Medical Marijuana

Outdoor Marijuana Grows Banned in Sacramento County

Outdoor Marijuana Grows Banned in Sacramento County

On Tuesday, Sacramento County supervisors unanimously voted to ban outdoor marijuana grows.  The new ban applies to unincorporated Sacramento County and will take effect this summer, likely in June....
Arizona Court Overrules Zero-Tolerance Marijuana DUI

Arizona Court Overrules Zero-Tolerance Marijuana DUI

On Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that just having trace amounts of Carboxy-THC, an inactive metabolite that can be detected in one’s blood after consuming marijuana, does not...
Florida Surgeon General Speaks Out Against Marijuana

Florida Surgeon General Speaks Out Against Marijuana

Medical marijuana has made huge strides in Florida, gaining support from over 70% of potential voters.  Unfortunately, the state’s surgeon general is not one of them.  On Monday, he...
Officials Warn of 4/20 Crackdown in San Francisco

Officials Warn of 4/20 Crackdown in San Francisco

Happy 4/20!  If you are planning to head out to Golden Gate Park or Hippie Hill in San Francisco today, be warned that city officials and police are on...
Marijuana Ban Proposed in Montana

Marijuana Ban Proposed in Montana

A Montana businessman has proposed an outright ban on all forms of marijuana for the 2014 ballot.  The measure, submitted by Steve Zabawa to the Secretary of State’s office...
Illinois Reveals Medical Marijuana Program Guidelines

Illinois Reveals Medical Marijuana Program Guidelines

Illinois regulators have released a new draft of guidelines for the state’s new medical marijuana program.  The public now has 45 days to comment on the rules, which dictate...
Blake Griffin Speaks Out in Favor of Medical Marijuana

Blake Griffin Speaks Out in Favor of Medical Marijuana

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin is speaking out in favor of medical marijuana in support of Bucks center Larry Sanders, who announced his support of legalizing marijuana after...
Alleged Fake Medical Marijuana Operation Shut Down in Michigan

Alleged Fake Medical Marijuana Operation Shut Down in Michigan

Thirty-seven people have been arrested in connection to an alleged fake medical marijuana operation in Michigan.  According to federal court documents, the defendants in the case used Michigan’s medical...
Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Crime, According to Researchers

Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Crime, According to Researchers

One argument that opponents of marijuana legalization frequently make is that marijuana legalization will increase crime in their neighborhoods.  A new study, however, refutes that notion.  New data shows...
Study Claims Casual Marijuana Use Could be Tied to Brain Abnormalities

Study Claims Casual Marijuana Use Could be Tied to Brain Abnormalities

A new study conducted by Northwestern Medicine and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School suggests that even casual marijuana use can cause abnormalities in the brains of users. The study,...