Almost 90% of Florida Voters Support Medical Marijuana

A new Quinnipiac University Poll has found that 88% of Florida voters support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes.  Only 10% of Floridians opposed legalizing medical marijuana.  The new numbers show a 6% increase in support for medical marijuana since November. Young people aged 18-29 showed the highest level of support, with 95% favoring medical marijuana legalizati...

New York Times Calls for End to Marijuana Prohibition

On Saturday, The New York Times called for an end to marijuana prohibition in an editorial posted to the newspaper's website and published in their Sunday edition. The Times said the federal ban on pot has resulted in enforcement that is “racist, falling disproportionately on young black men, ruining their lives and creating new generations of career criminals.” “We b...

Actress Susan Sarandon Speaks Out For Marijuana Legalization

Susan Sarandon has gotten a reputation for being in support of mind-altering substances, having admitted to being stoned at "almost every award show."  Now the actress is speaking out in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana. "It will be legal everywhere, and that will cause a very interesting tipping point," she said of the substance. "Certainly, if more people were s...

Minnesota Appoints Head of Medical Marijuana Program

Minnesota's Department of Health has appointed Michelle Larson to head the state's new medical marijuana program.  Larson has worked for the DPH for almost 10 years, focusing on areas including obesity and tobacco. As head of the medical marijuana program, Larson will not actually dictate policy.  Instead, she will be responsible for helping to guide and shape the logistic...

Almost 90% of Florida Voters Support Med...
New York Times Calls for End to Marijuan...
Actress Susan Sarandon Speaks Out For Ma...
Minnesota Appoints Head of Medical Marij...
UN Claims More Americans Are Using Marijuana

UN Claims More Americans Are Using Marijuana

A newly released UN report claims that more Americans are consuming marijuana, and more are seeking treatment for help with their marijuana use. The UN Office on Drugs and...
Medical Marijuana Farmers Market Coming to Los Angeles

Medical Marijuana Farmers Market Coming to Los Angeles

Southern California residents will be able to visit a medical marijuana farmers market over fourth of July weekend.  The even, which will allow patients to connect with caregivers and...
House Committee Tries to Stop Marijuana Decriminalization in DC

House Committee Tries to Stop Marijuana Decriminalization in DC

As a district and not a state, Washington DC’s lawmakers have the unique displeasure of the federal government having the final say on all laws passed. Typically, the federal...
Quebec Hospital Allowing Marijuana Use in Hospital Rooms

Quebec Hospital Allowing Marijuana Use in Hospital Rooms

Doctors and pharmacists at CHUS hospital in Quebec, Canada, approved marijuana use by patients who are federally licensed to use medical marijuana within the hospital. Patients are being allowed...
Washington Targets Marijuana DUIs with New Ad Campaign

Washington Targets Marijuana DUIs with New Ad Campaign

Washington recently announced that recreational marijuana retail stores will begin opening their doors for shoppers in July.  With an increase in use expected within the state, the Washington Traffic...
FDA to Consider Marijuana Reclassification

FDA to Consider Marijuana Reclassification

The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing the medical evidence surrounding marijuana to determine whether the agency believes marijuana should be reclassified.  Currently, marijuana is considered a Schedule I...
NY to Legalize Medical Marijuana

NY to Legalize Medical Marijuana

All that stands between medical marijuana legalization and New York state is Governor Andrew Cuomo’s signature. which lawmakers expect they will get in the coming days. The “Compassionate Care...
First Wave WA of Marijuana Shops to Open in July

First Wave WA of Marijuana Shops to Open in July

Washington voters legalized recreational marijuana at the same time as Colorado, but the former state has taken longer to get their program up and running.  Washingtonians don’t have much...
Mexican Drug Cartel Tried to Smuggle Marijuana Disguised as Fruit

Mexican Drug Cartel Tried to Smuggle Marijuana Disguised as Fruit

A Mexican drug cartel was caught trying to smuggle millions of dollars worth of marijuana into the United States by painting packages to look like fruit. U.S. Customs and...
Teenager Faces Life in Prison for Hash Brownies

Teenager Faces Life in Prison for Hash Brownies

Nineteen year old Jacob Lavoro is facing a life sentence in Texas for selling brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil.  The maximum sentence is so high due to...