Pittsburg Steelers' Running Backs Could Face Marijuana Possession Charges

On Wednesday, Pittsburg Steelers running backs LeGarrette Blount and Le'Veon Bell were arrested for marijuana possession after a police officer was stopped next to their car on a motorcycle at a red light, smelled marijuana, and pulled the pair over. Aside from the smell of burning pot, police also found about 20 grams of marijuana in a baggie on the center console in the ve...

Minnesota Mom Arrested For Giving Son Marijuana Oil...Even Though It Is Legalized

Angela Brown of Madison, MN, has been arrested for child endangerment for providing marijuana oil to her son in order to help him with symptoms associated with a traumatic brain injury.  Legislation to legalize marijuana oils for children has passed in Minnesota and goes into effect next summer. Brown explained "Everything was great until I opened my mouth to the wrong pers...

"Stoner" Arrested on Marijuana Charges

Today in ironic news, a Virginia man with the last name Stoner is facing charges after police found $10,000 worth of marijuana plants growing at his home. The Orange County, VA Sheriff's Office says Paul Scott Stoner, 42, has been charged with growing marijuana and having a firearm while in possession of over a pound of marijuana. Authorities say they acted on a tip that ...

Connecticut's First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Connecticut's first medical marijuana dispensary opened Wednesday night in the city of South Windsor.  Prime Wellness of Connecticut has opened its doors, although the shop will not actually have marijuana to provide for patients for about a month. Shop owners decided to open before the pot was ready in order to give patients the opportunity to meet staff and growers as wel...

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Wiconsin Lawmakers Introduce Medical Marijuana Bill

Wiconsin Lawmakers Introduce Medical Marijuana Bill

Two Wisconsin lawmakers, Senator Jon Erpenbach and Representative Chris Taylor, are introducing a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.  The Jacki Rickert Medical Cannabis Act, so...
Marijuana Decriminalized in Switzerland

Marijuana Decriminalized in Switzerland

Low level marijuana possession is decriminalized in Switzerland, as of October 1st.  Now, any over age 18 caught with 10 grams or less of marijuana will only be punished...
Washington and Colorado Push for Solution on Marijuana Banking

Washington and Colorado Push for Solution on Marijuana Banking

On Wednesday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper sent a letter to federal financial officials urging them to come up with a solution to the current...
Marijuana Policy Project Ads to Be Featured on Portland, ME Buses

Marijuana Policy Project Ads to Be Featured on Portland, ME Buses

The Marijuana Policy Project has launched another public ad campaign– this time on the side of buses in Portland, Maine.  The advertisements promote marijuana as a safer alternative to...
Colorado Begins Accepting Recreational Marijuana License Applications

Colorado Begins Accepting Recreational Marijuana License Applications

On Tuesday, Colorado began taking applications from those wishing to open a recreational marijuana retail location.  Applicants began lining up at the Marijuana Enforcement Division’s office before 9 a.m....
Canada Begins Medical Marijuana Overhaul

Canada Begins Medical Marijuana Overhaul

On Tuesday, Canada kicked off its medical marijuana initiative, which the government hopes will bring in $1.3 billion annually.  The new system, Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations, will “provide...
New Zealand to Open Cannabis Museum

New Zealand to Open Cannabis Museum

On October 6th, New Zealand’s first Cannabis Museum is set to open in the city of Dunedin.  The museum has been put together by the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party...
Iowa Lawmakers to Introduce Marijuana Legislation

Iowa Lawmakers to Introduce Marijuana Legislation

Iowa State Senator Joe Bolkom plans to introduce two marijuana measures when lawmakers return back to work in January.  The first would remove marijuana from the most restrictive listing,...
Illinois Starts to Develop Medical Marijuana Program

Illinois Starts to Develop Medical Marijuana Program

Illinois officials have begun the process of setting up the state’s medical marijuana program.  Officials in at least four state agencies have started to meet to discuss what role...
Majority of Californians Support Marijuana Legalization

Majority of Californians Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll released by the Public Polling Institute of California found that 50% of Californians support the legalization of recreational marijuana.  Additionally, the poll found that 60% of...