Stoners’ Election Wrapup

Voters made marijuana history again in 2014, legalizing pot in two states and the District of Columbia. Election Day proved to be a landmark in the history of cannabis reform. Though one state rejected medical marijuana, Oregon and Alaska legalized recreational weed, as did Washington, D.C. That means four states now allow legal weed: Oregon, […]

Oregon D.A. Who Fought Legalization Has New Job: Enacting Legalization

The irony is thicker than smoke: An Oregon prosecutor who publicly opposed the measure to legalize weed is now the official in charge of running the state’s legal pot program. Klamath County District Attorney Rob Partridge, chair of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, promised after the election to “make this measure work Oregon’s way.” His […]

Reformers Get Down to Business Following Election

Marijuana advocates aren’t wasting any time in the wake of November’s massive electoral victories. Voters legalized recreational weed in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington, D.C., on Nov. 4. Those wins came just two years after Colorado and Washington State first passed legalization measures. Activists in Massachusetts waited less than a month after Election Day before announcing […]