Oklahoma and Nebraska Sue Colorado Over Legal Marijuana

On Thursday, Nebraska and Oklahoma filed the first major legal challenge to legalized marijuana in Colorado. The lawsuit was brought about by attorneys general in NE and OK, claiming that marijuana from Colorado's recreational marijuana shops is trickling into neighboring states where marijuana is not legal. The lawsuit asks the United States Supreme Court to strike down mai...

Indiana Could Legalize Medical Marijuana

Indiana State Senator Karen Tallian has filed a bill that would legalize medical marijuana. “It sets up the get-out-of jail free card for medical,” she said. “If you have a note from your doctor, and you apply for a card, you get the card, you can have possession of a certain amount of marijuana.” “I think there is a really strong attitude among a lot of people ...

Recreational Marijuana Sales Will Be Allowed in Anchorage

On Tuesday, an ordinance that would have banned the sale of recreational marijuana in Anchorage, Alaska, failed with an Assembly vote of 9-2. The proposal to ban marijuana sales was proposed last month by Amy Demboski, who wanted to take a "wait and see" approach to marijuana legalization. However, other lawmakers felt that by disengaging from the recreational marijuana p...

Texas to Consider Marijuana Decriminalization

On Monday, a bill was introduced by Texas State Representative Joe Moody that intends to reduce state penalties for low-level marijuana possession by adults. The proposed bill would remove the threat of arrest, jail time, and a criminal record for individuals caught with up to one ounce of marijuana.  The penalties would be replaced with a civil fine of $100. Currently i...

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Medical Marijuana Regulations Proposed in Illinois

Medical Marijuana Regulations Proposed in Illinois

On Tuesday, Illinois officials revealed proposed regulations for the state’s medical marijuana pilot program.  The 48-page document reveals the Department of Health’s proposal, and now the public has a...
Watch Your Pot Around Your Pet: Animal Marijuana Poisonings On the Rise

Watch Your Pot Around Your Pet: Animal Marijuana Poisonings On the Rise

New reports show that pet marijuana poisonings are on the rise, up almost 30% from 2009.  In 2013 there were 320 calls to Animal Poison Control, a division of...
Seahawks’ and Broncos’ Wins Make Reefer Bowl a Reality

Seahawks’ and Broncos’ Wins Make Reefer Bowl a Reality

Last night the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks won their respective NFL divisions, making for what many are calling the first “Reefer Bowl” on Super Bowl Sunday 2014. The...
Obama Admits Marijuana Less Dangerous Than Alcohol

Obama Admits Marijuana Less Dangerous Than Alcohol

In an interview with the New Yorker published over the weekend, President Barack Obama finally admitted that marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol “in terms of its impact on...
Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania, Will Have Hearing This Month

Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania, Will Have Hearing This Month

A medical marijuana bill was introduced in the Pennsylvania Senate this week by bipartisan sponsors. On Thursday, it was announced that the bill will get a hearing later this...
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could Be Headed to Hawaii

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could Be Headed to Hawaii

On Wednesday, Hawaii House Speaker Joe Souki spoke out in favor of legalizing medical marijuana dispensaries in the Aloha state, calling the lack of places to legally purchase medical...
Senate Majority Leader Supports Medical Marijuana

Senate Majority Leader Supports Medical Marijuana

On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told the Las Vegas Sun that he supports medical marijuana legalization.  This makes Reid one of the United States’ highest ranking elected...
DEA Chief of Operations Calls Marijuana Legalization “Reckless”

DEA Chief of Operations Calls Marijuana Legalization “Reckless”

On Wednesday, Drug Enforcement Administration chief of operations James Capra called the legalization of marijuana on a state level “reckless and irresponsible.” Capra’s comments on legalization came as a...
DC Councilman Calls for Marijuana Decriminalization

DC Councilman Calls for Marijuana Decriminalization

Washington DC Council Member Tommy Wells has scheduled a hearing on Wednesday on a bill to decriminalize marijuana.  The bill would replace criminal penalties for marijuana possession with fines....
NFL Players May be Allowed to Use Medical Marijuana

NFL Players May be Allowed to Use Medical Marijuana

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell announced to ESPN  that he may be open to allowing players to use marijuana for medical purposes. He said, “I don’t know what’s...