Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marijuana Legalization

On Wednesday, Yes on 91, the campaign supporting marijuana legalization in Oregon, released a letter from thirty former police officers, sheriffs, judges, and prosecutors sharing their support for legalizing marijuana in Oregon. With the vote less than a week away, the support of law enforcement may serve to bolster Yes on 91's cause.  New polls show that the race for marij...

Chile Plants Country's First Medical Marijuana

On Wednesday, a Chilean municipality planted the country's first medical marijuana as part of a pilot program geared toward helping cancer patients. The country received 850 seeds from the Netherlands.  Four strains were obtained: Wappa, Durga Mata II, Pandora, and Ice Cream. The marijuana will be grown, then the CBDs will be extracted to make tinctures.  200 patients will...

Maryland Delays Medical Marijuana Regulations

On Tuesday, members of a 15-person panel tasked with establishing Maryland's medical marijuana rules postponed a final vote on the regulations, which are already late. The reason, according to the panel, is that they would like to make tweaks to licensing fees and make marijuana available to patients in both smokeable forms as well as in liquid form. According to Dr. Paul...

DEA Raids Alleged Illegal Marijuana Grows in Denver

In conjunction with Denver, Colorado police, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration raided six marijuana grows in Denver as part of an investigation into an illegal marijuana operation based in Minnesota.  Over $1 million in cash and marijuana was seized on Tuesday. According to a law enforcement official who spoke under the condition of anonymity, the people involved ...

Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marij...
Chile Plants Country's First Medical Mar...
Maryland Delays Medical Marijuana Regula...
DEA Raids Alleged Illegal Marijuana Grow...
Recreational Marijuana Up for Vote in New Hampshire

Recreational Marijuana Up for Vote in New Hampshire

In early January, New Hampshire’s House will vote whether to legalize up to one ounce of marijuana for recreational use for anyone over the age of 21. Under the...
Illinois Medical Marijuana Law Goes Into Effect, But Don’t Expect to See it Anytime Soon

Illinois Medical Marijuana Law Goes Into Effect, But Don’t Expect to See it Anytime Soon

Illinois’ medical marijuana law officially goes into effect today, but don’t expect to see MMJ in the state any time soon.  Illinois officials still have to determine the details...
Colorado Becomes First State to Open Recreational Marijuana Shops

Colorado Becomes First State to Open Recreational Marijuana Shops

January 1, 2014 marks a historic day in the United States: Colorado has become the first state to allow special retail stores where recreational marijuana can be sold to...
Nevada Lawmakers to Miss Medical Marijuana Deadline

Nevada Lawmakers to Miss Medical Marijuana Deadline

Nevada state officials have announced that they will miss the Legislature’s April 1st deadline to begin accepting applications from medical marijuana growers and providers. The state Health Division has...
Michigan Governor Approves Medical Grade Cannabis

Michigan Governor Approves Medical Grade Cannabis

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a new law that will allow Michigan to create a “pharmaceutical grade cannabis” registry.  However, the fate of the registry relies on the federal...
Denver International Airport Bans Marijuana Possession

Denver International Airport Bans Marijuana Possession

Denver International Airport is the first city facility to ban marijuana possession on all of its property, despite the fact that recreational marijuana is legal throughout Colorado.  The ban...
West Virginia Delegate to Propose Medical Marijuana Bill

West Virginia Delegate to Propose Medical Marijuana Bill

West Virginia Democrat Mike Manypenny has announced that in the 2014 legislative session he will sponsor a bill to legalize medical marijuana.  Manypenny has sponsored similar bills twice before,...
New Jersey Family Given $10,000 to Facilitate Move to Colorado for Better Medical Marijuana

New Jersey Family Given $10,000 to Facilitate Move to Colorado for Better Medical Marijuana

A New Jersey family who has pushed for changes to the state’s medical marijuana law to help treat their young daughter suffering from severe seizures has been gifted $10,000...
Washington DC Sees Low Demand for Medical Marijuana

Washington DC Sees Low Demand for Medical Marijuana

Washington DC legalized medical marijuana almost two decades ago, but only began allowing dispensaries to open this year.  One might expect that after such a long wait patients would...
Maine Rejects Tourette’s From Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions List

Maine Rejects Tourette’s From Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions List

This week, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services denied a request to add Tourette’s syndrome to the state’s list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana.  If the...