Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll, conducted by Insights West, has found that 52% of Alberta, Canada residents support marijuana legalization.  Only 42% of voters oppose legalization. By comparison, only 5% of Albertans support legalization of cocaine, heroin, or ecstasy. While 70% of Albertans don't believe Canada has to wait for other countries to pass marijuana legalization before they do, ...

21 Marijuana Stores Headed to Aurora, CO

Aurora, Co. is one of the Colorado communities that banned marijuana retail shops from opening until further restrictions and regulations could be put into place.  But now, the city is allowing recreational marijuana shops, thanks to the passage of an ordinance earlier this year.  The city has now issued 21 licenses to marijuana shops. The city has been divided into six wa...

Alaska Mayors Oppose Marijuana Legalization

The Alaska Conference of Mayors has announced that it voted to oppose a recreational marijuana legalization initiative.  Additionally, the group has donated $5,000 to "Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. Vote No on 2." The Alaska Conference of Mayors is a parent organization of the Alaska Municipal League, a statewide, nonprofit organization.  The group has 95 members, 23 of which...

US Government to Increase Marijuana Grows

Some may be shocked to learn that the federal government grows its own marijuana, given the fact that it has been classified as a dangerous substance by the Controlled Substances Act.  Each year the US government grows marijuana for researchers to access. This year, the federal government is increasing the amount of marijuana grown-- from 46 pounds to 1,400 pounds.  The ad...

Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Suppor...
21 Marijuana Stores Headed to Aurora, CO
Alaska Mayors Oppose Marijuana Legalizat...
US Government to Increase Marijuana Grow...
THC Compound Could Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

THC Compound Could Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

A study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease reported that a marijuana compound, delta-9-tetrahydocannabinol (THC) could slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. The study found that low doses...
Lower Incidences of Domestic Violence Among Couples Who Use Marijuana

Lower Incidences of Domestic Violence Among Couples Who Use Marijuana

A new study by researchers from the University of Buffalo show that married couples who use marijuana are less likely to show aggression toward their spouse or engage in...
Medical Marijuana States See 25% Fewer Painkiller Deaths

Medical Marijuana States See 25% Fewer Painkiller Deaths

Forty-six people die every day in the United States from overdosing on painkillers such as OxyContin and Vicodin.  However, in the thirteen states that legalized medical marijuana between 1999...
Democratic Party of Oregon Endorses Marijuana Legalization

Democratic Party of Oregon Endorses Marijuana Legalization

The Democratic Party of Oregon has announced that they endorse the legalization of recreational marijuana. Regarding marijuana legalization, the Democratic Party announced, “A majority of Americans and large majority...
Iowa to Hold Medical Marijuana Public Hearings

Iowa to Hold Medical Marijuana Public Hearings

On Tuesday, the Iowa Department of Public Health will hold a public hearing to discuss how state officials will implement the state’s new medical marijuana program. High-CBD medical marijuana...
Pittsburg Steelers’ Running Backs Could Face Marijuana Possession Charges

Pittsburg Steelers’ Running Backs Could Face Marijuana Possession Charges

On Wednesday, Pittsburg Steelers running backs LeGarrette Blount and Le’Veon Bell were arrested for marijuana possession after a police officer was stopped next to their car on a motorcycle...
Minnesota Mom Arrested For Giving Son Marijuana Oil…Even Though It Is Legalized

Minnesota Mom Arrested For Giving Son Marijuana Oil…Even Though It Is Legalized

Angela Brown of Madison, MN, has been arrested for child endangerment for providing marijuana oil to her son in order to help him with symptoms associated with a traumatic...
“Stoner” Arrested on Marijuana Charges

“Stoner” Arrested on Marijuana Charges

Today in ironic news, a Virginia man with the last name Stoner is facing charges after police found $10,000 worth of marijuana plants growing at his home. The Orange...
Connecticut’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Connecticut’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Connecticut’s first medical marijuana dispensary opened Wednesday night in the city of South Windsor.  Prime Wellness of Connecticut has opened its doors, although the shop will not actually have...
Santa Fe Marijuana Decriminalization Initiative Gains Enough Signatures to Appear on Ballot

Santa Fe Marijuana Decriminalization Initiative Gains Enough Signatures to Appear on Ballot

An initiative to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession in Santa Fe, New Mexico has received enough signatures of support to appear on the November ballot.  This marks the first time...