Twenty-Six Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Approved in Las Vegas

The Las Vegas City Council has approved twenty-six medical marijuana dispensaries, which is twice the amount allotted for the city by Nevada regulators.  Over 50 applications were received. Now, the applicants must be vetted by the state health department before being allowed to move forward. Applicants that receive both city and state approval will be sent back to the Las ...

Michigan Doctor Indicted For Writing Bogus Medical Marijuana Recommendations

Dr. Gregory A. Kuldanek of Grand Rapids Michigan has been indicted in a major marijuana conspiracy after admitting that he wrote medical marijuana recommendations for over fifty patients he never treated. Kuldanek, a respected internal medicine specialist, claims to have simply been helping Betty Lee Jenkins, who he believed to be a compassionate medical marijuana caregiver....

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...

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Michigan Doctor Indicted For Writing Bog...
Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marij...
Chile Plants Country's First Medical Mar...
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...
California Marijuana Legalization Advocates Get Approval to Start Gathering Signatures

California Marijuana Legalization Advocates Get Approval to Start Gathering Signatures

On Tuesday, California Secretary of State Debra Bowen approved a request from a marijuana legalization advocacy group to begin gathering signatures in support of their initiative that would legalize...
Uruguayan President Signs Marijuana Legalization Law

Uruguayan President Signs Marijuana Legalization Law

On Monday night, Uruguayan President Jose Mujica signed a bill into law that legalizes the possession, sale, and use of marijuana.  Mujica has long supported the bill, claiming it...
The Three Wisemen Brought Frankincense, Myrrh, and… Marijuana?

The Three Wisemen Brought Frankincense, Myrrh, and… Marijuana?

19-year-old Alain Cassagnol was trying to spread some Christmas cheer, but all he got in return was handcuffs and a jail cell. Early Monday, Cassagnol was caught by police...
Almost 350 Marijuana Business Licenses Issued in Colorado

Almost 350 Marijuana Business Licenses Issued in Colorado

On Monday, Colorado became the first US state to issue special licenses for recreational marijuana businesses. Overall, 348 licenses were issued: 136 for marijuana retail stores, 178 for marijuana...
Colorado Committee Considers Changing Rules for Lawyers Looking to Help Marijuana Businesses

Colorado Committee Considers Changing Rules for Lawyers Looking to Help Marijuana Businesses

Colorado voted to legalize recreational marijuana last year, but its illegal federal status is causing some headaches for certain professionals, including lawyers.  Attorneys in Colorado could have peace of...
AP Poll Shows More Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

AP Poll Shows More Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new AP poll shows that only 29% of Americans oppose legalizing small amounts of marijuana for personal use.  This shows a large swing in public opinion from 2010,...
Wyoming Representative Plans to Introduce Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill

Wyoming Representative Plans to Introduce Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill

Wyoming Representative Sue Wallis has announced that she plans to introduce a marijuana marijuana legalization bill at the start of the next legislative session. Wallis said she became aware...
New Survey Shows Marijuana Use Has Increased Among High School Students

New Survey Shows Marijuana Use Has Increased Among High School Students

A new survey from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) shows that high schoolers’ marijuana use is increasing.  The 2013 Monitoring the Future Survey measures the opinions of 8th,...