Recreational Marijuana

Oregon Marijuana Legalization Initiative Has Enough Signatures to Qualify for November Ballot

Oregon Marijuana Legalization Initiative Has Enough Signatures to Qualify for November Ballot

New Approach Oregon has collected over 100,000 signatures, more than 12,000 more than is required by law to have their marijuana legalization initiative qualify for the November election ballot....
CO Attorney Claims Requiring Marijuana Business to Pay Taxes Violates US Constitution

CO Attorney Claims Requiring Marijuana Business to Pay Taxes Violates US Constitution

Colorado Attorney Rob Corry is asking the Denver District Court to block marijuana taxes in Colorado, claiming that requiring marijuana businesses to pay taxes violates the Fifth Amendment of...
Denver May Shut Down Medical Marijuana Businesses With Outstanding Licenses

Denver May Shut Down Medical Marijuana Businesses With Outstanding Licenses

All medical marijuana businesses in Denver must be properly licensed by July 1 or risk being shut down by the city.  Currently, there are 41 unlicensed medical marijuana collectives...
Colorado Governor Approves Legislation to Establish Financial System for Marijuana Businesses

Colorado Governor Approves Legislation to Establish Financial System for Marijuana Businesses

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has signed legislation that aims to establish a financial system for marijuana businesses.  The legislation would form a network of uninsured cooperatives designed to give...
Hershey Sues Marijuana Edible Company

Hershey Sues Marijuana Edible Company

Hershey Co. is suing a Colorado marijuana edible maker, claiming that the company’s packaging is too similar to those made by the famous chocolate company. The trademark infringement lawsuit,...
University of Pennsylvania Study Shows Marijuana Use Can Increase Sleep Problems

University of Pennsylvania Study Shows Marijuana Use Can Increase Sleep Problems

A new study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania found that marijuana users suffer from higher levels of sleeplessness and sleep deprivation than non-users. Researchers surveyed the sleep habits...
Marijuana Decriminalization Proposed in Delaware

Marijuana Decriminalization Proposed in Delaware

Lawmakers in both chambers of the Delaware General Assembly are backing legislation that would decriminalize low level marijuana possession by people 21 and older. The legislation would make the...
Denver Murder Rate Drops After Marijuana Is Legalized

Denver Murder Rate Drops After Marijuana Is Legalized

While a direct causation hasn’t been proved, new numbers released by the Denver, Co. government shows a massive drop in murder rate since recreational marijuana was legalized in January....
Colorado Governor Signs Marijuana Edible Identification Bill

Colorado Governor Signs Marijuana Edible Identification Bill

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has signed a bill that will require state legislators to find a way to make marijuana edibles identifiable even when they are not in their...
FBI Director Clarifies Stance on Marijuana Use by Employees After Joke Gone Bad

FBI Director Clarifies Stance on Marijuana Use by Employees After Joke Gone Bad

During a conference on Monday, FBI Director James Comey said, “I have to hire a great workforce to compete with those cybercriminals and some of those kids want to...