Tag: Measure 80

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December 20, 2012
12/20/2012
11th Oregon Medical Cannabis Awards Winners

11th Oregon Medical Cannabis Awards Winners

The 11th annual Oregon Medical Cannabis Awards (OMCA), held at the World Famous Cannabis Café in Portland, brought together medical cannabis growers, patients and caregivers from all...
By: Anna Diaz
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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
Alternet: “Why Election Day Marks the Beginning of the End of Marijuana Prohibition”

Alternet: “Why Election Day Marks the Beginning of the End of Marijuana Prohibition”

Why Election Day Marks the Beginning of the End of Marijuana Prohibition via Alternet.org The criminalization of cannabis is a policy that has been in place federally...
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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 5, 2012
11/05/2012
Vote Yes on Amendment 64, Colorado

Vote Yes on Amendment 64, Colorado

Very soon we will see if Colorado voters decide that marijuana should no longer be an illegal substance and pass Amendment 64. We will also see if...
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November 2, 2012
11/02/2012
Legalization Would be a Direct Attack on Cartel Bankrolls

Legalization Would be a Direct Attack on Cartel Bankrolls

According to a study by a respected Mexican Think Tank, the legalization of recreational marijuana, which we will hopefully see after next week, could reduce cartel profits by...
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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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October 31, 2012
10/31/2012
Smoke the Vote: Final Week Election Update

Smoke the Vote: Final Week Election Update

With just one week left until the election, there have been some recent news to report on, including two new campaign ads and several new polls. WASHINGTON...
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October 31, 2012
10/31/2012
US News & World Report: ‘Should Marijuana Use Be Legalized?’

US News & World Report: ‘Should Marijuana Use Be Legalized?’

Next Tuesday, three voters in three states — Colorado, Oregon, and Washington — will be deciding on statewide ballot measures to legalize the adult possession, use, and...
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October 29, 2012
10/29/2012
If Voters OK Hemp, Unclear if Farmers Would Grow It

If Voters OK Hemp, Unclear if Farmers Would Grow It

Farmers may not be in a rush to grow hemp if cannabis legalization passes in Washington, Oregon and Colorado. Farmers who say they have enough to worry about...
By: Moirai
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October 23, 2012
10/23/2012
Celebrate the End of Prohibition at the World Famous Cannabis Cafe on Nov. 3

Celebrate the End of Prohibition at the World Famous Cannabis Cafe on Nov. 3

Celebrate the End of Prohibition Speakeasy with  Madeline Martinez, the World Famous Cannabis Cafe and Women for Measure 80 .  Join us on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 6:00 pm in the...
By: Anna Diaz
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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
Latest Polls on Oregon, Washington Marijuana Initiatives

Latest Polls on Oregon, Washington Marijuana Initiatives

04:39pm New polling data released this week shows Washington’s I-502 marijuana legalization initiative still ahead, but not comfortably so, and Oregon’s Measure 80 continuing to trail....
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October 19, 2012
10/19/2012
Call for Cannabis: Dial to Help Pass Measure 80 to Legalize Marijuana in Oregon

Call for Cannabis: Dial to Help Pass Measure 80 to Legalize Marijuana in Oregon

The only polling data we have for Oregon’s legalization initiative, Measure 80, shows a very close race with a massive number of undecided voters. In a September...
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October 18, 2012
10/18/2012
Women Rally for Measure 80 With Moms for Marijuana

Women Rally for Measure 80 With Moms for Marijuana

About 100 Oregonians rallied on the steps of the Capitol Building in Salem to support Measure 80 and the Moms for Marijuana First Cannabis Quilt Regional Conference...
By: Anna Diaz
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October 17, 2012
10/17/2012
Initiative Watch (2012.10.17)

Initiative Watch (2012.10.17)

05:36pm With less than three weeks to go until election day, there is a lot of activity on the state-level initiative front–but not everywhere. Some campaigns...
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October 17, 2012
10/17/2012
Marijuana Legalization Backers Courting Conservatives

Marijuana Legalization Backers Courting Conservatives

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...
By: Moirai
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October 16, 2012
10/16/2012
Former Drug Czars Try Cannabis Scare Tactics on CO, OR and WA

Former Drug Czars Try Cannabis Scare Tactics on CO, OR and WA

Yesterday, former DEA and Office of National Drug Control Policy czars voiced a strong reminder to the DOJ that even if voters in Colorado, Oregon and Washington...
By: Moirai
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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 12, 2012
10/12/2012
Can You Smell It? Marijuana Legalization Coming in 2012

Can You Smell It? Marijuana Legalization Coming in 2012

2012 Election is the Most Important in Marijuana Law Reform History This year could likely be the most significant in marijuana law reform history. In case you...
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