Legalization

Four Marijuana Bills Planned in Maine

Four Marijuana Bills Planned in Maine

In the 2015 legislative session, Maine legislators will be weighing in on four marijuana-related measures. The measures vary. One aims to legalize recreational marijuana in Maine. Another would set...
Kansas May Join Marijuana Lawsuit Against Colorado

Kansas May Join Marijuana Lawsuit Against Colorado

Kansas is considering joining Oklahoma and Nebraska in a lawsuit against Colorado which alleges their recreational marijuana program is leading to increased marijuana trafficking in neighboring states. Spokeswoman Jennifer...
Ohio Marijuana Advocates Push for 2015 Ballot Issue

Ohio Marijuana Advocates Push for 2015 Ballot Issue

ResponsibleOhio, a marijuana advocacy group, is pushing to get a proposed constitutional amendment onto the 2015 ballot to legalize the use and sale of recreational marijuana for individuals 21...
Oklahoma and Nebraska Sue Colorado Over Legal Marijuana

Oklahoma and Nebraska Sue Colorado Over Legal Marijuana

On Thursday, Nebraska and Oklahoma filed the first major legal challenge to legalized marijuana in Colorado. The lawsuit was brought about by attorneys general in NE and OK, claiming...
Recreational Marijuana Sales Will Be Allowed in Anchorage

Recreational Marijuana Sales Will Be Allowed in Anchorage

On Tuesday, an ordinance that would have banned the sale of recreational marijuana in Anchorage, Alaska, failed with an Assembly vote of 9-2. The proposal to ban marijuana sales...
Oregon Approves Funds to Begin Implementing Recreational Marijuana Program

Oregon Approves Funds to Begin Implementing Recreational Marijuana Program

A vote Wednesday by the Oregon Emergency Board has granted a loan to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission so it may begin implementing the state’s recreational marijuana program, which...
Seattle Mayor Plans to Shut Down Marijuana Delivery Services

Seattle Mayor Plans to Shut Down Marijuana Delivery Services

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray plans to shut down marijuana delivery services in the city. In a city council briefing Wednesday a policy advisor to the mayor explained that the...
Congressional Spending Deal Bans Money From Going to Washington DC Recreational Marijuana Program

Congressional Spending Deal Bans Money From Going to Washington DC Recreational Marijuana Program

Recreational marijuana was legalized by Washington DC voters with a margin of 2-1, but Congress has officially taken steps that will stop Initiative 71 from being implemented. A spending...
House Republicans Trying to Stop Washington DC Marijuana Legalization

House Republicans Trying to Stop Washington DC Marijuana Legalization

House Republicans are trying to stop marijuana legalization in Washington DC, which was approved by state voters last month. According to Democratic and Republican sources, Republicans are trying to...
Washington DC Council Bans Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing

Washington DC Council Bans Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing

On Tuesday, the Washington DC council unanimously passed legislation that will ban employers from drug testing potential employees for marijuana before making a conditional job offer. The new law...