Twenty-Six Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Approved in Las Vegas

The Las Vegas City Council has approved twenty-six medical marijuana dispensaries, which is twice the amount allotted for the city by Nevada regulators.  Over 50 applications were received. Now, the applicants must be vetted by the state health department before being allowed to move forward. Applicants that receive both city and state approval will be sent back to the Las ...

Michigan Doctor Indicted For Writing Bogus Medical Marijuana Recommendations

Dr. Gregory A. Kuldanek of Grand Rapids Michigan has been indicted in a major marijuana conspiracy after admitting that he wrote medical marijuana recommendations for over fifty patients he never treated. Kuldanek, a respected internal medicine specialist, claims to have simply been helping Betty Lee Jenkins, who he believed to be a compassionate medical marijuana caregiver....

Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marijuana Legalization

On Wednesday, Yes on 91, the campaign supporting marijuana legalization in Oregon, released a letter from thirty former police officers, sheriffs, judges, and prosecutors sharing their support for legalizing marijuana in Oregon. With the vote less than a week away, the support of law enforcement may serve to bolster Yes on 91's cause.  New polls show that the race for marij...

Chile Plants Country's First Medical Marijuana

On Wednesday, a Chilean municipality planted the country's first medical marijuana as part of a pilot program geared toward helping cancer patients. The country received 850 seeds from the Netherlands.  Four strains were obtained: Wappa, Durga Mata II, Pandora, and Ice Cream. The marijuana will be grown, then the CBDs will be extracted to make tinctures.  200 patients will...

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San Jose Voters Have a Chance to Overturn Tough Medical Marijuana Regulations

San Jose Voters Have a Chance to Overturn Tough Medical Marijuana Regulations

San Jose, CA residents will have the opportunity to overturn the city’s strict new regulations on medical marijuana collectives in favor of lighter restrictions, thanks to a new measure...
Philadelphia Officially Decriminalizes Marijuana

Philadelphia Officially Decriminalizes Marijuana

Philadelphia has become the largest US city to decriminalize marijuana, with Mayor Michael Nutter signing an ordinance Wednesday to decriminalize possession of up to 30 grams of marijuana. “I...
Advocates File Marijuana Ballot Initiative in Mississippi

Advocates File Marijuana Ballot Initiative in Mississippi

Mississippi For Cannabis has filed a ballot initiative seeking to legalize marijuana in the state.  The group hopes to get the initiative onto the November 2016 election ballot. The...
Marijuana Decriminalization Goes Into Effect in Maryland

Marijuana Decriminalization Goes Into Effect in Maryland

On Wednesday, Maryland’s marijuana decriminalization law goes into effect.  The law makes it so anyone found with less than 10 grams of marijuana will be charged with a civil...
Medical Marijuana Opponents Launch Attack Ads in Florida

Medical Marijuana Opponents Launch Attack Ads in Florida

This week, Floridians may start seeing television ads opposing Amendment 2, which would legalize medical marijuana.  Drug Free Florida is sponsoring the new ads, which cost $1.5 million. The...
Seattle’s Second Recreational Marijuana Shop to Open at Noon Tuesday

Seattle’s Second Recreational Marijuana Shop to Open at Noon Tuesday

At noon Tuesday, Seattle gained its second recreational pot shop: Uncle Ike’s, 2310 East Union St.  Owned by Seattle resident Ian Eisenberg, the shop is small but has focused...
Colorado Releases New Marijuana Regulations

Colorado Releases New Marijuana Regulations

Last week, the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) released 30 new regulations for the state’s recreational marijuana program.  The new rules make changes to all aspects of the program,...
Grow4Vets Gives Away Free Marijuana to Colorado Veterans

Grow4Vets Gives Away Free Marijuana to Colorado Veterans

The Grow4Vets marijuana giveaway took place Saturday morning in Colorado Springs, Co.  The event, held by Operation Grow4Vets was intended to expose vets suffering to physical or psychological injuries...
MD Could Charge Medical Marijuana Growers $125,000 a Year in Fees

MD Could Charge Medical Marijuana Growers $125,000 a Year in Fees

Maryland’s medical marijuana commission has proposed a new set of fees for medical marijuana growers and dispensaries.  The plan is to allow 15 medical marijuana growers to obtain licenses....
PA Senate Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

PA Senate Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

On Wednesday, Pennsylvania State Senators overwhelmingly voted to legalize medical marijuana, with a few stipulations.  Patients cannot smoke marijuana and they must receive a physician’s recommendation to use medical...