Recreational Marijuana Bill Proposed in Pennsylvania

Two Pennsylvania state senators have proposed a bill to legalize the use and possession of recreational marijuana.  The Regulate Marijuana Act would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and older.  The Act would allow adults to grow or buy marijuana for personal use. Purchasers would have to provide ID to prove their age, and driving under the influence of ma...

Record Breaking Marijuana Bust at California Border Nets 30,000 Pounds of Illegal Pot

Federal Police in California conducted the second largest illegal marijuana bust at a US border crossing last week, discovering over 15 tons of pot stashed in a truck that was meant to be carrying mattresses. The truck carrying the illegal pot crossed into California from Mexico at Otay Mesa.  The truck's shipment was listed as "Mattresses and Cushions" but when the cargo b...

Utah Lawmakers Pass Medical Marijuana Edible Proposal

On Thursday, a panel of Utah lawmakers voted to approve a proposal that would legalize the use of marijuana edibles for medical purposes by individuals suffering from debilitating illnesses. The legislation would not allow the smoking of marijuana, but would allow businesses to grow marijuana in order to sell marijuana-infused products such as lozenges, candies, and baked go...

Virginia Governor Passes Law to Protect Medical Marijuana Oil Users

On Thursday, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed into law legislation to decriminalize medical marijuana oils for medical purposes. House Bill 1445 and Senate Bill 1235 decriminalize THC-A oil and CBD oil for patients suffering from severe seizures.  Because of an emergency clause, the law will take effect immediately. While patients will not be able to get a prescr...

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Boston Mayor Trying to Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Boston Mayor Trying to Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Boston, Ma. Mayor Martin J. Walsh is trying to stop the city’s two approved medical marijuana dispensaries from opening.  Voters legalized medical marijuana and collectives in Massachusetts in 2012...
Prisoners In Uruguay May Have Access to Medical Marijuana

Prisoners In Uruguay May Have Access to Medical Marijuana

Uruguay has become a leader in the marijuana movement by becoming the first South American country to legalize recreational marijuana.  Now, a new change in policy may allow prisoners...
Minnesota Medical Marijuana Vote Delayed

Minnesota Medical Marijuana Vote Delayed

A potential vote on medical marijuana legalization has been delayed in Minnesota.  The medical marijuana bill was attached to a separate health bill that was pulled from Wednesday’s docket...
Boat With Over 2,000 Pounds of Marijuana Found on SoCal Beach

Boat With Over 2,000 Pounds of Marijuana Found on SoCal Beach

A panga boat carrying over 2,000 pounds of marijuana washed up on the shore of a Southern California beach on Monday morning.  The 30-foot fishing boat was found near...
Woman Calls 911 to Report Her Dealer Gave Her Bad Weed

Woman Calls 911 to Report Her Dealer Gave Her Bad Weed

A woman in Lufkin Texas was arrested after she called police to complain about the quality of marijuana she received from her dealer. Evelyn Hamilton, 37, called 911 and...
Low Level Marijuana Possession Decriminalized in Maryland

Low Level Marijuana Possession Decriminalized in Maryland

Over the weekend, Maryland’s House of Delegates voted 78-55 to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.  Now the legislation will go to the governor, who is expected to...
New Jersey Governor Christie Will Consider Medical Marijuana Edibles

New Jersey Governor Christie Will Consider Medical Marijuana Edibles

On Thursday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said that he would consider allowing medical marijuana edibles for adults if there’s a need for it. At a town hall event...
Poll: 3/4 of Americans Say Marijuana Legalization is Inevitable

Poll: 3/4 of Americans Say Marijuana Legalization is Inevitable

A public opinion poll released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center shows that three-quarters of Americans believe the legalization of recreational marijuana is inevitable. The survey shows that 75%...
State Cracks Down on Some Medical Marijuana Patients in Colorado

State Cracks Down on Some Medical Marijuana Patients in Colorado

A crackdown could be coming on some medical marijuana patients and caregivers in Colorado–specifically, those who are authorized to grow more than the standard number allowed by state law. ...
Nevada Officially Legalizes Sale of Medical Marijuana

Nevada Officially Legalizes Sale of Medical Marijuana

On Tuesday, the sale, growing, testing, and taxing of medical marijuana officially became legal in Nevada.  Despite the fact that the state’s new medical marijuana plan is in place,...