Congress is taking steps to undo the District of Columbia’s widely supported referendum legalizing marijuana for recreational use. Buried within the “cromnibus” bill passed by the House last Thursday is a measure blocking the implementation of the new pot regulations, which was approved by nearly 70 percent of DC voters in November. RT’s Manila Chan has more details.
From NBC San Diego By R. Stickney Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 | Updated 8:57 AM PST
High in the Sky: Pot Falls From Plane Near U.S.-Mexico Border
Bundles of pot fell from the sky over San Diego, arriving in an airdrop from a plane that originated in Mexico, federal officials said Tuesday. . . Read Complete Report
Then and now: Who supports pot legalization? It might surprise you
By Tony Dokoupil, Senior Staff Writer, NBC NewsIt bears an aura of inevitability, the state-by-state fall of marijuana prohibition, starting with January’s debut of commercial sales in Colorado and Washington state.Even as the legalization trend has spread, however, gathering momentum in at least 11 other states and setting up a prolonged clash with federal law, the issue has drowsed in the shadows of establishment conversation. It’s been officially ignored by major editorial boards, legal and medical societies, blue-chip companies and religious groups. . . . Read Complete Report ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~From Denver Channel 7 ABC
Denver council takes 1st step toward banning marijuana smoking in public view on private property~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~