Recreational Marijuana

Portland, Oregon to Hold Event to Celebrate Legal Marijuana

Portland, Oregon to Hold Event to Celebrate Legal Marijuana

Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1, and Portland-area tokers are taking the opportunity to celebrate their new found freedom to smoke marijuana over the...
Delaware Decriminalized Marijuana

Delaware Decriminalized Marijuana

On Thursday night, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed a bill decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana. Markell signed the bill into law the same night the Senate passed...
Colorado Supreme Court Rules Employees Can Be Fired for Marijuana Use

Colorado Supreme Court Rules Employees Can Be Fired for Marijuana Use

Despite the fact that recreational and medical marijuana have been legalized in Colorado, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday that failing to past a random marijuana drug test could...
Budget Bill Bans DC Marijuana Sales for 2 Years

Budget Bill Bans DC Marijuana Sales for 2 Years

On Thursday House Republicans advanced a budget plan that would ban the sale of recreational marijuana in Washington DC until at least 2017. The bill features language that prohibits...
Study Finds Rise in Childhood Exposure to Marijuana

Study Finds Rise in Childhood Exposure to Marijuana

A new study published in the journal Clinical Pediatrics has found that marijuana exposures of children under 6 years old have risen between 2006 and 2013. Researchers studied data...
Chris Christie Will Put an End to Marijuana Legalization if He Becomes President

Chris Christie Will Put an End to Marijuana Legalization if He Becomes President

On Sunday, New Jersey Governor and potential Presidential hopeful Chris Christie pledged to end marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado if he were elected president. During an interview on...
Colorado Offering Marijuana Tax Holiday

Colorado Offering Marijuana Tax Holiday

On September 16, pot smokers will be able to buy their bud tax-free in Colorado, thanks to a stipulation in the state’s constitution. “This fiscal glitch that we have...
Santa Claus Petitions for Marijuana Legalization in North Pole

Santa Claus Petitions for Marijuana Legalization in North Pole

Alaska voted to legalize recreational marijuana earlier this year, but each town has the ability to ban the sale of marijuana for adults age 21 and older. On Monday,...
Delaware House Approves Marijuana Decriminalization

Delaware House Approves Marijuana Decriminalization

On Tuesday, Delaware House lawmakers voted 24-14 to decriminalize low level marijuana possession. The legislation will now go to the Senate. The bill replaces criminal penalties for simple marijuana...
Seattle Closing Unlicensed Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Seattle Closing Unlicensed Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

According to Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, the city plans to close dozens of medical marijuana collectives operating without a license. The closures come as a part of combining Seattle’s...