Doctors Tell DEA They Should Reschedule Marijuana

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has asked the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to review their marijuana policies and to reschedule marijuana.  Currently, marijuana is a Schedule I substance as classified by the DEA, meaning that it is believed to have no medical purpose and is considered highly addictive.  Classified as such, it becomes extremely difficult for ...

Legal Marijuana is America's Fastest Growing Industry

A new report from The ArcView Group, a cannabis industry research firm, has found that legal recreational and medical marijuana is the United States' fastest growing industry.  The market for legal marijuana grew 74% from 2013 to 2014.  In 2013 the market was worth $1.5 billion, while in 2014 it jumped to $2.7 billion. The Arcview Group compiled data from state agencies, p...

Smelly Marijuana Grows May Be Fined in Canada

Some Canadian townships are considering levying fines against anyone with a marijuana grow site that smells strongly of marijuana. One being Langley township, which is looking to fine anyone who owns a legal marijuana grow-op that produces strong smells $500.  There are about 600 marijuana grows throughout the town and local officials are arguing that some are becoming a nu...

Colorado May Start Over on Medical Marijuana Regulations

In 2010, a vote came in a hearing to renew Colorado's 2010 mamedical marijuana regulations, which expire in 2015 if lawmakers don't take action.  Governor John Hickenlooper's regulators came up with a plan including fifteen changes. However, senators from both parties have now voted unanimously 5-0 to not implement those changes.  Instead, lawmakers will be allowed to deba...

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Activists to Begin Collecting Signatures for Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

Activists to Begin Collecting Signatures for Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

On Tuesday, the Washington DC Board of Elections cleared a marijuana legalization measure to begin collecting signatures to get their initiative onto the November ballot.  The decision came after...
Looking to Work in the Marijuana Industry?

Looking to Work in the Marijuana Industry?

Are you looking to work in the marijuana industry?  If you live in Colorado, you may be in luck.  On Thursday March 13th, a recreational marijuana job fair will...
Recreational Marijuana Sales Brought CO $2.9 Million in Tax Revenue in January

Recreational Marijuana Sales Brought CO $2.9 Million in Tax Revenue in January

On Monday, the Colorado Department of Revenue reported that the first month of legal marijuana sales brought the state almost $3 million in taxes. Revenue came from the state’s...
California Lawmaker Proposes Medical Marijuana Oversight Legislation

California Lawmaker Proposes Medical Marijuana Oversight Legislation

Medical marijuana has been legal in California since 1996, but in the past 18 years the state has not made much progress when it comes to regulating the system...
Colorado Police Ask For More Money for Marijuana Enforcement

Colorado Police Ask For More Money for Marijuana Enforcement

The Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police wrote a letter to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper this week, asking for some money from the state’s recreational marijuana program to go...
Washington Issues First Recreational Marijuana Business License

Washington Issues First Recreational Marijuana Business License

On Wednesday, the Washington Liquor Control Board issued the state’s first recreational business license.  The license was awarded to Sean Green for growing and processing marijuana for sale in...
MI Senate Moves Forward with Legislation That Would Allow Landlords to Ban Medical Marijuana Smoking, Growing

MI Senate Moves Forward with Legislation That Would Allow Landlords to Ban Medical Marijuana Smoking, Growing

New legislation passed by the Michigan Senate on Tuesday would allow landlords to prohibit tenants from growing or smoking medical marijuana in their homes. The bill was approved in...
Washington DC Council Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession

Washington DC Council Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession

The Washington DC Council passed a bill Tuesday that decriminalizes low level marijuana possession.  It is expected that Mayor Vincent Gray will sign the bill. The bill will impose...
Oregon House Postpones Vote on Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill

Oregon House Postpones Vote on Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill

On Monday, the Oregon House decided to postpone a vote on a bill that would make changes to the state’s medical marijuana regulations, including giving local governments to regulate...
Medical Marijuana Bill Easily Passes Georgia House

Medical Marijuana Bill Easily Passes Georgia House

On Monday, the Georgia House passed a medical marijuana bill with a vote of 171 to 4.  The bill will now go to the Senate. The bill, named Haleigh’s...