Florida Surgeon General Speaks Out Against Marijuana

Medical marijuana has made huge strides in Florida, gaining support from over 70% of potential voters.  Unfortunately, the state's surgeon general is not one of them.  On Monday, he spoke out against marijuana, citing "untested drugs" getting onto the market at his cause for concern. "We must be wary of unintended consequences and remember that first we must do no harm," s...

San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Office to Ask for Money for New Boat to Fight Marijuana Smugglers

The San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Office has asked county supervisors for $500,000 to be spent on a new boat in order to target marijuana smugglers.  Over the past two years, the Sheriff's Office has recovered twelve marijuana-smuggling panga boats that have landed along the coast, but the department has no way to target the smugglers in action, nor remove the boats after they're ...

30 Pounds of Pot Found in MA Produce Delivery

About 30 pounds of marijuana were found inside of a tractor trailer making a produce delivery to the Stop & Shop grocery store in Freetown Mass. The delivery originated in Lodi, Ca, and the driver claimed to have no knowledge of the marijuana being in the back of the rig. "She picked up the truck and drove it from Point A to Point B, and made several stops along the w...

Colorado Police Encourage Responsible Marijuana Use During First Legal 4/20

2014 marks the first year that Coloradoans can legally celebrate 4/20 with recreational marijuana.  State officials have released a reminder to all citizens to party responsibly. "State agencies, local governments, the marijuana industry and others have worked hard since the passage of Amendment 64 to ensure that Colorado remains a safe, healthy place to live,” said Andre...

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Colorado Releases Temporary Rules for Cannabis Stores

Colorado Releases Temporary Rules for Cannabis Stores

On Monday, Colorado released rules for the operation of recreational cannabis shops.  The rules outline the basic regulations for shops but still leave some details untouched, such as potency...
Rabbi Confirms: Medical Marijuana Kosher

Rabbi Confirms: Medical Marijuana Kosher

A Rabbi from Israel, Efraim Zalmanovich, has declared that medical marijuana is kosher.  His religious ruling says that if a religious Jew is prescribed medical marijuana to combat the...
Wheelchair Bound Man Riding Across Country to Promote Marijuana Legalization

Wheelchair Bound Man Riding Across Country to Promote Marijuana Legalization

Curtis Kile, a 52-year-old with cerebral palsy, is traveling from Detroit to Washington via his motorized wheelchair to promote the legalization of marijuana. Kile’s goal is to share is...
Maine Adds PTSD to List of Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions

Maine Adds PTSD to List of Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions

On Wednesday, a bill adding post traumatic stress disorder as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana patients quitely became a law without Governor Paul LePage’s signature. The bill amends...
New Jersey’s Only Medical Marijuana Collective to Close Temporarily

New Jersey’s Only Medical Marijuana Collective to Close Temporarily

Greenleaf Compassion Center, New Jersey’s only operating medical marijuana collective, will be closing temporarily for about two weeks, according to co-founder Julio Valentin.  Valentin explained that the closure is...
CU Boulder Announces Huge Cost of Banning 4/20 Celebrations

CU Boulder Announces Huge Cost of Banning 4/20 Celebrations

On Thursday, officials at the University of Colorado Boulder announced that they spent almost $108,000 this year to stop students from celebrating 4/20 on campus. In previous years, the...
Bakersfield CA Bans Medical Marijuana Collectives

Bakersfield CA Bans Medical Marijuana Collectives

On Tuesday, the Bakersfield, Ca. city council voted to ban all medical marijuana collectives in the city starting in August.  The city already had a resolution in place to...
New Jersey Medical Marijuana Program Hits 1,000 Registered Patient Mark But Still Has a Long Way to Go

New Jersey Medical Marijuana Program Hits 1,000 Registered Patient Mark But Still Has a Long Way to Go

New Jersey now officially has 1,000 registered medical marijuana patients, but that doesn’t mean they are accessing their medicine.  Reportedly only 130 patients have actually been able to purchase...
Michigan Medical Marijuana Collectives Raided

Michigan Medical Marijuana Collectives Raided

On Wednesday, three medical marijuana collectives in Springfield, Mi. were raided by state troopers and undercover drug officers for allegedly violating Michigan’s medical marijuana law. Officers started the raids...
NAACP Endorses Marijuana Legalization in PA

NAACP Endorses Marijuana Legalization in PA

The NAACP is backing a bill in Pennsylvania that would legalize and regulate marijuana.  The legislation was proposed by Senator Daylin Leach, who hopes marijuana legalization would create new...