Category Archives: Election

Four states set to vote for marijuana legalization in 2018 midterm elections

As voters are preparing for possibly the most important midterm election in recent history, the future of cannabis legalization also hangs in the balance in a handful of states. While most states are concerning themselves with a referendum on the current presidential administration, Michigan and North Dakota will also have to decide on legalizing marijuana […]

Three states vote to pass marijuana ballot measures

(photo by David Downs) Three states have voted to legalize either recreational or medical marijuana in this year’s midterm elections. Michigan became the 10th state state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana use for adults, while voters in both Missouri and Utah approved measures to legalize medical marijuana. “I think it’s safe to say […]

Missouri Residents Vote in Favor of Medical Marijuana Initiative

On Thursday, voters in Missouri had a choice between three different medical cannabis measures. And with a 65 to 35 percent margin, they approved Amendment 2—the measure that provides the broadest access to medical cannabis. Amendment 2 opens up access to medical cannabis for all Missourians, leaving the decision of whether or not to recommend […]

Voter’s Guide: Three Senate Candidates Who Could Affect Marijuana Legalization

Just because Michigan (legal), Missouri (medical), North Dakota (legal), and Utah (medical) are the only states voting on statewide cannabis issues, that doesn’t mean marijuana reform isn’t on the ballot in all fifty states. Earlier, we looked at three candidates for the US House, based on how NORML grades them on the issue of marijuana. […]