10% of Americans Admit to Going to Work High on Marijuana

A new survey conducted by Mashable shows that 9.74% of Americans smoke marijuana before heading to work. Of those who smoke marijuana before going to work, only 20% obtain it legally.  The other 80% buy it off the black market. Additionally 28% of those surveyed said that they use prescription drugs before work, but only 7% did so for recreational reasons.  95% of those us...

65% of Washington DC Voters Support Marijuana Legalization Initiative

A new poll conducted by The Washington Post/NBC News/Marist shows that 65% of Washington DC voters support Initiative 71, which would legalize and regulate marijuana like alcohol. “D.C. voters want to take marijuana completely out the criminal justice system and refocus police priorities,” said Dr. Malik Burnett, D.C. Policy Manager for the Drug Policy Alliance. “Voter...

Colorado Health Authorities Vote Not to Limit Number of Patients Medical Marijuana Caregivers Can Serve

On Tuesday, the Colorado Board of Health voted 6-1 to delete a proposed change to the state's rule for medical marijuana caregivers that would have limited caregivers to only growing marijuana on behalf of 10 patients. Currently, Colorado allows caregivers to have 5 patients.  Caregivers may apply for waivers so that caregivers may provide medical marijuana to more patients...

Marijuana Policy Project Launches Consume Responsibly Campaign in Colorado

The Marijuana Policy Project, a marijuana advocacy group which aided in the legalization of marijuana in Washington and Colorado, has launched a campaign in Denver, Colorado encouraging marijuana users to "consume responsibly." The campaign, primarily aimed at tourists, highlights aspects of legal recreational marijuana use that could get inexperienced users into trouble, ei...

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Connecticut Receives 42 Applications to Grow and Sell Medical Marijuana

Connecticut Receives 42 Applications to Grow and Sell Medical Marijuana

Friday marked the last day Connecticut would accept applications from individuals hoping to either grow or sell medical marijuana.  21 prospective growers and 16 prospective dispensary owners submitted applications,...
Michigan Senate Approves Sale of Medical Marijuana at Pharmacies

Michigan Senate Approves Sale of Medical Marijuana at Pharmacies

On Wednesday, the Michigan Senate voted 22-16 to approve legislation that would allow for the growing and sale of “pharmaceutical-grade” marijuana at licensed pharmacies throughout the state if the...
Six Months After Legalization, Czechs Still Cannot Access Medical Marijuana

Six Months After Legalization, Czechs Still Cannot Access Medical Marijuana

The Czech Republic legalized medical marijuana earlier this year but the country has maintained stringent policies on growing, selling, and importing it. The Czech Republic’s parliament legalized medical marijuana...
Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receiver Dwayne Bowe Arrested for Marijuana Possession

Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receiver Dwayne Bowe Arrested for Marijuana Possession

Kansas City Chief’s wide receiver Dwayne Bowe was arrested on Sunday for speeding and possession of marijuana.  According to officers, Bowe was pulled over for going 48 MPH in...
Majority of Americans Believes It’s Wrong to Fire Employees for Off The Clock Marijuana Use

Majority of Americans Believes It’s Wrong to Fire Employees for Off The Clock Marijuana Use

A new poll conducted bu HuffPost/YouGov found that 64% of Americans believe it would be wrong for people to be fired for off the clock marijuana use in states...
Universty of Washington to Train on Marijuana Pain Management

Universty of Washington to Train on Marijuana Pain Management

The University of Washington has been awarded a $110,000 grant from the Washington attorney general’s office to research how marijuana can be used to treat pain and then train...
New Hampshire Prison Official Calls for Marijuana Legalization

New Hampshire Prison Official Calls for Marijuana Legalization

On Monday, Cheshire County Department of Corrections Superintendent Richard Van Wickler spoke out in favor of legalizing marijuana based on his experience in the prison system.  Van Wickler is...
Oregon Moms for Marijuana Plan Rally

Oregon Moms for Marijuana Plan Rally

Southern Oregon Moms for Marijuana plan to hold a rally today on the Jackson County Courthouse steps at 4 PM.  The group is fighting against efforts to restrict access...
Small Handful of Doctors Responsible for All of Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Recommendations

Small Handful of Doctors Responsible for All of Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Recommendations

A new state report found that seventy percent of Arizona’s medical marijuana recommendations are written by only 25 physicians.  Those 25 doctors are responsible for recommending medical marijuana to...
Massachusetts Group Aims to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition with Ballot Initiative

Massachusetts Group Aims to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition with Ballot Initiative

Massachusetts has made big strides when it comes to marijuana in recent years.  The Bay State has decriminalized marijuana and legalized medical marijuana through ballot measures, and now a...