Recreational Marijuana

Oregon Legislators Reveal Sales Tax Proposal

Oregon Legislators Reveal Sales Tax Proposal

On Monday, Oregon legislators revealed a proposed sales tax for retail marijuana sales. This proposed tax would replace the harvest tax approved by voters. The sales tax proposal didn’t...
Colorado Recreational Marijuana Shop Chain Lays Off Almost Half of Its Employees

Colorado Recreational Marijuana Shop Chain Lays Off Almost Half of Its Employees

On Wednesday, one of Colorado’s largest recreational marijuana shop chains, part of the Strainwise network, laid off 45% of its employees.  In total, 65 employees from the chain’s 9...
Actor Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization

Actor Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization

During a recent interview with the Daily Beast, actor Morgan Freeman expressed his unwavering support for marijuana legalization. He explained his history with marijuana for both medical and recreational...
Kansas House Approves Marijuana Reform Bill

Kansas House Approves Marijuana Reform Bill

The Kansas House has approved a measure that would reform marijuana laws in the state. The bill would allow lower penalties for marijuana possession, study the use of industrial...
US Supreme Court Asks Obama Administration for Insight on Marijuana Lawsuit Against Colorado

US Supreme Court Asks Obama Administration for Insight on Marijuana Lawsuit Against Colorado

On Monday, the US Supreme Court asked the Obama administration for feedback and opinions regarding a lawsuit that Nebraska and Oklahoma have filed against Colorado following the legalization of...
Denver City Officials Temporarily Halt Some Marijuana Sales Over Pesticide Concerns

Denver City Officials Temporarily Halt Some Marijuana Sales Over Pesticide Concerns

On Friday, Denver Colorado city officials placed a hold on 60,000 marijuana plants at a growing facility over concerns that unapproved pesticides or fungicides had contaminated the marijuana. State...
57% of Rhode Islanders Support Marijuana Legalization

57% of Rhode Islanders Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll conducted for Regulate Rhode Island by Public Policy polling has found that 57% of Rhode Island voters support legalizing marijuana for recreational use. In the poll,...
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...