Activism

The logo for the Michigan Cannabis Coalition, one of two groups seeking to put a marijuana legalization proposal on the Michigan ballot in 2016. Image via MLive.com

Jonathan Oosting ~ MLive.com ~

LANSING, MI -- The Michigan Cannabis Coalition still isn't saying much about its investors, but it's learning a lot about supporters who are signing its petition to legalize recreational marijuana for adults. 

Missouri State Flag via Wikimedia Commons
 
Supporters rally in downtown Springfield Friday night.

2001 The Space Odyssey Marijuana March May 5, 2001 New Orleans. Image: Bart Everson via Wikimedia Commons
 
Compared to 1969, when only 12% supported legalizing pot, the majority of Americans today support legalizing recreational use of the drug.

16th Street Mall in Downtown Denver. Image: Pcharles via Wikimedia Common
Keith Coffman ~ Reuters ~
 
Supporters of a Denver ballot initiative to allow marijuana use at bars and other establishments have pulled the measure after city leaders and business groups agreed to discuss a compromise, the pro-pot group said on Thursday.

Bob and Cathy Jordan say her ALS is relieved by medical marijuana, and are supporters of legalizing it in Florida. Photo: WTSP
Garin Flowers ~ WTSP.com ~
 
PARRISH, Fla. -- When you pull up to the home of Bob and Cathy Jordan and see a FLCAN sign, you know exactly what they stand for.

Customers waited for the first medical marijuana dispensary in Massachusetts to open in Salem, on June 24. Image: Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

Kay Lazar ~ The Boston Globe ~

Facility in Salem reports 1,500 patients in 2 months.

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