Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll, conducted by Insights West, has found that 52% of Alberta, Canada residents support marijuana legalization.  Only 42% of voters oppose legalization. By comparison, only 5% of Albertans support legalization of cocaine, heroin, or ecstasy. While 70% of Albertans don't believe Canada has to wait for other countries to pass marijuana legalization before they do, ...

21 Marijuana Stores Headed to Aurora, CO

Aurora, Co. is one of the Colorado communities that banned marijuana retail shops from opening until further restrictions and regulations could be put into place.  But now, the city is allowing recreational marijuana shops, thanks to the passage of an ordinance earlier this year.  The city has now issued 21 licenses to marijuana shops. The city has been divided into six wa...

Alaska Mayors Oppose Marijuana Legalization

The Alaska Conference of Mayors has announced that it voted to oppose a recreational marijuana legalization initiative.  Additionally, the group has donated $5,000 to "Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. Vote No on 2." The Alaska Conference of Mayors is a parent organization of the Alaska Municipal League, a statewide, nonprofit organization.  The group has 95 members, 23 of which...

US Government to Increase Marijuana Grows

Some may be shocked to learn that the federal government grows its own marijuana, given the fact that it has been classified as a dangerous substance by the Controlled Substances Act.  Each year the US government grows marijuana for researchers to access. This year, the federal government is increasing the amount of marijuana grown-- from 46 pounds to 1,400 pounds.  The ad...

Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Suppor...
21 Marijuana Stores Headed to Aurora, CO
Alaska Mayors Oppose Marijuana Legalizat...
US Government to Increase Marijuana Grow...
Leafly Takes Out Full Page Marijuana Ad in New York Times

Leafly Takes Out Full Page Marijuana Ad in New York Times

Leafly, a medical marijuana search firm, claims to be the first ever cannabis company to place a full page ad in the New York Times. The ad comes in...
Colorado Adopts Stricter Marijuana Edible Regulations

Colorado Adopts Stricter Marijuana Edible Regulations

On Thursday, Colorado state regulators adopted a new set of stricter regulations for marijuana edible manufacturers relating to potency, serving size, and packaging.  The intent of the new regulations...
San Bernardino May Allow Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Beat Bankruptcy

San Bernardino May Allow Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Beat Bankruptcy

The city of San Bernardino, Ca., bankrupt and looking for ways to raise revenue, may be turning to marijuana to bail them out.  Currently, medical marijuana collectives have been...
80% of Seattle’s Marijuana Citations Were Issued by One Officer

80% of Seattle’s Marijuana Citations Were Issued by One Officer

The Seattle Police Department has reassigned an officer who is responsible for issuing 80% of the city’s citations for marijuana use in the first half of the year. During...
Riverside County, CA Imposes Fines for Marijuana Cultivation

Riverside County, CA Imposes Fines for Marijuana Cultivation

Riverside County, CA has already banned the growth of marijuana but now, a new ordinance would impose fines on anyone caught cultivating weed. The new ordinance would create a...
Huge Illegal Mariuana Grow Discovered in Texas

Huge Illegal Mariuana Grow Discovered in Texas

On Monday, a deer hunter accidentally stumbled on a massive illegal marijuana grow in Polk County, Texas, about 70 miles north of Houston. The discovery of a dozen marijuana...
Federal Bill Would Legalize Low-THC Marijuana Strains

Federal Bill Would Legalize Low-THC Marijuana Strains

A bill introduced in the US House of Representatives Monday would amend the federal Controlled Substances Act to legalize marijuana with low levels of THC.  Such strains, which tend...
Almost 90% of Florida Voters Support Medical Marijuana

Almost 90% of Florida Voters Support Medical Marijuana

A new Quinnipiac University Poll has found that 88% of Florida voters support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes.  Only 10% of Floridians opposed legalizing medical marijuana.  The new numbers...
New York Times Calls for End to Marijuana Prohibition

New York Times Calls for End to Marijuana Prohibition

On Saturday, The New York Times called for an end to marijuana prohibition in an editorial posted to the newspaper’s website and published in their Sunday edition. The Times...
Actress Susan Sarandon Speaks Out For Marijuana Legalization

Actress Susan Sarandon Speaks Out For Marijuana Legalization

Susan Sarandon has gotten a reputation for being in support of mind-altering substances, having admitted to being stoned at “almost every award show.”  Now the actress is speaking out...