Activism

Colorado Colleges Request Permission to Grow Marijuana

Colorado Colleges Request Permission to Grow Marijuana

Colorado made history legalizing marijuana through Amendment 64 in 2012.  Now, the state’s colleges and universities are asking the federal government for permission to grow marijuana for research purposes....
Colorado Funds Medical Marijuana Research

Colorado Funds Medical Marijuana Research

Grants worth $8 million have been granted to researchers in Colorado who will focus on whether marijuana helps to treat tumors, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, and PTSD. Researchers take these...
Majority of Americans Wants Federal Government to Butt Out When it Comes to Marijuana

Majority of Americans Wants Federal Government to Butt Out When it Comes to Marijuana

A report released Monday by think-tank Third Way shows 60% of Americans believe it should be up to individual states, not the federal government, whether marijuana should be legalized. ...
Six Michigan Municipalities Vote to Decriminalize Marijuana

Six Michigan Municipalities Vote to Decriminalize Marijuana

Six Michigan municipalities voted to decriminalize marijuana possession of up to an ounce by individuals 21 and older.  Five others denied similar measures. In Metro Detroit, voters in Berkley...
Judge to Hear Case That Could Impact Marijuana Classification

Judge to Hear Case That Could Impact Marijuana Classification

A Sacramento judge has granted a three-day hearing this week that challenges the federal Schedule I classification of marijuana. The hearing comes from a criminal case involving a number...
MA Medical Marijuana Activists Rally at State House

MA Medical Marijuana Activists Rally at State House

On Monday morning, unhappy medical marijuana activists rallied at the Massachusetts state house because they were frustrated with a lack of progress with the state’s medical marijuana program. The...
Seattle Prosecutor to Drop All Marijuana Tickets

Seattle Prosecutor to Drop All Marijuana Tickets

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes announced at a City Council meeting Monday that he is moving to dismiss all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana that were...
Alaska News Anchor Quits on Air to Devote Time to Marijuana Legalization

Alaska News Anchor Quits on Air to Devote Time to Marijuana Legalization

During KTVA-TV’s 10 PM newscast in Anchorage, Alaska, reporter Charlo Greene revealed herself to be owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club after reporting on it and ballot measure 2,...
Marijuana Policy Project Launches Consume Responsibly Campaign in Colorado

Marijuana Policy Project Launches Consume Responsibly Campaign in Colorado

The Marijuana Policy Project, a marijuana advocacy group which aided in the legalization of marijuana in Washington and Colorado, has launched a campaign in Denver, Colorado encouraging marijuana users...
New York Times Calls for End to Marijuana Prohibition

New York Times Calls for End to Marijuana Prohibition

On Saturday, The New York Times called for an end to marijuana prohibition in an editorial posted to the newspaper’s website and published in their Sunday edition. The Times...