Marijuana Legalization Could Be Delayed in Three States This November, Voters in eight states approved legislation to legalize marijuana for medical or recreational purposes. Now, lawmakers in Maine, Massachusetts, and Arkansas are seeking to delay or prevent the implementation of marijuana legislation , according to the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML).
Issue 7, Arkansas Medical Marijuana Legislation The Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act, has been taken off the November ballot. The decision was made in a ruling issued Thursday morning by the Arkansas Supreme Court. The high court agreed with a challenge to the sufficiency of thousands of signatures counted by the Secretary of State’s Office. In Arkansas, there must
By Mara Leveritt | Published in MaraLeveritt.com Family Council president Jerry Cox opposes the ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana. “It’s a family values issue,” he said. So, let’s talk medicine, marijuana — and, especially, family values. I began suffering undiagnosed leg pain in childhood. At 17, my doctor’s best advice was to take aspirin
By ARDem | Published in Blue Arkansas Blog Thousands of sick and dying people in Arkansas are forced to make a difficult decision: break the law by using a medicine that their doctor recommends or continue to suffer. For many Arkansans, medical marijuana helps them live comfortably without harmful side effects. This is why Arkansans
A group advocating for a state law legalizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes will make a two-day pitch to lawmakers during the first week of the 2011 legislative session.
Arkansans for Medical Cannabis has scheduled a program for Jan. 12 and 13 in the state Capitol’s second-floor rotunda. The Legislature convenes Jan. 10.