Riverside County, CA Imposes Fines for Marijuana Cultivation

Riverside County, CA has already banned the growth of marijuana but now, a new ordinance would impose fines on anyone caught cultivating weed. The new ordinance would create a fine system for people caught growing marijuana.  Fines of $10 to $1,000 could be imposed for low-level growers.  Anyone found guilty of growing 6 or fewer plants would have to pay a $10 fine.  Thos...

Huge Illegal Mariuana Grow Discovered in Texas

On Monday, a deer hunter accidentally stumbled on a massive illegal marijuana grow in Polk County, Texas, about 70 miles north of Houston. The discovery of a dozen marijuana fields containing over 50,000 marijuana plants led to the arrest of one and led another person to go on the run. According to the Montgomery County Police Reporter, teams from a number of agencies wer...

Federal Bill Would Legalize Low-THC Marijuana Strains

A bill introduced in the US House of Representatives Monday would amend the federal Controlled Substances Act to legalize marijuana with low levels of THC.  Such strains, which tend to be high in CBDs, do not have psychoactive effects, and instead work to relieve pain or neurological symptoms. High CBD marijuana has made headlines in recent years for eliminating seizures in...

Almost 90% of Florida Voters Support Medical Marijuana

A new Quinnipiac University Poll has found that 88% of Florida voters support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes.  Only 10% of Floridians opposed legalizing medical marijuana.  The new numbers show a 6% increase in support for medical marijuana since November. Young people aged 18-29 showed the highest level of support, with 95% favoring medical marijuana legalizati...

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First Recreational Marijuana Store Opens in Vancouver, WA

First Recreational Marijuana Store Opens in Vancouver, WA

On Wednesday, Vancouver’s first recreational marijuana shop opened.  The store opened at 11 AM after a ribbon cutting ceremony by Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt. Main Street Marijuana is the...
Maine’s Medical Marijuana Program Reportedly Best in America

Maine’s Medical Marijuana Program Reportedly Best in America

A new report published by Americans for Safe Access calls Maine’s medical marijuana program the best in America.  The title is based on a number of factors that ASA...
Washington State Becomes 2nd to Legally Sell Recreational Marijuana

Washington State Becomes 2nd to Legally Sell Recreational Marijuana

Tuesday, July 8th marks an historic day in Washington state.  Washington has become the second state to launch its legal recreational marijuana program, allowing sales of marijuana to anyone...
New York Governor to Sign Medical Marijuana Bill

New York Governor to Sign Medical Marijuana Bill

On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo will sign a bill to legalize medical marijuana in New York.  The signing ceremony will take place at 1 PM. It may take time...
North Carolina Legalizes Marijuana Extracts for Children

North Carolina Legalizes Marijuana Extracts for Children

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has signed a bill into law that will allow children suffering from severe forms of epilepsy to use high-CBD marijuana oils and tinctures.  The...
Almost Half of MA Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana

Almost Half of MA Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana

A new Boston Globe poll has found that 48% of Massachusetts voters would support a ballot question legalizing recreational marijuana for adults 21 and older.  47% of voters said...
Record Number of Pennsylvanians Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

Record Number of Pennsylvanians Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

A new opinion survey conducted by Franklin & Marshall College found that 84% of Pennsylvanians strongly favor or somewhat favor legalizing medial marijuana for adults if it is recommended...
Berkeley Dispensaries Required to Give Marijuana to Low-Income Patients

Berkeley Dispensaries Required to Give Marijuana to Low-Income Patients

The city of Berkeley, Ca. will require all medical marijuana dispensaries to give away 2% of the amount of medical marijuana they sell each year free to low-income patients....
Proposed Medical Marijuana Measure Won’t Be on Ohio Ballot

Proposed Medical Marijuana Measure Won’t Be on Ohio Ballot

An attempt to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio has failed, after an advocacy group failed to collect enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot. The proposed constitutional amendment...
Newcomers Can Enter the CO Marijuana Market This Week

Newcomers Can Enter the CO Marijuana Market This Week

Colorado’s recreational marijuana business has seen a successful first six months, but will see a shift starting this week that could cause big changes in the program. During the...