Recreational Marijuana

College Students Create Device to Detect THC in Motorists

College Students Create Device to Detect THC in Motorists

Two University of Akron biomedical engineering graduate students have developed a device that is meant to test for THC in motorists’ saliva. The device, developed by Mariam Crow and...
Washington State Governor Approves Medical Marijuana Overhaul Legislation

Washington State Governor Approves Medical Marijuana Overhaul Legislation

On Friday, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill that attempts to overhaul and tidy up the state’s medical marijuana program, syncing it with the regulations and goals...
Colorado Lawmakers Start Marijuana Tax Refund Proposal

Colorado Lawmakers Start Marijuana Tax Refund Proposal

Colorado’s constitution requires new taxes to be refunded when overall tax collections exceed growth limits on a one-year basis. Under the refund requirement, the state owes residents almost $58...
Poll Finds 53% Of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

Poll Finds 53% Of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new CBS poll has found that 53% of Americans support legalizing recreational marijuana. This marks the highest amount of support for recreational marijuana legalization that a CBS poll...
Arizona Supporters Start Campaign for Legal Recreational Marijuana

Arizona Supporters Start Campaign for Legal Recreational Marijuana

On Friday, Arizona advocates for recreational marijuana legalization launched a petition-gathering campaign for a ballot measure for the 2016 election. The measure would allow adults 21 and older to...
Wisconsin Lawmaker Seeks to Legalize Marijuana

Wisconsin Lawmaker Seeks to Legalize Marijuana

Wisconsin Representative Melissa Sargent has introduced a bill that would legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use. In a news conference Monday, Sargent said that legalizing marijuana would decrease...
Michigan Marijuana Advocates Propose Marijuana Legalization Draft Bill Language

Michigan Marijuana Advocates Propose Marijuana Legalization Draft Bill Language

The Michigan Comprehensive Cannabis Law Reform Committee has released draft language of its ballot proposal, which aims to legalize recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and older. The group is...
Colorado Asks US Supreme Court to Throw Out Neighboring States’ Lawsuit Over Recreational Marijuana

Colorado Asks US Supreme Court to Throw Out Neighboring States’ Lawsuit Over Recreational Marijuana

On Friday, Colorado’s Attorney General asked the US Supreme Court to throw out a lawsuit filed by Oklahoma and Nebraska over recreational marijuana in Colorado. Oklahoma and Nebraska filed...
Louisiana May Be Newest State to Tackle Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Louisiana May Be Newest State to Tackle Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Representative Dalton Honore has introduced House Bill 117, which would allow voters to weigh in on legalizing marijuana in Louisiana. If approved by the legislature, voters...
Colorado Marijuana Legalization Already Benefitting Local Schools

Colorado Marijuana Legalization Already Benefitting Local Schools

As part of Colorado’s legal marijuana program, part of the marijuana excise tax is to be contributed to local schools.  Schools are already seeing the benefits of these taxes,...