Ohio Marijuana Legalization Group Submits New Signatures

Organizers for ResponsibleOhio submitted additional signatures Thursday to get their legalization initiative onto the November ballot. The group originally submitted 695,000 signatures but many were found to be invalid. They were ultimately 29,509 short of the required 305,591 signatures. Now, they've submitted an additional 96,000 signatures in order to ensure that their initi...

New DEA Leader Says Marijuana is Probably Less Dangerous Than Heroin

Acting DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg acknowledged that heroin is probably more dangerous than marijuana, but that no substances should be promoted.  "Let me say it this way," he started, "I'd rather be in a car accident going 30 miles an hour than 60 miles an hour, but I'd prefer not to be in a car accident at all." Clearly his comparison of marijuana and heroin seems a...

Majority of New Hampshire Voters Want to Legalize Marijuana

A new poll conducted by WMUR Granite State found that a majority of New Hampshire voters want to legalize recreational marijuana. The poll found that 60% of New Hampshire voters support legalizing recreational marijuana similar to Washington and Colorado. 72% of those polled wanted to decriminalize marijuana. Even a majority of New Hampshire Republicans want to decriminalize...

250 Italian Lawmakers Support Marijuana Decriminalization Proposal

Over 250 Italian lawmakers have given their support to a proposal that would decriminalize the production, sale, and consumption of marijuana throughout the country. Should this proposal become law, Italy would be the largest country in Europe to decriminalize marijuana. Drafted by the Intergrupo Parlamentare Cannabis Legale, the proposed legislation would allow anyone over ...

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Santa Ana Police Officers Caught Eating Edibles, Mocking Amputee During Medical Marijuana Dispensary Raid

Santa Ana Police Officers Caught Eating Edibles, Mocking Amputee During Medical Marijuana Dispensary Raid

Surveillance video shows a raid conducted by Santa Ana, California police officers at an unlicensed marijuana dispensary last month. The edited video shows officers telling everyone to get on...
Budget Bill Bans DC Marijuana Sales for 2 Years

Budget Bill Bans DC Marijuana Sales for 2 Years

On Thursday House Republicans advanced a budget plan that would ban the sale of recreational marijuana in Washington DC until at least 2017. The bill features language that prohibits...
New Hampshire Selects Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

New Hampshire Selects Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

New Hampshire’s Department of Health and Human Services has selected three vendors to operate four medical marijuana dispensaries throughout the state. Three companies have been licensed to operate the...
Study Finds Rise in Childhood Exposure to Marijuana

Study Finds Rise in Childhood Exposure to Marijuana

A new study published in the journal Clinical Pediatrics has found that marijuana exposures of children under 6 years old have risen between 2006 and 2013. Researchers studied data...
Chris Christie Will Put an End to Marijuana Legalization if He Becomes President

Chris Christie Will Put an End to Marijuana Legalization if He Becomes President

On Sunday, New Jersey Governor and potential Presidential hopeful Chris Christie pledged to end marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado if he were elected president. During an interview on...
Colorado Offering Marijuana Tax Holiday

Colorado Offering Marijuana Tax Holiday

On September 16, pot smokers will be able to buy their bud tax-free in Colorado, thanks to a stipulation in the state’s constitution. “This fiscal glitch that we have...
Santa Claus Petitions for Marijuana Legalization in North Pole

Santa Claus Petitions for Marijuana Legalization in North Pole

Alaska voted to legalize recreational marijuana earlier this year, but each town has the ability to ban the sale of marijuana for adults age 21 and older. On Monday,...
Delaware House Approves Marijuana Decriminalization

Delaware House Approves Marijuana Decriminalization

On Tuesday, Delaware House lawmakers voted 24-14 to decriminalize low level marijuana possession. The legislation will now go to the Senate. The bill replaces criminal penalties for simple marijuana...
Registration Begins for Minnesota’s Medical Marijuana Program

Registration Begins for Minnesota’s Medical Marijuana Program

On Monday, Minnesota began accepting applicants for the state’s medical marijuana program. Medical marijuana will be legal in Minnesota on July 1, and Monday was the first day that...
Seattle Closing Unlicensed Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Seattle Closing Unlicensed Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

According to Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, the city plans to close dozens of medical marijuana collectives operating without a license. The closures come as a part of combining Seattle’s...