Seattle Closing Unlicensed Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

According to Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, the city plans to close dozens of medical marijuana collectives operating without a license. The closures come as a part of combining Seattle's recreational and medical marijuana programs. "We’re strengthening the recreational marijuana market and creating safer, more consistent access for those who rely on medicinal products,” Murra...

Senate Takes Steps toward Allowing Veterans to Use Medical Marijuana

The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved an amendment which would allow veterans to use medical marijuana in states where it is legal. Veterans have limited access to medical marijuana, as many VA doctors do not recommend medical marijuana due to the fact that they are funded by the federal government.  However, other physicians getting government funding, such as f...

Marijuana Reform Bill Passes Louisiana Senate

A marijuana reform bill aiming to reduce penalties for marijuana-related offenses has passed the full Senate in Louisiana. The Senate voted 27-12 to advance legislation that would create a new penalty system for low level marijuana offenses. The bill reduces the maximum penalty for marijuana possession from 20 years in prison to eight.  Additionally, the bill raises the thr...

New Marijuana Legalization Campaign Launched in Arizona

On Tuesday, the Campaign to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana filed the paperwork to start gathering signatures to get their marijuana legalization measure onto the 2016 general election ballot in Arizona. Supporters need 150,642 signatures in order to get the measure onto the 2016 ballot. Signatures must be collected by July 7, 2016. Campaign to Legalize and Regulate Marij...

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Medical Marijuana Bill Filed in North Carolina

Medical Marijuana Bill Filed in North Carolina

North Carolina Representative Kelly Alexander filed House Bill 1161 on Tuesday, calling for a referendum on the November election ballot to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. Alexander filed a...
Colorado Governor Signs Marijuana Edible Identification Bill

Colorado Governor Signs Marijuana Edible Identification Bill

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has signed a bill that will require state legislators to find a way to make marijuana edibles identifiable even when they are not in their...
FBI Director Clarifies Stance on Marijuana Use by Employees After Joke Gone Bad

FBI Director Clarifies Stance on Marijuana Use by Employees After Joke Gone Bad

During a conference on Monday, FBI Director James Comey said, “I have to hire a great workforce to compete with those cybercriminals and some of those kids want to...
Federal Government Still Not Allowing Legal Marijuana Growers to Tap Into Government Water Source

Federal Government Still Not Allowing Legal Marijuana Growers to Tap Into Government Water Source

A recent announcement by the US Bureau of Reclamation came as a blow to marijuana growers, as they learned they would not gain access to federal irrigation waters. The...
Marijuana Opposition Gaining Support in Alaska

Marijuana Opposition Gaining Support in Alaska

Alaska could become the next state to legalize recreational marijuana, but one opposition group isn’t giving up hope.  “Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. Vote No on 2″ just received a...
New York Senate Committee to Consider Medical Marijuana Bill

New York Senate Committee to Consider Medical Marijuana Bill

On Tuesday, New York Senators in the Health Committee will hear a bill that would create a network of medical marijuana dispensaries for patients suffering from a list of...
Vermont to Study Marijuana Legalization

Vermont to Study Marijuana Legalization

According to The Associated Press, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is ordering a study about marijuana legalization and its potential impact on the Green Mountain State.  The study will analyze...
Minnesota Passes Medical Marijuana Compromise

Minnesota Passes Medical Marijuana Compromise

On Thursday, Minnesota lawmakers came to a compromise on medical marijuana.  The initial bills differed vastly in the House and Senate. The compromise between a restrictive House bill and...
Dr. Oz Supports Medical Marijuana

Dr. Oz Supports Medical Marijuana

Another “celebrity doctor” has endorsed medical marijuana.  During an interview on “Larry King Live” this week, Dr. Mehmet Oz revealed that he had changed his views on medical marijuana....
New Jersey Man Argues He Should be Able to Use Medical Marijuana in Casinos

New Jersey Man Argues He Should be Able to Use Medical Marijuana in Casinos

Twenty-three year old Daniel Price is fighting for the right to use medical marijuana in New Jersey casinos.  Represented by attorney Michelle Douglass, Price argues that he, and his...