New York Senator Looks to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2015

New York State Senator Liz Krueger plans to reintroduce the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act during the next legislative session, which begins in January.  On Sunday Krueger revealed, "I will push for taxation and regulation of marijuana. I continue to work with experts around the country and to evaluate laws and regulations being put into place now." The bill would re...

Washington DC Selects Marijuana Legalization Campaign Slogans

The DC Cannabis Campaign has selected three slogans to support their push for legalizing marijuana in Washington DC with Initiative 71.  The group kept it simple, with their primary slogan being "Legalize."  The other slogans they selected are "Vote to refocus police priorities" and "Legalization ends discrimination." The new slogans will appear on campaign signs that will...

Federal Judge Rejects Case to Reclassify Marijuana

A federal judge in Grand Rapids, Michigan has rejected claims that marijuana should be reclassified from a Schedule I substance.  The just also ruled that federal policy which lessens enforcement of marijuana laws in medical and recreational marijuana states does not amount to selective prosecution based on residency for those individuals who do not live in a state where some ...

Colorado Records Higher Recreational Marijuana Sales Than Medical For First Time

According to tax records released by the Colorado Department of Revenue on Wednesday, the state is selling more recreational marijuana than it is medical marijuana. The records show that in July Colorado sold $29.7 million worth of recreational marijuana and, in June, $28.9 million worth of medical marijuana. There are many more medical marijuana shops throughout Colorado...

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Pittsburg Steelers’ Running Backs Could Face Marijuana Possession Charges

Pittsburg Steelers’ Running Backs Could Face Marijuana Possession Charges

On Wednesday, Pittsburg Steelers running backs LeGarrette Blount and Le’Veon Bell were arrested for marijuana possession after a police officer was stopped next to their car on a motorcycle...
Minnesota Mom Arrested For Giving Son Marijuana Oil…Even Though It Is Legalized

Minnesota Mom Arrested For Giving Son Marijuana Oil…Even Though It Is Legalized

Angela Brown of Madison, MN, has been arrested for child endangerment for providing marijuana oil to her son in order to help him with symptoms associated with a traumatic...
“Stoner” Arrested on Marijuana Charges

“Stoner” Arrested on Marijuana Charges

Today in ironic news, a Virginia man with the last name Stoner is facing charges after police found $10,000 worth of marijuana plants growing at his home. The Orange...
Connecticut’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Connecticut’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Connecticut’s first medical marijuana dispensary opened Wednesday night in the city of South Windsor.  Prime Wellness of Connecticut has opened its doors, although the shop will not actually have...
Santa Fe Marijuana Decriminalization Initiative Gains Enough Signatures to Appear on Ballot

Santa Fe Marijuana Decriminalization Initiative Gains Enough Signatures to Appear on Ballot

An initiative to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession in Santa Fe, New Mexico has received enough signatures of support to appear on the November ballot.  This marks the first time...
Jackie Chan’s Son Could Face Execution in China For Marijuana Possession

Jackie Chan’s Son Could Face Execution in China For Marijuana Possession

Chinese actor and singer Jaycee CHan, son of action-actor Jackie Chan, has been arrested in Beijing for marijuana consumption and possession.  Chan was arrested and tested positive for marijuana...
Oregon Marijuana Legalization Campaign Ramping Up With $2.3 Million in Ads

Oregon Marijuana Legalization Campaign Ramping Up With $2.3 Million in Ads

The Yes on 91 Campaign, which aims to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Oregon, announced that they have purchased $2.3 million worth of TV ad spots, which they...
Medical Marijuana Regulation Legislation Fails in California

Medical Marijuana Regulation Legislation Fails in California

Last week, a bill that would have placed statewide regulations on California’s medical marijuana program failed in the Assembly Appropriations Committee.  Senate Bill 1262, sponsored by Senator Lou Correa,...
US Coast Guard Recovers 900 Pounds of Marijuana Off Coast of Haiti

US Coast Guard Recovers 900 Pounds of Marijuana Off Coast of Haiti

The US Coast Guard intercepted a go-fast boat near Haiti that was carrying over 900 pounds of marijuana, valued at $800,000. The boat was discovered off of Haiti on...
Canada Physician Groups Refuse to Join Anti-Marijuana Campaign

Canada Physician Groups Refuse to Join Anti-Marijuana Campaign

Three of Canada’s doctor groups, which represent 80,000 physicians, have refused to support an anti-marijuana campaign proposed by the federal government. The groups are the College of Family Physicians...