Marijuana Policy Project Releases "Consume Responsibly" Marijuana Ads

The Marijuana Policy Project has released new billboards in Colorado and Washington state encouraging marijuana users to "consume responsibly." The ads address marijuana opponents' concerns that marijuana edibles are difficult to regulate and that they can accidentally wind up in the hands of unsuspecting children. The new ad shows a child peeking over a kitchen counter at w...

Bill Would Allow VA to Recommend Medical Marijuana for Veterans

The Veterans Equal Access Act was introduced by two US Representatives who hope to allow medical staff within the Veterans Affairs system enroll patients in medical marijuana programs in states where it is legal. Currently, VA staffers are unable to recommend medical marijuana to veterans because the staffers are federal employees. The newly proposed legislation would help v...

Vancouver's Marijuana Museum Collection to Move to Detroit

Vancouver, Canada's Herb Museum is closing its doors after 10 years of service.  The museum's collection of marijuana related memorabilia has been sold to a group in Detroit who plan to incorporate it into a larger cannabis-related museum in Michigan. The museum cost $2.50 to tour and contained over 1,200 marijuana related artifacts. The museum is closing down in order t...

New Jersey Approves Fourth Medical Marijuana Dispensary

New Jersey officials have approved a fourth medical marijuana dispensary to start preparing to sell medical marijuana to patients. The Breakwater Alternative Treatment Center has been issued a permit to open in Cranbury Township. New Jersey legalized medical marijuana five years ago but has been slow to establish dispensaries to provide medicine to patients. The first dispen...

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Denver County Fair to Hold Cannabis Contests

Denver County Fair to Hold Cannabis Contests

County Fairs are known for their agricultural and baking contests, but Colorado’s Denver County is changing with the times to add a new category of competition: cannabis. “We thought...
MPP to Display 5 Pro-Marijuana Ads Near Super Bowl

MPP to Display 5 Pro-Marijuana Ads Near Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is always an exciting event, but it is taking on even more meaning this year for marijuana advocates, as teams from the two states that have...
Floridians Will Vote on Medical Marijuana Measure

Floridians Will Vote on Medical Marijuana Measure

On Monday, the Florida Supreme Court approved the ballot language for a medical marijuana bill that will, as a result, appear on the November election ballot. The Supreme Court...
Hawaii Could Become Marijuana Exporter

Hawaii Could Become Marijuana Exporter

Hawaiian House Majority Floor Leader Rida Cabanilla wants to make the state a prime exporter of marijuana in order to raise revenues that would eliminate debt and benefit public...
Study Shows Marijuana Use by Pregnant Women Could Harm Baby’s Brain

Study Shows Marijuana Use by Pregnant Women Could Harm Baby’s Brain

A new study conducted by a team of researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden showed that smoking marijuana during pregnancy could harm the fetus. Researchers studied the effect...
NorCal Teacher Arrested for Bringing Marijuana-Laced Food to “Pot”luck

NorCal Teacher Arrested for Bringing Marijuana-Laced Food to “Pot”luck

Police in Benicia, Ca. arrested an elementary school teacher on Friday on suspicion of marijuana poisoning after a six week investigation.  Teresa Gilmete Badger allegedly brought marijuana-laced food to...
US Attorney General Says Marijuana Businesses Will Have Access to Banks Soon

US Attorney General Says Marijuana Businesses Will Have Access to Banks Soon

On Thursday, US Attorney General Eric Holder said that legal marijuana businesses, whether medical or recreational, should have access to America’s banking system.  According to the Attorney General, the...
Indiana Lawmakers to Consider Several Marijuana Reform Bills

Indiana Lawmakers to Consider Several Marijuana Reform Bills

Indiana currently has some of the strictest marijuana laws in the nation.  That could change soon, as lawmakers consider a number of bills related to marijuana reform. The first...
Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in Oklahoma

Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Senator Constance Johnson has introduced a bill that would legalize marijuana for recreational use.  The proposed bill would make it legal for individuals 21 and older to buy,...
Medical Marijuana Regulations Proposed in Illinois

Medical Marijuana Regulations Proposed in Illinois

On Tuesday, Illinois officials revealed proposed regulations for the state’s medical marijuana pilot program.  The 48-page document reveals the Department of Health’s proposal, and now the public has a...