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New York Senator Looks to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2015

New York Senator Looks to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2015

New York State Senator Liz Krueger plans to reintroduce the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act during the next legislative session, which begins in January.  On Sunday Krueger revealed, “I...
Colorado Records Higher Recreational Marijuana Sales Than Medical For First Time

Colorado Records Higher Recreational Marijuana Sales Than Medical For First Time

According to tax records released by the Colorado Department of Revenue on Wednesday, the state is selling more recreational marijuana than it is medical marijuana. The records show that...
Females Are More Sensitive to Marijuana Than Males

Females Are More Sensitive to Marijuana Than Males

A new study conducted by Psychology professor Rebecca Craft at Washington State University has found that females are more sensitive to marijuana than males. Specifically, Craft found that female...
Study Claims Teen Marijuana Use Could Lead to Issues Later in Life

Study Claims Teen Marijuana Use Could Lead to Issues Later in Life

A new study released by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Center, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, claims that regular marijuana use during adolescence is strongly and...
Philadelphia Will Be Largest US City to Decriminalize Marijuana

Philadelphia Will Be Largest US City to Decriminalize Marijuana

Mayor Michael Nutter has agreed to sign a bill into law that will decriminalize low level marijuana possession in the city of Philadelphia as long as the city council...
Hawaii Medical Marijuana Dispensary Task Force Releases Report and Suggested Updates

Hawaii Medical Marijuana Dispensary Task Force Releases Report and Suggested Updates

The Hawaii Medical Marijuana Dispensary Task Force (HMMDTF) has released a report on the ways the state could improve its medical marijuana program.  While Hawaii legalized medical marijuana fifteen...
New Study Shows Benefits of Marijuana for PTSD Symptoms

New Study Shows Benefits of Marijuana for PTSD Symptoms

A new study conducted by Haifa University’s Department of Psychology in Israel shows that medical marijuana can help prevent changes in the brain that sometimes occur after trauma.  The...
2,000 People Apply For Medical Marijuana in Illinois in First Week

2,000 People Apply For Medical Marijuana in Illinois in First Week

Over 2,000 potential patients applied to participate in Illinois’ medical marijuana pilot program.  The state began accepting applications on Tuesday for patients with last names starting with A-L.  Patients...
Poll Says Majority of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

Poll Says Majority of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new study conducted by CivicScience showed that 58% of Americans support legalizing marijuana in some capacity.  39% said that they “strongly support” marijuana legalization while 19% said they...
Black Hawk Helicopter Used to Airlift Marijuana Out of Illegal Grow in Colorado

Black Hawk Helicopter Used to Airlift Marijuana Out of Illegal Grow in Colorado

On Tuesday, the Army National Guard and Boulder County Colorado law enforcement airlifted bundles of marijuana plants out of South St. Vrain Canyon.  The plants were part of an...