Illinois Reveals Medical Marijuana Program Guidelines

Illinois regulators have released a new draft of guidelines for the state's new medical marijuana program.  The public now has 45 days to comment on the rules, which dictate fees for patients, the number of growers allowed in the state, physician-patient relationships, and more. Under the proposed rules, patients will be required to pay $100 annually to apply for a medical ...

Blake Griffin Speaks Out in Favor of Medical Marijuana

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin is speaking out in favor of medical marijuana in support of Bucks center Larry Sanders, who announced his support of legalizing marijuana after being suspended for five games by the NBA after testing positive for THC. In an interview with Rolling Stone Magazine, Griffin said, "It doesn't really affect me, but so many guys would prob...

Alleged Fake Medical Marijuana Operation Shut Down in Michigan

Thirty-seven people have been arrested in connection to an alleged fake medical marijuana operation in Michigan.  According to federal court documents, the defendants in the case used Michigan's medical marijuana law as a cover for their illegal marijuana grow operation. Documents claim Shawn Taylor led a marijuana growing operation called "Medical Marijuana Team".  Author...

Oregon Marijuana Legalization Campaign Receives $100,000 in Funding

Funding of $100,000 was gifted to New Approach Oregon, a group backing a proposed marijuana legalization initiative, from fragrance-heir Henry van Ameringen. Van Ameringen's gift is significant, as backers cited a lack of funding as the reason for the failure of a similar marijuana legalization initiative in 2012. New Approach Oregon initially tried to have the Legislatur...

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Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill Dies in Washington State

Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill Dies in Washington State

On Thursday night, legislation in Washington state that would have strictly regulated the state’s medical marijuana program died without a vote as the House and Senate adjourned. The legislation...
Georgia Combines Medical Marijuana and Autism Bills

Georgia Combines Medical Marijuana and Autism Bills

Last week, the Georgia house voted 171-4 to approve Haleigh’s Hope Act, which would allow medical marijuana tinctures for children with severe forms of epilepsy.  Now, lawmakers have combined...
Colorado Appeals Court Rules Recreational Marijuana Law Can Be Used to Challenge Some Court Convictions

Colorado Appeals Court Rules Recreational Marijuana Law Can Be Used to Challenge Some Court Convictions

People who have been convicted of minor marijuana crimes may be in luck.  The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled that some marijuana cases can be overturned for people...
New Poll Shows More Americans Think Sugar is More Harmful Than Marijuana

New Poll Shows More Americans Think Sugar is More Harmful Than Marijuana

A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows that more Americans believe sugar to be more harmful to someone’s health than marijuana. 1,000 individuals were asked, “Which of the...
Marijuana Tincture Bill Passes Kentucky Senate

Marijuana Tincture Bill Passes Kentucky Senate

On Wednesday, the Kentucky Senate voted unanimously to approve a bill that would make marijuana tinctures and extracts available to patients suffering from sever forms of epilepsy. The bill,...
Activists to Begin Collecting Signatures for Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

Activists to Begin Collecting Signatures for Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

On Tuesday, the Washington DC Board of Elections cleared a marijuana legalization measure to begin collecting signatures to get their initiative onto the November ballot.  The decision came after...
Looking to Work in the Marijuana Industry?

Looking to Work in the Marijuana Industry?

Are you looking to work in the marijuana industry?  If you live in Colorado, you may be in luck.  On Thursday March 13th, a recreational marijuana job fair will...
Recreational Marijuana Sales Brought CO $2.9 Million in Tax Revenue in January

Recreational Marijuana Sales Brought CO $2.9 Million in Tax Revenue in January

On Monday, the Colorado Department of Revenue reported that the first month of legal marijuana sales brought the state almost $3 million in taxes. Revenue came from the state’s...
California Lawmaker Proposes Medical Marijuana Oversight Legislation

California Lawmaker Proposes Medical Marijuana Oversight Legislation

Medical marijuana has been legal in California since 1996, but in the past 18 years the state has not made much progress when it comes to regulating the system...
Colorado Police Ask For More Money for Marijuana Enforcement

Colorado Police Ask For More Money for Marijuana Enforcement

The Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police wrote a letter to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper this week, asking for some money from the state’s recreational marijuana program to go...