Legalization

Pigs Fed Marijuana in Washington

Pigs Fed Marijuana in Washington

With Washington’s legal marijuana program will come a significant amount of waste– excess stems, roots, and leaves of marijuana plants that will need to be disposed of.  In an...
Washington Reveals Legal Marijuana Guidelines

Washington Reveals Legal Marijuana Guidelines

Last week, Washington state officials released proposed rules for the state’s new legal marijuana system.  The rules that were released are an initial draft and will likely be edited...
Georgia Considers Marijuana Decriminalization

Georgia Considers Marijuana Decriminalization

The former Soviet republic of Georgia is being ruled by a new coalition, led by Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishbili, which is considering changes to lessen the penalties associated with...
Marijuana to be Treated as “Lost and Found” Item in Seattle

Marijuana to be Treated as “Lost and Found” Item in Seattle

Seattle is a city that has fully embraced marijuana legalization.  From police handing out cease and desist letters to marijuana dealers rather than putting them in handcuffs to K9...
Colorado Governor Encourages Residents to Approve Marijuana Taxes

Colorado Governor Encourages Residents to Approve Marijuana Taxes

Governor John Hickelooper is encouraging Colorado residents to approve the proposed tax guidelines for legal marijuana, regardless of whether they support or oppose legalization itself. The tax measure will...
Washington Narcotics Dogs Trained to Ignore Marijuana

Washington Narcotics Dogs Trained to Ignore Marijuana

With the passage of I-502 in Washington last year, many policies have had to change.  One of the most recent changes that has occurred is that Washington police are...
Obama Makes Statement About Marijuana Legalization

Obama Makes Statement About Marijuana Legalization

Since recreational marijuana was legalized in Washington and Colorado, President Obama and his administration have remained relatively quiet about their feelings on the matter. However, during a speech at...
Marijuana Legalization Regulations Move Forward in Colorado

Marijuana Legalization Regulations Move Forward in Colorado

On Friday, the Colorado Senate Finance Committee unanimously approved a bill that creates the regulatory system for legal marijuana retail stores. The majority of the bill remained unchanged by...
Ohio Could Be Next to Legalize Marijuana

Ohio Could Be Next to Legalize Marijuana

Yesterday, Ohio Representative Robert F. Hagan introduced a pair of proposals that would change marijuana policy in the state– one for medical marijuana legalization, and one for recreational marijuana...
Marijuana Magazines Could be Treated Like Porn in Colorado

Marijuana Magazines Could be Treated Like Porn in Colorado

Some Colorado lawmakers are trying to get marijuana magazines treated like porn; it is being argued that the magazines should be kept behind store counters and covered.  The provision,...