Recreational Marijuana

Tacoma Close to Shutting Down Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Tacoma Close to Shutting Down Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

In January, Tacoma, Wa., officials plan to send out cease and desist letters to medical marijuana dispensary owners, as they are not licensed under Initiative 502, which legalized recreational...
Majority of Americans Wants Federal Government to Butt Out When it Comes to Marijuana

Majority of Americans Wants Federal Government to Butt Out When it Comes to Marijuana

A report released Monday by think-tank Third Way shows 60% of Americans believe it should be up to individual states, not the federal government, whether marijuana should be legalized. ...
Senator Rand Paul Calls Marijuana Use a Mistake

Senator Rand Paul Calls Marijuana Use a Mistake

During an interview Friday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, who plans to seek re-election in 2016, responded directly to questions about using marijuana during his youth. “Let’s just say I...
Nepalese Marijuana Fields Destroyed

Nepalese Marijuana Fields Destroyed

Marijuana farms in Nepal have been destroyed under direction of police. The marijuana was being grown at Thanagaun, Lekhagaun, Rupatar, Bahara, Limpatar, Tawashree and Panchami VDCs of the Udayapur district....
House Republicans Trying to Stop Washington DC Marijuana Legalization

House Republicans Trying to Stop Washington DC Marijuana Legalization

House Republicans are trying to stop marijuana legalization in Washington DC, which was approved by state voters last month. According to Democratic and Republican sources, Republicans are trying to...
Washington DC Council Bans Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing

Washington DC Council Bans Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing

On Tuesday, the Washington DC council unanimously passed legislation that will ban employers from drug testing potential employees for marijuana before making a conditional job offer. The new law...
Oregon Marijuana Growers Prepare for Recreational Rule Making

Oregon Marijuana Growers Prepare for Recreational Rule Making

It’s been a month since Oregon voters legalized recreational marijuana, and marijuana growers are wasting no time in preparing for the day that a legal recreational marijuana program is...
Scientists Working on Marijuana Breathalyzer

Scientists Working on Marijuana Breathalyzer

With marijuana legalization becoming more popular each year, scientists have been working to address one of opponents’ largest concerns– people driving under the influence of marijuana. Scientists at Washington...
Georgia Senator Proposes Marijuana Legalization

Georgia Senator Proposes Marijuana Legalization

State Senator Curt Thompson has filed joint proposals for the consideration in the next legislative session that would fully legalize recreational marijuana in Georgia. Senate Resolution 6 would be...
Marijuana Policy Project Releases “Consume Responsibly” Marijuana Ads

Marijuana Policy Project Releases “Consume Responsibly” Marijuana Ads

The Marijuana Policy Project has released new billboards in Colorado and Washington state encouraging marijuana users to “consume responsibly.” The ads address marijuana opponents’ concerns that marijuana edibles are...