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, the applicants must be vetted by the state health department before being allowed to move forward. Applicants that receive both city and state approval will be sent back to the Las ...

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 never treated. Kuldanek, a respected internal medicine specialist, claims to have simply been helping Betty Lee Jenkins, who he believed to be a compassionate medical marijuana caregiver....

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 marijuana in Oregon. With the vote less than a week away, the support of law enforcement may serve to bolster Yes on 91's cause.  New polls show that the race for marij...

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 Netherlands.  Four strains were obtained: Wappa, Durga Mata II, Pandora, and Ice Cream. The marijuana will be grown, then the CBDs will be extracted to make tinctures.  200 patients will...

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Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marij...
Chile Plants Country's First Medical Mar...
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wants to Decriminalize Marijuana Throughout Illinois

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wants to Decriminalize Marijuana Throughout Illinois

During an appearance before the Illinois General Assembly Tuesday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel testified in favor of decriminalizing low level marijuana possession throughout the state of Illinois. Emanuel told...
Marijuana Policy Project Files Marijuana Legalization Initiative Paperwork in California

Marijuana Policy Project Files Marijuana Legalization Initiative Paperwork in California

On Wednesday, the Marijuana Policy Project filed paperwork with the California Secretary of State’s office to register a campaign committee to begin accepting and spending financial contributions for an...
Legal Marijuana Could Bring Over $630 Million in Tax Revenue to Washington State by 2019

Legal Marijuana Could Bring Over $630 Million in Tax Revenue to Washington State by 2019

According to Washington state economists, legal marijuana is projected to bring the state $25 million in tax revenue by next July.  They predict that by 2017 that will increase...
Arizona Marijuana Activists File Paperwork for 2016 Legalization Initiative

Arizona Marijuana Activists File Paperwork for 2016 Legalization Initiative

The Marijuana Policy Project of Arizona has filed paperwork with state elections officials that will allow them to raise money to campaign for a citizens initiative to legalize recreational...
MA Medical Marijuana Activists Rally at State House

MA Medical Marijuana Activists Rally at State House

On Monday morning, unhappy medical marijuana activists rallied at the Massachusetts state house because they were frustrated with a lack of progress with the state’s medical marijuana program. The...
Seattle Prosecutor to Drop All Marijuana Tickets

Seattle Prosecutor to Drop All Marijuana Tickets

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes announced at a City Council meeting Monday that he is moving to dismiss all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana that were...
Alaska News Anchor Quits on Air to Devote Time to Marijuana Legalization

Alaska News Anchor Quits on Air to Devote Time to Marijuana Legalization

During KTVA-TV’s 10 PM newscast in Anchorage, Alaska, reporter Charlo Greene revealed herself to be owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club after reporting on it and ballot measure 2,...
10% of Americans Admit to Going to Work High on Marijuana

10% of Americans Admit to Going to Work High on Marijuana

A new survey conducted by Mashable shows that 9.74% of Americans smoke marijuana before heading to work. Of those who smoke marijuana before going to work, only 20% obtain...
65% of Washington DC Voters Support Marijuana Legalization Initiative

65% of Washington DC Voters Support Marijuana Legalization Initiative

A new poll conducted by The Washington Post/NBC News/Marist shows that 65% of Washington DC voters support Initiative 71, which would legalize and regulate marijuana like alcohol. “D.C. voters...
Colorado Health Authorities Vote Not to Limit Number of Patients Medical Marijuana Caregivers Can Serve

Colorado Health Authorities Vote Not to Limit Number of Patients Medical Marijuana Caregivers Can Serve

On Tuesday, the Colorado Board of Health voted 6-1 to delete a proposed change to the state’s rule for medical marijuana caregivers that would have limited caregivers to only...