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Posts tagged as “marijuana legalization”

Thomas Knapp: John Carney and Delaware’s Law Enforcement Lobby Versus ‘The Children’

On May 24, Delaware governor John Carney vetoed a bill — passed by super-majorities of both houses of the state’s legislature — which would have legalized possession of small quantities of marijuana by people over 21.

Carney’s justification: “I do not believe that promoting or expanding the use of recreational marijuana is in the best interests of the state of Delaware, especially our young people.”… Read more ...

Before Sanders was “first,” 3 out of 4 pro-legalization major-party candidates were Libertarian Party crossovers

Gary Johnson (left) and Mike Gravel (Image: Cannabis Sativa Inc.)

A brief exchange between myself and Jacob Sullum about something he posted at Reason, led him to write this piece at Forbes, about the history of presidential candidates who endorsed marijuana legalization before Bernie Sanders became widely touted as the “first.”… Read more ...