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Recreational marijuana is now legal in California — and that’s a game changer for public health.
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While most eyes have been set on the presidential race during the 2016 election, Arizona, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada and California all held a vote to legalize recreational marijuana, a decision that could potentially shift the nation on a cultural and economic level.
Voters in California and Massachusetts approved recreational marijuana initiatives Tuesday night, and several other states passed medical marijuana provisions in what is turning out to be the biggest electoral victory for marijuana reform since 2012, when Colorado and Washington first approved the drug's recreational use.
The Green Party’s candidate for US president will be on the ballot in 45 states today; green will be on the ballot in nine.
BOSTON — Doctors who favor legalizing recreational marijuana for adults on Friday pushed back against assertions that legalizing marijuana is harmful to public health.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) said Friday she plans to vote for California's Proposition 64, making her one of a small number of high-level politicians to support legalizing the recreational use of marijuana.
Both candidates have expressed support for medical marijuana, and have encouraged the federal government to allow more states to vote on legalizing marijuana.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A group pushing to legalize medical marijuana in North Dakota is making a last-minute advertising push thanks to a surprise donation from a national organization.
The second Tuesday in November will bring about more than just a blessed end to the grim presidential race. It might also be the day that five more states will legalize recreational marijuana.
California appears poised to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, with a strong majority favoring Proposition 64 ahead of Tuesday’s vote.
In a switch, one of Virginia’s most powerful elected officials said Tuesday that he supports studying the decriminalization of marijuana.
With a growing number of states considering whether or not to legalize marijuana, many are wondering if it is just a matter of time before it is seen on Texas ballots.
The momentum toward marijuana legalization — already accelerated this year by a raft of state ballot measures — could get an even bigger boost if Democrats win control of the Senate.
BOSTON (AP) -- Having proven they can win in the West, advocates for recreational marijuana hope the Nov. 8 election brings their first significant electoral victories in the densely populated Northeast, where voters in Massachusetts and Maine will consider making pot legal for all adults.