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Legalization Is Not To Blame For Washington’s Medical Marijuana Mess

I do not accept the pity party going on in Washington State, complaining that legalization has ruined medical marijuana. No. Medical marijuana activists in Washington ruined medical marijuana.

Presidents on Pot

While we’re really sure about the last three presidents’ history of pot smoking, the historical record is unclear about some of the rest. Here’s a Presidents Day look at the tokers and anti-tokers in the White House.

Drugged Driving Danger Declined After Washington Legalized Marijuana

While the data collection isn’t as precise as it should be, what we can surmise from the data is that neither the “stoned mayhem on the freeways” nor the “shooting hippie fish in a barrel” predictions came true.

What is True Legalization? The One That Passes.

“That’s not true legalization! Since when did anybody limit beer drinkers on how much they can purchase? And no home grows? I can home brew beer, can’t I?”

Let the Stoner Bowl Pot Puns Begin!

You’ve probably also been made punfully aware these are the two largest cities in the only two states that have legalized marijuana.

Road to Super Bowl Goes Through Weed-Legal Denver and Seattle

The National Football League regular season concluded leaving the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks sitting at 13-3 and owning home-field advantage throughout the NFL playoffs leading to Super Bowl XLVIII.

Washington Nixes Pot Smoking in Bars

The Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) on Wednesday adopted a rule change that forbids the consumption of marijuana in any form at any premises licensed to sell alcohol.

One Year Later: The Five Best Results of Legalization

My, how much the world of weed has changed in one year of legalization. Here are the top five benefits of legalization in Colorado and Washington and how it’s changed the world.

DUI Crackdowns Found Little “Stoned Driving” in Colorado and Washington

The stoned mayhem on the freeways predicted by opponents of marijuana legalization did not seem to come true in the two states that legalized marijuana.

Washington Will Use Minors to Combat Underage Marijuana Sales

Like alcohol, marijuana is legal to purchase only for adults 21 and over. But unlike alcohol, selling marijuana to a minor is a felony, not a misdemeanor.

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