29 Feb '12, 10am

Colorado Will Vote On Marijuana Legalization | Care2 Causes

Colorado Will Vote On Marijuana Legalization | Care2 Causes

On Monday Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler approved a state ballot initiative to legalize and regulate the use of marijuana . Voters will now decide if the measure becomes law. In January proponents of the initiative submitted more than 160,000 signatures to Gessler. But after review of the signatures the petition fell about 3,000 signatures short of the number necessary to make the ballot. In February, proponents submitted an additional 14,000 names to qualify the measure for the ballot. “This could be a watershed year in the decades-long struggle to end marijuana prohibition in this country,” said Art Way, Colorado manager of the Drug Policy Alliance in a statement Monday. “Marijuana prohibition is counterproductive to the health and public safety of our communities. It fuels a massive, increasingly brutal underground economy, wastes billions of dollars in scarc...

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care2.com 28 Feb '12, 8pm

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Rick Santorum Says the Darndest Things | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 27 Feb '12, 4am

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ecouterre.com 29 Feb '12, 9pm

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care2.com 03 Mar '12, 12am

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care2.com 26 Feb '12, 6am

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Hank The Cat Is Running For Senate | Care2 Causes

Hank The Cat Is Running For Senate | Care2 Causes

care2.com 27 Feb '12, 10pm

A political newcomer has tossed his “paw” into the U.S. Senate race in Virginia. Hank, a once homeless cat who lived on th...

Would You Use Compost To Power Your Car? | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 05 Mar '12, 1am

According to the EPA, 33 million tons of food was thrown away in 2010. Food waste now represents the single largest compon...

Live Bait Okay to Kill Idaho Wolves | Care2 Causes

Live Bait Okay to Kill Idaho Wolves | Care2 Causes

care2.com 25 Feb '12, 5am

Idaho State Senator Jeff Siddoway introduced bill S1305 into the statehouse this week. The bill will allow slaughter of wo...

Morning Mix: Mitt's Comeback, Santorum Not Sure About Separation of Church and State | Care2 Causes

Morning Mix: Mitt's Comeback, Santorum Not Sure...

care2.com 27 Feb '12, 9am

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