Tag: Legalization

Louisiana Lags Nation In Marijuana Support Says LSU Survey

Louisiana Lags Nation In Marijuana Support Says LSU Survey

The residents of Louisiana are sending mixed signals about their support for legalizing marijuana in their state. The LSU Public Policy Research Lab recently released their Louisiana Survey for 2015, the title of which was “Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage and Recreational Marijuana Legalization Continues Slow Decline“. The survey is showing […]

ALS (Ice Bucket Challenge) & Cannabis Research Findings

ALS (Ice Bucket Challenge) & Cannabis Research Findings

A 2014 study titled “Medical Marijuana Utilization and Perceived Therapeutic Value in Patients with ALS (P3.014)” (Neurology.com) found that those “patients currently using marijuana report a very significant treatment effect on many ALS symptoms. Given the high degree of patient interest and reported therapeutic value, ALS clinicians should become better educated […]

Texas Considers Lower Penalties For Marijuana

Texas Considers Lower Penalties For Marijuana

Four proposals to lower penalties for marijuana possession are scheduled to be heard in the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Marijuana advocates are hopeful that the new makeup of the Texas committee will give the proposals a better chance than in years past, when other […]

States With Highest Support For Legalizing Weed

States With Highest Support For Legalizing Weed

Which states show the highest support for legalizing weed? With support for marijuana legalization increasingly trending upward, many states are above 50%. 24 states (including DC) have legalized medical marijuana in some form or another (it should be noted that many of the states’ medical marijuana laws are still quite […]

Mississippi Ballot Initiative 48 Signature Drive

Mississippi Ballot Initiative 48 Signature Drive

WREG News Channel 3 reported on the signature drive for Mississippi’s Ballot Initiative 46, being spearheaded by Kelly Jacobs. “I am trying to collect signatures on Ballot Initiative 48,” she said. “We are trying to regulate marijuana like alcohol because regulation works.” We need 110,000 by December 29. We have […]