Legislation sponsored by Ron Wyden (D- Oregon) and Lisa Murkowski of (R-Alaska) would require Super PACs to reveal their sources of money, which spent $1 billion to influence 2012 elections. Let’s see who funds the Super PACs that back war on pro-cannabis politicians.
Tag: 2012 election (73 posts)
The Oregon State House Revenue Committee has introduced House Bill 3371 to the legislature which will end cannabis prohibition for adults. This bill comes fast on the coat-tails of Oregon’s near victory for legalization at the polls in November. According to Anthony Johnson from the National Cannabis Coalition: “The bill takes good parts from both... Read More »
I have an op/ed today online at The Hill.com’s influential Congress blog (“Where lawmakers come to blog”). Read an excerpt from it below: Voters say ‘No’ to pot prohibition via TheHill.com Voters in Colorado and Washington made history on Election Day. For the first time ever, Read More »
One of the least reported stories coming out of this year’s Election Day results was the strong showing that medical cannabis champions had in their reelection bids this year. Even better for medical cannabis patients, 2013 will mark the first time that the public supporters of safe access will... Read More »
In case you didn’t hear, there was an election earlier tonight and the winner is… weed. Both Washington and Colorado passed voter referendums legalizing marijuana. And not just the medical kind mind you. The citizens of these great states voted to tax and regulate cannabis as if it were alcohol... Read More »
It’s election day, and whether you’re getting ready to go to the voting booth, getting home from the voting booth, or waiting to see the results, chances are you could use something to laugh at. While it has nothing to do with marijuana, “Eye of the Sparrow – A Bad... Read More »
Tomorrow is Election Day, and it promises to be the most important election in quite a while for Weedists, whether they be recreational users, medical marijuana patients, or their friends, family, and other supporters of personal freedom. Three states have initiatives to legalize marijuana completely on their ballots! Your vote... Read More »
Unsurprisingly, the war on marijuana has been waged in the name of ‘the children.’ What message will we send the children if we change our policy on marijuana? Why would we want to introduce yet another intoxicant into our society? Well, as a mother, and a Latina, here’s my question: whom do... Read More »
We are now only five days away from Election Day, and it’s starting to look very much like at least one state will vote to legalize marijuana, possibly two, and, if the gods are really smiling down, three. It’s also looking like there will soon be at least one Read More »
Google has made it easy to find your nearest polling place and the candidates representing your registered address. The newly-launched Voter Info tool pinpoints Election Day essentials and elegantly displays them on top of Google maps.