Arizona Court Rules Medical Marijuana Law Doesn't Give DUI Immunity

On Tuesday, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that the state's medical marijuana law does not give patients immunity from prosecution if they are pulled over and charged with a DUI. The appeals hearing stemmed from a 2011 case wherein a medical marijuana patient, Travis Lance Darrah, was charged with 2 counts of DUI because he was driving in an impaired manner and had marij...

Seattle Sends Warning Letters to Medical Marijuana Collectives

The city of Seattle has sent letters to 330 medical marijuana collectives, warning them against "major marijuana activity" without a license. Seattle requires medical marijuana businesses growing more than 45 plants of having stock of more than 72 ounces obtain a license from the state.  However, there is no such license for medical marijuana business owners to obtain....

US Attorney General Eric Holder "Cautiously Optimistic" About Marijuana Legalization

US Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday that he is "cautiously optimistic" about marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado. In an interview with CNN, Holder explained "We don't want to put into the federal system low level people who are simply there for possessory offenses." Holder was integral to establishing eight priority areas that the Justice Department ...

CO Health Official Wants to Ban Marijuana Edibles

Jeff Lawrence of the Colorado Department of Public Health an Environment is recommending that the state ban marijuana edibles, with the exception of tinctures and lozenges. As officials work to develop Colorado's new marijuana regulations, the edible ban comes from a fear of children being enticed by edibles' packaging or adults accidentally taking the wrong dosage. Gover...

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wants to Decriminalize Marijuana Throughout Illinois

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wants to Decriminalize Marijuana Throughout Illinois

During an appearance before the Illinois General Assembly Tuesday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel testified in favor of decriminalizing low level marijuana possession throughout the state of Illinois. Emanuel told...
Marijuana Policy Project Files Marijuana Legalization Initiative Paperwork in California

Marijuana Policy Project Files Marijuana Legalization Initiative Paperwork in California

On Wednesday, the Marijuana Policy Project filed paperwork with the California Secretary of State’s office to register a campaign committee to begin accepting and spending financial contributions for an...
Legal Marijuana Could Bring Over $630 Million in Tax Revenue to Washington State by 2019

Legal Marijuana Could Bring Over $630 Million in Tax Revenue to Washington State by 2019

According to Washington state economists, legal marijuana is projected to bring the state $25 million in tax revenue by next July.  They predict that by 2017 that will increase...
Arizona Marijuana Activists File Paperwork for 2016 Legalization Initiative

Arizona Marijuana Activists File Paperwork for 2016 Legalization Initiative

The Marijuana Policy Project of Arizona has filed paperwork with state elections officials that will allow them to raise money to campaign for a citizens initiative to legalize recreational...
MA Medical Marijuana Activists Rally at State House

MA Medical Marijuana Activists Rally at State House

On Monday morning, unhappy medical marijuana activists rallied at the Massachusetts state house because they were frustrated with a lack of progress with the state’s medical marijuana program. The...
Seattle Prosecutor to Drop All Marijuana Tickets

Seattle Prosecutor to Drop All Marijuana Tickets

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes announced at a City Council meeting Monday that he is moving to dismiss all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana that were...
Alaska News Anchor Quits on Air to Devote Time to Marijuana Legalization

Alaska News Anchor Quits on Air to Devote Time to Marijuana Legalization

During KTVA-TV’s 10 PM newscast in Anchorage, Alaska, reporter Charlo Greene revealed herself to be owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club after reporting on it and ballot measure 2,...
10% of Americans Admit to Going to Work High on Marijuana

10% of Americans Admit to Going to Work High on Marijuana

A new survey conducted by Mashable shows that 9.74% of Americans smoke marijuana before heading to work. Of those who smoke marijuana before going to work, only 20% obtain...
65% of Washington DC Voters Support Marijuana Legalization Initiative

65% of Washington DC Voters Support Marijuana Legalization Initiative

A new poll conducted by The Washington Post/NBC News/Marist shows that 65% of Washington DC voters support Initiative 71, which would legalize and regulate marijuana like alcohol. “D.C. voters...
Colorado Health Authorities Vote Not to Limit Number of Patients Medical Marijuana Caregivers Can Serve

Colorado Health Authorities Vote Not to Limit Number of Patients Medical Marijuana Caregivers Can Serve

On Tuesday, the Colorado Board of Health voted 6-1 to delete a proposed change to the state’s rule for medical marijuana caregivers that would have limited caregivers to only...