marijuana policy

Alcohol as a gateway drug?

New argument: Alcohol is the real ‘gateway drug’

The term “Gateway drug” usually pops up whenever anyone mutters the words “recreational marijuana”, “pot”, or “weed”, but does anyone really know what that term means anymore? Is anyone still considering marijuana a “gateway drug”? Apparently, more people than we know. A new argument has surfaced, based on a new study finding that the age …

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Peter McWilliams - Medical Marijuana Advocate

A Question of Compassion – Peter McWilliams

A Question of Compassion: An AIDS-Cancer Patient Explores Medical Marijuana – Peter Mcwilliams “A Question of Compassion: An AIDS/Cancer Patient Explores Medical Marijuana” was Peter McWilliams‘ final work.  Sadly, Peter died before being able to complete the second part of this brilliant work. For the first time ever, Peter’s “A Question of Compassion” has been …

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Marijuana laws have changed in Colorado and Washington

Colorado, Washington take the lead with marijuana market

In a country known for its drug war and where Bill Clinton once caught hell for admitting to smoking marijuana, new ground is being broken: legal marijuana markets in two states. The pioneers of this sea change are out west, in Colorado and Washington, and grassroots support for their experiment is strong. Marijuana consumption is …

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DenverPost.com-Colorado must carefully define “public consumption” of marijuana

DenverPost.com – If you thought the big decisions about recreational marijuana in Colorado were behind us when voters legalized it last year and lawmakers set up a retail sales framework, think again. Colorado is fast approaching a public policy crossroads over the issue of marijuana consumption. The constitutional amendment allowing recreational weed said the measure …

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Help to end marijuana prohibition -Illustration: Sarah Thomas

Colorado Recreational Marijuana Law-Top 5 things to know!

Colorado has become the first state to adopt regulations for recreational marijuana businesses, which are expected to open at the beginning of next year. The rules released this week by the state Department of Revenue cover everything from pot-shop licensing to marijuana packaging and advertising. We decided to cover what we feel are the top …

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Colorado Capital- Recreational Marijuana

Colorado Goes Legal for Recreational Use

Colorado has become the first state in the country to finalize rules for recreational marijuana businesses, which are expected to open at the beginning of next year. The Denver Post reports that the rules released late Monday by the Colorado Department of Revenue cover everything from pot shop licensing to inventory tracking to marijuana packaging …

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Colorado Govenor John Hickenlooper

Colorado Governor Signs Bill Ending Marijuana Prohibition

Today, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed legislation that continue the reform of marijuana laws in Colorado set in motion last election by the voters in the state. Once voters made it clear that marijuana prohibition must end, Hickenlooper established a task force of various stakeholder communities to provide guidance for the general assembly to enact legislation …

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