Oregon Holds Black Market Marijuana Summit: Top Federal Prosecutor Says, “Make no mistake about...

Officials in Oregon held a summit meeting today regarding the “formidable problem with marijuana production that winds up on the black market.” The summit was organized by...

VA Refuses to Conduct Medical Marijuana Research for Veterans

It’s no secret that veterans across the country want to see medical marijuana legalized. Known for its unprecedented ability to help counter the negative effects of post-traumatic...

4 States With the Strictest Marijuana Laws

Living in Colorado and other states that have passed recreational cannabis laws can make you forget that there are still some states out there that impose ridiculously...

Colorado Marijuana Sales Almost $140 Million for Three Consecutive Months

Although things were relatively quiet on the election front in Colorado this year regarding cannabis, sales are still strong. Data collected for September 2017 showed that Colorado...

Alcohol’s Out: Weed Leads as Substance of Choice for Some Teens

If there’s one thing that’s constant, it’s change. Especially when it comes to kids. While there was a time where teens preferred drinking, research reveals these times...

Arkansas Expecting 20,000-40,000 Medical Marijuana Patient Applications

Arkansas officials are anticipating that between 20,000 and 40,000 people will ask for permission to obtain medical marijuana. The state Health Department’s chief lawyer, Robert Brech, told a...

High School Athlete With Epilepsy Fights to Bring CBD Oil on Campus

A Georgia high school athlete has found himself in the middle of a medicinal cannabis debate, as school officials refuse to let the student, who suffers from...

Marijuana map: Cities, towns developing rules for recreational pot

Recreational marijuana businesses are on the road to becoming legal in Massachusetts but not in every city or town. At least 81 communities throughout Massachusetts have established...

$100 million pot windfall: Colorado’s weed boom will fund schools and fight opioid addiction

The legal weed business is booming in Colorado, and the state has finalized plans to spend its pot tax windfall on health programs in public schools, housing...

Fearing Hash Oil Explosions, California County Restricts Butane Sales

In an effort to curb explosions linked to illicit cannabis extraction, Sacramento County is taking a tough new stance on butane—one that could soon be adopted across...

Vermont Becomes Latest New England State To Stall On Marijuana

Vermont has legalized medical marijuana and was working towards legalizing adult use marijuana, but Governor Phil Scott just said no. The governor vetoed a bill that had...

Ohioans buying Michigan medical pot ahead of rules being set

Ohioans wanting medical marijuana have been crossing the border into Michigan, where some Detroit-area dispensaries will sell to out-of-staters who are issued recommendations for cannabis use months...

Agenda Glitch Could Delay Nevada’s July 1 Cannabis Start

Nevada officials have been hustling to get the state’s adult-use cannabis market up and running by July 1, but a complaint filed by a local attorney now...
Medicinal Cannabis

Medical Cannabis Is the Next Boom, but When Will It Bust?

With Pennsylvania well on its way toward implementing a medical marijuana program, dozens of lawyers in the state are preparing for an explosion of legal work related...

FLORIDA MOVES TO IMPLEMENT MEDICAL MARIJUANA WITHOUT LAWMAKERS INPUT

Florida voters overwhelmingly passed medical marijuana last election. Now what? The Florida Legislative session ended without a deal on medical marijuana. The biggest fights were over how many...

Startup Hound Labs raises Millions for portable marijuana breathalyzer

Soon any adult over the age of 21 will be able to buy marijuana legally in California. And as officials scramble to lay down the rules for...

Miamians Throw “Medical Marijuana Party” With 50 Pounds of Weed, Get Arrested

Most sensible Americans these days believe in ending the War on Drugs. The facts are clear that low-level drug arrests ruin lives and tear families apart. Some...

Judge Rules Medical Marijuana Employee Was Discriminated Against

A judge has ruled against a Rhode Island textile company accused of discriminating against a woman when she was denied an internship because she uses medical marijuana...

Sales growth at Maine’s medical marijuana dispensaries slows drastically

Medical marijuana sales at Maine’s eight dispensaries are still growing, but at the slowest rate since the first one opened in 2011. Growth on the caregiver side of...

Southern Attorney Plans To Spend Big to Help Legalize Medical Marijuana

John Morgan spent nearly $7 million pushing two statewide ballot initiatives to expand medical marijuana throughout the state of Florida. But that’s a drop in the bucket compared...

AUDIT: U.S. GRANT FUNDS MISUSED TO PAY FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA

An audit by independent investigators with the U.S. Justice Department has determined a New Mexico program that helps crime victims allowed federal grant funds to be used...

Arizona: Ban on MMJ on College Campuses Struck Down (For Now)

Legal cannabis is also legal at Arizona schools—in the dormitories and on the college green. An Arizona high court has struck down a ban on medical marijuana at...

Kidney Failure Patient Loses Spot on Transplant List Over Medical Marijuana Use

A patient suffering from renal failure has been removed from a transplant wait list because he has been using medical marijuana. Maine resident Garry Godfrey is suffering from...

Chronic Pain Is Now a Qualifying Condition in New York State. Here’s What That...

After months of regulatory review and public comment, New York last week officially added chronic pain as a qualifying condition for its medical cannabis program. The change was...