Hawaii Lawmakers Tour Marijuana Shops in Colorado

Earlier this year, the Hawaiian Legislature passed a bill that allows eight retail medical marijuana stores in the state. This week, a dozen Hawaiian lawmakers took time to tour Colorado's medical marijuana shops while in Vail for the Council of State Governments West annual convention. Hawaii legalized medical marijuana in 2000, one of the first states to do so, but has nev...

Ohio Marijuana Legalization Group Submits New Signatures

Organizers for ResponsibleOhio submitted additional signatures Thursday to get their legalization initiative onto the November ballot. The group originally submitted 695,000 signatures but many were found to be invalid. They were ultimately 29,509 short of the required 305,591 signatures. Now, they've submitted an additional 96,000 signatures in order to ensure that their initi...

New DEA Leader Says Marijuana is Probably Less Dangerous Than Heroin

Acting DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg acknowledged that heroin is probably more dangerous than marijuana, but that no substances should be promoted.  "Let me say it this way," he started, "I'd rather be in a car accident going 30 miles an hour than 60 miles an hour, but I'd prefer not to be in a car accident at all." Clearly his comparison of marijuana and heroin seems a...

Majority of New Hampshire Voters Want to Legalize Marijuana

A new poll conducted by WMUR Granite State found that a majority of New Hampshire voters want to legalize recreational marijuana. The poll found that 60% of New Hampshire voters support legalizing recreational marijuana similar to Washington and Colorado. 72% of those polled wanted to decriminalize marijuana. Even a majority of New Hampshire Republicans want to decriminalize...

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Newcomers Can Enter the CO Marijuana Market This Week

Newcomers Can Enter the CO Marijuana Market This Week

Colorado’s recreational marijuana business has seen a successful first six months, but will see a shift starting this week that could cause big changes in the program. During the...
Bill Clinton Encourages States to Experiment with Marijuana Legalization

Bill Clinton Encourages States to Experiment with Marijuana Legalization

Former President Bill Clinton, who is famously known to have tried marijuana but “didn’t inhale,” says he thinks that the states should be able to decide about marijuana legalization,...
Police Come Up Empty in Undercover Stings at Legal Marijuana Businesses

Police Come Up Empty in Undercover Stings at Legal Marijuana Businesses

Colorado police have conducted 20 undercover sting operations in which they have tested whether a recreational marijuana store will sell marijuana to someone under the age of 21.  So...
British Columbia Marijuana Farmers Won’t Get Tax Break

British Columbia Marijuana Farmers Won’t Get Tax Break

The British Columbia, Canada, provincial government has announced that medical marijuana growers won’t be able to claim a tax break meant for farms and agricultural operations.  The tax breaks...
UN Claims More Americans Are Using Marijuana

UN Claims More Americans Are Using Marijuana

A newly released UN report claims that more Americans are consuming marijuana, and more are seeking treatment for help with their marijuana use. The UN Office on Drugs and...
Medical Marijuana Farmers Market Coming to Los Angeles

Medical Marijuana Farmers Market Coming to Los Angeles

Southern California residents will be able to visit a medical marijuana farmers market over fourth of July weekend.  The even, which will allow patients to connect with caregivers and...
House Committee Tries to Stop Marijuana Decriminalization in DC

House Committee Tries to Stop Marijuana Decriminalization in DC

As a district and not a state, Washington DC’s lawmakers have the unique displeasure of the federal government having the final say on all laws passed. Typically, the federal...
Quebec Hospital Allowing Marijuana Use in Hospital Rooms

Quebec Hospital Allowing Marijuana Use in Hospital Rooms

Doctors and pharmacists at CHUS hospital in Quebec, Canada, approved marijuana use by patients who are federally licensed to use medical marijuana within the hospital. Patients are being allowed...
Washington Targets Marijuana DUIs with New Ad Campaign

Washington Targets Marijuana DUIs with New Ad Campaign

Washington recently announced that recreational marijuana retail stores will begin opening their doors for shoppers in July.  With an increase in use expected within the state, the Washington Traffic...
FDA to Consider Marijuana Reclassification

FDA to Consider Marijuana Reclassification

The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing the medical evidence surrounding marijuana to determine whether the agency believes marijuana should be reclassified.  Currently, marijuana is considered a Schedule I...