Recreational Marijuana

Recreational Marijuana Up for Vote in New Hampshire

Recreational Marijuana Up for Vote in New Hampshire

In early January, New Hampshire’s House will vote whether to legalize up to one ounce of marijuana for recreational use for anyone over the age of 21. Under the...
Colorado Becomes First State to Open Recreational Marijuana Shops

Colorado Becomes First State to Open Recreational Marijuana Shops

January 1, 2014 marks a historic day in the United States: Colorado has become the first state to allow special retail stores where recreational marijuana can be sold to...
Denver International Airport Bans Marijuana Possession

Denver International Airport Bans Marijuana Possession

Denver International Airport is the first city facility to ban marijuana possession on all of its property, despite the fact that recreational marijuana is legal throughout Colorado.  The ban...
California Marijuana Legalization Advocates Get Approval to Start Gathering Signatures

California Marijuana Legalization Advocates Get Approval to Start Gathering Signatures

On Tuesday, California Secretary of State Debra Bowen approved a request from a marijuana legalization advocacy group to begin gathering signatures in support of their initiative that would legalize...
Almost 350 Marijuana Business Licenses Issued in Colorado

Almost 350 Marijuana Business Licenses Issued in Colorado

On Monday, Colorado became the first US state to issue special licenses for recreational marijuana businesses. Overall, 348 licenses were issued: 136 for marijuana retail stores, 178 for marijuana...
Colorado Committee Considers Changing Rules for Lawyers Looking to Help Marijuana Businesses

Colorado Committee Considers Changing Rules for Lawyers Looking to Help Marijuana Businesses

Colorado voted to legalize recreational marijuana last year, but its illegal federal status is causing some headaches for certain professionals, including lawyers.  Attorneys in Colorado could have peace of...
Denver Decriminalizing Marijuana For 18-21 Year Olds

Denver Decriminalizing Marijuana For 18-21 Year Olds

Recreational marijuana is now legal in Colorado for individuals age 21 and older, but the Denver City Council is going a step further to protect young people who are...
Study Shows Marijuana May Impact Memory for Teens

Study Shows Marijuana May Impact Memory for Teens

A new study published in the journal Schizophrenia Bulletin found that teens who smoke marijuana may have brain changes similar to those experienced by someone suffering from schizophrenia. The...
Denver Police Officers Not Allowed to Work Off-Duty at Pot Shops

Denver Police Officers Not Allowed to Work Off-Duty at Pot Shops

A departmental order issued by the Denver Police Department bans police officers from working as security guards at recreational marijuana shops in their 0ff-duty time. Denver police officers are...
INFOGRAPHIC: A History of Marijuana Use in the US

INFOGRAPHIC: A History of Marijuana Use in the US

Over the past 120 years, the face of marijuana has changed drastically in the United States.  Now more than ever, positive changes have come to the cannabis movement, being...