Arizona Court Rules Medical Marijuana Law Doesn't Give DUI Immunity

On Tuesday, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that the state's medical marijuana law does not give patients immunity from prosecution if they are pulled over and charged with a DUI. The appeals hearing stemmed from a 2011 case wherein a medical marijuana patient, Travis Lance Darrah, was charged with 2 counts of DUI because he was driving in an impaired manner and had marij...

Seattle Sends Warning Letters to Medical Marijuana Collectives

The city of Seattle has sent letters to 330 medical marijuana collectives, warning them against "major marijuana activity" without a license. Seattle requires medical marijuana businesses growing more than 45 plants of having stock of more than 72 ounces obtain a license from the state.  However, there is no such license for medical marijuana business owners to obtain....

US Attorney General Eric Holder "Cautiously Optimistic" About Marijuana Legalization

US Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday that he is "cautiously optimistic" about marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado. In an interview with CNN, Holder explained "We don't want to put into the federal system low level people who are simply there for possessory offenses." Holder was integral to establishing eight priority areas that the Justice Department ...

CO Health Official Wants to Ban Marijuana Edibles

Jeff Lawrence of the Colorado Department of Public Health an Environment is recommending that the state ban marijuana edibles, with the exception of tinctures and lozenges. As officials work to develop Colorado's new marijuana regulations, the edible ban comes from a fear of children being enticed by edibles' packaging or adults accidentally taking the wrong dosage. Gover...

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Italy’s Army to Grow Medical Marijuana

Italy’s Army to Grow Medical Marijuana

Italy legalized medical marijuana last year, but the program did not draw in that many patients because of the high costs associated with buying medical marijuana legally from a...
Colorado Recreational Marijuana Sales Grow 10% in August

Colorado Recreational Marijuana Sales Grow 10% in August

A new report released Thursday by the Colorado Department of Revenue shows that recreational marijuana sales saw a 10% increase in the month of August. In August alone, customers...
Over 6,000 Apply For Medical Marijuana in Illinois

Over 6,000 Apply For Medical Marijuana in Illinois

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Wednesday that approximately 6,300 patients have started the process of applying to use medical marijuana.  So far, only 800 have submitted complete...
Canada’s Largest Addiction Treatment Center Calls For Marijuana Legalization

Canada’s Largest Addiction Treatment Center Calls For Marijuana Legalization

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada’s largest mental health and addiction treatment and research center is calling for marijuana legalization. The CAMH released a policy statement on...
DC May Seal Criminal Records For Non-Violent Marijuana Crimes

DC May Seal Criminal Records For Non-Violent Marijuana Crimes

Earlier this year the Washington DC city council voted to decriminalize possession of under an ounce of marijuana.  Now, Councilmember David Grosso has introduced a new bill that would...
Medical Marijuana Stalls in Pennsylvania House

Medical Marijuana Stalls in Pennsylvania House

A medical marijuana bill that passed the Senate last week in Pennsylvania hsa stalled in the Republican-controlled House.  House Majority Leader Mike Turzai said Monday that the caucus does...
Colorado Governor Calls Marijuana Legalization “Reckless”

Colorado Governor Calls Marijuana Legalization “Reckless”

Ten months after Colorado’s recreational marijuana program went into effect, Governor John Hickenlooper is now calling marijuana legalization “reckless.” Hickenlooper said during a debate Monday, “I’m not saying it...
Marijuana Could Prevent Death For Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Marijuana Could Prevent Death For Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries

A new study, published in The American Surgeon, claims that patients suffering from traumatic brain injuries are more likely to survive if they have marijuana in their systems. Researchers...
GA Governor’s Task Force Mistakes Okra For Marijuana

GA Governor’s Task Force Mistakes Okra For Marijuana

On Tuesday morning in Georgia, a Governor’s Task Force for Drug Suppression helicopter spotted what they believed to be an illegal marijuana grow at a home.  They contacted the...
92% of Medical Marijuana Patients Say It Works

92% of Medical Marijuana Patients Say It Works

A new study by the California Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System has found that 92% of medical marijuana users find that it has alleviated symptoms of their serious medical...