Illegal Marijuana Trafficking Scheme Shut Down in Colorado

Colorado officials have won indictments against 32 individuals accused on being involved in a scheme to illegally grow marijuana in Colorado and traffic it to other states. The indictments come following raids on dozens of warehouses last October. According to the indictment, the raided grow facilities were not licensed by the state. The growers were operating under the pret...

Georgia Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

The Georgia Senate has passed a medical marijuana bill  that was proposed by  that was proposed by Representative Allen Peake. The legislation would legalize cannabis oil for people suffering form 8 illnesses, including cancer and epilepsy. The legislation was approved by the Senate with just one amendment, which allow employers to prevent workers from having and using ...

Louisiana May Be Newest State to Tackle Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Representative Dalton Honore has introduced House Bill 117, which would allow voters to weigh in on legalizing marijuana in Louisiana. If approved by the legislature, voters would make the final call on whether or not to legalize marijuana in 2016. Honoré  says the legislature should act quickly to approve his bill, regardless of how they feel ab...

Colorado Marijuana Legalization Already Benefitting Local Schools

As part of Colorado's legal marijuana program, part of the marijuana excise tax is to be contributed to local schools.  Schools are already seeing the benefits of these taxes, with more than $2 million for school construction projects being raised in January.  When the state begins awarding grants for summer-based projects, the marijuana excise tax will contribute an addition...

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Senate Reform Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana on Federal Level

Senate Reform Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana on Federal Level

A medical marijuana reform bill, the CARERS Act, introduced by Senators Rand Paul, Kristen Gillibrand, and Cory Booker would remove any federal barriers to states that want to allow...
Some People May Be Allergic to Marijuana

Some People May Be Allergic to Marijuana

A new report published in the journal Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology attests that individuals can be allergic to marijuana, just like they can be to other plants...
Student Slips Unsuspecting Teacher Pot-Laced Cookie

Student Slips Unsuspecting Teacher Pot-Laced Cookie

A student in Birmingham, Michigan sent an unsuspecting teacher to the hospital after giving him a marijuana-laced cookie. The teacher became ill shortly after eating the cookie and went...
Nebraska Debates Medical Marijuana Legalization

Nebraska Debates Medical Marijuana Legalization

Nebraska Senator Tommy Garrett has introduced the Cannabis Compassion and Care Act, which aims to legalize medical marijuana for patients suffering from debilitating illnesses. The legislation was debated on...
Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Recreational Marijuana Legalization Legislation

Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Recreational Marijuana Legalization Legislation

Rhode Island lawmakers have introduced the Marijuana Regulation, Control, and Taxation Act, which would allow adults 21 and older to posess up to one ounce of marijuana and grow...
Oregon Marijuana Law Could be Challenged by Local Cities

Oregon Marijuana Law Could be Challenged by Local Cities

Counties in cities in Oregon are threatening legal action over the recreational marijuana law’s attempts to tax and regulate the sale of pot. Local governments want the ability to...
Sheriffs Sue Colorado for Legal Marijuana in New Suit

Sheriffs Sue Colorado for Legal Marijuana in New Suit

Sheriffs from Nebraska, Kansas, and Colorado have filed a lawsuit to strike down marijuana legalization in Colorado.  The sheriffs claim that marijuana legalization creates a “crisis of conscience” by...
Survey Finds Majority of Young Republicans Support Marijuana Legalization

Survey Finds Majority of Young Republicans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that 60 percent of Republicans under the age of 34 support legalizing recreational marijuana. This number is significant compared...
Recreational Marijuana Bill Proposed in Pennsylvania

Recreational Marijuana Bill Proposed in Pennsylvania

Two Pennsylvania state senators have proposed a bill to legalize the use and possession of recreational marijuana.  The Regulate Marijuana Act would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and...
Record Breaking Marijuana Bust at California Border Nets 30,000 Pounds of Illegal Pot

Record Breaking Marijuana Bust at California Border Nets 30,000 Pounds of Illegal Pot

Federal Police in California conducted the second largest illegal marijuana bust at a US border crossing last week, discovering over 15 tons of pot stashed in a truck that...