Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll, conducted by Insights West, has found that 52% of Alberta, Canada residents support marijuana legalization.  Only 42% of voters oppose legalization. By comparison, only 5% of Albertans support legalization of cocaine, heroin, or ecstasy. While 70% of Albertans don't believe Canada has to wait for other countries to pass marijuana legalization before they do, ...

21 Marijuana Stores Headed to Aurora, CO

Aurora, Co. is one of the Colorado communities that banned marijuana retail shops from opening until further restrictions and regulations could be put into place.  But now, the city is allowing recreational marijuana shops, thanks to the passage of an ordinance earlier this year.  The city has now issued 21 licenses to marijuana shops. The city has been divided into six wa...

Alaska Mayors Oppose Marijuana Legalization

The Alaska Conference of Mayors has announced that it voted to oppose a recreational marijuana legalization initiative.  Additionally, the group has donated $5,000 to "Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. Vote No on 2." The Alaska Conference of Mayors is a parent organization of the Alaska Municipal League, a statewide, nonprofit organization.  The group has 95 members, 23 of which...

US Government to Increase Marijuana Grows

Some may be shocked to learn that the federal government grows its own marijuana, given the fact that it has been classified as a dangerous substance by the Controlled Substances Act.  Each year the US government grows marijuana for researchers to access. This year, the federal government is increasing the amount of marijuana grown-- from 46 pounds to 1,400 pounds.  The ad...

Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Suppor...
21 Marijuana Stores Headed to Aurora, CO
Alaska Mayors Oppose Marijuana Legalizat...
US Government to Increase Marijuana Grow...
Minnesota Appoints Head of Medical Marijuana Program

Minnesota Appoints Head of Medical Marijuana Program

Minnesota’s Department of Health has appointed Michelle Larson to head the state’s new medical marijuana program.  Larson has worked for the DPH for almost 10 years, focusing on areas...
$1 Million Worth of Marijuana Destroyed in Tennessee

$1 Million Worth of Marijuana Destroyed in Tennessee

Campbell County Tennessee deputies destroyed over $1 million worth of marijuana this week. The raid came after the Governor’s Task Force on Marijuana Eradication encouraged police and sheriff’s departments...
Snoop Dogg Claims He Smoked Marijuana in The White House

Snoop Dogg Claims He Smoked Marijuana in The White House

In an episode of his online show GGN: The Double G Network, rapper Snoop Dogg claimed to have smoked marijuana in a White House bathroom. Dogg’s revelation came in an...
Oregon Marijuana Measure to Appear on Ballot in November

Oregon Marijuana Measure to Appear on Ballot in November

Oregon attempted, and failed, to legalize recreational marijuana in 2012.  Now, Oregonians will have another chance to weigh-in on whether marijuana should be legal for recreational use for people...
Why Are Prescription Pills Favored When They Can Cause More Harm Than Marijuana?

Why Are Prescription Pills Favored When They Can Cause More Harm Than Marijuana?

Under federal law, only FDA approved medication can be prescribed by physicians.  Infamously, marijuana has remained on the federal list of Schedule I Controlled Substances, despite anecdotal and scientific...
Illinois Legalizes Medical Marijuana For Epilepsy

Illinois Legalizes Medical Marijuana For Epilepsy

A new law, signed Sunday by Governor Pat Quinn, allows children and adults suffering from epilepsy to use medical marijuana to help diminish the severity of their seizures in...
House Votes to Ease Restrictions on Marijuana Banking

House Votes to Ease Restrictions on Marijuana Banking

On Wednesday, the House voted in support of making it easier for banks to do business with legal marijuana shops and medical marijuana careviers. The 236-186 vote rejected a...
White House Calls Marijuana a States’ Rights Issue

White House Calls Marijuana a States’ Rights Issue

On Monday, the Obama Administration openly opposed Republican-led legislation that would prevent Washington DC from using federal funds to decriminalize low level marijuana possession, calling marijuana a states’ rights...
First Marijuana Commercial Released in Canada

First Marijuana Commercial Released in Canada

Canadian marijuana seed company Crop King Seeds has released what they are calling “the world’s first marijuana commercial.”  While that claim may be a bit of a stretch, the...
University of Arizona Professor Claims She’s Fired Over Marijuana Research

University of Arizona Professor Claims She’s Fired Over Marijuana Research

Dr. Sue Sisley had been a clinical researcher at the University of Arizona for eight years, but believes her contracts have not been renewed due to her focus for...