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Federal Appeals Court Rejects Marijuana Reclassification

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Marijuana Reclassification

On Tuesday morning, a federal appeals court panel has rejected Americans for Safe Access’ (ASA) petition to reclassify marijuana from a Schedule I substance. This case involves a 10...
Sailors Warned About Marijuna Use Despite Legal Status

Sailors Warned About Marijuna Use Despite Legal Status

Sailors in the US Armed Forces are being warned that just because marijuana is legal in Washington and Colorado, that does not mean they have the approval to light...
Delaware Governor Calls for Clarity on Marijuana From Feds

Delaware Governor Calls for Clarity on Marijuana From Feds

Delaware Governor Jack Markell put plans for the state’s medical marijuana program on hold earlier this year after federal officials indicated that state employees could be held liable for...
Athletic Governing Bodies Still Ban Marijuana Use For Athletes Despite Legalization

Athletic Governing Bodies Still Ban Marijuana Use For Athletes Despite Legalization

Despite marijuana’s newly legalized status in Washington and Colorado, collegiate and professional athletes will not be given the green light to start smoking the drug.  The National Collegiate Athletic...
Banks Concerned About Implications of Being Associated with Marijuana Businesses in WA, CO

Banks Concerned About Implications of Being Associated with Marijuana Businesses in WA, CO

Now that marijuana has been legalized in Colorado and Washington, the reality of implementing programs that involve more than just growers and distributors is starting to sink in. Banks...
Election Night 2012: Marijuana Legalized in WA, CO; Medical Marijuana Legalized in MA

Election Night 2012: Marijuana Legalized in WA, CO; Medical Marijuana Legalized in MA

Election Day is done, and in the minds of many, the marijuana movement has taken leaps and bounds forward. Last night, Colorado and Washington became the first states in...
Taking a Closer Look at Today’s Marijuana-Related Ballot Measures

Taking a Closer Look at Today’s Marijuana-Related Ballot Measures

For months, marijuana advocates across the country have been working to get various initiatives and referendums onto the general election ballot so that the fate of marijuana could be...
It’s Election Day – Find Out Where to Go to Vote

It’s Election Day – Find Out Where to Go to Vote

Today is election day.   Do you know where to go to cast your vote? Google has created a tool that helps voters find their registered polling location.  Google Politics...
Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Paul Ryan Supports States’ Rights in Medical Marijuana Debate

Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Paul Ryan Supports States’ Rights in Medical Marijuana Debate

In an interview on Friday, Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan stated that he believes in states’ rights to determine whether or not they want to legalize medical marijuana. He...
Weed Not Greed Starts Nationwide Tour

Weed Not Greed Starts Nationwide Tour

Weed Not Greed, a cannabis legalization organization, has announced that they will start a nationwide tour on August 17, the goal of which is to increase marijuana visibility and...