Majority of New Hampshire Voters Want to Legalize Marijuana

A new poll conducted by WMUR Granite State found that a majority of New Hampshire voters want to legalize recreational marijuana. The poll found that 60% of New Hampshire voters support legalizing recreational marijuana similar to Washington and Colorado. 72% of those polled wanted to decriminalize marijuana. Even a majority of New Hampshire Republicans want to decriminalize...

250 Italian Lawmakers Support Marijuana Decriminalization Proposal

Over 250 Italian lawmakers have given their support to a proposal that would decriminalize the production, sale, and consumption of marijuana throughout the country. Should this proposal become law, Italy would be the largest country in Europe to decriminalize marijuana. Drafted by the Intergrupo Parlamentare Cannabis Legale, the proposed legislation would allow anyone over ...

Medical Marijuana to Be Sold at Pharmacies in Israel

On Monday, Israel’s Deputy Health Minister, Ya’akov Litzman, announced that medical marijuana will now be distributed at pharmacies, which will allow more physicians to prescribe it to patients. "Today there are drugs like morphine that are dispensed in a proper way and we will do the same with this," Litzman said, referring to medical marijuana. Prior to Litzman’s ...

New Washington Medical Marijuana Laws Take Effect

Washington state's updated medical marijuana regulations took effect Friday. Among the regulations now in effect: Post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury are added as qualifying conditions. A qualifying condition must be severe enough to significantly interfere with the patient's activities of daily living and ability to function, which can be objecti...

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Medical Marijuana Could Be Distributed in Illinois in 2015

Medical Marijuana Could Be Distributed in Illinois in 2015

Medical marijuana has been legalized in Illinois, but the Department of Public Health has still been working to iron out the protocol for the program.  A recent update from...
Study Finds Tourists are Driving CO’s Marijuana Market

Study Finds Tourists are Driving CO’s Marijuana Market

A new study has found that 50% of people purchasing recreational marijuana in Colorado are out of state visitors, and up to 90% of marijuana sales in mountain resort...
Northern California Wildfire Allegedly Started by Man at Marijuana Grow

Northern California Wildfire Allegedly Started by Man at Marijuana Grow

Officials say a wildfire that has burned over 4.5 square miles of forested land in Northern California was started by a 27-year-old man at an ilegal marijuana grow site....
Seattle’s Only Marijuana Shop Runs Out of Pot

Seattle’s Only Marijuana Shop Runs Out of Pot

Seattle’s only marijuana shop sold out of its entire inventory within the first week and may not get more for up to two weeks. Twenty four total licenses were...
Texas Rangers Catcher Arrested on Marijuana Charges

Texas Rangers Catcher Arrested on Marijuana Charges

Texas Rangers catcher Geovany Soto was arrested Wednesday in Grapevine, Tx. on a marijuana possession charge.  Soto was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana under 20 ounces. Soto was...
RI Governor Approves Changes to State’s Medical Marijuana Program

RI Governor Approves Changes to State’s Medical Marijuana Program

Last week, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chaffee signed new legislation that would reset the amounts of marijuana that can be grown in certain settings and establishing new regulations. The...
Terminal Cancer Patient Faces Prison for Marijuana Charges

Terminal Cancer Patient Faces Prison for Marijuana Charges

Benton Mackenzie, a terminal cancer patient from Iowa, is facing three years in prison after being convicted of felony drug charges for growing and possessing marijuana. Mackenzie was found...
Boston Court Says Smell of Unburnt Marijuana Can’t Justify Vehicle Searches

Boston Court Says Smell of Unburnt Marijuana Can’t Justify Vehicle Searches

On Wednesday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court said that police officers cannot use the smell of unburnt marijuana to justify searching a person’s car, due to the fact that...
First Recreational Marijuana Store Opens in Vancouver, WA

First Recreational Marijuana Store Opens in Vancouver, WA

On Wednesday, Vancouver’s first recreational marijuana shop opened.  The store opened at 11 AM after a ribbon cutting ceremony by Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt. Main Street Marijuana is the...
Maine’s Medical Marijuana Program Reportedly Best in America

Maine’s Medical Marijuana Program Reportedly Best in America

A new report published by Americans for Safe Access calls Maine’s medical marijuana program the best in America.  The title is based on a number of factors that ASA...