Legalization

Oregon Marijuana Measure to Appear on Ballot in November

Oregon Marijuana Measure to Appear on Ballot in November

Oregon attempted, and failed, to legalize recreational marijuana in 2012.  Now, Oregonians will have another chance to weigh-in on whether marijuana should be legal for recreational use for people...
White House Calls Marijuana a States’ Rights Issue

White House Calls Marijuana a States’ Rights Issue

On Monday, the Obama Administration openly opposed Republican-led legislation that would prevent Washington DC from using federal funds to decriminalize low level marijuana possession, calling marijuana a states’ rights...
Study Finds Tourists are Driving CO’s Marijuana Market

Study Finds Tourists are Driving CO’s Marijuana Market

A new study has found that 50% of people purchasing recreational marijuana in Colorado are out of state visitors, and up to 90% of marijuana sales in mountain resort...
Seattle’s Only Marijuana Shop Runs Out of Pot

Seattle’s Only Marijuana Shop Runs Out of Pot

Seattle’s only marijuana shop sold out of its entire inventory within the first week and may not get more for up to two weeks. Twenty four total licenses were...
Washington State Becomes 2nd to Legally Sell Recreational Marijuana

Washington State Becomes 2nd to Legally Sell Recreational Marijuana

Tuesday, July 8th marks an historic day in Washington state.  Washington has become the second state to launch its legal recreational marijuana program, allowing sales of marijuana to anyone...
Almost Half of MA Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana

Almost Half of MA Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana

A new Boston Globe poll has found that 48% of Massachusetts voters would support a ballot question legalizing recreational marijuana for adults 21 and older.  47% of voters said...
Newcomers Can Enter the CO Marijuana Market This Week

Newcomers Can Enter the CO Marijuana Market This Week

Colorado’s recreational marijuana business has seen a successful first six months, but will see a shift starting this week that could cause big changes in the program. During the...
Police Come Up Empty in Undercover Stings at Legal Marijuana Businesses

Police Come Up Empty in Undercover Stings at Legal Marijuana Businesses

Colorado police have conducted 20 undercover sting operations in which they have tested whether a recreational marijuana store will sell marijuana to someone under the age of 21.  So...
Washington Targets Marijuana DUIs with New Ad Campaign

Washington Targets Marijuana DUIs with New Ad Campaign

Washington recently announced that recreational marijuana retail stores will begin opening their doors for shoppers in July.  With an increase in use expected within the state, the Washington Traffic...
Pope Francis Speaks Out Against Marijuana

Pope Francis Speaks Out Against Marijuana

Pope Francis has been called “radical” in his approach over his first year of his papacy.  When asked about gay rights the pope answered, “who am I to judge?” ...