Ohio Marijuana Advocates Push for 2015 Ballot Issue

ResponsibleOhio, a marijuana advocacy group, is pushing to get a proposed constitutional amendment onto the 2015 ballot to legalize the use and sale of recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and older. The group will back an issue to “end marijuana prohibition” and “pursue a ballot initiative in 2015 to give voters the opportunity to let adults 21 and older use mari...

Oklahoma and Nebraska Sue Colorado Over Legal Marijuana

On Thursday, Nebraska and Oklahoma filed the first major legal challenge to legalized marijuana in Colorado. The lawsuit was brought about by attorneys general in NE and OK, claiming that marijuana from Colorado's recreational marijuana shops is trickling into neighboring states where marijuana is not legal. The lawsuit asks the United States Supreme Court to strike down mai...

Indiana Could Legalize Medical Marijuana

Indiana State Senator Karen Tallian has filed a bill that would legalize medical marijuana. “It sets up the get-out-of jail free card for medical,” she said. “If you have a note from your doctor, and you apply for a card, you get the card, you can have possession of a certain amount of marijuana.” “I think there is a really strong attitude among a lot of people ...

Recreational Marijuana Sales Will Be Allowed in Anchorage

On Tuesday, an ordinance that would have banned the sale of recreational marijuana in Anchorage, Alaska, failed with an Assembly vote of 9-2. The proposal to ban marijuana sales was proposed last month by Amy Demboski, who wanted to take a "wait and see" approach to marijuana legalization. However, other lawmakers felt that by disengaging from the recreational marijuana p...

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Nevada’s Medical Marijuana Reciprocity Could Lead to New Level of Tourism

Nevada’s Medical Marijuana Reciprocity Could Lead to New Level of Tourism

Starting in early 2015, Nevada’s medical marijuana program will feature a reciprocity agreement which allows medical marijuana patients with recommendations from other states to purchase their medicine in Nevada....
Second Hand Marijuana Smoke Could Impact Blood Vessels

Second Hand Marijuana Smoke Could Impact Blood Vessels

According to a new study from the the Department on Cardiology at UCLA, second hand marijuana smoke could negatively impact blood vessels.  The study was presented at the American...
Congress Will Probably Allow Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

Congress Will Probably Allow Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

At a press conference Thursday, Washington DC’s congressional delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton encouraged Congress to respect the will of voters and allow marijuana legalization to pass.  Norton was joined...
Maryland Panel Approves Medical Marijuana Regulations

Maryland Panel Approves Medical Marijuana Regulations

On Thursday, a Maryland commission approved regulations to establish a medical marijuana system in the state.  The regulations will now be presented to a legislative panel and the state’s...
UN Official Blasts New Marijuana Legalization in US

UN Official Blasts New Marijuana Legalization in US

Yury Fedotov, director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, is criticizing new recreational marijuana legalization in the United States in Oregon, Alaska, and Washington DC. Fedotov...
Portland’s Hempstalk Festival Denied Permit for 2015

Portland’s Hempstalk Festival Denied Permit for 2015

After hearing of marijuana legalization in Oregon, Portland parks officials sent a letter to Hempstalk Festival’s founder Paul Stanford, alerting him that his request for a permit for the...
Study Claims Marijuana Use Causes Changes to The Brain

Study Claims Marijuana Use Causes Changes to The Brain

A new study from the Center for Brain Health at the University of Texas in Dallas shows that the brains of marijuana users are different than the brains of...
Nevada Marijuana Legalization Advocates Claim to Have Enough Signatures for 2016 Ballot

Nevada Marijuana Legalization Advocates Claim to Have Enough Signatures for 2016 Ballot

Nevada’s Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol is claiming that the group plans to turn in 170,000 signatures to county clerks Wednesday in order to have their marijuana legalization...
Vermont to Hold Marijuana Legalization Hearing

Vermont to Hold Marijuana Legalization Hearing

This Wednesday, Vermont will hold a hearing on the possibility of legalizing marijuana in The Green Mountain State. The hearing will be broadcast throughout the state via Vermont Interactive...
Boston’s First Medical Marijuana Collective Approved

Boston’s First Medical Marijuana Collective Approved

On Friday, Massachusetts health officials approved Boston’s first medical marijuana dispensary license. The license was awarded to Patriot Care Corp., which plans to operate its dispensary near Downtown Crossing....