Campaign Manager Dave Schwartz to be on Nevada Newsmaker on February 4

Today, I taped an appearance on the Nevada Newsmakers show that will air on KRNV (Channel 4 in Reno) on February 4. I had the opportunity to discuss our initiative and confront Washoe County District Attorney Richard Gammick face-to-face.  I talked about how marijuana is safer than alcohol and refuted many of Mr. Gammick’s misleading … Read more

Watch video: New Reno ads attack DA Gammick for anti-marijuana stance A Nevada marijuana advocacy group has produced a TV ad attacking Washoe County District Attorney Dick Gammick’s stance against pot legalization.   The ads, which were produced by Nevadans for Sensible Marijuana Laws, claim that 25 to 30 percent of all violent crimes are alcohol-related. The spot goes on to claim that marijuana is … Read more

Reno Gazette Journal links to our ad

This morning the Reno Gazette Journal wrote a quick article about our TV ad attacking Washoe County District Attorney Richard Gammick. You can check it out here.  Seems that the ad has created a bit of a stir online, with lots of comments from Washoe residents.

“What is District Attorney Gammick smoking?”

Today, we released a television ad asking what Washoe County District Attorney Richard Gammick has been smoking. Mr. Gammick seems to think that marijuana users are less responsible than alcohol drinkers, but we beg to differ. At the end of the ad, which you can see here, we ask him if he wants Washoe County … Read more

Will Nevada’s legislators show the same leadership on ending failed marijuana laws?

Today, in a 4 to 3 vote, the California Assembly’s Public Safety Committee passed A.B. 390, legislation that would tax and regulate marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol. This is the first time in U.S. history that a state legislature has ever passed—or even considered—a proposal to make marijuana legal, taxed, and regulated. This is a … Read more

Watch some video from yesterday’s announcement

Yesterday, Nevadans for Sensible Marijuana Laws officially filed with the NV Secretary of State and made news statewide. We are excited to be moving forward and having rational discussions about why it makes sense to change our current marijuana laws. As you can see on our video section, some people just don’t get that we … Read more

Nevada Appeal jumps on initiative announcement

The Nevada Appeal, out of Carson City, just posted an article about tomorrow’s big announcement.  They described our plans to submit an initiative to tax and regulate marijuana to the Secretary of State and even included a quote conveying one of our primary messages: “We are determined to use every interaction with Nevada residents to … Read more

NSML gears up for major announcement

This Wednesday, January 6, NSML campaign manager Dave Schwartz will hold a press conference on the steps of the State Capitol in Carson City to unveil the language of our 2012 ballot initiative to create a regulated marijuana market in Nevada.  Schwartz issued the following statement in an advisory prior to the press conference: “We … Read more

NSML getting some national attention

The Associated Press is out with an article today about the mini-wave of marijuana policy reform sweeping through parts of the country.  With the headline, “High expectations? States weigh marijuana reform,” the article mentions the launch of our campaign briefly at the end.  We expect many more articles like this over the coming years, with … Read more