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US Drug Czar Speaks Out About His Stance on Marijuana

US Drug Czar Speaks Out About His Stance on Marijuana

US Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske, a former police chief,  is known for taking a hard stance against marijuana.  Recently, he was interviewed by Maclean’s, a Canadian news website, and...
US Fire Administration Includes BHO Explosion Warning in Weekly Newsletter

US Fire Administration Includes BHO Explosion Warning in Weekly Newsletter

In their weekly InfoGram newsletter the US Fire Administration has released a warning to members of the Emergency Services Sector about an increase in BHO-related explosions across the US....
Proposed Bills Would Overhaul Marijuana Policies Across US

Proposed Bills Would Overhaul Marijuana Policies Across US

Lawmakers from both parties have been working on a number of marijuana related bills, the first of which will be introduced by Representative Earl Blumenauer of Oregon and Representative...
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...