BET's excellent pot doc "Smoke: Marijuana + Black America" ends with an interview with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris during which she acknowledges her support for ending marijuana prohibition.
Only a few short years ago, Virginia was a red state where a marijuana offense could get you sent to the penitentiary. Now pot's decriminalized and, if it's up to Gov. Ralph Northam, will be legal in the Commonwealth by 2021.
After tabling a vote on the MORE Act that would federally legalize marijuana, the Congressional Cannabis Caucus is calling on the House of Representatives to "remember the promise we made to the American people to pass the MORE Act." A vote is expected to take place in December.
Tweets and comments from Top CelebStoners about Joe Biden's victory over Donald Trump, Vice President's Kamala Harris' historic election and the green marijuana wave that swept the nation.
The time is long overdue for the federal government to end marijuana prohibition. The people have spoken in states since 2012.
Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer says the marijuana legalization wave in red states is a promising development.
New Jersey, Arizona, Montana and South Dakota voted in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana on November 3. In addition, medical marijuana in Mississippi and South Dakota, magic mushrooms in Oregon and Washington, DC and drug decriminalization in Oregon passed.
There are now 15 states that have legalized marijuana recreationally (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, Oregon, South Dakota, Vermont and Washington), 16 more with decriminalization laws and 48 with medical-marijuana laws.
Kiwis have voted no on a cannabis legalization referendum, 53%-46%, the New Zealand government announced. This is particularly bad for the country's Māori indigenous minority, who are arrested for possession three times more often than non-Māori.