Seattle's Second Recreational Marijuana Shop to Open at Noon Tuesday

At noon Tuesday, Seattle gained its second recreational pot shop: Uncle Ike's, 2310 East Union St.  Owned by Seattle resident Ian Eisenberg, the shop is small but has focused primarily on security. From the outside, the shop looks vault-like, and according to Eisenberg it is almost as secure.  He explained, “One entrance, no other points of entry or people can break into...

Colorado Releases New Marijuana Regulations

Last week, the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) released 30 new regulations for the state's recreational marijuana program.  The new rules make changes to all aspects of the program, including sales, production, cultivation, edibles, licensing fees, employee training, and product testing.  MED has issued new regulations in response to issues they have seen as the...

Grow4Vets Gives Away Free Marijuana to Colorado Veterans

The Grow4Vets marijuana giveaway took place Saturday morning in Colorado Springs, Co.  The event, held by Operation Grow4Vets was intended to expose vets suffering to physical or psychological injuries to the benefits of marijuana and alternative pain medications. Roger Martin, executive director and co-founder of Operation Grow4Vets is an Army veteran himself, who struggle...

MD Could Charge Medical Marijuana Growers $125,000 a Year in Fees

Maryland's medical marijuana commission has proposed a new set of fees for medical marijuana growers and dispensaries.  The plan is to allow 15 medical marijuana growers to obtain licenses. The commission has proposed that growers of medical marijuana be required to pay a $125,000 annual fee in order to continue to supply medical marijuana to patients and collectives.  The...

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Colorado Tackles Medical Marijuana Business Application Backlog

Colorado Tackles Medical Marijuana Business Application Backlog

For almost three years, Colorado has struggled with a bureaucratic backlog that has led over 100 medical marijuana businesses to operated without a finalized state license. These businesses are...
Chris Christie Will Veto Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill in New Jersey

Chris Christie Will Veto Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill in New Jersey

Governor Chris Christie has already made it clear that he will not sign a new bill into law that would expand New Jersey’s medical marijuana program to allow reciprocity...
University of New Haven Developing New Process for Testing Marijuana Contaminants

University of New Haven Developing New Process for Testing Marijuana Contaminants

Heather Miller Coyle, a forensic botanist and associate professor at the University of New Haven in Connecticut has started to develop a new process to detect contaminants in marijuana...
Iowa Senator to Pursue Medical Marijuana in 2014

Iowa Senator to Pursue Medical Marijuana in 2014

Iowa Senator Joe Bolkcom has announced that he will pursue medical marijuana legislation in the 2014 session. Iowa lawmakers have resisted medical marijuana in the past but it is...
Medical Marijuana Using Canadian Mountie Under Fire

Medical Marijuana Using Canadian Mountie Under Fire

A Canadian Mounted Police Officer who is also a medical marijuana patient is under fire from anti-marijuana activists who believe he should not be able to keep his job....
UK Police Find $1 Million of Marijuana in Nuclear Bunker

UK Police Find $1 Million of Marijuana in Nuclear Bunker

On Wednesday morning, UK police made a huge raid at a large, well-equipped marijuana growing operation in the Drakelow Tunnels, which were used as a nuclear bunker for government...
Chicago Mayor Introduces Plan for Medical Marijuana Restrictions

Chicago Mayor Introduces Plan for Medical Marijuana Restrictions

On Tuesday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a plan that would limit where medical marijuana dispensaries and growing operations would be allowed to open once the new bill goes...
Marijuana Falls From The Sky in San Diego

Marijuana Falls From The Sky in San Diego

It’s raining weed in San Diego.  Well, sort of.  Early Monday morning, bundles of marijuana fell from the sky over San Diego as part of an airdrop from a...
New York to Hold Medical Marijuana Hearings

New York to Hold Medical Marijuana Hearings

In December, the state of New York will hold public hearings in Buffalo and Mineola on legalizing marijuana for medical purposes.  The hearings are part of lawmaker efforts to...
Denver City Council Votes Against Marijuana in Public View on Private Property

Denver City Council Votes Against Marijuana in Public View on Private Property

On Monday night, the Denver, Co. City Council voted to approve an ordinance that would ban people from using marijuana in a private yard or on a balcony if...