Tag Archives: Marijuana

Legalization, regulation and taxation of Marijuana

When I was a prosecutor, I prosecuted a number of persons for possession and use of marijuana in California. I have read the literature where it is alleged marijuana leads to use of heroin, methamphetamines, and cocaine. When prosecuting those … Continue reading

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Nancy Lord, Republican candidate for Nye County District Attorney

In the Pahrump Valley Times (March 17, 2010 issue, page A9) is reporter Mark Waite’s coverage of Nancy Lord who is seeking election to represent the Republican Party in the June 8 primary election for District Attorney of Nye County. … Continue reading

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2012 Ballot Initiative to Tax and Regulate Marijuana in Nevada on Wednesday

Press conference on steps of State Capitol building will discuss the most far-reaching proposal in history to regulate marijuana CONTACT: Dave Schwartz, NSML Campaign Manager ……………702-727-1081 or dschwartz@mpp.org CARSON CITY, NEVADA — On Wednesday, Jan. 6, on the steps of … Continue reading

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Marijuana for medical purposes will no longer be prosecuted by the feds

People who use marijuana for medical purposes and those who distribute it should not face federal prosecution, provided they act according to state law, the Justice Department said on Monday in a directive with political and legal implications. At the … Continue reading

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Is Marijuana the Answer to California’s Budget Woes?

Watch the Time video. Proponents of marijuana legalization have advanced plenty of arguments in support of their drug of choice: marijuana is less dangerous than legal substances like cigarettes and alcohol; pot has legitimate medical uses; the money spent prosecuting … Continue reading

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