Portland City Council Approves Recreational Marijuana Tax

The Portland, OR city council voted unanimously on Wednesday to move forward with a 10% tax on recreational marijuana.  They also voted to discard a proposed 5% tax on medical marijuana. It is estimated that the 10% tax could bring $1.7 million to $4 million annually to the city.  According to state officials these figures are purposefully conservative. Now, a final vot...

Majority of Delaware Voters Want to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

A new University of Delaware poll found that 56% of Delaware voters support the legalization of recreational marijuana. 73% of liberals supported marijuana legalization, while 39.2% of conservatives supported legalizing marijuana.  68% of people younger than 30 approve of legalization, while only 36.9% of people age 60 or older support it.  A majority of voters in all 3 co...

Governor-Turned-Marijuana Businessman Claims Marijuana Can Cure Ebola

Former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson, who now owns Cannabis Sativa, made claims on Fox Business Network Monday that marijuana can cure Ebola. During the interview he said, "We actually believe we have efficacy with regard to treating Ebola." The anchor stopped him and asked for clarification.  Stuart Varney said, "You want to mak...

Poll Shows Florida Medical Marijuana Initiative May Be in Trouble

A new poll conducted by Tampa Bay Times showed that only 48% of likely voters plan to vote in favor of Amendment 2 in Florida, which aims to legalize medical marijuana for patients who receive a doctor's recommendation.   This poll shows a 9% drop in support from a similar poll just six weeks ago. The newest poll shows 48% of voters would vote in favor of Amendment 2, whil...

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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...
Marijuana Policy Project Launches Consume Responsibly Campaign in Colorado

Marijuana Policy Project Launches Consume Responsibly Campaign in Colorado

The Marijuana Policy Project, a marijuana advocacy group which aided in the legalization of marijuana in Washington and Colorado, has launched a campaign in Denver, Colorado encouraging marijuana users...
New York Senator Looks to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2015

New York Senator Looks to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2015

New York State Senator Liz Krueger plans to reintroduce the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act during the next legislative session, which begins in January.  On Sunday Krueger revealed, “I...
Washington DC Selects Marijuana Legalization Campaign Slogans

Washington DC Selects Marijuana Legalization Campaign Slogans

The DC Cannabis Campaign has selected three slogans to support their push for legalizing marijuana in Washington DC with Initiative 71.  The group kept it simple, with their primary...
Federal Judge Rejects Case to Reclassify Marijuana

Federal Judge Rejects Case to Reclassify Marijuana

A federal judge in Grand Rapids, Michigan has rejected claims that marijuana should be reclassified from a Schedule I substance.  The just also ruled that federal policy which lessens...
Colorado Records Higher Recreational Marijuana Sales Than Medical For First Time

Colorado Records Higher Recreational Marijuana Sales Than Medical For First Time

According to tax records released by the Colorado Department of Revenue on Wednesday, the state is selling more recreational marijuana than it is medical marijuana. The records show that...