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Oregon, Alaska Are Ground Zero In Pot Fight

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — From slick video ads online to scrawled chalk messages on college campus sidewalks, intense get-out-the-vote drives are mobilizing in Oregon and Alaska to legalize retail sales of marijuana to anyone old enough to drink. 835 more words


Pro, Anti-Marijuana Camps Finalize Campaigns as Landmark Ballot Vote Looms

By Alejandro Alvarez, Emilie Ikeda and Trey Yingst

Student, community and law enforcement leaders both for and against marijuana legalization are spending the last weeks before the midterm election spreading awareness through poster canvassing and group discussions. 1,018 more words

With pot on the ballot, more AU students encouraged to vote

by Sophia Barnes, Ann Cleven and Iana Kozelsky

Students for a Sensible Drug Policy registered more students than Student Government did to vote in Washington, D.C. 689 more words

2014 “Marijuana Midterms” to Establish 2016 as Most Crucial Year for Cannabis in America

John Hudak and Philip A. Wallach | October 28, 2014 10:30am

Editor’s Note: As part of the 2014 Midterm Elections Series, experts across Brookings will weigh in on issues that are central to this year’s campaigns, how the candidates are engaging those topics, and what will shape policy for the next two years. 1,240 more words


Pot of Gold: Alaskan marijuana sales set to generate $100mn in taxes

Pot of Gold: Alaskan marijuana sales set to generate $100mn in taxes — RT USA.

RT News

October 29, 2014

Reuters/Nick Adams

If voters decide to legalize marijuana in Alaska, annual sales could generate more than $100 million in tax revenue by the time 2020 rolls around, sales analysts believe. 612 more words


Debating marijuana legalization: The pros and cons

To toke or not to toke? That is the question for voters in Florida, Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C., this fall as a national debate about legalized marijuana continues to smolder. 1,038 more words