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 fees for patients, the number of growers allowed in the state, physician-patient relationships, and more. Under the proposed rules, patients will be required to pay $100 annually to apply for a medical ...

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 being suspended for five games by the NBA after testing positive for THC. In an interview with Rolling Stone Magazine, Griffin said, "It doesn't really affect me, but so many guys would prob...

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 law as a cover for their illegal marijuana grow operation. Documents claim Shawn Taylor led a marijuana growing operation called "Medical Marijuana Team".  Author...

Oregon Marijuana Legalization Campaign Receives $100,000 in Funding

Funding of $100,000 was gifted to New Approach Oregon, a group backing a proposed marijuana legalization initiative, from fragrance-heir Henry van Ameringen. Van Ameringen's gift is significant, as backers cited a lack of funding as the reason for the failure of a similar marijuana legalization initiative in 2012. New Approach Oregon initially tried to have the Legislatur...

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Prisoners In Uruguay May Have Access to Medical Marijuana

Prisoners In Uruguay May Have Access to Medical Marijuana

Uruguay has become a leader in the marijuana movement by becoming the first South American country to legalize recreational marijuana.  Now, a new change in policy may allow prisoners...
Minnesota Medical Marijuana Vote Delayed

Minnesota Medical Marijuana Vote Delayed

A potential vote on medical marijuana legalization has been delayed in Minnesota.  The medical marijuana bill was attached to a separate health bill that was pulled from Wednesday’s docket...
Boat With Over 2,000 Pounds of Marijuana Found on SoCal Beach

Boat With Over 2,000 Pounds of Marijuana Found on SoCal Beach

A panga boat carrying over 2,000 pounds of marijuana washed up on the shore of a Southern California beach on Monday morning.  The 30-foot fishing boat was found near...
Woman Calls 911 to Report Her Dealer Gave Her Bad Weed

Woman Calls 911 to Report Her Dealer Gave Her Bad Weed

A woman in Lufkin Texas was arrested after she called police to complain about the quality of marijuana she received from her dealer. Evelyn Hamilton, 37, called 911 and...
Low Level Marijuana Possession Decriminalized in Maryland

Low Level Marijuana Possession Decriminalized in Maryland

Over the weekend, Maryland’s House of Delegates voted 78-55 to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.  Now the legislation will go to the governor, who is expected to...
New Jersey Governor Christie Will Consider Medical Marijuana Edibles

New Jersey Governor Christie Will Consider Medical Marijuana Edibles

On Thursday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said that he would consider allowing medical marijuana edibles for adults if there’s a need for it. At a town hall event...
Poll: 3/4 of Americans Say Marijuana Legalization is Inevitable

Poll: 3/4 of Americans Say Marijuana Legalization is Inevitable

A public opinion poll released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center shows that three-quarters of Americans believe the legalization of recreational marijuana is inevitable. The survey shows that 75%...
State Cracks Down on Some Medical Marijuana Patients in Colorado

State Cracks Down on Some Medical Marijuana Patients in Colorado

A crackdown could be coming on some medical marijuana patients and caregivers in Colorado–specifically, those who are authorized to grow more than the standard number allowed by state law. ...
Nevada Officially Legalizes Sale of Medical Marijuana

Nevada Officially Legalizes Sale of Medical Marijuana

On Tuesday, the sale, growing, testing, and taxing of medical marijuana officially became legal in Nevada.  Despite the fact that the state’s new medical marijuana plan is in place,...
Oregon Officials to Allow Medical Marijuana Edibles

Oregon Officials to Allow Medical Marijuana Edibles

The Oregon Health Authority received backlash and feedback after announcing that they planned to ban all marijuana-infused edible products, prompting them to reverse their decision. In a new set...