Politics

Image of the ghost of marijuana prohibition haunting the halls of Congress
Leland Rucker ~ Boulder Weekly ~
 
Last week I wrote about a bill that was then being debated in the Utah state legislature. S.B. 259 would have amended a law passed last year that allowed Utah citizens to use certain strains of CBD-dominate cannabis to treat medical conditions but mandated no legal way that patients could obtain them.

Image of Ted Cruz
Jacob Sullum ~ Forbes
 
At the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) last week, Ted Cruz responded to a question about marijuana legalization in Colorado by endorsing a federalist approach to the issue.

A vendor weighs marijuana for card-carrying medical marijuana patients attending Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market in Los Angeles, July 4, 2014.
 
Nevada's vote is set and advocates believe they can get similar measures on the ballot in four other states

Image of legal hemp crop growing in the Colorado Front Range
Kieran Nicholson ~ The Denver Post
 
Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner announced Thursday he is co-sponsoring the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015, which would legalize industrial hemp for commercial use.

Image of frustrated marijuana advocate in Utah
William Sumner ~ MJI News ~
 
Senate Bill 259, a bill aimed at legalizing medical marijuana in the state of Utah, has been narrowly defeated in the state Senate

Image of Jesus supporting marijuana legalization
Arit John ~ Bloomberg
 
State Representative David Simpson says God made cannabis, and the government doesn’t need to fix that.

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