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Illinois Reveals Medical Marijuana Program Guidelines

Illinois Reveals Medical Marijuana Program Guidelines

Illinois regulators have released a new draft of guidelines for the state’s new medical marijuana program.  The public now has 45 days to comment on the rules, which dictate...
Blake Griffin Speaks Out in Favor of Medical Marijuana

Blake Griffin Speaks Out in Favor of Medical Marijuana

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin is speaking out in favor of medical marijuana in support of Bucks center Larry Sanders, who announced his support of legalizing marijuana after...
Alleged Fake Medical Marijuana Operation Shut Down in Michigan

Alleged Fake Medical Marijuana Operation Shut Down in Michigan

Thirty-seven people have been arrested in connection to an alleged fake medical marijuana operation in Michigan.  According to federal court documents, the defendants in the case used Michigan’s medical...
Oregon Marijuana Legalization Campaign Receives $100,000 in Funding

Oregon Marijuana Legalization Campaign Receives $100,000 in Funding

Funding of $100,000 was gifted to New Approach Oregon, a group backing a proposed marijuana legalization initiative, from fragrance-heir Henry van Ameringen. Van Ameringen’s gift is significant, as backers...
Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Crime, According to Researchers

Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Crime, According to Researchers

One argument that opponents of marijuana legalization frequently make is that marijuana legalization will increase crime in their neighborhoods.  A new study, however, refutes that notion.  New data shows...
Study Claims Casual Marijuana Use Could be Tied to Brain Abnormalities

Study Claims Casual Marijuana Use Could be Tied to Brain Abnormalities

A new study conducted by Northwestern Medicine and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School suggests that even casual marijuana use can cause abnormalities in the brains of users. The study,...
US Attorney General Eric Holder “Cautiously Optimistic” About Marijuana Legalization

US Attorney General Eric Holder “Cautiously Optimistic” About Marijuana Legalization

During a visit to the federal courthouse is Charleston, US Attorney General Eric Holder explained that he is :cautiously optimistic” about recreational marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado. When...
68% of Minnesotans Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

68% of Minnesotans Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

A new Minnesota poll asked likely voters, “Do you think Marijuana should or should not be legal when used for medical purposes?”  Almost 70% of those polled responded “yes”...
Medical Marijuana May Be on OK Ballot

Medical Marijuana May Be on OK Ballot

On Friday, medical marijuana advocates filed notice with the Oklahoma Secretary of State’s Office that they are trying to get a proposed measure onto the November election ballot. Now...
Rhode Island Lawmakers to Hold Marijuana Legalization Hearings

Rhode Island Lawmakers to Hold Marijuana Legalization Hearings

On Wednesday, lawmakers in the Rhode Island House will hold hearings on a number of marijuana-related bills, including one that would legalize marijuana for recreational use. A hearing will...