Arizona Court Overrules Zero-Tolerance Marijuana DUI

On Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that just having trace amounts of Carboxy-THC, an inactive metabolite that can be detected in one's blood after consuming marijuana, does not automatically constitute a DUI.  This ruling is huge for Arizona medical marijuana patients who will now be able to drive after medicating without fear of being charged with a DUI over consumin...

Puerto Rico Considers Marijuana Legalization

Officials in Puerto Rico are considering the legalization of marijuana in order to boost the commonwealth's failing economy.  Puerto Rico currently has $70 billion in debt and 45% of its population is living in poverty. A number of proposals are being considered to help boost them financially, including eliminating government agencies, cutting down the number of public holi...

Florida Surgeon General Speaks Out Against Marijuana

Medical marijuana has made huge strides in Florida, gaining support from over 70% of potential voters.  Unfortunately, the state's surgeon general is not one of them.  On Monday, he spoke out against marijuana, citing "untested drugs" getting onto the market at his cause for concern. "We must be wary of unintended consequences and remember that first we must do no harm," s...

San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Office to Ask for Money for New Boat to Fight Marijuana Smugglers

The San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Office has asked county supervisors for $500,000 to be spent on a new boat in order to target marijuana smugglers.  Over the past two years, the Sheriff's Office has recovered twelve marijuana-smuggling panga boats that have landed along the coast, but the department has no way to target the smugglers in action, nor remove the boats after they're ...

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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...
Washington DC Mayor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill, Goes to Congress for Review

Washington DC Mayor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill, Goes to Congress for Review

On Monday, Washington DC Mayor Vince Gray signed a bill into law that decriminalizes the possession of up to an ounce of marijuana. Now, instead of facing criminal charges...
Poll Shows Majority of Alaskans Support Marijuana Legalization

Poll Shows Majority of Alaskans Support Marijuana Legalization

If a recent poll commissioned by the Alaska House Majority Caucus is reflective of voter turnout, Alaska could become the third state to legalize recreational marijuana come August. The...