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Arizona Supporters Start Campaign for Legal Recreational Marijuana

Arizona Supporters Start Campaign for Legal Recreational Marijuana

On Friday, Arizona advocates for recreational marijuana legalization launched a petition-gathering campaign for a ballot measure for the 2016 election. The measure would allow adults 21 and older to...
Compton CA Schools Sue City Over Marijuana Dispensaries

Compton CA Schools Sue City Over Marijuana Dispensaries

The city of Compton Unified School District has filed a lawsuit, alleging that the city has failed of enforce its own marijuana laws, putting children in close proximity to...
New Illinois Lawsuits Question Medical Marijuana Permits

New Illinois Lawsuits Question Medical Marijuana Permits

Two new lawsuits have been filed in Illinois alleging that there were flaws in the state permitting process. The first lawsuit claims a permit was improperly issued to Progressive...
Justice Department Plans to Prosecute People for Medical Marijuana Despite Congress Requests

Justice Department Plans to Prosecute People for Medical Marijuana Despite Congress Requests

Despite a December amendment from Congress that defunded the Department of Justice’s war on medical marijuana, a recent statement from the DOJ shows that they still plan to prosecute...
Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania

Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania

Senate Bill 3 has been introduced in Pennsylvania, aiming to legalize medical marijuana. The introduction of SB3 comes after its equivalent died in the House of Representatives at the...
Georgia Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

Georgia Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

The Georgia Senate has passed a medical marijuana bill  that was proposed by  that was proposed by Representative Allen Peake. The legislation would legalize cannabis oil for people suffering...
Maryland Bill Would Legalize and Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol

Maryland Bill Would Legalize and Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol

House Bill 911 has been introduced in Maryland’s General Assembly.  The bill seeks to legalize marijuana and regulate and tax it similarly to alcohol.  Marijuana is currently legal in...
Marijuana Legalization Amendment Moves Forward in New Mexico

Marijuana Legalization Amendment Moves Forward in New Mexico

The New Mexico Senate Rules Committee has recommended a constitutional amendment that would allow voters to determine whether to legalize recreational marijuana. Senate Joint Resolution 2 was sponsored by...
Colorado Sells Almost $700 Million in Marijuana in 2014

Colorado Sells Almost $700 Million in Marijuana in 2014

Newly released numbers from the Colorado Department of Revenue show that Colorado sold $699,198,805 worth of medical and recreational marijuana in 2014. Medical marijuana made more money than recreational. ...
Study Shows Marijuana Legalization Could Mean Big Money For Vermont

Study Shows Marijuana Legalization Could Mean Big Money For Vermont

A new study released Friday shows that Vermont could make between $20 and $75 million in tax revenue if the state were to legalize recreational marijuana. The report was...