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Anti-pot taboo shrinks in presidential politics

...and they're opening their wallets in hopes of seeing more change.The largest marijuana lobbying group, Marijuana Policy Project, plans to donate tens of thousands to 2016 presidential candidates. Executive Director Rob Kampia was among...
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Criminal pot bills put on hold for rewrite Wednesday's hearing and raised their concerns about the old draft of the bill.Karen O'Keefe from the Marijuana Policy Project, which supported the ballot measure legalizing marijuana, said she appreciated that it was being rewritten...
State | AK legislature
New pot shops on the block not always so popular

...marijuana-legalization campaign to speak. "I never thought I'd be here," said Mason Tvert, now spokesman for the national Marijuana Policy Project, before his remarks. Back at the "Green Mile" meeting, dispensary owner Tim Cullen told his neighbors that...
Alaska voters legalize recreational marijuana sale of marijuana. It instead leaves that matter to the D.C. Council.A national pro-pot group, the Marijuana Policy Project, was the major contributor behind Alaska's initiative, and its spending dwarfed that of the opposition...
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

...would make it much harder for people under 21 years of age to obtain.Mason Tvert of the pro-legalization Marijuana Policy Project says, "Voters are realizing marijuana is not nearly as harmful as they were led to believe. Once someone realizes...
Alaska, Oregon are ground zero in pot fight

...victories.In Alaska, supporters of Measure 2 have raised more than $890,000, nearly all of it from the Marijuana Policy Project, the largest federal spender on marijuana advocacy. Opponents have raised nearly $150,000.Despite the...
My Turn: Alaska can't regulate marijuana like alcohol

...outsiders doing this because they care about Alaska and Alaskans? Not according to the executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project, the Washington, D.C. organization that has pumped the most money into trying to convince Alaskans that...
Committee moves bill with 12 marijuana plant limit for house

...limits. Committee members indicated that they wanted communities to have that power.Rachelle Yeung, from the Marijuana Policy Project, said advocates would prefer a higher limit for larger households, such as 18 plants for three adults.
Despite warning, Seaton pushes marijuana regs pot states have had with concentrates.Marijuana Policy Project researcher Rachelle Yeung said at the hearing...Tarr, D-Anchorage, asked Yeung how long the Marijuana Policy Project will be involved in Alaska's legalization process...
State | AK legislature
Group aims to legalize marijuana use in California

...recreational marijuana use in California.The Marijuana Policy Project will file paperwork Wednesday with the California...and that's how it needs to be treated," Marijuana Policy Project Executive Director Rob Kampia said in a statement...


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