Recreational Marijuana

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...
Marijuana Reform Bill Passes Louisiana Senate

Marijuana Reform Bill Passes Louisiana Senate

A marijuana reform bill aiming to reduce penalties for marijuana-related offenses has passed the full Senate in Louisiana. The Senate voted 27-12 to advance legislation that would create a...
New Marijuana Legalization Campaign Launched in Arizona

New Marijuana Legalization Campaign Launched in Arizona

On Tuesday, the Campaign to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana filed the paperwork to start gathering signatures to get their marijuana legalization measure onto the 2016 general election ballot in...
Oregon Legislators Reveal Sales Tax Proposal

Oregon Legislators Reveal Sales Tax Proposal

On Monday, Oregon legislators revealed a proposed sales tax for retail marijuana sales. This proposed tax would replace the harvest tax approved by voters. The sales tax proposal didn’t...
Colorado Recreational Marijuana Shop Chain Lays Off Almost Half of Its Employees

Colorado Recreational Marijuana Shop Chain Lays Off Almost Half of Its Employees

On Wednesday, one of Colorado’s largest recreational marijuana shop chains, part of the Strainwise network, laid off 45% of its employees.  In total, 65 employees from the chain’s 9...
Actor Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization

Actor Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization

During a recent interview with the Daily Beast, actor Morgan Freeman expressed his unwavering support for marijuana legalization. He explained his history with marijuana for both medical and recreational...
US Supreme Court Asks Obama Administration for Insight on Marijuana Lawsuit Against Colorado

US Supreme Court Asks Obama Administration for Insight on Marijuana Lawsuit Against Colorado

On Monday, the US Supreme Court asked the Obama administration for feedback and opinions regarding a lawsuit that Nebraska and Oklahoma have filed against Colorado following the legalization of...
Denver City Officials Temporarily Halt Some Marijuana Sales Over Pesticide Concerns

Denver City Officials Temporarily Halt Some Marijuana Sales Over Pesticide Concerns

On Friday, Denver Colorado city officials placed a hold on 60,000 marijuana plants at a growing facility over concerns that unapproved pesticides or fungicides had contaminated the marijuana. State...
57% of Rhode Islanders Support Marijuana Legalization

57% of Rhode Islanders Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll conducted for Regulate Rhode Island by Public Policy polling has found that 57% of Rhode Island voters support legalizing marijuana for recreational use. In the poll,...