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Marijuana Laws Go Into Effect in Oregon

Marijuana Laws Go Into Effect in Oregon

Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1, 2015. It is now legal for adults age 21 and older to possess and use recreational marijuana. Adults...
Washington Legislature Passes Recreational Marijuana Reform Bill

Washington Legislature Passes Recreational Marijuana Reform Bill

Washington legalized recreational marijuana in 2012, but on Saturday the state Legislature passed a measure that makes several changes to the state’s recreational marijuana law. House Bill 2136 passed...
$26.5 Million in Marijuana Seized in Humboldt County, CA

$26.5 Million in Marijuana Seized in Humboldt County, CA

Last week, Sheriffs seized over $26.5 million worth of marijuana plants in Humboldt County, CA, an area known for housing many of the state’s largest marijuana growing operations. The...
Marijuana Policy Project Ranks Rand Paul as Most Cannabis Friendly Candidate

Marijuana Policy Project Ranks Rand Paul as Most Cannabis Friendly Candidate

The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) has ranked the over 20 potential candidates for President by how friendly they are to the cannabis community. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky received...
Delaware Decriminalized Marijuana

Delaware Decriminalized Marijuana

On Thursday night, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed a bill decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana. Markell signed the bill into law the same night the Senate passed...
Colorado Supreme Court Rules Employees Can Be Fired for Marijuana Use

Colorado Supreme Court Rules Employees Can Be Fired for Marijuana Use

Despite the fact that recreational and medical marijuana have been legalized in Colorado, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday that failing to past a random marijuana drug test could...
Study: Medical Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Teen Marijuana Use

Study: Medical Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Teen Marijuana Use

New research has found that legalizing medical marijuana has little impact on teen marijuana usage in those legal states. The study, published by Columbia University in The Lancet Psychiatry,...
Senate Takes Steps toward Allowing Veterans to Use Medical Marijuana

Senate Takes Steps toward Allowing Veterans to Use Medical Marijuana

The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved an amendment which would allow veterans to use medical marijuana in states where it is legal. Veterans have limited access to medical marijuana,...
Marijuana Reform Bill Passes Louisiana Senate

Marijuana Reform Bill Passes Louisiana Senate

A marijuana reform bill aiming to reduce penalties for marijuana-related offenses has passed the full Senate in Louisiana. The Senate voted 27-12 to advance legislation that would create a...
57% of Rhode Islanders Support Marijuana Legalization

57% of Rhode Islanders Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll conducted for Regulate Rhode Island by Public Policy polling has found that 57% of Rhode Island voters support legalizing marijuana for recreational use. In the poll,...