Alaska News Anchor Quits on Air to Devote Time to Marijuana Legalization

During KTVA-TV's 10 PM newscast in Anchorage, Alaska, reporter Charlo Greene revealed herself to be owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club after reporting on it and ballot measure 2, which would legalize marijuana in the state.  She then quit her job on air in order to devote all of her time to the cause of marijuana legalization. “Now everything you've heard is why I, the act...

10% of Americans Admit to Going to Work High on Marijuana

A new survey conducted by Mashable shows that 9.74% of Americans smoke marijuana before heading to work. Of those who smoke marijuana before going to work, only 20% obtain it legally.  The other 80% buy it off the black market. Additionally 28% of those surveyed said that they use prescription drugs before work, but only 7% did so for recreational reasons.  95% of those us...

65% of Washington DC Voters Support Marijuana Legalization Initiative

A new poll conducted by The Washington Post/NBC News/Marist shows that 65% of Washington DC voters support Initiative 71, which would legalize and regulate marijuana like alcohol. “D.C. voters want to take marijuana completely out the criminal justice system and refocus police priorities,” said Dr. Malik Burnett, D.C. Policy Manager for the Drug Policy Alliance. “Voter...

Colorado Health Authorities Vote Not to Limit Number of Patients Medical Marijuana Caregivers Can Serve

On Tuesday, the Colorado Board of Health voted 6-1 to delete a proposed change to the state's rule for medical marijuana caregivers that would have limited caregivers to only growing marijuana on behalf of 10 patients. Currently, Colorado allows caregivers to have 5 patients.  Caregivers may apply for waivers so that caregivers may provide medical marijuana to more patients...

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2,000 People Apply For Medical Marijuana in Illinois in First Week

2,000 People Apply For Medical Marijuana in Illinois in First Week

Over 2,000 potential patients applied to participate in Illinois’ medical marijuana pilot program.  The state began accepting applications on Tuesday for patients with last names starting with A-L.  Patients...
Poll Says Majority of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

Poll Says Majority of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new study conducted by CivicScience showed that 58% of Americans support legalizing marijuana in some capacity.  39% said that they “strongly support” marijuana legalization while 19% said they...
Black Hawk Helicopter Used to Airlift Marijuana Out of Illegal Grow in Colorado

Black Hawk Helicopter Used to Airlift Marijuana Out of Illegal Grow in Colorado

On Tuesday, the Army National Guard and Boulder County Colorado law enforcement airlifted bundles of marijuana plants out of South St. Vrain Canyon.  The plants were part of an...
South Carolina Committee Discusses Medical Marijuana Legalization

South Carolina Committee Discusses Medical Marijuana Legalization

On Wednesday, discussions will be held in South Carolina about the pros and cons of medical marijuana legalization. A committee has been gathered to research a potential medical marijuana...
Judge Blocks Marijuana Farmers Market in Los Angeles

Judge Blocks Marijuana Farmers Market in Los Angeles

A judge has blocked The California Heritage Market, a medical marijuana farmers market, from taking place.  Organizers have been forced to shut down the market. The preliminary injunction was...
Inmates Use Coffin as Cover to Smuggle Marijuana Into Jail

Inmates Use Coffin as Cover to Smuggle Marijuana Into Jail

Two inmates at the Biibb County LEC in Macon, Georgia tried to use a funeral as a hand off point for smuggling marijuana into jail. Nekoase Vinson and Henry...
Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll, conducted by Insights West, has found that 52% of Alberta, Canada residents support marijuana legalization.  Only 42% of voters oppose legalization. By comparison, only 5% of...
21 Marijuana Stores Headed to Aurora, CO

21 Marijuana Stores Headed to Aurora, CO

Aurora, Co. is one of the Colorado communities that banned marijuana retail shops from opening until further restrictions and regulations could be put into place.  But now, the city...
Alaska Mayors Oppose Marijuana Legalization

Alaska Mayors Oppose Marijuana Legalization

The Alaska Conference of Mayors has announced that it voted to oppose a recreational marijuana legalization initiative.  Additionally, the group has donated $5,000 to “Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. Vote...
US Government to Increase Marijuana Grows

US Government to Increase Marijuana Grows

Some may be shocked to learn that the federal government grows its own marijuana, given the fact that it has been classified as a dangerous substance by the Controlled...