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Tag: Marijuana Legalization
  • Marijuana Legalization and 4/20 at Liberty University

    On April 20, YAL at Liberty University tabled on our campus to talk about mandatory minimums and marijuana legalization. We had filled out a tabling request with our University’s library 2 weeks in advance, and filled out all the paper work required to table, which was approved. We arrived that morning and set up our …

  • Why Compromise Makes Things Worse

    As we move into another election cycle, there are some major moves coming down the pipeline around marijuana legalization. Two states, California and Colorado, will push for full legalization this year with a ballot iniative, and Washington or Oregon may as well. One point that all of these states have in common that activists will …

  • We Told You So — Portugal’s Drug Legalization

    The Vacaville Reporter ran an AP Story by Barry Hatton and Martha Mendoza this morning announcing “Portugal’s Drug Policy Pays Off.” I don’t like saying “we told you so,” but it does feel good to say it after such a long and emotional debate to see the issue play out and prove true. These days, …

  • A Big High Five to Pat Robertson

    Welcome to the club buddy; we’ve been waiting for ya. What club is that?  The club of individuals who have recognized that throwing people into cages for smoking a dried plant is not the best decision. That’s right — Pat Robertson, Mr. Christian Coalition, has recently come out in favor of legalizing marjiuana.  I’ll give …

  • YAL – UGA hosts L.E.A.P. December 7th

    These guys do a great job fighting back against a very unpopular federal program:  marijuana prohibition.

  • Why Prop 19 Failed and How We Move to the Future

    This last election season was not the best for those of us who believe in ending prohibition. All but one marijuana initiative for full legalization or medical exemptions failed to pass. Arizona’s medicinal exemption was the only one to triumph and that was by a very narrow margin. The major failure which I’ll cover here …