Washington State Governor Approves Medical Marijuana Overhaul Legislation

On Friday, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill that attempts to overhaul and tidy up the state's medical marijuana program, syncing it with the regulations and goals of the state's recreational marijuana program, which was approved by voters in 2012. The law contains many provisions, once of which creates a voluntary registry for medical marijuana patients.  ...

Illinois Moves Toward Marijuana Decriminalization

On Thursday, the Illinois House approved a measure that would decriminalize possession of 15 grams of less of marijuana by people 18 and older. The measure would make low-level marijuana possession a citeable offense with fines of up to $125 per year.  Currently, low-level marijuana possession in Illinois is punishable by up to a year in jail and up to $2,500 in fines. T...

Colorado Lawmakers Start Marijuana Tax Refund Proposal

Colorado's constitution requires new taxes to be refunded when overall tax collections exceed growth limits on a one-year basis. Under the refund requirement, the state owes residents almost $58 million in marijuana tax refunds. The reason for the refund is a loophole related to state taxes,. While voters already approved the taxes on recreational marijuana sales, they will ...

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Advances

A Pennsylvania Senate committee has voted to send a medical marijuana legalization bill to the full Senate. The proposed bill that is moving forward has had some updates made to it in order to safeguard the system and prevent abuse. The changes directly addressed concerns from House members. In the last two-year session, a medical marijuana legalization bill passed the fu...

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Erin Go Dank! A St. Patrick’s Day History

Erin Go Dank! A St. Patrick’s Day History

St Patrick’s Day is the day us Irish folk gather together to raise our pints of Guinness in his honor and celebrate our heritage. Celebrated on March 17th, many...
CBD Oil Bill Moves Forward in Tennessee

CBD Oil Bill Moves Forward in Tennessee

On Tuesday, Tennessee Rep. Jeremy Faison’s  bill to legalize cannabis oil for medical purposes passed through the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee, but not without needing an amendment requiring a...
New Poll Shows Marijuana Support Growing in Pennsylvania

New Poll Shows Marijuana Support Growing in Pennsylvania

A new poll conducted by Robert Morris University shows that support for legalizing medical marijuana is growing in Pennsylvania. The survey showed that 67.5% of Pennsylvanians support legalizing marijuana...
Police Find Over a Ton of Marijuana in Frozen Avocado Shipment

Police Find Over a Ton of Marijuana in Frozen Avocado Shipment

Suburban Chicago authorities discovered over a ton of marijuana, with an estimated value of over $10 million, hidden in a shipment of frozen avocado pulp. Workers at the facility...
New Study Shows Washingtonians Don’t Have Clear Understanding of Legalized Marijuana

New Study Shows Washingtonians Don’t Have Clear Understanding of Legalized Marijuana

A new study conducted by University of Washington shows that there is still confusion among teenagers and adults when it comes to legal marijuana in the state.  Marijuana was...
New Hampshire House Votes for Marijuana Decriminalization

New Hampshire House Votes for Marijuana Decriminalization

On Wednesday, the New Hampshire House voted in favor of decriminalizing low-level marijuana possession.  The measure won by a landslide with over 300 votes. The decriminalization measure decriminalizes possession...
Senate Reform Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana on Federal Level

Senate Reform Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana on Federal Level

A medical marijuana reform bill, the CARERS Act, introduced by Senators Rand Paul, Kristen Gillibrand, and Cory Booker would remove any federal barriers to states that want to allow...
Some People May Be Allergic to Marijuana

Some People May Be Allergic to Marijuana

A new report published in the journal Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology attests that individuals can be allergic to marijuana, just like they can be to other plants...
Student Slips Unsuspecting Teacher Pot-Laced Cookie

Student Slips Unsuspecting Teacher Pot-Laced Cookie

A student in Birmingham, Michigan sent an unsuspecting teacher to the hospital after giving him a marijuana-laced cookie. The teacher became ill shortly after eating the cookie and went...
Nebraska Debates Medical Marijuana Legalization

Nebraska Debates Medical Marijuana Legalization

Nebraska Senator Tommy Garrett has introduced the Cannabis Compassion and Care Act, which aims to legalize medical marijuana for patients suffering from debilitating illnesses. The legislation was debated on...