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...
New Manager for Maine’s Medical Marijuana Program

New Manager for Maine’s Medical Marijuana Program

Marietta D’Agostino has  been hired to fill the medical marijuana manager position in Maine.  The position has been vacant since November when John Thiele was dismissed after resigning then...
Oregon Considers Adding PTSD to Medical Marijuana List

Oregon Considers Adding PTSD to Medical Marijuana List

When the Oregon Legislature reconvenes next week, lawmakers will consider a proposal to add Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to the state’s list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana....
Who Will Land The Job of Marijuana Consultant in Washington?

Who Will Land The Job of Marijuana Consultant in Washington?

Washington state has begun the process of interviewing to find a consultant to oversee the state’s new legal marijuana program.  The position has already received a lot of interest,...
Alabama Considers Medical Marijuana Bill

Alabama Considers Medical Marijuana Bill

Alabama Representative Patricia Todd has pre-filed a bill in the Alabama House that would legalize medical marijuana in the state. Todd believes that legalizing medical marijuana would help those...
Two Critically Injured in Explosion While Making Marijuana Concentrates

Two Critically Injured in Explosion While Making Marijuana Concentrates

On Wednesday, two people in an Ocean Beach, CA motel room were critically burned in an explosion that occurred while they were trying to make marijuana concentrates. A man,...
Massachusetts to Hold Medical Marijuana Public Listening Sessions

Massachusetts to Hold Medical Marijuana Public Listening Sessions

Massachusetts health officials have scheduled three public listening sessions where residents of the Bay State will be able to voice their concerns, questions, or feedback regarding the state’s new...
Medical Marijuana Coming to Czech Republic

Medical Marijuana Coming to Czech Republic

On Wednesday, lawmakers from the Czech Republic approved marijuana to be used medically by patients suffering from serious illnesses.  The bill faces one last hurdle– approval from the president....
Marijuana Legalization Debate to be Held at University of Nebraska

Marijuana Legalization Debate to be Held at University of Nebraska

Nebraska is stepping up to become a new voice in the cannabis community.  On February 7, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will host a debate about marijuana legalization to encourage...
Los Angeles Medical Marijuana Initiative Supporters Abandon Their Ballot Measure, Support The City Instead

Los Angeles Medical Marijuana Initiative Supporters Abandon Their Ballot Measure, Support The City Instead

There will likely be three medical marijuana dispensary measures on the Los Angeles May ballot, but the groups behind one of them don’t want you to support it. Representatives...
Marijuana Grow Discovered Below Flower Shop in New York

Marijuana Grow Discovered Below Flower Shop in New York

On Saturday, Mount Vernon, NY city firefighters discovered an elaborate marijuana grow hidden below the former location of Fabulous Flowers, a flower shop that moved across town prior to...