Articles tagged with "Democratic Party"
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As Biden waffles on weed reform, Dems press him to do, like, any-f’ing-thingMax Savage Levenson - Published on July 6, 2022Read more
Six frustrated senators sent Biden a letter on July 6, demanding that the President deschedule cannabis, and issue mass pardons, ASAP.
The Roll-up #242: Winners win elections with weedLeafly Podcasts - Published on May 20, 2022Read more
This week we examine how John Fetterman’s big primary election win in Pennsylvania was made possible by his strong advocacy for legalization. Also: Hottest weed strains of May.
Fetterman’s primary landslide puts others on notice: Weed winsBruce Barcott - Published on May 18, 2022Read more
John Fetterman’s bold legalization advocacy scared Democratic leaders. Guess what: Voters loved it.
Super Tuesday results: What they mean for cannabisBruce Barcott - Published on March 3, 2020Read more
Now its Biden v. Sanders. One boosted the war on drugs, the other wants to end it.
Pete Buttigieg wants to end the war on weed—but not in South BendDavid Bienenstock - Published on January 21, 2020Read more
Mayor Pete talks a big game on national drug reform, but at home in Indiana he didn’t do much to improve things.
Is Bernie Sanders still ahead of the curve on cannabis?David Bienenstock - Published on December 18, 2019Read more
He pioneered decriminalization in the 1970s and led legalization efforts in Congress. How would he act as president? Bernie’s got a plan.
Cannabis Politics Isn’t Just Red States vs. Blue States AnymoreThe Associated Press - Published on March 27, 2019Read more
Legalization has traveled a route that looks, from a distance, like the red-and-blue maps that frame many a US political conversation. But look closer, and the trend isn’t so clear.
Tim Kaine isn’t for Legal Cannabis, but He Wouldn’t Shut it DownLisa Rough - Published on July 27, 2016Read more
Hillary Clinton’s VP pick has strong mainstream establishment credentials. For the cannabis-conscious voter, though, Kaine can be described in one word: unimpressive.
Cannabis Advocates Kick Off Democratic Convention in Philly’s Main Line ClubhouseJay Lassiter - Published on July 25, 2016Read more
On the eve of the Democratic National Convention’s opening, America’s cannabis caucus held a fundraiser that put the party on notice: The era of legalization and legitimacy has arrived.
Loss of DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz is a Boost for Cannabis LegalizationJay Lassiter - Published on July 24, 2016Read more
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s cannabis antipathy is evidenced in word, deed, and voting record. And that could cost her at the polls.