Recreational Marijuana

Federal Judge Rejects Case to Reclassify Marijuana

Federal Judge Rejects Case to Reclassify Marijuana

A federal judge in Grand Rapids, Michigan has rejected claims that marijuana should be reclassified from a Schedule I substance.  The just also ruled that federal policy which lessens...
Colorado Records Higher Recreational Marijuana Sales Than Medical For First Time

Colorado Records Higher Recreational Marijuana Sales Than Medical For First Time

According to tax records released by the Colorado Department of Revenue on Wednesday, the state is selling more recreational marijuana than it is medical marijuana. The records show that...
Study Claims Teen Marijuana Use Could Lead to Issues Later in Life

Study Claims Teen Marijuana Use Could Lead to Issues Later in Life

A new study released by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Center, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, claims that regular marijuana use during adolescence is strongly and...
Philadelphia Will Be Largest US City to Decriminalize Marijuana

Philadelphia Will Be Largest US City to Decriminalize Marijuana

Mayor Michael Nutter has agreed to sign a bill into law that will decriminalize low level marijuana possession in the city of Philadelphia as long as the city council...
Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll, conducted by Insights West, has found that 52% of Alberta, Canada residents support marijuana legalization.  Only 42% of voters oppose legalization. By comparison, only 5% of...
21 Marijuana Stores Headed to Aurora, CO

21 Marijuana Stores Headed to Aurora, CO

Aurora, Co. is one of the Colorado communities that banned marijuana retail shops from opening until further restrictions and regulations could be put into place.  But now, the city...
Alaska Mayors Oppose Marijuana Legalization

Alaska Mayors Oppose Marijuana Legalization

The Alaska Conference of Mayors has announced that it voted to oppose a recreational marijuana legalization initiative.  Additionally, the group has donated $5,000 to “Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. Vote...
Lower Incidences of Domestic Violence Among Couples Who Use Marijuana

Lower Incidences of Domestic Violence Among Couples Who Use Marijuana

A new study by researchers from the University of Buffalo show that married couples who use marijuana are less likely to show aggression toward their spouse or engage in...
Pittsburg Steelers’ Running Backs Could Face Marijuana Possession Charges

Pittsburg Steelers’ Running Backs Could Face Marijuana Possession Charges

On Wednesday, Pittsburg Steelers running backs LeGarrette Blount and Le’Veon Bell were arrested for marijuana possession after a police officer was stopped next to their car on a motorcycle...
Santa Fe Marijuana Decriminalization Initiative Gains Enough Signatures to Appear on Ballot

Santa Fe Marijuana Decriminalization Initiative Gains Enough Signatures to Appear on Ballot

An initiative to decriminalize low-level marijuana possession in Santa Fe, New Mexico has received enough signatures of support to appear on the November ballot.  This marks the first time...