Marijuana Policy Project Releases "Consume Responsibly" Marijuana Ads

The Marijuana Policy Project has released new billboards in Colorado and Washington state encouraging marijuana users to "consume responsibly." The ads address marijuana opponents' concerns that marijuana edibles are difficult to regulate and that they can accidentally wind up in the hands of unsuspecting children. The new ad shows a child peeking over a kitchen counter at w...

Bill Would Allow VA to Recommend Medical Marijuana for Veterans

The Veterans Equal Access Act was introduced by two US Representatives who hope to allow medical staff within the Veterans Affairs system enroll patients in medical marijuana programs in states where it is legal. Currently, VA staffers are unable to recommend medical marijuana to veterans because the staffers are federal employees. The newly proposed legislation would help v...

Vancouver's Marijuana Museum Collection to Move to Detroit

Vancouver, Canada's Herb Museum is closing its doors after 10 years of service.  The museum's collection of marijuana related memorabilia has been sold to a group in Detroit who plan to incorporate it into a larger cannabis-related museum in Michigan. The museum cost $2.50 to tour and contained over 1,200 marijuana related artifacts. The museum is closing down in order t...

New Jersey Approves Fourth Medical Marijuana Dispensary

New Jersey officials have approved a fourth medical marijuana dispensary to start preparing to sell medical marijuana to patients. The Breakwater Alternative Treatment Center has been issued a permit to open in Cranbury Township. New Jersey legalized medical marijuana five years ago but has been slow to establish dispensaries to provide medicine to patients. The first dispen...

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DEA Raids Alleged Illegal Marijuana Grows in Denver

DEA Raids Alleged Illegal Marijuana Grows in Denver

In conjunction with Denver, Colorado police, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration raided six marijuana grows in Denver as part of an investigation into an illegal marijuana operation based in...
Judge to Hear Case That Could Impact Marijuana Classification

Judge to Hear Case That Could Impact Marijuana Classification

A Sacramento judge has granted a three-day hearing this week that challenges the federal Schedule I classification of marijuana. The hearing comes from a criminal case involving a number...
Over 4,500 Lbs of Marijuana Found in AZ

Over 4,500 Lbs of Marijuana Found in AZ

Officers from the US Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Field Operations seized over 4,661 pounds of marijuana in Arizona Friday. A Mexican man tried to smuggle to marijuana...
NYC Continues to See Marijuana Arrest Rates Rise Despite Campaign Promises

NYC Continues to See Marijuana Arrest Rates Rise Despite Campaign Promises

Despite calls for reform during his campaign, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has seen more marijuana arrests than under previous Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  Not only that,...
Marijuana Could Be At Risk in Uruguay with Presidential Election

Marijuana Could Be At Risk in Uruguay with Presidential Election

Uruguayans begin to vote for a new president Sunday.  Depending on the outcome, it could become the first country to repeal full marijuana legalization, after becoming the first country...
Arizona Court Rules Medical Marijuana Law Doesn’t Give DUI Immunity

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...
Seattle Sends Warning Letters to Medical Marijuana Collectives

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...
US Attorney General Eric Holder “Cautiously Optimistic” About Marijuana Legalization

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...
CO Health Official Wants to Ban Marijuana Edibles

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...
Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect in Philadelphia

Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect in Philadelphia

On Monday, Philadelphia became the largest city in the United States to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.  The legislation was approved by Mayor Nutter two weeks ago....