Denver Campaign Would Allow Marijuana Use in Bars

A new campaign in Denver aims to allow people over 21 to consume marijuana in a "limited social" capacity in bars or clubs, as long as the establishment approves of the behavior. Petitioners are collecting signatures to put the measure on the November ballot. They need to collect 5,000 signatures by the end of August in order to have the emasure put to a vote of the people. ...

New Jersey Legislature Passes Marijuana Oil Bill For Schools

The New Jersey Legislature has passed a bill that would allow children who are medical marijuana patients to take their marijuana oil orally while attending school. The legislation now goes to the desk of Governor Chris Christie, who has been staunchly opposed to medical marijuana since entering office and inheriting the state's medical marijuana program. Children who have a...

Delaware Opens First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Last Friday, Delaware's first medical marijuana dispensary opened to patients. First State Compassion Center opened in a former tile market in an industrial park in Wilmington. Medical marijuana was legalized in Delaware in 2011, but patients have faced a long road in being able to access their medicine. Delaware Governor Jack Markell put the program on hold and delayed its ...

Marijuana Laws Go Into Effect in Oregon

Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1, 2015. It is now legal for adults age 21 and older to possess and use recreational marijuana. Adults are also able to grow up to four marijuana plants per residence out of public view. The process for licensing and allowing large scale marijuana growers and retailers will not begin until early 2016. In the mea...

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Proposed Medical Marijuana Measure Won’t Be on Ohio Ballot

Proposed Medical Marijuana Measure Won’t Be on Ohio Ballot

An attempt to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio has failed, after an advocacy group failed to collect enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot. The proposed constitutional amendment...
Newcomers Can Enter the CO Marijuana Market This Week

Newcomers Can Enter the CO Marijuana Market This Week

Colorado’s recreational marijuana business has seen a successful first six months, but will see a shift starting this week that could cause big changes in the program. During the...
Bill Clinton Encourages States to Experiment with Marijuana Legalization

Bill Clinton Encourages States to Experiment with Marijuana Legalization

Former President Bill Clinton, who is famously known to have tried marijuana but “didn’t inhale,” says he thinks that the states should be able to decide about marijuana legalization,...
Police Come Up Empty in Undercover Stings at Legal Marijuana Businesses

Police Come Up Empty in Undercover Stings at Legal Marijuana Businesses

Colorado police have conducted 20 undercover sting operations in which they have tested whether a recreational marijuana store will sell marijuana to someone under the age of 21.  So...
British Columbia Marijuana Farmers Won’t Get Tax Break

British Columbia Marijuana Farmers Won’t Get Tax Break

The British Columbia, Canada, provincial government has announced that medical marijuana growers won’t be able to claim a tax break meant for farms and agricultural operations.  The tax breaks...
UN Claims More Americans Are Using Marijuana

UN Claims More Americans Are Using Marijuana

A newly released UN report claims that more Americans are consuming marijuana, and more are seeking treatment for help with their marijuana use. The UN Office on Drugs and...
Medical Marijuana Farmers Market Coming to Los Angeles

Medical Marijuana Farmers Market Coming to Los Angeles

Southern California residents will be able to visit a medical marijuana farmers market over fourth of July weekend.  The even, which will allow patients to connect with caregivers and...
House Committee Tries to Stop Marijuana Decriminalization in DC

House Committee Tries to Stop Marijuana Decriminalization in DC

As a district and not a state, Washington DC’s lawmakers have the unique displeasure of the federal government having the final say on all laws passed. Typically, the federal...
Quebec Hospital Allowing Marijuana Use in Hospital Rooms

Quebec Hospital Allowing Marijuana Use in Hospital Rooms

Doctors and pharmacists at CHUS hospital in Quebec, Canada, approved marijuana use by patients who are federally licensed to use medical marijuana within the hospital. Patients are being allowed...
Washington Targets Marijuana DUIs with New Ad Campaign

Washington Targets Marijuana DUIs with New Ad Campaign

Washington recently announced that recreational marijuana retail stores will begin opening their doors for shoppers in July.  With an increase in use expected within the state, the Washington Traffic...