Health Canada Makes New Medical Marijuana Advertising Regulations

Health Canada has released new regulations for medical marijuana advertising. Warning letters have been issued to commercial marijuana growers throughout Canada setting limits on how their marijuana products can be presented on websites and social media, even banning pictures of marijuana or links to other websites that promote the product. The letters, which were customized...

Marijuana Policy Project Releases "Consume Responsibly" Marijuana Ads

The Marijuana Policy Project has released new billboards in Colorado and Washington state encouraging marijuana users to "consume responsibly." The ads address marijuana opponents' concerns that marijuana edibles are difficult to regulate and that they can accidentally wind up in the hands of unsuspecting children. The new ad shows a child peeking over a kitchen counter at w...

Bill Would Allow VA to Recommend Medical Marijuana for Veterans

The Veterans Equal Access Act was introduced by two US Representatives who hope to allow medical staff within the Veterans Affairs system enroll patients in medical marijuana programs in states where it is legal. Currently, VA staffers are unable to recommend medical marijuana to veterans because the staffers are federal employees. The newly proposed legislation would help v...

Vancouver's Marijuana Museum Collection to Move to Detroit

Vancouver, Canada's Herb Museum is closing its doors after 10 years of service.  The museum's collection of marijuana related memorabilia has been sold to a group in Detroit who plan to incorporate it into a larger cannabis-related museum in Michigan. The museum cost $2.50 to tour and contained over 1,200 marijuana related artifacts. The museum is closing down in order t...

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Second Hand Marijuana Smoke Could Impact Blood Vessels

Second Hand Marijuana Smoke Could Impact Blood Vessels

According to a new study from the the Department on Cardiology at UCLA, second hand marijuana smoke could negatively impact blood vessels.  The study was presented at the American...
Congress Will Probably Allow Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

Congress Will Probably Allow Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

At a press conference Thursday, Washington DC’s congressional delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton encouraged Congress to respect the will of voters and allow marijuana legalization to pass.  Norton was joined...
Maryland Panel Approves Medical Marijuana Regulations

Maryland Panel Approves Medical Marijuana Regulations

On Thursday, a Maryland commission approved regulations to establish a medical marijuana system in the state.  The regulations will now be presented to a legislative panel and the state’s...
UN Official Blasts New Marijuana Legalization in US

UN Official Blasts New Marijuana Legalization in US

Yury Fedotov, director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, is criticizing new recreational marijuana legalization in the United States in Oregon, Alaska, and Washington DC. Fedotov...
Portland’s Hempstalk Festival Denied Permit for 2015

Portland’s Hempstalk Festival Denied Permit for 2015

After hearing of marijuana legalization in Oregon, Portland parks officials sent a letter to Hempstalk Festival’s founder Paul Stanford, alerting him that his request for a permit for the...
Study Claims Marijuana Use Causes Changes to The Brain

Study Claims Marijuana Use Causes Changes to The Brain

A new study from the Center for Brain Health at the University of Texas in Dallas shows that the brains of marijuana users are different than the brains of...
Nevada Marijuana Legalization Advocates Claim to Have Enough Signatures for 2016 Ballot

Nevada Marijuana Legalization Advocates Claim to Have Enough Signatures for 2016 Ballot

Nevada’s Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol is claiming that the group plans to turn in 170,000 signatures to county clerks Wednesday in order to have their marijuana legalization...
Vermont to Hold Marijuana Legalization Hearing

Vermont to Hold Marijuana Legalization Hearing

This Wednesday, Vermont will hold a hearing on the possibility of legalizing marijuana in The Green Mountain State. The hearing will be broadcast throughout the state via Vermont Interactive...
Boston’s First Medical Marijuana Collective Approved

Boston’s First Medical Marijuana Collective Approved

On Friday, Massachusetts health officials approved Boston’s first medical marijuana dispensary license. The license was awarded to Patriot Care Corp., which plans to operate its dispensary near Downtown Crossing....
NYPD to Stop “Buy-and-Bust” Marijuana Arrests

NYPD to Stop “Buy-and-Bust” Marijuana Arrests

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has determined that the NYPD should no longer conduct “buy-and-bust” arrests.  The head of each borough’s narcotics unit was told, “The powers...