The Blaine County Idaho Republican Central Committee has passed a resolution supporting the legalization of marijuana in Idaho.
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Can conservative support for marijuana legalization in CO, OR and WA be increased for next month’s vote on themes of states’ rights and fiscal prudence with the help of respected politicians, such as Tom Tancredo, Ron Paul and Gary Johnson?
With a few more appearances like the one she put in at the 41st National NORML Conference this past weekend in Los Angeles, silver-haired Texas Republican Ann Lee won’t be introduced as “Richard Lee’s Mom” for much longer. The 84-year-old Lee wowed the crowd with her feisty appearances and her Read More »
RedOrbit profiles two prominent GOP politicians, US Senate candidate Michael Baumgartner and former Representative Tom Tancredo, who support marijuana legalization ballot measures I-502 and Amendment 64 respectively.
Marijuana reform is a hot topic of conversation in state legislatures around the country, and not just in traditionally liberal states like California and Rhode Island. In fact, bills to make marijuana possession punishable by a fine only, rather than jail time, were introduced this year in conservative bastions... Read More »
In a clear departure from his more socially conservative top-of-the-ticket running mate Mitt Romney, vice presidential candidate Congressman Paul Ryan, in an interview this afternoon on KRDO in Colorado Springs, when confronted with a question about whether or not he supported patients in Colorado having legal access Read More »
With Republican delegates now heading home after their national convention in Tampa, this is as good a time as any to examine their official position on crime and drugs. The 2012 GOP Platform lays it out, and reformers may find a few things to be pleasantly surprised about—if elected Republicans Read More »
Nick Gillespie at Reason calls Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) a “a socially conservative Christian who wants to end the federal drug war, bring the troops home, and seriously cut spending… His latest proposal – let Americans grow their own goddamn hemp instead of forcing us to import the non-psychoactive stuff.”
On Saturday, GOP POTUS candidate Mitt Romney selected Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential running mate. Weedists are painfully aware of Mitt Romney’s views on cannabis, but what about Paul Ryan’s? It appears Paul Ryan has done an excellent job of not going on the record talking about the war... Read More »
Examiner ponders if Mitt Romney selected Ron Paul as Vice President, could he secure the 50%+ of American voters who support marijuana law reform in some form and win the Presidency given how badly Obama has trampled on medical marijuana.