A Very 4/20 Easter
If history is any indication, passing a blunt over Passover or enjoying a joint before noshing on an Easter ham may not be so sacrilegious, after all.
Ariz. Vets In Battle Against Anti-Medical Marijuana Senator
A long-stalled University of Arizona study on marijuana’s effects on PTSD patients is one step closer to proceeding now that a state senator has lifted her objection.
Fla. Dems Hope Medical Marijuana Brings Out Voters
Florida’s Democrats hope a measure to legalize medical marijuana in the state will draw people who are likely to vote for left-leaning candidates to the polls this fall.
Survey: Majority Of US Doctors Support Medical Marijuana Legalization
Though they’ve been reluctant to admit it, a survey finds that a majority of doctors in the U.S. do, in fact, support medical marijuana legalization.
Uruguay To Give Medicinal Marijuana To Prisoners
Uruguay's drug czar Julio Calzada told The Associated Press on Tuesday that any inmates with doctors' orders will be prescribed marijuana to improve their physical or mental health.
US Marijuana Sales Expected To Reach $8B By 2018
As more states move to legalize medical use, personal use or both, marijuana sales forecasts are higher than ever. By 2018, retails sales are expected to hit $8 billion.
Medical Marijuana Amendment Slipped Into Minn. Health Care Bill
Since the state Legislature hasn’t voted on a marijuana legalization bill in the year since its introduction, one state representative tacked legalization into an amendment on a health
Holder Questioned On DOJ’s “Marijuana-Friendly” Policies
In a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Attorney General Eric Holder testified on the DOJ’s “ongoing priorities,” which prompted discussion on drug policy, among other
Rocky Mountain High Or Reefer Madness? Legal Pot In Colorado Comes With Risks
A reporter returns to his hometown and confronts the new reality of legalized marijuana.
Home-Grown Weed: A Necessary Provision In All Legalization Legislation?
Not all states are including home cultivation provisions into their marijuana legalization legislation, but one author says this is a huge mistake.
US Public Ready To End ‘Devastating’ War On Drugs
National poll finds growing numbers favor decriminalization, treatment, and shift away from mandatory minimum sentences.
Ad Slamming Gov. Dayton For Medical Marijuana Stance To Premier Tonight Across MN
The Ad will feature a St. Paul mother accompanied by her five-year-old son, who suffers from a rare seizure disorder, will premier Wednesday during the Tonight Show and the Late Show,
High Taxes Send Marijuana Users Back To Black Market
In Colorado, high taxes on personal use marijuana sales are prompting some users to go back to their old dealers, who offer similar products at lower prices.
Ariz. Senator Blocks Fed-Approved PTSD Medical Marijuana Research
Saying Arizona should only use money from the state’s medical marijuana program to fund drug abuse prevention programs, a state senator blocks PTSD-medical marijuana research.
Why Women Fight For Marijuana Legalization
With motherly devotion and fierce feminine spirit, women are fighting for their place in the male-dominated world of the marijuana legalization movement.
Medical Marijuana Advocates Push Back Against Gov’s Proposal
Gov. Dayton opted to halt medical marijuana legalization by proposing additional research. Parents of children with epilepsy aren’t taking his decision lightly.
Bill Opens Obama To Lawsuits For Respecting State Marijuana Laws
The GOP-controlled House passed a piece of legislation last week that allows the House and Senate to sue Obama and his administration for failing to “faithfully execute federal laws.”
Minn. Gov. Proposes Groundbreaking Marijuana Research
Gov. Dayton recently proposed halting efforts to pass medical marijuana bills in favor of conducting more research on marijuana.
Feds Called Out For Blocking Pro-Marijuana Research
The federal government is being taken to task on claims that it chooses to approve research into marijuana’s harms but not its potential benefits.
Uruguay May Import Marijuana From Canada
While it waits for weed to grow, the South American country could turn to Canadian pot producers to kickstart its newly legalized marijuana industry.
Cryptocurrencies Maybe Future Of Cannabis Commerce
Digital currencies like PotCoin and DopeCoin are poised to fill a void for cannabis dispensaries that can’t turn to banks or credit card companies with the money they’re making.
Michigan Expands Medical Marijuana Program To Include PTSD
Michigan is the eighth state to include post-traumatic stress disorder as a condition qualifying patients for medical marijuana use.