/2014
National Black Caucus of State Legislators Calls for Liberalizing Marijuana Penalties

National Black Caucus of State Legislators Calls for Liberalizing Marijuana Penalties

Members of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators recently resolved at their Annual Legislative Conference in favor of decriminalizing marijuana. “Whereas state and local governments could potentially stand...
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February 21, 2014
02/21/2014
Oklahoma Councilman Proposes Decriminalization

Oklahoma Councilman Proposes Decriminalization

Village City, Oklahoma councilman Jerry Broughton proposed decriminalization, saying pot users don’t belong in jail.
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February 14, 2014
02/14/2014
Representative Cohen Introduces Unmuzzle The Drug Czar Act

Representative Cohen Introduces Unmuzzle The Drug Czar Act

Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) has introduced federal legislation, House Resolution 4046, to remove legal restrictions prohibiting the Office of National Drug Control Policy from researching marijuana legalization....
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February 12, 2014
02/12/2014
Kansas Senator To Lead Valentine’s Day Rally For Patient Access

Kansas Senator To Lead Valentine’s Day Rally For Patient Access

In 2013, Senator David Haley introduced SB 9, which would establish a compassionate medical marijuana program in Kansas similar to the programs in 20 other states. That...
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February 7, 2014
02/07/2014
Uruguayan President Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

Uruguayan President Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

Uruguayan President José Mujica has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to rethink the drug war.
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February 3, 2014
02/03/2014
NORML PAC Endorses Heather Mizeur for Maryland Governor

NORML PAC Endorses Heather Mizeur for Maryland Governor

Today, NORML PAC has announced its endorsement of Delegate Heather Mizeur and her running mate Delman Coates for Governor and Lt. Governor of Maryland. Delegate Mizeur has...
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January 22, 2014
01/22/2014
Ending the War on Pot Is Obama’s Last Chance for a Legacy

Ending the War on Pot Is Obama’s Last Chance for a Legacy

Daily Beast’s Nick Gillespie explains that ending the war on pot is Obama’s opportunity to be remembered as President.
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January 21, 2014
01/21/2014
“Dog-Whistle Racism” by The Lincoln Club of San Diego

“Dog-Whistle Racism” by The Lincoln Club of San Diego

Presente.org has alerted CourageCampaign.org – which in turn alerted San Diego ASA – to a shameful racist attack in San Diego. With just weeks until a special...
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January 10, 2014
01/10/2014
Tennessee Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced

Tennessee Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced

Rep. Sherry Jones has taken an important step for seriously ill patients in Tennessee and introduced a medical marijuana bill, HB 1385. The bill, known as the Koozer-Kuhn Medical...
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January 7, 2014
01/07/2014
Maryland Senate President Supports Legal Marijuana

Maryland Senate President Supports Legal Marijuana

Just days after the first legal marijuana sales took place in Colorado, Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D-Calvert) announced that he would support legislation...
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