Arizona Court Rules Medical Marijuana Law Doesn't Give DUI Immunity

On Tuesday, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that the state's medical marijuana law does not give patients immunity from prosecution if they are pulled over and charged with a DUI. The appeals hearing stemmed from a 2011 case wherein a medical marijuana patient, Travis Lance Darrah, was charged with 2 counts of DUI because he was driving in an impaired manner and had marij...

Seattle Sends Warning Letters to Medical Marijuana Collectives

The city of Seattle has sent letters to 330 medical marijuana collectives, warning them against "major marijuana activity" without a license. Seattle requires medical marijuana businesses growing more than 45 plants of having stock of more than 72 ounces obtain a license from the state.  However, there is no such license for medical marijuana business owners to obtain....

US Attorney General Eric Holder "Cautiously Optimistic" About Marijuana Legalization

US Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday that he is "cautiously optimistic" about marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado. In an interview with CNN, Holder explained "We don't want to put into the federal system low level people who are simply there for possessory offenses." Holder was integral to establishing eight priority areas that the Justice Department ...

CO Health Official Wants to Ban Marijuana Edibles

Jeff Lawrence of the Colorado Department of Public Health an Environment is recommending that the state ban marijuana edibles, with the exception of tinctures and lozenges. As officials work to develop Colorado's new marijuana regulations, the edible ban comes from a fear of children being enticed by edibles' packaging or adults accidentally taking the wrong dosage. Gover...

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Chris Christie Will Veto Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill in New Jersey

Chris Christie Will Veto Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill in New Jersey

Governor Chris Christie has already made it clear that he will not sign a new bill into law that would expand New Jersey’s medical marijuana program to allow reciprocity...
University of New Haven Developing New Process for Testing Marijuana Contaminants

University of New Haven Developing New Process for Testing Marijuana Contaminants

Heather Miller Coyle, a forensic botanist and associate professor at the University of New Haven in Connecticut has started to develop a new process to detect contaminants in marijuana...
Iowa Senator to Pursue Medical Marijuana in 2014

Iowa Senator to Pursue Medical Marijuana in 2014

Iowa Senator Joe Bolkcom has announced that he will pursue medical marijuana legislation in the 2014 session. Iowa lawmakers have resisted medical marijuana in the past but it is...
Medical Marijuana Using Canadian Mountie Under Fire

Medical Marijuana Using Canadian Mountie Under Fire

A Canadian Mounted Police Officer who is also a medical marijuana patient is under fire from anti-marijuana activists who believe he should not be able to keep his job....
UK Police Find $1 Million of Marijuana in Nuclear Bunker

UK Police Find $1 Million of Marijuana in Nuclear Bunker

On Wednesday morning, UK police made a huge raid at a large, well-equipped marijuana growing operation in the Drakelow Tunnels, which were used as a nuclear bunker for government...
Chicago Mayor Introduces Plan for Medical Marijuana Restrictions

Chicago Mayor Introduces Plan for Medical Marijuana Restrictions

On Tuesday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a plan that would limit where medical marijuana dispensaries and growing operations would be allowed to open once the new bill goes...
Marijuana Falls From The Sky in San Diego

Marijuana Falls From The Sky in San Diego

It’s raining weed in San Diego.  Well, sort of.  Early Monday morning, bundles of marijuana fell from the sky over San Diego as part of an airdrop from a...
New York to Hold Medical Marijuana Hearings

New York to Hold Medical Marijuana Hearings

In December, the state of New York will hold public hearings in Buffalo and Mineola on legalizing marijuana for medical purposes.  The hearings are part of lawmaker efforts to...
Denver City Council Votes Against Marijuana in Public View on Private Property

Denver City Council Votes Against Marijuana in Public View on Private Property

On Monday night, the Denver, Co. City Council voted to approve an ordinance that would ban people from using marijuana in a private yard or on a balcony if...
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could be Coming to Santa Monica

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could be Coming to Santa Monica

The city of Santa Monica, Ca. could see two medical marijuana dispensaries moving in next year. The Zoning Draft Ordinance regarding medical marijuana collectives was released last week. The...