Recreational Marijuana

Colorado Symphony Forced to Cancel Cannabis Concert

Colorado Symphony Forced to Cancel Cannabis Concert

The Colorado Symphony’s plans to hold three fundraising concerts where attendees could smoke marijuana on an enclosed patio at a private art gallery are being cancelled, due to warnings...
Uruguay Releases Legal Marijuana Regulations

Uruguay Releases Legal Marijuana Regulations

On Tuesday, Uruguay published new regulations for the country’s legal marijuana industry based on legislation passed in December.  Uruguay is now the first country in the world to fully...
Colorado Residents Believe Marijuana is Good For Their State

Colorado Residents Believe Marijuana is Good For Their State

A new poll conducted by the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute shows that 52% of Colorado residents believe that marijuana legalization has been good for their state.  38% thought that...
Arizona Court Overrules Zero-Tolerance Marijuana DUI

Arizona Court Overrules Zero-Tolerance Marijuana DUI

On Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that just having trace amounts of Carboxy-THC, an inactive metabolite that can be detected in one’s blood after consuming marijuana, does not...
Puerto Rico Considers Marijuana Legalization

Puerto Rico Considers Marijuana Legalization

Officials in Puerto Rico are considering the legalization of marijuana in order to boost the commonwealth’s failing economy.  Puerto Rico currently has $70 billion in debt and 45% of...
Colorado Police Encourage Responsible Marijuana Use During First Legal 4/20

Colorado Police Encourage Responsible Marijuana Use During First Legal 4/20

2014 marks the first year that Coloradoans can legally celebrate 4/20 with recreational marijuana.  State officials have released a reminder to all citizens to party responsibly. “State agencies, local...
Officials Warn of 4/20 Crackdown in San Francisco

Officials Warn of 4/20 Crackdown in San Francisco

Happy 4/20!  If you are planning to head out to Golden Gate Park or Hippie Hill in San Francisco today, be warned that city officials and police are on...
Marijuana Ban Proposed in Montana

Marijuana Ban Proposed in Montana

A Montana businessman has proposed an outright ban on all forms of marijuana for the 2014 ballot.  The measure, submitted by Steve Zabawa to the Secretary of State’s office...
Oregon Marijuana Legalization Campaign Receives $100,000 in Funding

Oregon Marijuana Legalization Campaign Receives $100,000 in Funding

Funding of $100,000 was gifted to New Approach Oregon, a group backing a proposed marijuana legalization initiative, from fragrance-heir Henry van Ameringen. Van Ameringen’s gift is significant, as backers...
Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Crime, According to Researchers

Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Crime, According to Researchers

One argument that opponents of marijuana legalization frequently make is that marijuana legalization will increase crime in their neighborhoods.  A new study, however, refutes that notion.  New data shows...