Tag: 2012 election

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April 24, 2013
04/24/2013
Bill Would Force Super PACs to Reveal Their Donors

Bill Would Force Super PACs to Reveal Their Donors

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...
By: Moirai
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February 26, 2013
02/26/2013
Oregon Legislature Looks to Legalize

Oregon Legislature Looks to Legalize

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...
By: Anna Diaz
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November 28, 2012
11/28/2012
The Hill.com: “Voters Say ‘No’ To Pot Prohibition”

The Hill.com: “Voters Say ‘No’ To Pot Prohibition”

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...
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November 12, 2012
11/12/2012
Congressional Medical Cannabis Champions Win Big in Reelection & Senate Bids

Congressional Medical Cannabis Champions Win Big in Reelection & Senate Bids

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...
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November 6, 2012
11/06/2012
Marijuana Wins

Marijuana Wins

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...
By: Moirai
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November 6, 2012
11/06/2012
“Eye of the Sparrow” – Some Humor for Election Day

“Eye of the Sparrow” – Some Humor for Election Day

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...
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November 5, 2012
11/05/2012
Weedist Voter Guide For Election Day

Weedist Voter Guide For Election Day

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,...
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November 5, 2012
11/05/2012
What About the Children?

What About the Children?

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...
By: Anna Diaz
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November 2, 2012
11/02/2012
November 6: An Election to Stop the Drug War

November 6: An Election to Stop the Drug War

09:27pm 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...
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November 1, 2012
11/01/2012
Google’s New Voting Tool Finds Your Personalized Ballot and Nearest Polling Place

Google’s New Voting Tool Finds Your Personalized Ballot and Nearest Polling Place

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...
By: Moirai
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October 25, 2012
10/25/2012
Initiative Watch (2012.10.24)

Initiative Watch (2012.10.24)

07:29pm We’re getting down to the final days, and the action around drug reform initiatives is hot and heavy. Let’s get to it: National On Sunday, the...
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October 25, 2012
10/25/2012
Bruce Springsteen Works ‘Marijuana’ Into Obama Campaign Song

Bruce Springsteen Works ‘Marijuana’ Into Obama Campaign Song

Bruce Springsteen has been campaigning for Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign. Check out the 2:57 mark below where towards the end of his pro-Obama ditty “Forward and Away We...
By: Moirai
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October 22, 2012
10/22/2012
Shifting Focus: Cannabis Legislation and State Power

Shifting Focus: Cannabis Legislation and State Power

In an era of a do-nothing national government and a lack of citizen potency, it’s time to cultivate state power.   While sitting in my local bar,...
By: T-Hug
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October 22, 2012
10/22/2012
Obama Administration Speaks Out on Marijuana Ballot Measures: Federal Raids Are Here to Stay

Obama Administration Speaks Out on Marijuana Ballot Measures: Federal Raids Are Here to Stay

The Obama administration finally acknowledged and responded to the ballot initiatives in CO, OR and WA that would legalize marijuana for recreational use on CBS’ 60 Minutes....
By: Moirai
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October 22, 2012
10/22/2012
Dilbert Cartoonist Rips Obama Over Medical Marijuana

Dilbert Cartoonist Rips Obama Over Medical Marijuana

Dilbert comic strip creator Scott Adams is taking issue with Obama’s medical marijuana policy and Aaron Sandusky’s recent conviction; “I assume the President is clamping down on California dispensaries for political...
By: Moirai
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October 19, 2012
10/19/2012
Gary Johnson Supporters Robocall Colorado Democrats Over Marijuana Crackdown

Gary Johnson Supporters Robocall Colorado Democrats Over Marijuana Crackdown

05:36pm Colorado is a tightly-contested swing state. According to the Real Clear Politics average of recent polls, Republican challenger Mitt Romney holds a vanishingly narrow lead over...
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October 18, 2012
10/18/2012
Religious Leaders Speak Out on Both Sides of Amendment 64

Religious Leaders Speak Out on Both Sides of Amendment 64

Several religious leaders spoke out in opposition of Colorado’s Amendment 64 Wednesday in Denver. This opposition of some religious leaders comes as no surprise to most. Some...
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October 16, 2012
10/16/2012
CO Marijuana Measure Sees Lead Shrink in New Poll

CO Marijuana Measure Sees Lead Shrink in New Poll

02:36am A SurveyUSA poll released Sunday shows Colorado’s marijuana legalization initiative, Amendment 64, still winning, but with a shrinking lead and with approval under 50%. A University of Denver poll released...
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October 15, 2012
10/15/2012
Obama Officials Stay Silent on Marijuana Initiatives

Obama Officials Stay Silent on Marijuana Initiatives

Despite the urging of drug enforcement experts, officials in Washington have not said how the federal government would deal with possible state marijuana laws in Oregon, Washington...
By: Moirai
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October 15, 2012
10/15/2012
Gary Johnson Interview: “We’re on the Verge of Making Marijuana Legalization Happen”

Gary Johnson Interview: “We’re on the Verge of Making Marijuana Legalization Happen”

This past Thursday, on the night of the Vice Presidential debates, NORMLtv caught up with Libertarian Party presidential candidate, Governor Gary Johnson, and asked him questions regarding...
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