New Marijuana Legalization Campaign Launched in Arizona

On Tuesday, the Campaign to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana filed the paperwork to start gathering signatures to get their marijuana legalization measure onto the 2016 general election ballot in Arizona. Supporters need 150,642 signatures in order to get the measure onto the 2016 ballot. Signatures must be collected by July 7, 2016. Campaign to Legalize and Regulate Marij...

Study Finds Adolescent Marijuana Use Could Stunt Growth

A new study from a university in Pakistan has found that marijuana use among prepubescent boys could lead to stunted growth. Researchers studied hormone levels linked to growth and puberty in the blood of 217 boys who use marijuana and 220 who never smoked marijuana. Researchers found that growth hormone levels were significantly lower among the marijuana users. When rese...

Lawsuit Alleges Man Attempting to Monopolize Illinois Medical Marijuana Industry

A new lawsuit filed in Illinois by Medponics Illinois alleges that Kayvan Khalatbari, a Denver medical marijuana business owner, is attempting to monopolize Illinois' medical marijuana system by having interests in more than three cultivation centers. If true, that would violate Illinois' regulations.  However, others are stepping up to defend Khalatbari, saying that he is ...

Oregon Legislators Reveal Sales Tax Proposal

On Monday, Oregon legislators revealed a proposed sales tax for retail marijuana sales. This proposed tax would replace the harvest tax approved by voters. The sales tax proposal didn't include a specific percentage. Staffers are still working to determine how much to charge so that the sales tax will yield as much for the state as the harvest tax does. The reason for imp...

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Lawsuit Alleges Man Attempting to Monopo...
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Florida Man Arrested For Assaulting Brother With Marijuana Plant

Florida Man Arrested For Assaulting Brother With Marijuana Plant

A Florida man has been arrested after using a marijuana plant as a weapon in a fight against his brother. The fight happened Saturday evening shortly after 31-year-old Rodney...
Hershey Sues Marijuana Edible Company

Hershey Sues Marijuana Edible Company

Hershey Co. is suing a Colorado marijuana edible maker, claiming that the company’s packaging is too similar to those made by the famous chocolate company. The trademark infringement lawsuit,...
Study Links Marijuana Use to Infertility in Men

Study Links Marijuana Use to Infertility in Men

A study published in the medical journal Human Reproduction  claims that marijuana use can impact a man’s fertility by having adverse effects on sperm. The study examined data from...
Study Finds Marijuana Could Treat Autoimmune Diseases

Study Finds Marijuana Could Treat Autoimmune Diseases

A University of South Carolina study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry shows that marijuana has the potential to fight autoimmune diseases by suppressing immune functions, including inflammation....
Loophole Could Allow Patients to Use Medical Marijuana in Florida Before It’s Legalized

Loophole Could Allow Patients to Use Medical Marijuana in Florida Before It’s Legalized

Florida voters will weigh in on a medical marijuana measure this November, but a little known loophole could allow patients to use medical marijuana already. The Florida Doctrine of...
Health Canada Overwhelmed by Marijuana Grow Operation Applications

Health Canada Overwhelmed by Marijuana Grow Operation Applications

Health Canada, the department responsible for regulating Canada’s medical marijuana industry, is overwhelmed with applications as growers and entrepreneurs look to get a piece of the country’s new medical...
New York Partners with Company to Study Marijuana CBD Treatment

New York Partners with Company to Study Marijuana CBD Treatment

On Sunday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state has paired with a British firm to study the efficacy of CBD-related marijuana treatments for children suffering from...
South Carolina Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy Bill Signed into Law

South Carolina Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy Bill Signed into Law

On Monday, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed a bill into law that legalizes high-CBD medical marijuana oils to treat epilepsy in children if it is recommended by their...
San Jose Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Offering Free Pot to Voters

San Jose Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Offering Free Pot to Voters

It’s election day in California, and San Jose voters have a new incentive to vote other than doing their civic duty.  The Silicon Valley Cannabis Coalition has organized a...
University of Pennsylvania Study Shows Marijuana Use Can Increase Sleep Problems

University of Pennsylvania Study Shows Marijuana Use Can Increase Sleep Problems

A new study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania found that marijuana users suffer from higher levels of sleeplessness and sleep deprivation than non-users. Researchers surveyed the sleep habits...