New DEA Leader Says Marijuana is Probably Less Dangerous Than Heroin

Acting DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg acknowledged that heroin is probably more dangerous than marijuana, but that no substances should be promoted.  "Let me say it this way," he started, "I'd rather be in a car accident going 30 miles an hour than 60 miles an hour, but I'd prefer not to be in a car accident at all." Clearly his comparison of marijuana and heroin seems a...

Majority of New Hampshire Voters Want to Legalize Marijuana

A new poll conducted by WMUR Granite State found that a majority of New Hampshire voters want to legalize recreational marijuana. The poll found that 60% of New Hampshire voters support legalizing recreational marijuana similar to Washington and Colorado. 72% of those polled wanted to decriminalize marijuana. Even a majority of New Hampshire Republicans want to decriminalize...

250 Italian Lawmakers Support Marijuana Decriminalization Proposal

Over 250 Italian lawmakers have given their support to a proposal that would decriminalize the production, sale, and consumption of marijuana throughout the country. Should this proposal become law, Italy would be the largest country in Europe to decriminalize marijuana. Drafted by the Intergrupo Parlamentare Cannabis Legale, the proposed legislation would allow anyone over ...

Medical Marijuana to Be Sold at Pharmacies in Israel

On Monday, Israel’s Deputy Health Minister, Ya’akov Litzman, announced that medical marijuana will now be distributed at pharmacies, which will allow more physicians to prescribe it to patients. "Today there are drugs like morphine that are dispensed in a proper way and we will do the same with this," Litzman said, referring to medical marijuana. Prior to Litzman’s ...

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New Washington Medical Marijuana Laws Take Effect

New Washington Medical Marijuana Laws Take Effect

Washington state’s updated medical marijuana regulations took effect Friday. Among the regulations now in effect: Post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury are added as qualifying conditions. A qualifying...
Senate Committee Approves Recreational Marijuana In DC

Senate Committee Approves Recreational Marijuana In DC

Washington DC voters voted to legalize recreational marijuana by adults 21 and older last November with the passage of Initiative 71, but the House republican leadership stepped in and...
First Ever Marijuana TV Ad Pulled From Colorado Station

First Ever Marijuana TV Ad Pulled From Colorado Station

The first ever TV ad for a marijuana product was pulled from the Colorado station KMGH Tuesday night. The ad for Neos, a cannabis vape pen producer, was meant...
Willie Nelson Announces Launch of Marijuana Brand

Willie Nelson Announces Launch of Marijuana Brand

Country music legend and known marijuana-enthusiast Willie Nelson has revealed plans to enter the marijuana market in Colorado by this fall. Willie will be offering “Willie’s Reserve” as his...
Cannabis May Help Heal Bone Fractures

Cannabis May Help Heal Bone Fractures

A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research has found that cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive element of cannabis, may help bone fractures heal better. According...
Colorado Rejects Proposal to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Colorado Rejects Proposal to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Colorado health officials have rejected a proposal to add Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana. This is the third time since...
Teenagers Using Less Marijuana Now That It’s Legal

Teenagers Using Less Marijuana Now That It’s Legal

A new study published in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse has found that teenagers are now using marijuana less frequently and in lower quantities now that...
San Francisco “Baked Sale” Cancelled by City

San Francisco “Baked Sale” Cancelled by City

San Francisco’s Get Baked Sale, a bake sale event for cannabis-infused medical marijuana edibles, has been cancelled by the SF Department of Public Health after a new supervisor ruled...
Senators Push to Make Marijuana Research Easier

Senators Push to Make Marijuana Research Easier

A group of eight Senators is pushing federal regulators to make it easier to researchers to study the medicinal properties of marijuana. The Democratic Senators, led by Elizabeth Warren,...
Portland Oregon Airport to Allow In-State Passengers to Fly with Marijuana

Portland Oregon Airport to Allow In-State Passengers to Fly with Marijuana

Portland International Airport in Portland, Oregon is allowing passengers who are flying to destinations in-state to carry marijuana on their flights.  Marijuana became legal in Oregon on July 1,...