Recreational Marijuana Brought WA $70 Mil. in Revenue in First Year

Washington's recreational marijuana program has grown significantly in its first year, bringing the state over $70 million in tax revenue from marijuana sales. This greatly exceeds projections. Originally it was anticipated that the state's marijuana taxes would bring the state $62 million in the first year. By comparison, Colorado's recreational marijuana sales brought the ...

Denver Campaign Would Allow Marijuana Use in Bars

A new campaign in Denver aims to allow people over 21 to consume marijuana in a "limited social" capacity in bars or clubs, as long as the establishment approves of the behavior. Petitioners are collecting signatures to put the measure on the November ballot. They need to collect 5,000 signatures by the end of August in order to have the emasure put to a vote of the people. ...

New Jersey Legislature Passes Marijuana Oil Bill For Schools

The New Jersey Legislature has passed a bill that would allow children who are medical marijuana patients to take their marijuana oil orally while attending school. The legislation now goes to the desk of Governor Chris Christie, who has been staunchly opposed to medical marijuana since entering office and inheriting the state's medical marijuana program. Children who have a...

Delaware Opens First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Last Friday, Delaware's first medical marijuana dispensary opened to patients. First State Compassion Center opened in a former tile market in an industrial park in Wilmington. Medical marijuana was legalized in Delaware in 2011, but patients have faced a long road in being able to access their medicine. Delaware Governor Jack Markell put the program on hold and delayed its ...

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Jamaica May Decriminalize Marijuana

Jamaica May Decriminalize Marijuana

Jamaica may have a reputation for strong weed, but marijuana isn’t actually legal there–yet.  After months of debate, Jamaica’s parliament is planning to vote this fall on a proposal...
Oregon Marijuana Legalization Initiative Has Enough Signatures to Qualify for November Ballot

Oregon Marijuana Legalization Initiative Has Enough Signatures to Qualify for November Ballot

New Approach Oregon has collected over 100,000 signatures, more than 12,000 more than is required by law to have their marijuana legalization initiative qualify for the November election ballot....
San Jose Medical Marijuana Takes a Blow From City Council Vote

San Jose Medical Marijuana Takes a Blow From City Council Vote

On Tuesday, the San Jose City Council approved new medical marijuana restrictions that will deal a blow to the industry. The regulations were approved on a 7-3 vote.  Under...
CO Attorney Claims Requiring Marijuana Business to Pay Taxes Violates US Constitution

CO Attorney Claims Requiring Marijuana Business to Pay Taxes Violates US Constitution

Colorado Attorney Rob Corry is asking the Denver District Court to block marijuana taxes in Colorado, claiming that requiring marijuana businesses to pay taxes violates the Fifth Amendment of...
Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Vote on Medical Marijuana as Soon as This Month

Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Vote on Medical Marijuana as Soon as This Month

According to Pennsylvania lawmakers, a measure to legalize medical marijuana could go to a Senate committee vote as early as this month.  The bill would create a medical marijuana...
Denver May Shut Down Medical Marijuana Businesses With Outstanding Licenses

Denver May Shut Down Medical Marijuana Businesses With Outstanding Licenses

All medical marijuana businesses in Denver must be properly licensed by July 1 or risk being shut down by the city.  Currently, there are 41 unlicensed medical marijuana collectives...
Arizona Judge Rules Medical Marijuana Can Be Used to Treat PTSD

Arizona Judge Rules Medical Marijuana Can Be Used to Treat PTSD

A court ruling filed this week has added post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of debilitating conditions that qualify for medical marijuana treatment. In his decision, Judge Thomas Shedden...
Sacramento County Expected to Limit Size of Indoor Marijuana Grows

Sacramento County Expected to Limit Size of Indoor Marijuana Grows

On Tuesday, Sacramento County supervisors are expected to limit the size of indoor marijuana grows to nine plants per household.  This decision follows a unanimous vote from the Board...
Colorado Governor Approves Legislation to Establish Financial System for Marijuana Businesses

Colorado Governor Approves Legislation to Establish Financial System for Marijuana Businesses

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has signed legislation that aims to establish a financial system for marijuana businesses.  The legislation would form a network of uninsured cooperatives designed to give...
Florida Man Arrested For Assaulting Brother With Marijuana Plant

Florida Man Arrested For Assaulting Brother With Marijuana Plant

A Florida man has been arrested after using a marijuana plant as a weapon in a fight against his brother. The fight happened Saturday evening shortly after 31-year-old Rodney...