Sheriffs Sue Colorado for Legal Marijuana in New Suit

Sheriffs from Nebraska, Kansas, and Colorado have filed a lawsuit to strike down marijuana legalization in Colorado.  The sheriffs claim that marijuana legalization creates a "crisis of conscience" by having conflicting federal and local laws.  The sheriffs also attest that marijuana legalization in Colorado has created additional costs for neighboring states as they try to e...

Survey Finds Majority of Young Republicans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that 60 percent of Republicans under the age of 34 support legalizing recreational marijuana. This number is significant compared to older generations.  Only 47 percent of Republicans aged 35 to 50 support marijuana legalization. Overall, Democrats were unsurprisingly found to show higher levels of support for marij...

Recreational Marijuana Bill Proposed in Pennsylvania

Two Pennsylvania state senators have proposed a bill to legalize the use and possession of recreational marijuana.  The Regulate Marijuana Act would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and older.  The Act would allow adults to grow or buy marijuana for personal use. Purchasers would have to provide ID to prove their age, and driving under the influence of ma...

Record Breaking Marijuana Bust at California Border Nets 30,000 Pounds of Illegal Pot

Federal Police in California conducted the second largest illegal marijuana bust at a US border crossing last week, discovering over 15 tons of pot stashed in a truck that was meant to be carrying mattresses. The truck carrying the illegal pot crossed into California from Mexico at Otay Mesa.  The truck's shipment was listed as "Mattresses and Cushions" but when the cargo b...

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People with PTSD Can Now Use Medical Marijuana in Michigan

People with PTSD Can Now Use Medical Marijuana in Michigan

The Michigan medical marijuana review board has added Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to the state’s list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use.  Adding the condition was approved...
Utah to Allow Medical Marijuana Tinctures for Children with Epilepsy

Utah to Allow Medical Marijuana Tinctures for Children with Epilepsy

On Tuesday, Utah Governor Gary Herbert approved a law that will allow children suffering from severe seizures to use medical marijuana tinctures to alleviate their symptoms. While the law...
Colorado Supreme Court Allows Lawyers to Work with Marijuana Businesses

Colorado Supreme Court Allows Lawyers to Work with Marijuana Businesses

The Colorado State Supreme Court has approved a rule change that allows attorneys to work with marijuana businesses.  Previously, lawyers who took on marijuana business owners as clients faced...
New Jersey Senator Introducing Marijuana Legalization Legislation

New Jersey Senator Introducing Marijuana Legalization Legislation

On Monday, New Jersey State Senator Nicholas Scutari is introducing legislation to legalize recreational marijuana in the Garden State. The legislation would create a recreational marijuana program similar to...
Minnesota Governor Seeks Funds to Study Marijuana

Minnesota Governor Seeks Funds to Study Marijuana

With medical marijuana legislation stalling in Minnesota this legislative session, Governor Mark Dayton is working to help fellow lawmakers and law enforcement get informed.  He plans to ask for...
Medical Marijuana Legislation Dies in Georgia

Medical Marijuana Legislation Dies in Georgia

As of midnight Friday, legislation to legalize medical marijuana tinctures in Georgia died.  The legislation had gained support from both the House and the Senate, but the General Assembly...
Alabama to Become First Southern State to Pass Medical Marijuana Bill

Alabama to Become First Southern State to Pass Medical Marijuana Bill

On Thursday, the Alabama house and Senate passed a medical marijuana extract bill.  The bill is now headed to the desk of Governor Robert Bentley, who has said that...
Legalizing Marijuana Has Drastically Dropped Possession Charges in Washington State

Legalizing Marijuana Has Drastically Dropped Possession Charges in Washington State

A new ACLU report shows that the year following Washington’s legalization of recreational marijuana showed a marked drop in misdemeanor marijuana possession arrests among adults age 21 and older....
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Headed to Las Vegas

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Headed to Las Vegas

On Wednesday, the Las Vegas City Council voted to allow medical marijuana dispensaries within the city.  Council staff will now create final regulations for dispensaries that will be brought...
Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in New Jersey

Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in New Jersey

New Jersey Assemblymen Reed Gusciora and Michael Patrick Carroll have introduced a bill that would allow voters to determine whether marijuana should be legalized in the state. Assembly Bill...