Recreational Marijuana

Washington Targets Marijuana DUIs with New Ad Campaign

Washington Targets Marijuana DUIs with New Ad Campaign

Washington recently announced that recreational marijuana retail stores will begin opening their doors for shoppers in July.  With an increase in use expected within the state, the Washington Traffic...
First Wave WA of Marijuana Shops to Open in July

First Wave WA of Marijuana Shops to Open in July

Washington voters legalized recreational marijuana at the same time as Colorado, but the former state has taken longer to get their program up and running.  Washingtonians don’t have much...
Pope Francis Speaks Out Against Marijuana

Pope Francis Speaks Out Against Marijuana

Pope Francis has been called “radical” in his approach over his first year of his papacy.  When asked about gay rights the pope answered, “who am I to judge?” ...
Delaware Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Goes to House Vote

Delaware Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Goes to House Vote

A bill that would reduce the penalties for those caught with small amounts of marijuana is making its way through the Delaware Legislature.  It cleared committee on Wednesday and...
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...