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...

Maryland Delays Medical Marijuana Regulations

On Tuesday, members of a 15-person panel tasked with establishing Maryland's medical marijuana rules postponed a final vote on the regulations, which are already late. The reason, according to the panel, is that they would like to make tweaks to licensing fees and make marijuana available to patients in both smokeable forms as well as in liquid form. According to Dr. Paul...

DEA Raids Alleged Illegal Marijuana Grows in Denver

In conjunction with Denver, Colorado police, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration raided six marijuana grows in Denver as part of an investigation into an illegal marijuana operation based in Minnesota.  Over $1 million in cash and marijuana was seized on Tuesday. According to a law enforcement official who spoke under the condition of anonymity, the people involved ...

Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marij...
Chile Plants Country's First Medical Mar...
Maryland Delays Medical Marijuana Regula...
DEA Raids Alleged Illegal Marijuana Grow...
United Nations Warns That Marijuana Legalization Violates International Law

United Nations Warns That Marijuana Legalization Violates International Law

The United Nations has issued a report warning the United States that marijuana legalization violates international law.  The International Narcotics Control Board reports an “unprecedented surge” in “legal highs”...
Washington’s Liquor Control Board Postpones Announcement of Marijuana Consultants

Washington’s Liquor Control Board Postpones Announcement of Marijuana Consultants

For weeks, Washington’s Liquor Control Board has been reviewing proposals from potential consultants or consultant teams that are vying to help guide the state’s newly forming legal marijuana program....
Former DEA Heads Encourage Obama to Put an End to Legal Marijuana

Former DEA Heads Encourage Obama to Put an End to Legal Marijuana

Eight former DEA chiefs have issued a joint statement encouraging the Obama administration to nullify Colorado’s Amendment 64 and Washington’s I-502, both of which legalize the use, purchase, and...
Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in House

Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in House

On Monday, Oregon Democrat Earl Blumenauer introduced legislation that would allow states to legalize  medical marijuana without fear of federal repercussions.  The legislation would create a framework to allow...
$500k Worth of Marijuana Seized in the Florida Keys

$500k Worth of Marijuana Seized in the Florida Keys

On Saturday, half a million dollars worth of marijuana was turned over to DEA agents in South Florida. The weed was seized after the crew of a Customs and...
Washington Judge Tells Police to Return Seized Marijuana

Washington Judge Tells Police to Return Seized Marijuana

On Friday, Tacoma, Wa. Municipal Court Judge Jack Emery ruled that police had no right to confiscate Joseph Robertson’s marijuana.  The judge demanded that the marijuana be returned by...
Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Florida

Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Florida

On Wednesday, members of the Florida Senate and House introduced a new medical marijuana bill.  State Bill 1250 aims to make possession of four ounces or less of marijuana...
Bill to Add PTSD to List of Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions Moves Forward in Oregon

Bill to Add PTSD to List of Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions Moves Forward in Oregon

A bill that would allow those suffering from PTSD to qualify for a medical marijuana recommendation is moving forward in Oregon.  It received mixed reviews from lawmakers on Thursday,...
Oakland Makes New Attempt to Save Harborside Health Center

Oakland Makes New Attempt to Save Harborside Health Center

Two weeks ago, the city of Oakland’s lawsuit that challenged the federal government’s right to shut down Harborside Health Center was thrown out by a US magistrate judge.  This...
Amendment 64 Task Force Makes Recommendations for Colorado’s Marijuana Program

Amendment 64 Task Force Makes Recommendations for Colorado’s Marijuana Program

Time is up for Colorado’s Amendment 64 Task Force, which set out to make a set of recommendations as to how the state’s legal marijuana program should run.  They...