Marijuana Policy Project Releases "Consume Responsibly" Marijuana Ads

The Marijuana Policy Project has released new billboards in Colorado and Washington state encouraging marijuana users to "consume responsibly." The ads address marijuana opponents' concerns that marijuana edibles are difficult to regulate and that they can accidentally wind up in the hands of unsuspecting children. The new ad shows a child peeking over a kitchen counter at w...

Bill Would Allow VA to Recommend Medical Marijuana for Veterans

The Veterans Equal Access Act was introduced by two US Representatives who hope to allow medical staff within the Veterans Affairs system enroll patients in medical marijuana programs in states where it is legal. Currently, VA staffers are unable to recommend medical marijuana to veterans because the staffers are federal employees. The newly proposed legislation would help v...

Vancouver's Marijuana Museum Collection to Move to Detroit

Vancouver, Canada's Herb Museum is closing its doors after 10 years of service.  The museum's collection of marijuana related memorabilia has been sold to a group in Detroit who plan to incorporate it into a larger cannabis-related museum in Michigan. The museum cost $2.50 to tour and contained over 1,200 marijuana related artifacts. The museum is closing down in order t...

New Jersey Approves Fourth Medical Marijuana Dispensary

New Jersey officials have approved a fourth medical marijuana dispensary to start preparing to sell medical marijuana to patients. The Breakwater Alternative Treatment Center has been issued a permit to open in Cranbury Township. New Jersey legalized medical marijuana five years ago but has been slow to establish dispensaries to provide medicine to patients. The first dispen...

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Watch Your Pot Around Your Pet: Animal Marijuana Poisonings On the Rise

Watch Your Pot Around Your Pet: Animal Marijuana Poisonings On the Rise

New reports show that pet marijuana poisonings are on the rise, up almost 30% from 2009.  In 2013 there were 320 calls to Animal Poison Control, a division of...
Seahawks’ and Broncos’ Wins Make Reefer Bowl a Reality

Seahawks’ and Broncos’ Wins Make Reefer Bowl a Reality

Last night the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks won their respective NFL divisions, making for what many are calling the first “Reefer Bowl” on Super Bowl Sunday 2014. The...
Obama Admits Marijuana Less Dangerous Than Alcohol

Obama Admits Marijuana Less Dangerous Than Alcohol

In an interview with the New Yorker published over the weekend, President Barack Obama finally admitted that marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol “in terms of its impact on...
Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania, Will Have Hearing This Month

Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania, Will Have Hearing This Month

A medical marijuana bill was introduced in the Pennsylvania Senate this week by bipartisan sponsors. On Thursday, it was announced that the bill will get a hearing later this...
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could Be Headed to Hawaii

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could Be Headed to Hawaii

On Wednesday, Hawaii House Speaker Joe Souki spoke out in favor of legalizing medical marijuana dispensaries in the Aloha state, calling the lack of places to legally purchase medical...
Senate Majority Leader Supports Medical Marijuana

Senate Majority Leader Supports Medical Marijuana

On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told the Las Vegas Sun that he supports medical marijuana legalization.  This makes Reid one of the United States’ highest ranking elected...
DEA Chief of Operations Calls Marijuana Legalization “Reckless”

DEA Chief of Operations Calls Marijuana Legalization “Reckless”

On Wednesday, Drug Enforcement Administration chief of operations James Capra called the legalization of marijuana on a state level “reckless and irresponsible.” Capra’s comments on legalization came as a...
DC Councilman Calls for Marijuana Decriminalization

DC Councilman Calls for Marijuana Decriminalization

Washington DC Council Member Tommy Wells has scheduled a hearing on Wednesday on a bill to decriminalize marijuana.  The bill would replace criminal penalties for marijuana possession with fines....
NFL Players May be Allowed to Use Medical Marijuana

NFL Players May be Allowed to Use Medical Marijuana

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell announced to ESPN  that he may be open to allowing players to use marijuana for medical purposes. He said, “I don’t know what’s...
Massachusetts Advocates Working Toward Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Massachusetts Advocates Working Toward Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Massachusetts’ medical marijuana program has not even fully gone into effect yet and advocates already have their sights set on recreational marijuana legalization in 2016. Allen St. Pierre of...