Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marijuana Legalization

On Wednesday, Yes on 91, the campaign supporting marijuana legalization in Oregon, released a letter from thirty former police officers, sheriffs, judges, and prosecutors sharing their support for legalizing marijuana in Oregon. With the vote less than a week away, the support of law enforcement may serve to bolster Yes on 91's cause.  New polls show that the race for marij...

Chile Plants Country's First Medical Marijuana

On Wednesday, a Chilean municipality planted the country's first medical marijuana as part of a pilot program geared toward helping cancer patients. The country received 850 seeds from the Netherlands.  Four strains were obtained: Wappa, Durga Mata II, Pandora, and Ice Cream. The marijuana will be grown, then the CBDs will be extracted to make tinctures.  200 patients will...

Maryland Delays Medical Marijuana Regulations

On Tuesday, members of a 15-person panel tasked with establishing Maryland's medical marijuana rules postponed a final vote on the regulations, which are already late. The reason, according to the panel, is that they would like to make tweaks to licensing fees and make marijuana available to patients in both smokeable forms as well as in liquid form. According to Dr. Paul...

DEA Raids Alleged Illegal Marijuana Grows in Denver

In conjunction with Denver, Colorado police, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration raided six marijuana grows in Denver as part of an investigation into an illegal marijuana operation based in Minnesota.  Over $1 million in cash and marijuana was seized on Tuesday. According to a law enforcement official who spoke under the condition of anonymity, the people involved ...

Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marij...
Chile Plants Country's First Medical Mar...
Maryland Delays Medical Marijuana Regula...
DEA Raids Alleged Illegal Marijuana Grow...
Uruguay Legalizes Marijuana

Uruguay Legalizes Marijuana

Uruguay is set to become the first nation to fully legalize recreational marijuana after the marijuana legalization measure was passed by the Senate on Tuesday.  Now, the bill just...
New Poll Finds Majority of Californians Support Marijuana Legalization

New Poll Finds Majority of Californians Support Marijuana Legalization

A new Field Poll shows that 55 percent of Californians support some form of recreational marijuana legalization.  47 percent supported a controlled system similar to Washington’s, with age regulations...
Marijuana Petitions Submitted in Missouri

Marijuana Petitions Submitted in Missouri

Dan Viets, state director for Missouri NORML, has submitted ten potential petitions to the Secretary of State’s office that would legalize marijuana.  The petitions have been posted on the...
Marijuana Discovered at AZ Wildlife Refuge

Marijuana Discovered at AZ Wildlife Refuge

This week, US Border Patrol agents in Arizona announced that they discovered over 400 pounds of marijuana in backpacks at the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge. Officials say marijuana...
Florida Supreme Court Evaluates Medical Marijuana Ballot Issue

Florida Supreme Court Evaluates Medical Marijuana Ballot Issue

On Thursday, the Florida Supreme Court held a hearing on a proposed medical marijuana amendment to determine whether the ballot language is constitutional.  The constitutionality of the ballot language,...
Wendy’s Employee Gets Fired for Serving Weed Burger

Wendy’s Employee Gets Fired for Serving Weed Burger

32-year-old Wendy’s employee Amy Seiber was arrested and fired from her job after a customer called 911, claiming she had found a half smoked blunt in her cheeseburger. The...
Denver Rejects Ordinance That Would Have Banned Marijuana Smoking in Public View on Private Property

Denver Rejects Ordinance That Would Have Banned Marijuana Smoking in Public View on Private Property

On Monday, the Denver City Council rejected an ordinance that would have banned individuals from using marijuana in public view on private property, for example on a front porch....
Colorado Tackles Medical Marijuana Business Application Backlog

Colorado Tackles Medical Marijuana Business Application Backlog

For almost three years, Colorado has struggled with a bureaucratic backlog that has led over 100 medical marijuana businesses to operated without a finalized state license. These businesses are...
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...