Recreational Marijuana

Marijuana Laws Go Into Effect in Oregon

Marijuana Laws Go Into Effect in Oregon

Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1, 2015. It is now legal for adults age 21 and older to possess and use recreational marijuana. Adults...
Washington Legislature Passes Recreational Marijuana Reform Bill

Washington Legislature Passes Recreational Marijuana Reform Bill

Washington legalized recreational marijuana in 2012, but on Saturday the state Legislature passed a measure that makes several changes to the state’s recreational marijuana law. House Bill 2136 passed...
Study Finds Marijuana Edible Potency Labels Are Often Wrong

Study Finds Marijuana Edible Potency Labels Are Often Wrong

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reports that when studying the THC content of marijuana edibles most of the baked goods were...
13.6% of CO Adults Use Marijuana

13.6% of CO Adults Use Marijuana

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released its first survey on adult marijuana use since the passage of Amendment 64. The 2014 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey...
Portland, Oregon to Hold Event to Celebrate Legal Marijuana

Portland, Oregon to Hold Event to Celebrate Legal Marijuana

Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1, and Portland-area tokers are taking the opportunity to celebrate their new found freedom to smoke marijuana over the...
Colorado Supreme Court Rules Employees Can Be Fired for Marijuana Use

Colorado Supreme Court Rules Employees Can Be Fired for Marijuana Use

Despite the fact that recreational and medical marijuana have been legalized in Colorado, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday that failing to past a random marijuana drug test could...
Study: Medical Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Teen Marijuana Use

Study: Medical Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Teen Marijuana Use

New research has found that legalizing medical marijuana has little impact on teen marijuana usage in those legal states. The study, published by Columbia University in The Lancet Psychiatry,...
Budget Bill Bans DC Marijuana Sales for 2 Years

Budget Bill Bans DC Marijuana Sales for 2 Years

On Thursday House Republicans advanced a budget plan that would ban the sale of recreational marijuana in Washington DC until at least 2017. The bill features language that prohibits...
Study Finds Rise in Childhood Exposure to Marijuana

Study Finds Rise in Childhood Exposure to Marijuana

A new study published in the journal Clinical Pediatrics has found that marijuana exposures of children under 6 years old have risen between 2006 and 2013. Researchers studied data...
Colorado Offering Marijuana Tax Holiday

Colorado Offering Marijuana Tax Holiday

On September 16, pot smokers will be able to buy their bud tax-free in Colorado, thanks to a stipulation in the state’s constitution. “This fiscal glitch that we have...