Smelly Marijuana Grows May Be Fined in Canada

Some Canadian townships are considering levying fines against anyone with a marijuana grow site that smells strongly of marijuana. One being Langley township, which is looking to fine anyone who owns a legal marijuana grow-op that produces strong smells $500.  There are about 600 marijuana grows throughout the town and local officials are arguing that some are becoming a nu...

Colorado May Start Over on Medical Marijuana Regulations

In 2010, a vote came in a hearing to renew Colorado's 2010 mamedical marijuana regulations, which expire in 2015 if lawmakers don't take action.  Governor John Hickenlooper's regulators came up with a plan including fifteen changes. However, senators from both parties have now voted unanimously 5-0 to not implement those changes.  Instead, lawmakers will be allowed to deba...

Two Medical Marijuana Bills Filed in Indiana

Hoosiers could soon have access to medical marijuana thanks to two bill that have been introduced into the Indiana Legislature.  The sponsors, however, are not optimistic that the measures will be approved by the Republican Legislature. Senator Karen Tallian and Representative Sue Errington have both introduced medical marijuana legislation.  Both bills would allow Indiana...

Michigan Sees Drop in Medical Marijuana Patients

Michigan was once considered to be on the forefront of the cannabis movement, but now the state's medical marijuana program hass less registrants than it did in the previous year. 2014 was actually the second year in a row that the number of patients declined, according to statistics from the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. In 2014, 96,408 patient...

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Colorado Olympic Skier Loves It When He Scores a 4.20

Colorado Olympic Skier Loves It When He Scores a 4.20

A score of 4.20 may not be ideal for most Olympic freestyle skiers, but it was appropriate for Boulder, Co. native Lyman Currier. Clearly proud of not only his...
Legal Marijuana Bringing More Tax Revenue Than Anticipated in CO

Legal Marijuana Bringing More Tax Revenue Than Anticipated in CO

Colorado’s recreational pot shops only opened almost two months ago, but Governor John Hickenlooper is already impressed with the amount of tax revenue the legal marijuana industry is bringing...
Washington House Votes to Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Washington House Votes to Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

On Monday night, House Bill 2149– a bill that would make drastic changes to Washington’s medical marijuana program– passed the House with a vote of 67-29.  The bill was...
California Marijuana Legalization Measure WIthdrawn

California Marijuana Legalization Measure WIthdrawn

California’s top shot at legalizing marijuana this year– The Control, Regulate, and Tax Marijuana Act– has been withdrawn, leaving the Golden State with the prospect of waiting until 2016...
Majority of Minnesotans Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

Majority of Minnesotans Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

A new poll conducted by Star Tribune Minnesota shows that 51% of Minnesota voters support medical marijuana legalization.  Only 41% oppose a change in state marijuana laws.  Only 30%...
New York Majority Support Recreational and Medical Marijuana Legalization

New York Majority Support Recreational and Medical Marijuana Legalization

A new Quinnipiac University Poll shows that a majority of New York voters approve of both recreational and medical marijuana legalization.  The poll found that 57% of New York...
Obama Administration Gives Banks Approval to Work with Marijuana Businesses

Obama Administration Gives Banks Approval to Work with Marijuana Businesses

On Friday, the Obama Administration gave the banking industry approval to work with marijuana businesses, accepting their money in accounts and providing them with financing without risk of facing...
Mexico Lawmakers Looking to Ease Marijuana Laws

Mexico Lawmakers Looking to Ease Marijuana Laws

On Thursday, lawmakers in Mexico introduced bills that would increase the amount of marijuana individuals could carry in the country for personal use.  The bills also seek to introduce...
Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Marijuana

Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Marijuana

On Wednesday, two Rhode Island legislators introduced a bill that would legalize the sale and possession of recreational marijuana by individuals 21 and older. The bill, introduced by Representative...
18 Congressmen Ask Obama to Reschedule Marijuana

18 Congressmen Ask Obama to Reschedule Marijuana

Eighteen Congressmen have written a letter to President Barack Obama asking for marijuana to be rescheduled from its current Schedule I classification.  Schedule I is the most stringent classification,...