Recreational Marijuana

Oklahoma and Nebraska Sue Colorado Over Legal Marijuana

Oklahoma and Nebraska Sue Colorado Over Legal Marijuana

On Thursday, Nebraska and Oklahoma filed the first major legal challenge to legalized marijuana in Colorado. The lawsuit was brought about by attorneys general in NE and OK, claiming...
Recreational Marijuana Sales Will Be Allowed in Anchorage

Recreational Marijuana Sales Will Be Allowed in Anchorage

On Tuesday, an ordinance that would have banned the sale of recreational marijuana in Anchorage, Alaska, failed with an Assembly vote of 9-2. The proposal to ban marijuana sales...
Oregon Approves Funds to Begin Implementing Recreational Marijuana Program

Oregon Approves Funds to Begin Implementing Recreational Marijuana Program

A vote Wednesday by the Oregon Emergency Board has granted a loan to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission so it may begin implementing the state’s recreational marijuana program, which...
Seattle Mayor Plans to Shut Down Marijuana Delivery Services

Seattle Mayor Plans to Shut Down Marijuana Delivery Services

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray plans to shut down marijuana delivery services in the city. In a city council briefing Wednesday a policy advisor to the mayor explained that the...
Congressional Spending Deal Bans Money From Going to Washington DC Recreational Marijuana Program

Congressional Spending Deal Bans Money From Going to Washington DC Recreational Marijuana Program

Recreational marijuana was legalized by Washington DC voters with a margin of 2-1, but Congress has officially taken steps that will stop Initiative 71 from being implemented. A spending...
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. ...
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...