Health Canada Makes New Medical Marijuana Advertising Regulations

Health Canada has released new regulations for medical marijuana advertising. Warning letters have been issued to commercial marijuana growers throughout Canada setting limits on how their marijuana products can be presented on websites and social media, even banning pictures of marijuana or links to other websites that promote the product. The letters, which were customized...

Marijuana Policy Project Releases "Consume Responsibly" Marijuana Ads

The Marijuana Policy Project has released new billboards in Colorado and Washington state encouraging marijuana users to "consume responsibly." The ads address marijuana opponents' concerns that marijuana edibles are difficult to regulate and that they can accidentally wind up in the hands of unsuspecting children. The new ad shows a child peeking over a kitchen counter at w...

Bill Would Allow VA to Recommend Medical Marijuana for Veterans

The Veterans Equal Access Act was introduced by two US Representatives who hope to allow medical staff within the Veterans Affairs system enroll patients in medical marijuana programs in states where it is legal. Currently, VA staffers are unable to recommend medical marijuana to veterans because the staffers are federal employees. The newly proposed legislation would help v...

Vancouver's Marijuana Museum Collection to Move to Detroit

Vancouver, Canada's Herb Museum is closing its doors after 10 years of service.  The museum's collection of marijuana related memorabilia has been sold to a group in Detroit who plan to incorporate it into a larger cannabis-related museum in Michigan. The museum cost $2.50 to tour and contained over 1,200 marijuana related artifacts. The museum is closing down in order t...

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UFC Executive Proposes Lesser Punishment for Marijuana Users

UFC Executive Proposes Lesser Punishment for Marijuana Users

During Thursday’s meeting of the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s Steroid and Drug Testing Advisory Panel, UFC Execuive Marc Ratner asked the commission to reevaluate how it punishes fighters who...
New York Police Spent 1 Million Hours on Marijuana Arrests

New York Police Spent 1 Million Hours on Marijuana Arrests

A new report released by the Drug Policy Alliance and Marijuana Arrest Research Project, shows that between 2002 and 2012, the New York Police Department spent over 1 million...
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Member Creates Medical Marijuana Strain

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Member Creates Medical Marijuana Strain

Rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony member Stanley “Flesh-N-Bone” Howse is working with a Michigan medical marijuana collective to perfect a proprietary strain of marijuana. Howse is collaborating with The Green...
Proposed Reform Bill Would Change Regulations for California’s Medical Marijuana System

Proposed Reform Bill Would Change Regulations for California’s Medical Marijuana System

On Tuesday, Assemblyman Tom Ammiano introduced a reform bill, AB 473, that would change the way California’s medical marijuana system is regulated. The proposed bill would create a Division...
Washington Names Legal Marijuana Consultant

Washington Names Legal Marijuana Consultant

Washington state has officially hired Botec Analysis Corp, a consulting firm, to help establish the best possible legal marijuana program in the state.  The Liquor Control Board announced the...
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Proposing New Law to Allow Medical Marijuana Collectives

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Proposing New Law to Allow Medical Marijuana Collectives

On Monday, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has announced plans for a new law that would allow medical marijuana collectives to operate in certain areas of the city. Filner’s...
Oregon Lawmakers to Consider Marijuana Legalization

Oregon Lawmakers to Consider Marijuana Legalization

After a failed attempt to legalize and tax marijuana last November, medical marijuana advocates in Oregon have regrouped.  House Bill 3371 has been introduced, which aims to legalize the...
New York “Stop and Frisk” Trial Starts This Week

New York “Stop and Frisk” Trial Starts This Week

New York’s “Stop and Frisk” policy is a controversial one– many believe that police are abusing the policy to target people based on race.  A trial against the NYPD...
New Hampshire to Vote on Marijuana Decriminalization This Week

New Hampshire to Vote on Marijuana Decriminalization This Week

This week, New Hampshire lawmakers will vote on a bill that would decriminalize low-level marijuana possession.  The House will tackle the proposed bill, which would decriminalize possession of less...
$4 Million Worth of Marijuana Found on Beach in Santa Barbara

$4 Million Worth of Marijuana Found on Beach in Santa Barbara

On Sunday, $4 million worth of marijuana was discovered at Arroyo Camada Beach in Santa Barbara, Ca.  The marijuana was found next to a boat that was left on...