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...

Texas to Consider Marijuana Decriminalization

On Monday, a bill was introduced by Texas State Representative Joe Moody that intends to reduce state penalties for low-level marijuana possession by adults. The proposed bill would remove the threat of arrest, jail time, and a criminal record for individuals caught with up to one ounce of marijuana.  The penalties would be replaced with a civil fine of $100. Currently i...

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Six Michigan Municipalities Vote to Decriminalize Marijuana

Six Michigan Municipalities Vote to Decriminalize Marijuana

Six Michigan municipalities voted to decriminalize marijuana possession of up to an ounce by individuals 21 and older.  Five others denied similar measures. In Metro Detroit, voters in Berkley...
Medical Marijuana Initiative Fails in Florida

Medical Marijuana Initiative Fails in Florida

Florida voters failed to get enough support to legalize recreational marijuana  by passing Amendment 2.  Because the medical marijuana proposal was an Amendment to the state’s constitution, 60% of...
Marijuana Legalized in Oregon,Washington DC, Alaska

Marijuana Legalized in Oregon,Washington DC, Alaska

Oregon and Washington DC have officially joined the ranks of Washington and Colorado by approving voter-based marijuana legalization initiatives.  At time of publication 86% of of Alaska’s precincts had...
Guam Likely Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Guam Likely Legalizes Medical Marijuana

56 out of 58 precincts in Guam have been counted in Guam’s general election Tuesday and over 56% of voters approve the measure. The results are expected to be...
Oregon, Alaska, and DC All Vote on Marijuana Legalization

Oregon, Alaska, and DC All Vote on Marijuana Legalization

It’s election day and voters across the nation will have the opportunity to weigh in on a number of marijuana-related ballot issues.  Voters in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington DC...
Virginia Labs No Longer Processing Marijuana Evidence For Low Level Crimes

Virginia Labs No Longer Processing Marijuana Evidence For Low Level Crimes

The Virginia Department of Forensic Science has announced that it will no longer process marijuana in its labs for evidence for misdemeanor cases. According to officials, eliminating processing of...
Twenty-Six Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Approved in Las Vegas

Twenty-Six Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Approved in Las Vegas

The Las Vegas City Council has approved twenty-six medical marijuana dispensaries, which is twice the amount allotted for the city by Nevada regulators.  Over 50 applications were received. Now,...
Michigan Doctor Indicted For Writing Bogus Medical Marijuana Recommendations

Michigan Doctor Indicted For Writing Bogus Medical Marijuana Recommendations

Dr. Gregory A. Kuldanek of Grand Rapids Michigan has been indicted in a major marijuana conspiracy after admitting that he wrote medical marijuana recommendations for over fifty patients he...
Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marijuana Legalization

Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marijuana Legalization

On Wednesday, Yes on 91, the campaign supporting marijuana legalization in Oregon, released a letter from thirty former police officers, sheriffs, judges, and prosecutors sharing their support for legalizing...
Chile Plants Country’s First Medical Marijuana

Chile Plants Country’s First Medical Marijuana

On Wednesday, a Chilean municipality planted the country’s first medical marijuana as part of a pilot program geared toward helping cancer patients. The country received 850 seeds from the...