Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll, conducted by Insights West, has found that 52% of Alberta, Canada residents support marijuana legalization.  Only 42% of voters oppose legalization. By comparison, only 5% of Albertans support legalization of cocaine, heroin, or ecstasy. While 70% of Albertans don't believe Canada has to wait for other countries to pass marijuana legalization before they do, ...

21 Marijuana Stores Headed to Aurora, CO

Aurora, Co. is one of the Colorado communities that banned marijuana retail shops from opening until further restrictions and regulations could be put into place.  But now, the city is allowing recreational marijuana shops, thanks to the passage of an ordinance earlier this year.  The city has now issued 21 licenses to marijuana shops. The city has been divided into six wa...

Alaska Mayors Oppose Marijuana Legalization

The Alaska Conference of Mayors has announced that it voted to oppose a recreational marijuana legalization initiative.  Additionally, the group has donated $5,000 to "Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. Vote No on 2." The Alaska Conference of Mayors is a parent organization of the Alaska Municipal League, a statewide, nonprofit organization.  The group has 95 members, 23 of which...

US Government to Increase Marijuana Grows

Some may be shocked to learn that the federal government grows its own marijuana, given the fact that it has been classified as a dangerous substance by the Controlled Substances Act.  Each year the US government grows marijuana for researchers to access. This year, the federal government is increasing the amount of marijuana grown-- from 46 pounds to 1,400 pounds.  The ad...

Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Suppor...
21 Marijuana Stores Headed to Aurora, CO
Alaska Mayors Oppose Marijuana Legalizat...
US Government to Increase Marijuana Grow...
New Data Shows Underage Marijuana Use and Traffic Fatalities in CO Have Dropped Since Marijuana Was Legalized

New Data Shows Underage Marijuana Use and Traffic Fatalities in CO Have Dropped Since Marijuana Was Legalized

New Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) data shows that marijuana use among teens and traffic fatalities have dropped in the state, despite the legalization of marijuana...
Washington Sells $3.8 Million Worth of Marijuana in First Month of Program

Washington Sells $3.8 Million Worth of Marijuana in First Month of Program

On Friday, Washington state revealed that the first month of legal recreational marijuana sales generated almost $3.8 million in revenue.  Based on these numbers, the state expects to bring...
Florida Medical Association Opposes Medical Marijuana Initiative

Florida Medical Association Opposes Medical Marijuana Initiative

The Florida Medical Association, Florida’s largest physicians organization, has announced their opposition to an initiative that would legalize medical marijuana in Florida.  The group does not necessarily oppose all...
Wichita Marijuana Decriminalziation Initiative Fails

Wichita Marijuana Decriminalziation Initiative Fails

An initiative to decriminalize low level marijuana possession in Wichita has failed due to a lack of valid signatures.  According to the Sedgwick County Election Board, the petition is...
Two Killed in Fresno Attempted Marijuana Robbery

Two Killed in Fresno Attempted Marijuana Robbery

Two suspected robbers were killed Thursday after they attempted to rob a house in Fresno with a marijuana-growing operation.  According to police, two suspects were arrested and three remain...
$50,000 of Marijuana Stolen From Seattle Dispensary

$50,000 of Marijuana Stolen From Seattle Dispensary

On Wednesday, over $50,000 worth of marijuana was stolen from a medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle.  When police arrived at the sceneat 6:50 AM on Wednesday, they discovered a...
Marijuana Legalization Vote Coming to DC This November

Marijuana Legalization Vote Coming to DC This November

A ballot initiative has been approved in Washington DC that will allow voters to determine whether they want to legalize recreational marijuana for adults 21 and over.  Submitted by...
Authorities Find Thousands of Marijuana Plants in Illegal Michigan Grow

Authorities Find Thousands of Marijuana Plants in Illegal Michigan Grow

Authorities say they have discovered almost 15,000 marijuana plants at an illegal marijuana growing operation in Covert Township, Michigan. Officers from the Southwest Enforcement Team received a tip about...
Map Shows Where HIghest Percentage of US Population Smokes Marijuana

Map Shows Where HIghest Percentage of US Population Smokes Marijuana

Researchers from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health have compiled a map that depicts the percentages of people who have smoked marijuana in each state on a...
PA State Senator Used Marijuana During Trip to CO

PA State Senator Used Marijuana During Trip to CO

Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach admitted that he consumed marijuana during a recent taxpayer-funded trip to Colorado to learn more about the state’s legal marijuana program. Leach said that...