Tag: marijuana

Marijuana Went 8 for 9 on Election Day

The people have spoken. Out of the nine states with questions regarding the legalization of marijuana for either recreational or medical purposes, eight voted to reform marijuana laws. A majority of the Mary Jane victories were won by two or more percentage points. Some states had considerably large margins such as Florida, North Dakota, Montana,…

Posted in Uncategorized, Politics and Elections, Personal Liberty

Not Just the White House: Marijuana Initiatives

In the days before the 2016 election HeadCount is running a new series titled “Not Just the White House,” a run down of ballot initiatives across the 50 states. For the first installment we are looking into marijuana initiatives. This coming Tuesday, 9 states have referendums to reform marijuana legislation on their ballots. That’s right!…

Posted in Politics and Elections, Personal Liberty, Health Care Reform

Presidential Candidate & Marijuana

Super Tuesday and Super Saturday have come to pass, Michigan has cast their ballots, even the Democrats Abroad have made their voices heard; but neither party has settled on a candidate. Donald Trump currently has a 90 delegate lead over his closest competitor Ted Cruz, while Hillary Clinton holds a 205 pledged delegate lead over…

Posted in Politics and Elections, Road to 2016

Millennials Won’t Wait for a Seat to Take a Stand

Will Millennials fix America’s broken political system?

Posted in Politics and Elections, Personal Liberty

Personal Liberty Issue Update: How the Candidates Define Liberty

You’ll often hear the words “freedom” and “liberty” thrown around in the Presidential campaign. What those words mean to each candidate, though, differs greatly. Here’s a quick look.

Posted in Politics and Elections, Personal Liberty, Issue Updates

Obama Rebukes Latin America on Call to End War on Drugs

President Obama shrugged off Latin American leaders’ calls for a new approach to drug policy

Posted in Personal Liberty, Human Rights

Personal Liberty Issue Update: Freedom, the Constitution and the Candidates

Personal liberty, freedom, and the Constitution are at the core of the Republican presidential candidates’ talking points. So what exactly does freedom and liberty mean to the GOP Presidential candidates?

Posted in Politics and Elections, Personal Liberty, Issue Updates

Why is Obama cracking down on Medical Marijuana?

What could possibly be behind the Obama Administration’s recent crackdown on California’s medical marijuana industry?

Posted in Human Rights

Personal Liberty Issue Update: Pot Raids Without Warrants: OK. Dancing at Monuments: Not OK.

Have you heard how the Supreme Court ruled that cops can enter homes without search warrants in marijuana busts? Or that multiple people were assaulted and arrested by police in Washington, D.C. for… dancing? Well read on. There’s that and more in this month’s Personal Liberty update.

Posted in Personal Liberty, Issue Updates

Personal Liberty Issue Update: Ron Paul, Stephen Colbert and Dr. Dre

From Michele Bachmann to Willie Nelson, liberty – or the lack thereof – seems to be on everyone’s minds these days.

Posted in Personal Liberty, Issue Updates