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 it legally.  The other 80% buy it off the black market. Additionally 28% of those surveyed said that they use prescription drugs before work, but only 7% did so for recreational reasons.  95% of those us...

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 want to take marijuana completely out the criminal justice system and refocus police priorities,” said Dr. Malik Burnett, D.C. Policy Manager for the Drug Policy Alliance. “Voter...

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 growing marijuana on behalf of 10 patients. Currently, Colorado allows caregivers to have 5 patients.  Caregivers may apply for waivers so that caregivers may provide medical marijuana to more patients...

Marijuana Policy Project Launches Consume Responsibly Campaign in Colorado

The Marijuana Policy Project, a marijuana advocacy group which aided in the legalization of marijuana in Washington and Colorado, has launched a campaign in Denver, Colorado encouraging marijuana users to "consume responsibly." The campaign, primarily aimed at tourists, highlights aspects of legal recreational marijuana use that could get inexperienced users into trouble, ei...

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Washington Sells $3.8 Million Worth of Marijuana in First Month of Program

Washington Sells $3.8 Million Worth of Marijuana in First Month of Program

On Friday, Washington state revealed that the first month of legal recreational marijuana sales generated almost $3.8 million in revenue.  Based on these numbers, the state expects to bring...
Florida Medical Association Opposes Medical Marijuana Initiative

Florida Medical Association Opposes Medical Marijuana Initiative

The Florida Medical Association, Florida’s largest physicians organization, has announced their opposition to an initiative that would legalize medical marijuana in Florida.  The group does not necessarily oppose all...
Wichita Marijuana Decriminalziation Initiative Fails

Wichita Marijuana Decriminalziation Initiative Fails

An initiative to decriminalize low level marijuana possession in Wichita has failed due to a lack of valid signatures.  According to the Sedgwick County Election Board, the petition is...
Two Killed in Fresno Attempted Marijuana Robbery

Two Killed in Fresno Attempted Marijuana Robbery

Two suspected robbers were killed Thursday after they attempted to rob a house in Fresno with a marijuana-growing operation.  According to police, two suspects were arrested and three remain...
$50,000 of Marijuana Stolen From Seattle Dispensary

$50,000 of Marijuana Stolen From Seattle Dispensary

On Wednesday, over $50,000 worth of marijuana was stolen from a medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle.  When police arrived at the sceneat 6:50 AM on Wednesday, they discovered a...
Marijuana Legalization Vote Coming to DC This November

Marijuana Legalization Vote Coming to DC This November

A ballot initiative has been approved in Washington DC that will allow voters to determine whether they want to legalize recreational marijuana for adults 21 and over.  Submitted by...
Authorities Find Thousands of Marijuana Plants in Illegal Michigan Grow

Authorities Find Thousands of Marijuana Plants in Illegal Michigan Grow

Authorities say they have discovered almost 15,000 marijuana plants at an illegal marijuana growing operation in Covert Township, Michigan. Officers from the Southwest Enforcement Team received a tip about...
Map Shows Where HIghest Percentage of US Population Smokes Marijuana

Map Shows Where HIghest Percentage of US Population Smokes Marijuana

Researchers from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health have compiled a map that depicts the percentages of people who have smoked marijuana in each state on a...
PA State Senator Used Marijuana During Trip to CO

PA State Senator Used Marijuana During Trip to CO

Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach admitted that he consumed marijuana during a recent taxpayer-funded trip to Colorado to learn more about the state’s legal marijuana program. Leach said that...
Leafly Takes Out Full Page Marijuana Ad in New York Times

Leafly Takes Out Full Page Marijuana Ad in New York Times

Leafly, a medical marijuana search firm, claims to be the first ever cannabis company to place a full page ad in the New York Times. The ad comes in...