Sunday, May 26, 2019

Tag: Marijuana

Why we must legalize marijuana

Legalizing, taxing, and regulating is good for the economy and creates jobs.

Legal marijuana is a job creation machine

We can see this playing out in the states that have legalized marijuana. Early legalizers, Colorado and Washington, saw double-digit jobs growth last year.

Marijuana with a mission: Brother David’s quest to turn the cannabis...

"We need to promote Sun+Earth and other high-bar standards—because it’s best for the Earth in this age of climate crisis, and produces the cleanest, greenest and most ethical cannabis possible.”

San Francisco erases more than 8,000 marijuana-related convictions

District Attorney George Gascón partnered with Code for America to use a technological approach to help identify eligible cases, some going back decades.

Where there’s smoke, there’s Boehner

But the crassness of this Boehner cannabis pitch somehow symbolizes, to me anyway, how low too many of our craven, so-called public servants are willing to stoop for an almighty buck once they’re out of office.

Marijuana legalization continues to be a statewide issue after midterm elections

"Our caution has to do with the particular way marijuana legalization has occurred in the U.S.: at the ballot box."

Marijuana is on the ballot in four states, but legalization may...

Strong public support and successive waves of state-level legalization in election years has led many policy analysts to argue that marijuana has reached a tipping point in the United States.

Canada becomes second country to legalize recreational marijuana at federal level

"This is a historic step forward for the movement to end marijuana prohibition."

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, June 20, 2018

U.S. withdraws from Human Rights Council, Canada legalizes recreational marijuana, first ladies unite against family separation at the border, and more.

More seeds for transformation planted this week

The U.S.’ acts against people and the planet make the era of transformation more likely.

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This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

One solution to climate change no one is talking about

A key to fighting climate change could be right under our feet.

‘A message that America will tolerate war crimes’: Trump poised to pardon war criminals

“It was important that the perpetrators of those horrific offenses were brought to justice. Now Trump, in a twisted, grotesque ‘celebration’ of Memorial Day, wants to pardon these and other murderers?!

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