Ohio Marijuana Legalization Group Submits New Signatures

Organizers for ResponsibleOhio submitted additional signatures Thursday to get their legalization initiative onto the November ballot. The group originally submitted 695,000 signatures but many were found to be invalid. They were ultimately 29,509 short of the required 305,591 signatures. Now, they've submitted an additional 96,000 signatures in order to ensure that their initi...

New DEA Leader Says Marijuana is Probably Less Dangerous Than Heroin

Acting DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg acknowledged that heroin is probably more dangerous than marijuana, but that no substances should be promoted.  "Let me say it this way," he started, "I'd rather be in a car accident going 30 miles an hour than 60 miles an hour, but I'd prefer not to be in a car accident at all." Clearly his comparison of marijuana and heroin seems a...

Majority of New Hampshire Voters Want to Legalize Marijuana

A new poll conducted by WMUR Granite State found that a majority of New Hampshire voters want to legalize recreational marijuana. The poll found that 60% of New Hampshire voters support legalizing recreational marijuana similar to Washington and Colorado. 72% of those polled wanted to decriminalize marijuana. Even a majority of New Hampshire Republicans want to decriminalize...

250 Italian Lawmakers Support Marijuana Decriminalization Proposal

Over 250 Italian lawmakers have given their support to a proposal that would decriminalize the production, sale, and consumption of marijuana throughout the country. Should this proposal become law, Italy would be the largest country in Europe to decriminalize marijuana. Drafted by the Intergrupo Parlamentare Cannabis Legale, the proposed legislation would allow anyone over ...

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Child Gets Marijuana Pipe Instead of Kid’s Meal Prize

Child Gets Marijuana Pipe Instead of Kid’s Meal Prize

A family in Dundee, Mi. got more than they bargained for when they stopped at a local Burger King and received a marijuana pipe in the Kid’s Meal they...
Double Homicide at Bakersfield California Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Double Homicide at Bakersfield California Medical Marijuana Dispensary

On Wednesday, two men were shot and fatally wounded inside First Reliable medical marijuana dispensary in Bakersfield, Ca.  According to officials, this may be the first time homicides have...
Researcher Claims Marijuana Less Socially Harmful Than Alcohol or Tobacco

Researcher Claims Marijuana Less Socially Harmful Than Alcohol or Tobacco

Professor Robin Room, head of Australia’s leading alcohol research center is pushing for marijuana legalization, saying that weed has less negative social effects than alcohol or tobacco. “It makes...
12 Doctors Dominate Colorado Medical Marijuana Recommendation Market

12 Doctors Dominate Colorado Medical Marijuana Recommendation Market

According to auditors, twelve doctors are responsible for issuing half of Colorado’s medical marijuana recommendations. The report, released Monday, shows that twelve physicians have referred 54,000 of the state’s...
Activist Group Planting Marijuana in Germany’s Public Parks

Activist Group Planting Marijuana in Germany’s Public Parks

In the German city of Gottingen, a group of marijuana activists is protesting against the nation’s “demonization” of pot by sowing several pounds of marijuana seeds throughout the city’s...
Americans for Safe Access Files Appeal of Marijuana’s Schedule I Status

Americans for Safe Access Files Appeal of Marijuana’s Schedule I Status

Marijuana advocacy group Americans for Safe Access has filed an appeal of a District of Columbia Circuit Court that upheld marijuana’s Schedule I classification earlier this year. ASA has...
Portland, Maine Considers Marijuana Legalization

Portland, Maine Considers Marijuana Legalization

On Monday, the Portland, Me. City Council will hold a public hearing to discuss legalizing marijuana for adults age 21 and older within city limits. The hearing ties into...
Michigan Rules on Edibles for Medical Marijuana Patients

Michigan Rules on Edibles for Medical Marijuana Patients

The Michigan Court of Appeals has determined that edibles containing THC are not considered “usable marijuana” under the state’s medical marijuana law unless they contain plant material. Friday’s ruling...
University Receives Grant to Study Impact of Medical Marijuana on Young Adults

University Receives Grant to Study Impact of Medical Marijuana on Young Adults

Drexel University in Philadelphia has received a grant for a five-year study of medical marijuana and its impact on drug use and health among young adults in Los Angeles. ...
Colorado Legislation Would Protect Marijuana-Friendly Banks

Colorado Legislation Would Protect Marijuana-Friendly Banks

Colorado Representative Ed Perlmutter has introduced a bill that would protect banks that conduct business with legal marijuana retailers from federal prosecution. The medical marijuana industry has been shunned...