Recreational Marijuana

In Oregon, Marijuana Legalization Initiative to Start Signature Gathering

In Oregon, Marijuana Legalization Initiative to Start Signature Gathering

A marijuana legalization initiative in Oregon has received approval from the state to begin collecting signatures in order to get the initiative on the November election ballot. The bill...
Colorado Supreme Court Allows Lawyers to Work with Marijuana Businesses

Colorado Supreme Court Allows Lawyers to Work with Marijuana Businesses

The Colorado State Supreme Court has approved a rule change that allows attorneys to work with marijuana businesses.  Previously, lawyers who took on marijuana business owners as clients faced...
New Jersey Senator Introducing Marijuana Legalization Legislation

New Jersey Senator Introducing Marijuana Legalization Legislation

On Monday, New Jersey State Senator Nicholas Scutari is introducing legislation to legalize recreational marijuana in the Garden State. The legislation would create a recreational marijuana program similar to...
Legalizing Marijuana Has Drastically Dropped Possession Charges in Washington State

Legalizing Marijuana Has Drastically Dropped Possession Charges in Washington State

A new ACLU report shows that the year following Washington’s legalization of recreational marijuana showed a marked drop in misdemeanor marijuana possession arrests among adults age 21 and older....
Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in New Jersey

Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in New Jersey

New Jersey Assemblymen Reed Gusciora and Michael Patrick Carroll have introduced a bill that would allow voters to determine whether marijuana should be legalized in the state. Assembly Bill...
Majority of Iowa Voters Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

Majority of Iowa Voters Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

A poll conducted by the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute shows that 87% of Iowa voters support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes.  The results show that Iowans are on track...
Colorado Appeals Court Rules Recreational Marijuana Law Can Be Used to Challenge Some Court Convictions

Colorado Appeals Court Rules Recreational Marijuana Law Can Be Used to Challenge Some Court Convictions

People who have been convicted of minor marijuana crimes may be in luck.  The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled that some marijuana cases can be overturned for people...
Activists to Begin Collecting Signatures for Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

Activists to Begin Collecting Signatures for Marijuana Legalization in Washington DC

On Tuesday, the Washington DC Board of Elections cleared a marijuana legalization measure to begin collecting signatures to get their initiative onto the November ballot.  The decision came after...
Looking to Work in the Marijuana Industry?

Looking to Work in the Marijuana Industry?

Are you looking to work in the marijuana industry?  If you live in Colorado, you may be in luck.  On Thursday March 13th, a recreational marijuana job fair will...
Recreational Marijuana Sales Brought CO $2.9 Million in Tax Revenue in January

Recreational Marijuana Sales Brought CO $2.9 Million in Tax Revenue in January

On Monday, the Colorado Department of Revenue reported that the first month of legal marijuana sales brought the state almost $3 million in taxes. Revenue came from the state’s...