Survey Finds Majority of Young Republicans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that 60 percent of Republicans under the age of 34 support legalizing recreational marijuana. This number is significant compared to older generations.  Only 47 percent of Republicans aged 35 to 50 support marijuana legalization. Overall, Democrats were unsurprisingly found to show higher levels of support for marij...

Recreational Marijuana Bill Proposed in Pennsylvania

Two Pennsylvania state senators have proposed a bill to legalize the use and possession of recreational marijuana.  The Regulate Marijuana Act would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and older.  The Act would allow adults to grow or buy marijuana for personal use. Purchasers would have to provide ID to prove their age, and driving under the influence of ma...

Record Breaking Marijuana Bust at California Border Nets 30,000 Pounds of Illegal Pot

Federal Police in California conducted the second largest illegal marijuana bust at a US border crossing last week, discovering over 15 tons of pot stashed in a truck that was meant to be carrying mattresses. The truck carrying the illegal pot crossed into California from Mexico at Otay Mesa.  The truck's shipment was listed as "Mattresses and Cushions" but when the cargo b...

Utah Lawmakers Pass Medical Marijuana Edible Proposal

On Thursday, a panel of Utah lawmakers voted to approve a proposal that would legalize the use of marijuana edibles for medical purposes by individuals suffering from debilitating illnesses. The legislation would not allow the smoking of marijuana, but would allow businesses to grow marijuana in order to sell marijuana-infused products such as lozenges, candies, and baked go...

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Virginia Governor Passes Law to Protect Medical Marijuana Oil Users

Virginia Governor Passes Law to Protect Medical Marijuana Oil Users

On Thursday, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed into law legislation to decriminalize medical marijuana oils for medical purposes. House Bill 1445 and Senate Bill 1235 decriminalize THC-A oil and...
Marijuana Legalization Proposal Rejected by Ohio Attorney General

Marijuana Legalization Proposal Rejected by Ohio Attorney General

On Wednesday, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine rejected a proposal that would legalize recreational marijuana in Ohio. Responsible Ohioans for Cannabis submitted 1,497 signatures of Ohio voters with its...
Washington DC Marijuana Legalization Law Goes Into Effect

Washington DC Marijuana Legalization Law Goes Into Effect

On Thursday, Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser implemented the district’s new law allowing its residents to legally smoke marijuana for House Republicans who warned that implementing the law would...
STUDY: Marijuana May Be Safer Than Originally Thought

STUDY: Marijuana May Be Safer Than Originally Thought

A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports finds that marijuana may be even safer than previously thought compared with other recreational drugs. Researchers aimed to quantify the...
Jamaica Decriminalizes Marijuana

Jamaica Decriminalizes Marijuana

On Tuesday, Jamaican lawmakers passed an act to decriminalize low-leel marijuana possession.  Additionally, they approved the creation of a licensing agency to regulate a medical marijuana industry on the...
Alaska Officially Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

Alaska Officially Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

On Tuesday, recreational marijuana officially became legal in Alaska, making it the third state to d0 so. Now, anyone age 21 and older can possess up to an ounce...
Medical Marijuana Could Soon be Kosher

Medical Marijuana Could Soon be Kosher

Kosher medical marijuana could soon be available to Jewish patients in New York state.  Rabbi Moshi Elefant, head of the Orthodox Union’s kosher certification agency, says he has been...
Federal Marijuana Legalization Bills Introduced

Federal Marijuana Legalization Bills Introduced

On Friday, Democratic Representatives Earl Blumenauer of Oregon and Jared Polis of Colorado introduced two separate bills to legalize recreational marijuana on the federal level. Polis’ bill, the Regulate...
Justice Department Drops Charges Against 70-Year-Old Medical Marijuana Cancer Patient

Justice Department Drops Charges Against 70-Year-Old Medical Marijuana Cancer Patient

70-year-old Larry Harvey faced federal charges after he was caught growing about 70 marijuana plants for medical purposes in Northeast Washington state.  Harvey was arrested two years ago by...
CO Marijuana Shop Neighbors File RICO Case to Stop Marijuana Legalization

CO Marijuana Shop Neighbors File RICO Case to Stop Marijuana Legalization

A Colorado hotel franchise and two property owners have filed lawsuits to stop the state’s legal marijuana program. The businesses, lowcated next to recreational marijuana shops, are citing violations...