Recreational Marijuana Bill Proposed in Pennsylvania

Two Pennsylvania state senators have proposed a bill to legalize the use and possession of recreational marijuana.  The Regulate Marijuana Act would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and older.  The Act would allow adults to grow or buy marijuana for personal use. Purchasers would have to provide ID to prove their age, and driving under the influence of ma...

Record Breaking Marijuana Bust at California Border Nets 30,000 Pounds of Illegal Pot

Federal Police in California conducted the second largest illegal marijuana bust at a US border crossing last week, discovering over 15 tons of pot stashed in a truck that was meant to be carrying mattresses. The truck carrying the illegal pot crossed into California from Mexico at Otay Mesa.  The truck's shipment was listed as "Mattresses and Cushions" but when the cargo b...

Utah Lawmakers Pass Medical Marijuana Edible Proposal

On Thursday, a panel of Utah lawmakers voted to approve a proposal that would legalize the use of marijuana edibles for medical purposes by individuals suffering from debilitating illnesses. The legislation would not allow the smoking of marijuana, but would allow businesses to grow marijuana in order to sell marijuana-infused products such as lozenges, candies, and baked go...

Virginia Governor Passes Law to Protect Medical Marijuana Oil Users

On Thursday, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed into law legislation to decriminalize medical marijuana oils for medical purposes. House Bill 1445 and Senate Bill 1235 decriminalize THC-A oil and CBD oil for patients suffering from severe seizures.  Because of an emergency clause, the law will take effect immediately. While patients will not be able to get a prescr...

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Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Introduced in Delaware

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Introduced in Delaware

On Thursday, Delaware Representative Helene Keeley introduced House Bill 39, which aims to treat simple possession of marijuana like a traffic ticket, rather than as a misdemeanor. Instead of...
Virginia Senate Committee Kills Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Virginia Senate Committee Kills Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

A bill to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession has died in the Virgnia Senate with a vote of 9-5 against from the Senate Courts of Justice Committee. The bill was...
Doctors Tell DEA They Should Reschedule Marijuana

Doctors Tell DEA They Should Reschedule Marijuana

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has asked the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to review their marijuana policies and to reschedule marijuana.  Currently, marijuana is a Schedule I substance...
Legal Marijuana is America’s Fastest Growing Industry

Legal Marijuana is America’s Fastest Growing Industry

A new report from The ArcView Group, a cannabis industry research firm, has found that legal recreational and medical marijuana is the United States’ fastest growing industry.  The market...
Smelly Marijuana Grows May Be Fined in Canada

Smelly Marijuana Grows May Be Fined in Canada

Some Canadian townships are considering levying fines against anyone with a marijuana grow site that smells strongly of marijuana. One being Langley township, which is looking to fine anyone...
Colorado May Start Over on Medical Marijuana Regulations

Colorado May Start Over on Medical Marijuana Regulations

In 2010, a vote came in a hearing to renew Colorado’s 2010 mamedical marijuana regulations, which expire in 2015 if lawmakers don’t take action.  Governor John Hickenlooper’s regulators came...
Two Medical Marijuana Bills Filed in Indiana

Two Medical Marijuana Bills Filed in Indiana

Hoosiers could soon have access to medical marijuana thanks to two bill that have been introduced into the Indiana Legislature.  The sponsors, however, are not optimistic that the measures...
Michigan Sees Drop in Medical Marijuana Patients

Michigan Sees Drop in Medical Marijuana Patients

Michigan was once considered to be on the forefront of the cannabis movement, but now the state’s medical marijuana program hass less registrants than it did in the previous...
Marijuana Legalization Bill Filed in New York

Marijuana Legalization Bill Filed in New York

New York State Senator Liz Krueger has introduced a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals 18 and older. According to the bill summary, recreational marijuana would be...
DC Council Moving Forward with Marijuana Legalization

DC Council Moving Forward with Marijuana Legalization

The Washington DC Council has set up hearings on marijuana legalization, signaling that they intend to move forward with marijuana legalization following the approval of Initiative 71 by voters...