Marijuana Policy Project Releases "Consume Responsibly" Marijuana Ads

The Marijuana Policy Project has released new billboards in Colorado and Washington state encouraging marijuana users to "consume responsibly." The ads address marijuana opponents' concerns that marijuana edibles are difficult to regulate and that they can accidentally wind up in the hands of unsuspecting children. The new ad shows a child peeking over a kitchen counter at w...

Bill Would Allow VA to Recommend Medical Marijuana for Veterans

The Veterans Equal Access Act was introduced by two US Representatives who hope to allow medical staff within the Veterans Affairs system enroll patients in medical marijuana programs in states where it is legal. Currently, VA staffers are unable to recommend medical marijuana to veterans because the staffers are federal employees. The newly proposed legislation would help v...

Vancouver's Marijuana Museum Collection to Move to Detroit

Vancouver, Canada's Herb Museum is closing its doors after 10 years of service.  The museum's collection of marijuana related memorabilia has been sold to a group in Detroit who plan to incorporate it into a larger cannabis-related museum in Michigan. The museum cost $2.50 to tour and contained over 1,200 marijuana related artifacts. The museum is closing down in order t...

New Jersey Approves Fourth Medical Marijuana Dispensary

New Jersey officials have approved a fourth medical marijuana dispensary to start preparing to sell medical marijuana to patients. The Breakwater Alternative Treatment Center has been issued a permit to open in Cranbury Township. New Jersey legalized medical marijuana five years ago but has been slow to establish dispensaries to provide medicine to patients. The first dispen...

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Maryland Senate President Speaks Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization

Maryland Senate President Speaks Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization

Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., Maryland Senate President, revealed in an interview Friday that he would support legislation legalizing and regulating the sale of recreational marijuana.  Miller has been...
Recreational Marijuana Up for Vote in New Hampshire

Recreational Marijuana Up for Vote in New Hampshire

In early January, New Hampshire’s House will vote whether to legalize up to one ounce of marijuana for recreational use for anyone over the age of 21. Under the...
Illinois Medical Marijuana Law Goes Into Effect, But Don’t Expect to See it Anytime Soon

Illinois Medical Marijuana Law Goes Into Effect, But Don’t Expect to See it Anytime Soon

Illinois’ medical marijuana law officially goes into effect today, but don’t expect to see MMJ in the state any time soon.  Illinois officials still have to determine the details...
Colorado Becomes First State to Open Recreational Marijuana Shops

Colorado Becomes First State to Open Recreational Marijuana Shops

January 1, 2014 marks a historic day in the United States: Colorado has become the first state to allow special retail stores where recreational marijuana can be sold to...
Nevada Lawmakers to Miss Medical Marijuana Deadline

Nevada Lawmakers to Miss Medical Marijuana Deadline

Nevada state officials have announced that they will miss the Legislature’s April 1st deadline to begin accepting applications from medical marijuana growers and providers. The state Health Division has...
Michigan Governor Approves Medical Grade Cannabis

Michigan Governor Approves Medical Grade Cannabis

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a new law that will allow Michigan to create a “pharmaceutical grade cannabis” registry.  However, the fate of the registry relies on the federal...
Denver International Airport Bans Marijuana Possession

Denver International Airport Bans Marijuana Possession

Denver International Airport is the first city facility to ban marijuana possession on all of its property, despite the fact that recreational marijuana is legal throughout Colorado.  The ban...
West Virginia Delegate to Propose Medical Marijuana Bill

West Virginia Delegate to Propose Medical Marijuana Bill

West Virginia Democrat Mike Manypenny has announced that in the 2014 legislative session he will sponsor a bill to legalize medical marijuana.  Manypenny has sponsored similar bills twice before,...
New Jersey Family Given $10,000 to Facilitate Move to Colorado for Better Medical Marijuana

New Jersey Family Given $10,000 to Facilitate Move to Colorado for Better Medical Marijuana

A New Jersey family who has pushed for changes to the state’s medical marijuana law to help treat their young daughter suffering from severe seizures has been gifted $10,000...
Washington DC Sees Low Demand for Medical Marijuana

Washington DC Sees Low Demand for Medical Marijuana

Washington DC legalized medical marijuana almost two decades ago, but only began allowing dispensaries to open this year.  One might expect that after such a long wait patients would...