Appeal-Democrat, 05 Jul 2015 - From Yuba County officials' perspective, there is a bit of a domino effect that comes into play when talking about regulating medical marijuana cultivation. The notion is growers were pushed out of Butte County and into Yuba when the former enacted tighter growing regulations and when voters last year
Seattle Times, 05 Jul 2015 - WHAT HAPPENED? The revenue bonanza predicted by some for recreational marijuana hasn't materialized in the first year; nor have the horrors imagined by opponents. Before Washington voters could decide on legal weed, finance whizzes in state government had to project its tax bounty.
Albuquerque Journal, 05 Jul 2015 - Two New Laws Aim to Give Some Relief to Farmers, Processors and Retailers SEATTLE (AP) - Washington launched its second-in-the-nation legal marijuana market with just a handful of stores selling high-priced pot to long lines of customers. A year later, the state has about 160 shops open, tax revenues […]
Regulars to DrugWarRant tend to be so well informed about the drug war and drug policy reform that it can be difficult to know where to start when talking to someone who is not knowledgeable. The excellent Transform has a useful post: A beginner’s guide to prohibition and the war on drugs — it’s the […]
Yes, marijuana is now legal in Oregon. Hundreds celebrate marijuana’s new legal status in Oregon Each state that gets added to the mix increases the validity of legalization, adds more evidence to the non-problematic nature of legalization, and reduces the perception of legal states functioning as “pot tourism” locations, making it then easier for more […]
Ending the war on drugs: Making the case for regulation of drug markets in Latin America and beyondA workshop organized by Transform DrugPolicy Foundation and MéxicoUnido Contra la Delincuencia as part of The International DrugPolicy Reform Conference 2013Join us to learn and share experiences on how to meaningfully engage with the drug policy reform debate, […]
Transformand MUCD were pleased to launch the latest publication from our joint Latin American Programme for Drug Policy Reform in Mexico City yesterday.‘Ending the War on Drugs: How to win the debate in Latin America' is the product of a series of workshops and consultations with experts across the region, and builds on Transform's 2007 book […]