Arizona Supporters Start Campaign for Legal Recreational Marijuana

On Friday, Arizona advocates for recreational marijuana legalization launched a petition-gathering campaign for a ballot measure for the 2016 election. The measure would allow adults 21 and older to purchase up to an ounce of marijuana through state-licensed retail shops. They would also be allowed to grow up to six marijuana plants at home. Sales tax from the recreationa...

Georgia Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law

On Thursday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation that immediately legalizes medical marijuana in the state. Looking visibly emotional, Governor Deal signed into law legsilation sponsored by Representative Allen Peake.  The new law allows people to possess up to 20 ounces of fluid cannabis oil containing under 5% THC. Cannabis oil can be used in Georgia to tre...

President Obama Expresses Strong Support for Medical Marijuana

In a CNN special to be aired Sunday, President Barack Obama expressed strong support for medical marijuana.  In a special called "Weed 3" medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta explores the politics of medical marijuana research. As part of the special, Gupta interviews Obama. Gupta and Obama discuss the recent bipartisan bill on the senate floor which proposes rescheduling mar...

Wisconsin Lawmaker Seeks to Legalize Marijuana

Wisconsin Representative Melissa Sargent has introduced a bill that would legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use. In a news conference Monday, Sargent said that legalizing marijuana would decrease crime rates and create jobs throughout Wisconsin. Despite Sargent's efforts, many believe that Republicans will put a stop to the bill before it gains much momentum...

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FBI Director Clarifies Stance on Marijuana Use by Employees After Joke Gone Bad

FBI Director Clarifies Stance on Marijuana Use by Employees After Joke Gone Bad

During a conference on Monday, FBI Director James Comey said, “I have to hire a great workforce to compete with those cybercriminals and some of those kids want to...
Federal Government Still Not Allowing Legal Marijuana Growers to Tap Into Government Water Source

Federal Government Still Not Allowing Legal Marijuana Growers to Tap Into Government Water Source

A recent announcement by the US Bureau of Reclamation came as a blow to marijuana growers, as they learned they would not gain access to federal irrigation waters. The...
Marijuana Opposition Gaining Support in Alaska

Marijuana Opposition Gaining Support in Alaska

Alaska could become the next state to legalize recreational marijuana, but one opposition group isn’t giving up hope.  “Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. Vote No on 2″ just received a...
New York Senate Committee to Consider Medical Marijuana Bill

New York Senate Committee to Consider Medical Marijuana Bill

On Tuesday, New York Senators in the Health Committee will hear a bill that would create a network of medical marijuana dispensaries for patients suffering from a list of...
Vermont to Study Marijuana Legalization

Vermont to Study Marijuana Legalization

According to The Associated Press, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is ordering a study about marijuana legalization and its potential impact on the Green Mountain State.  The study will analyze...
Minnesota Passes Medical Marijuana Compromise

Minnesota Passes Medical Marijuana Compromise

On Thursday, Minnesota lawmakers came to a compromise on medical marijuana.  The initial bills differed vastly in the House and Senate. The compromise between a restrictive House bill and...
Dr. Oz Supports Medical Marijuana

Dr. Oz Supports Medical Marijuana

Another “celebrity doctor” has endorsed medical marijuana.  During an interview on “Larry King Live” this week, Dr. Mehmet Oz revealed that he had changed his views on medical marijuana....
New Jersey Man Argues He Should be Able to Use Medical Marijuana in Casinos

New Jersey Man Argues He Should be Able to Use Medical Marijuana in Casinos

Twenty-three year old Daniel Price is fighting for the right to use medical marijuana in New Jersey casinos.  Represented by attorney Michelle Douglass, Price argues that he, and his...
NFL Allegedly Plans to Change Marijuana Policy

NFL Allegedly Plans to Change Marijuana Policy

According to a new report from ESPN.com, the NFL will renegotiate its current drug policy in response to a number of players’ and coaches’ protests against harsh punishments for...
Couple Finds Marijuana in McDonald’s Burgers

Couple Finds Marijuana in McDonald’s Burgers

An Iowa couple claims to have found marijuana on their McDonald’s burgers last month.  Police are investigating the claim that there was marijuana between the two patties on the...