Outdoor Marijuana Grows Banned in Sacramento County

On Tuesday, Sacramento County supervisors unanimously voted to ban outdoor marijuana grows.  The new ban applies to unincorporated Sacramento County and will take effect this summer, likely in June. Growing marijuana outdoors in residential areas was already banned in the city of Sacramento, but this new vote takes the ban a step further. Sacramento County Supervisor Rob...

BHO Explosion at Marijuana Grow House Injures 3 in Denver

Three people are hurt after an explosion at a marijuana growing faciity in Denver, Colorado.  The explosion happened Wednesday while the individuals were using butane to make marijuana extracts. Witnesses described hearing a number of loud explosions and seeing a fireball erupt from the side of the building.  None of the employees who came out of the building would answer ...

Arizona Court Overrules Zero-Tolerance Marijuana DUI

On Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that just having trace amounts of Carboxy-THC, an inactive metabolite that can be detected in one's blood after consuming marijuana, does not automatically constitute a DUI.  This ruling is huge for Arizona medical marijuana patients who will now be able to drive after medicating without fear of being charged with a DUI over consumin...

Puerto Rico Considers Marijuana Legalization

Officials in Puerto Rico are considering the legalization of marijuana in order to boost the commonwealth's failing economy.  Puerto Rico currently has $70 billion in debt and 45% of its population is living in poverty. A number of proposals are being considered to help boost them financially, including eliminating government agencies, cutting down the number of public holi...

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NY Man Stole $90k in Electricity to Run Marijuana Grow

NY Man Stole $90k in Electricity to Run Marijuana Grow

Joel Polanco, 33, from the Bronx, Ny. is accused of stealing over $90,ooo in electricity to run an illegal marijuana grow in West Haven, Ct. Polanco was arrested on...
New Bill Would Allow Pesticides on Marijuana in Maine

New Bill Would Allow Pesticides on Marijuana in Maine

LD 1531, an emergency measure sponsored by Senator Thomas Saviello, passed the House of Representatives on Friday.  It was passed by the Senate on Thursday.  The bill would narrow...
Alaska Moves Closer to Marijuana Legalization

Alaska Moves Closer to Marijuana Legalization

On Friday, the office of Alaska Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell approved a ballot initiative application that would make it legal for adults age 21 and older to possess up...
Marijuana Legalization Initiative Launched in Arizona

Marijuana Legalization Initiative Launched in Arizona

Arizona could become the third state to legalize recreational marijuana.  On Tuesday, supporters filed the measure with the Secretary of State’s Office.  The measure is similar to those in...
Riverside Bans Medical Marijuana Delivery Services

Riverside Bans Medical Marijuana Delivery Services

The city of Riverside has passed an emergency ban on medical marijuana delivery services.  The new ban goes into effect immediately. The Riverside City Council voted in favor of...
Dutch Coffee Shop Owners Fight to Sell Marijuana to Foreigners

Dutch Coffee Shop Owners Fight to Sell Marijuana to Foreigners

On Wednesday, staff and owners of three coffee shops in the southern Netherlands were put on trial for selling marijuana to foreigners, an act which is now illegal thanks...
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Coming to Nevada

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Coming to Nevada

After 13 years, medical marijuana patients in Nevada will finally be able to walk into a dispensary to purchase their medicine, rather than having to grow it themselves. On...
Rapper 2 Chainz Arrested at LAX for Marijuana Possession

Rapper 2 Chainz Arrested at LAX for Marijuana Possession

On Tuesday, rapper 2 Chainz was arrested at LAX airport for possession of marijuana and possession of Promethazine, one of the main ingredients in sizzurp.  He was arrested in...
Feds Crack Down on Los Angeles County Dispensaries

Feds Crack Down on Los Angeles County Dispensaries

Federal prosecutors have sent dozens of warning letters to medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles County, including the cities of Los Angeles, Long Beach, Lancaster, and Pearblossom.  Collective owners,...
Marijuana Legalization Fails in Maine

Marijuana Legalization Fails in Maine

On Monday, the Maine Senate voted 24-10 to reject a referendum that would have allowed voters to weigh in on marijuana legalization.  The House defeated the same measure on...