Kansas May Join Marijuana Lawsuit Against Colorado

Kansas is considering joining Oklahoma and Nebraska in a lawsuit against Colorado which alleges their recreational marijuana program is leading to increased marijuana trafficking in neighboring states. Spokeswoman Jennifer Rapp explained that Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has been considering taking legal action against Colorado for months, but his office is still de...

Ohio Arrests Two in $1.1 Million Marijuana Bust

Two people were arrested in Ohio last week for possssion of over $1 million worth of marijuana. Beth Devine and Terrance Hayes were pulled over on the Ohio Turnpike for a lane violation. Troopers claim they had probable cause to search the vehicle and discovered 234 pounds of marijuana in the 2010 Ford Taurus. Police estimate the marijuana to be worth $1,170,000. The t...

Ohio Marijuana Advocates Push for 2015 Ballot Issue

ResponsibleOhio, a marijuana advocacy group, is pushing to get a proposed constitutional amendment onto the 2015 ballot to legalize the use and sale of recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and older. The group will back an issue to “end marijuana prohibition” and “pursue a ballot initiative in 2015 to give voters the opportunity to let adults 21 and older use mari...

Oklahoma and Nebraska Sue Colorado Over Legal Marijuana

On Thursday, Nebraska and Oklahoma filed the first major legal challenge to legalized marijuana in Colorado. The lawsuit was brought about by attorneys general in NE and OK, claiming that marijuana from Colorado's recreational marijuana shops is trickling into neighboring states where marijuana is not legal. The lawsuit asks the United States Supreme Court to strike down mai...

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VP Biden Says White House Policy is Still Anti-Marijuana Legalization

VP Biden Says White House Policy is Still Anti-Marijuana Legalization

Recent statements made by President Obama and the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy that marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol have sparked some confusion regarding the...
Hemp Growth at Universities Legalized in 9 States Through New Farm Bill

Hemp Growth at Universities Legalized in 9 States Through New Farm Bill

On Tuesday, the Senate passed the new five-year farm bill, which is a total overhaul for the federal policies relating to farming and nutrition.  The bill, which was approved...
Uruguay’s President Mnominated for Nobel Peace Prize for Legalizing Marijuana

Uruguay’s President Mnominated for Nobel Peace Prize for Legalizing Marijuana

Late last year, President Jose Mujica made Uruguay the first country to fully legalize marijuana for recreational use.  Now, the President has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize...
Alaska’s Campaign to Legalize Marijuana Gains Enough Signatures to Go to Vote in 2014

Alaska’s Campaign to Legalize Marijuana Gains Enough Signatures to Go to Vote in 2014

On Tuesday, Alaska’s Campaign to Regulate Marijuana reached the required number of signatures in order to appear on August’s primary election ballot.  State election law requires 30,000 signatures, and...
White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Admits Marijuana Less Dangerous Than Alcohol

White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Admits Marijuana Less Dangerous Than Alcohol

During a House Oversight Committee hearing on Tuesday, the deputy director of the White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy reluctantly admitted that marijuana is less dangerous than...
Oregon Governor Wants Lawmakers to Act on Pending Marijuana Legalization Bill

Oregon Governor Wants Lawmakers to Act on Pending Marijuana Legalization Bill

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber is encouraging the legislature to act on a pending bill that would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals age 21 and over.  Senate Bill 1556 has...
New York Legislators Question New Medical Marijuana Program

New York Legislators Question New Medical Marijuana Program

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced plans to enact a medical marijuana program in the state that would allow a limited number of hospitals to prescribe medical marijuana...
Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Collectives Could Open by Summer

Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Collectives Could Open by Summer

On Friday, the state of Massachusetts granted the first 20 licenses to medical marijuana dispensaries.  Now that licenses have been issued, it is expected that the first collectives in...
New Jerseyans Favor Marijuana Legalization Over Online Gambling

New Jerseyans Favor Marijuana Legalization Over Online Gambling

A new poll shows that recreational marijuana legalization is favored over online gambling in New Jersey.  The Farleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll found that 41% of New Jersey residents...
Obama Says Congress Responsible for Marijuana Being Schedule I Substance

Obama Says Congress Responsible for Marijuana Being Schedule I Substance

During an interview with CNN that aired Friday, President Barack Obama explained that it’s Congress’ job to remove marijuana from the government’s list of Schedule I Controlled Substances, if...