Oklahoma and Nebraska Sue Colorado Over Legal Marijuana

On Thursday, Nebraska and Oklahoma filed the first major legal challenge to legalized marijuana in Colorado. The lawsuit was brought about by attorneys general in NE and OK, claiming that marijuana from Colorado's recreational marijuana shops is trickling into neighboring states where marijuana is not legal. The lawsuit asks the United States Supreme Court to strike down mai...

Indiana Could Legalize Medical Marijuana

Indiana State Senator Karen Tallian has filed a bill that would legalize medical marijuana. “It sets up the get-out-of jail free card for medical,” she said. “If you have a note from your doctor, and you apply for a card, you get the card, you can have possession of a certain amount of marijuana.” “I think there is a really strong attitude among a lot of people ...

Recreational Marijuana Sales Will Be Allowed in Anchorage

On Tuesday, an ordinance that would have banned the sale of recreational marijuana in Anchorage, Alaska, failed with an Assembly vote of 9-2. The proposal to ban marijuana sales was proposed last month by Amy Demboski, who wanted to take a "wait and see" approach to marijuana legalization. However, other lawmakers felt that by disengaging from the recreational marijuana p...

Texas to Consider Marijuana Decriminalization

On Monday, a bill was introduced by Texas State Representative Joe Moody that intends to reduce state penalties for low-level marijuana possession by adults. The proposed bill would remove the threat of arrest, jail time, and a criminal record for individuals caught with up to one ounce of marijuana.  The penalties would be replaced with a civil fine of $100. Currently i...

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Study: Teen Marijuana Use Down

Study: Teen Marijuana Use Down

University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future study shows that marijuana use by teens has declined throughout the country, even in Washington and Colorado, where recreational marijuana has been legalized...
Congress Puts Stop to War on Medical Marijuana with Protections Amendment

Congress Puts Stop to War on Medical Marijuana with Protections Amendment

On Saturday, Senate approved a $1.1 trillion spending package to keep the government running.  Tucked away in that package was an amendment that will block the Department of Justice...
Oregon Approves Funds to Begin Implementing Recreational Marijuana Program

Oregon Approves Funds to Begin Implementing Recreational Marijuana Program

A vote Wednesday by the Oregon Emergency Board has granted a loan to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission so it may begin implementing the state’s recreational marijuana program, which...
Seattle Mayor Plans to Shut Down Marijuana Delivery Services

Seattle Mayor Plans to Shut Down Marijuana Delivery Services

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray plans to shut down marijuana delivery services in the city. In a city council briefing Wednesday a policy advisor to the mayor explained that the...
Gunshots Fired During Medical Marijuana Dispensary Robbery in San Diego

Gunshots Fired During Medical Marijuana Dispensary Robbery in San Diego

At 11 AM on Tuesday in Spring Valley, California, gunshots were reported at Spring Valley Greens, an unlicensed medical marijuana dispensary. An employee at Smoke N Stuff next door...
Congressional Spending Deal Bans Money From Going to Washington DC Recreational Marijuana Program

Congressional Spending Deal Bans Money From Going to Washington DC Recreational Marijuana Program

Recreational marijuana was legalized by Washington DC voters with a margin of 2-1, but Congress has officially taken steps that will stop Initiative 71 from being implemented. A spending...
Tacoma Close to Shutting Down Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Tacoma Close to Shutting Down Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

In January, Tacoma, Wa., officials plan to send out cease and desist letters to medical marijuana dispensary owners, as they are not licensed under Initiative 502, which legalized recreational...
Majority of Americans Wants Federal Government to Butt Out When it Comes to Marijuana

Majority of Americans Wants Federal Government to Butt Out When it Comes to Marijuana

A report released Monday by think-tank Third Way shows 60% of Americans believe it should be up to individual states, not the federal government, whether marijuana should be legalized. ...
Senator Rand Paul Calls Marijuana Use a Mistake

Senator Rand Paul Calls Marijuana Use a Mistake

During an interview Friday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, who plans to seek re-election in 2016, responded directly to questions about using marijuana during his youth. “Let’s just say I...
Nepalese Marijuana Fields Destroyed

Nepalese Marijuana Fields Destroyed

Marijuana farms in Nepal have been destroyed under direction of police. The marijuana was being grown at Thanagaun, Lekhagaun, Rupatar, Bahara, Limpatar, Tawashree and Panchami VDCs of the Udayapur district....