Arizona Court Rules Medical Marijuana Law Doesn't Give DUI Immunity

On Tuesday, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that the state's medical marijuana law does not give patients immunity from prosecution if they are pulled over and charged with a DUI. The appeals hearing stemmed from a 2011 case wherein a medical marijuana patient, Travis Lance Darrah, was charged with 2 counts of DUI because he was driving in an impaired manner and had marij...

Seattle Sends Warning Letters to Medical Marijuana Collectives

The city of Seattle has sent letters to 330 medical marijuana collectives, warning them against "major marijuana activity" without a license. Seattle requires medical marijuana businesses growing more than 45 plants of having stock of more than 72 ounces obtain a license from the state.  However, there is no such license for medical marijuana business owners to obtain....

US Attorney General Eric Holder "Cautiously Optimistic" About Marijuana Legalization

US Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday that he is "cautiously optimistic" about marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado. In an interview with CNN, Holder explained "We don't want to put into the federal system low level people who are simply there for possessory offenses." Holder was integral to establishing eight priority areas that the Justice Department ...

CO Health Official Wants to Ban Marijuana Edibles

Jeff Lawrence of the Colorado Department of Public Health an Environment is recommending that the state ban marijuana edibles, with the exception of tinctures and lozenges. As officials work to develop Colorado's new marijuana regulations, the edible ban comes from a fear of children being enticed by edibles' packaging or adults accidentally taking the wrong dosage. Gover...

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Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect in Philadelphia

Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect in Philadelphia

On Monday, Philadelphia became the largest city in the United States to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.  The legislation was approved by Mayor Nutter two weeks ago....
Portland City Council Approves Recreational Marijuana Tax

Portland City Council Approves Recreational Marijuana Tax

The Portland, OR city council voted unanimously on Wednesday to move forward with a 10% tax on recreational marijuana.  They also voted to discard a proposed 5% tax on...
Majority of Delaware Voters Want to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Majority of Delaware Voters Want to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

A new University of Delaware poll found that 56% of Delaware voters support the legalization of recreational marijuana. 73% of liberals supported marijuana legalization, while 39.2% of conservatives supported...
Governor-Turned-Marijuana Businessman Claims Marijuana Can Cure Ebola

Governor-Turned-Marijuana Businessman Claims Marijuana Can Cure Ebola

Former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson, who now owns Cannabis Sativa, made claims on Fox Business Network Monday that marijuana can cure Ebola. During the...
Poll Shows Florida Medical Marijuana Initiative May Be in Trouble

Poll Shows Florida Medical Marijuana Initiative May Be in Trouble

A new poll conducted by Tampa Bay Times showed that only 48% of likely voters plan to vote in favor of Amendment 2 in Florida, which aims to legalize...
Real World/Road Rules Challenger Diem Brown Using Medical Marijuana During Cancer Treatment

Real World/Road Rules Challenger Diem Brown Using Medical Marijuana During Cancer Treatment

Diem Brown first appeared on MTV’s Real World/Road Rules Challenge in 2006 and soon revealed that she had just beaten ovarian cancer.  Brown, now 32, is fighting colon cancer...
Colorado Police Warning Trick Or Treaters About Marijuana-Infused Candies

Colorado Police Warning Trick Or Treaters About Marijuana-Infused Candies

The Denver Police Department is warning parents of trick or treaters to look out for marijuana-infused candies.  Police have released an informational video in anticipation of the first Halloween...
Customers Complain Hermes Birkin Bags Smell Like Skunky Weed

Customers Complain Hermes Birkin Bags Smell Like Skunky Weed

Customers who have paid up to $20,000 for a Hermes Birkin bag are complaining that the new bags smell like skunky marijuana.  Staff of the luxury purse company claim...
BHO Lab Bust in Santa Cruz Leads to Arrest

BHO Lab Bust in Santa Cruz Leads to Arrest

On Thursday, the Santa Cruz Police Department received an anonymous tip about a BHO lab in the city.  The Police Department contacted the Santa Cruz County Anti Crime Team’s...
Arizona Lawmaker Hopes to Legalize Marijuana Before Voter Measure

Arizona Lawmaker Hopes to Legalize Marijuana Before Voter Measure

Arizona Representative Ethan Orr of Tuscon plans to introduce a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana next year.  A voter-based measure it already set for 2016 in Arizona, but Orr...