Senator Jerry Hill wants to allow marijuana in schools in the disguise of medical marijuana (SB223). It is in California Senate for re-approval and then likely to go to the Governor’s desk as well. The same bill was vetoed by former Governor Brown last year. Please oppose SB 233.
Californians — especially parents — must write to the Governor and the Senators now urging them to reject SB223. Continue reading Please oppose SB 233 →
A false argument by the drug lobby
by David G. Evans, Esq.
The pro-drug lobby claims that the “war on drugs” is a new form of the infamous “Jim Crow” laws that repressed African Americans after the Civil War. Jim Crow laws provided for segregation of public schools, public places, and public transportation and voter suppression.
The pro-drug lobby claims that drug laws unfairly target African Americans and other minorities.
Here are some points to consider:
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Vermont Voters Warned A Vote for Legal Pot is a Vote for Higher Insurance Rates
Reprinted with permission from Statehouse Headliners
By Guy Page
October 25, 2018 – Car insurance rates are likely to increase 4-6% in states with legal marijuana, a leading insurance industry actuary says.
“You’re looking at an increase of around 4 to 6 percent in overall coverage,” James Lynch, chief actuary of the Insurance Information Institute told the Boston Herald October 24, 2018. Even if drivers don’t smoke pot themselves, their insurance rates will increase regardless, Lynch said.
A 6 percent increase in insurance premiums on all 615,950 registered vehicles in Vermont would cost about $28.3 million. The average Vermont car insurance premium is $764, according to Reviews.com. A 6% increase would add $46 in annual premiums, for a total of $810. Continue reading Car insurance rates to increase in states with legal marijuana →