Recreational Marijuana

Study Shows Marijuana Use Doesn’t Increase Risk of Traffic Accident

Study Shows Marijuana Use Doesn’t Increase Risk of Traffic Accident

A new government study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that there is no evidence that marijuana use leads to a higher risk of getting into a...
Marijuana Edibles May Not Come to Oregon Until July 2016

Marijuana Edibles May Not Come to Oregon Until July 2016

This week, the Oregon Legislature began establishing guidelines for the state’s recreational marijuana program.  While marijuana  possession is legal starting July 1, Oregon residents may have to wait longer...
Colorado Trying to Stop People From Using Welfare to Buy Marijuana or Go to Strip Clubs

Colorado Trying to Stop People From Using Welfare to Buy Marijuana or Go to Strip Clubs

Colorado lawmakers are working to ensure welfare public benefit cards aren’t being used to purchase marijuana or to go to strip clubs.   They’re looking to do this by making...
President Obama’s Budget Would Allow DC Recreational Marijuana Legalization

President Obama’s Budget Would Allow DC Recreational Marijuana Legalization

President Obama’s 2016 budget proposal would allow Washington DC to move forward with implementing marijuana legalization. DC voters approved marijuana legalization last year, but Congress included a provision in...
Colorado Panel Publishes Health Effects of Marijuana

Colorado Panel Publishes Health Effects of Marijuana

A Colorado state panel has published a review of the health effects of marijuana for pregnant women, adolescents, and people operating motor vehicles. The report, commissioned by the state...
Oregon May Eliminate Marijuana Sniffing K-9s

Oregon May Eliminate Marijuana Sniffing K-9s

With the passage of Measure 91 Oregon voters legalized recreational marijuana.  Now, police forces are phasing out and reasigning marijuana-sniffing K-9s. Because people 21 and older will be able...
2014 Marijuana DUI Stats Released by Colorado State Patrol

2014 Marijuana DUI Stats Released by Colorado State Patrol

The Colorado State Patrol has released statistics regarding marijuana DUIs in 2014.  According to the report, marijuana was involved in 12.2% of DUI citations in 2014.  The state started...
Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Introduced in Delaware

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Introduced in Delaware

On Thursday, Delaware Representative Helene Keeley introduced House Bill 39, which aims to treat simple possession of marijuana like a traffic ticket, rather than as a misdemeanor. Instead of...
Legal Marijuana is America’s Fastest Growing Industry

Legal Marijuana is America’s Fastest Growing Industry

A new report from The ArcView Group, a cannabis industry research firm, has found that legal recreational and medical marijuana is the United States’ fastest growing industry.  The market...
Marijuana Legalization Bill Filed in New York

Marijuana Legalization Bill Filed in New York

New York State Senator Liz Krueger has introduced a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals 18 and older. According to the bill summary, recreational marijuana would be...