The Durango City Council unanimously voted to uphold “as the crow flies” buffers that keep marijuana shops away from schools, playgrounds and residential treatment centers.
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he has no immediate plans to resign a day after President Donald Trump tore into the nation’s top prosecutor in an interview.
Lawmakers have signed off on a compromise Massachusetts marijuana bill that makes a number of changes to a voter-approved law for recreational use and sales.
New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill that decriminalized marijuana, reducing the penalty for possession of up to three-quarters of an ounce.
Legal sales of marijuana for recreational purposes have begun in Uruguay at a limited number of pharmacies to nearly 5,000 registrants.
George Hendrickson, a medical cannabis advocate known at the South Dakota Legislature for fighting for a non-intoxicating compound in marijuana to treat his son is planning an independent congressional bid.
A self-proclaimed pot dealer who confessed to killing four men on his family’s farm in Bucks County also claimed to have killed two people in neighboring Philadelphia, but the city’s police commissioner called the information “sketchy.”
A bill in the Illinois General Assembly that would allow hemp to be grown legally in the state could mark a major shift for medical marijuana growers if approved.
An Oklahoma prosecutor is appealing a judge’s order to return items confiscated during 2015 raids at a now-closed pipe shop in Norman.
Connecticut’s Supreme Court says police didn’t need a homeowner’s permission for a warrantless search that led to the discovery of a marijuana crop in a greenhouse on his property.
Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled that a woman who says she was fired for using marijuana legally obtained to treat Crohn’s Disease can sue her former employer.
A lawyer is hoping his arguments in a drug case eventually are used by attorneys across the country to fight marijuana charges and bans on weed possession.
After illegal marijuana grows are shut down, mold and electrical issues can remain, like these houses in Pueblo, Colorado.
Singer Aaron Carter, arrested on DUI and drug charges in Georgia on Saturday, says he is a licensed medical marijuana patient “targeted” for his celebrity.
An agreement between House and Senate negotiators on changes to the state’s voter-approved marijuana law will allow for a tax of up to 20 percent on retail pot sales.
A three-judge panel ruled that if a drug-sniffing dog is trained to alert officers to marijuana and other drugs, cops need more cause to search a vehicle.
Nevada moved Thursday to reduce supply problems at recreational marijuana stores that have faced overwhelming demand for newly legal pot and the possibility of their shelves going empty.
A Montana man charged with vehicular homicide is challenging the state standard at which a person is considered to be under the influence of marijuana.
North Dakota state health officials have set a tentative timeline for a medical marijuana industry, with a goal of patients able to purchase next spring.
Facebook has shut down pages set up by several businesses licensed to legally sell marijuana in Alaska, severing a critical link to their customers.
Recreational marijuana retailers in Nevada are optimistic that an emergency regulation state tax officials are expected to approve on Thursday will help keep them from running out of pot supplies.
Following an overwhelming demand for recreational marijuana, Nevada regulators are set to vote Thursday on emergency rules that would expedite licensing for pot distributors.
West Virginians can now apply for a license to grow industrial hemp for commercial purposes, and some pioneers already are into their second growing season.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has authorized state regulators to consider an emergency regulation that would allow officials to determine whether the state has enough marijuana distributors to keep its retail shops supplied.
A northern New Mexico man is facing charges after police say officers passed in his house and saw marijuana plants in his front window.
House and Senate negotiators struck a cautious tone Monday as they resumed negotiations over legislation that would overhaul the state’s voter-approved recreational marijuana law.
The trial lawyer who led the effort to allow marijuana for medical uses in Florida filed a lawsuit Thursday against the state’s decision to ban smokable forms of the plant.
Nevada inspectors say marijuana dispensaries across the state followed the law and regulations during the first day of recreational sales.
A long-awaited launch: The state’s first medical marijuana dispensary has been cleared to open its doors immediately even though the drug will not be available for months.
The state’s top Democratic lawmakers clashed Wednesday over who’s to blame for the failure to pass two key pieces of legislation: an overdue state budget and a highly-watched bill making changes to the state’s voter-approved recreational marijuana law.
Nevada marijuana shops stay busy after weekend debut. A Las Vegas police official says, “Everything went smooth as far as we can tell.”
Nevada has made the fastest turnaround from the ballot box to retail sales of any of the seven other recreational marijuana states. But it won’t be a free-for-all in the place where many tourists think anything goes.
Talks between the House and Senate over a compromise marijuana law appeared stalled Friday, even as lawmakers faced a self-imposed deadline for delivery.
Nevada recreational marijuana sales launched Saturday at 12:01 a.m.; shoppers were greeted by long lines but found plenty of pot available.
Recreational marijuana becomes legal to buy Saturday in Nevada, but that doesn’t mean anything goes in the place where most people think anything goes.
Not even triple-digit temps could dissuade consumers on Nevada’s first full day of legal recreational marijuana sales.
We now know where Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana dispensaries will be. 27 companies will run 52 sites, with four in Philadelphia and three in Pittsburgh.
Nevada dispensaries are working overtime for Saturday’s launch of legal recreational marijuana sales.
People began purchasing marijuana shortly after midnight, just months after voters approved legalization in November and marking the fastest turnaround from the ballot box to retail sales in the country.
Op-ed: “It still seems odd to us that marijuana is helping fund college educations, but the reality is, it’s time to get over it.”
Lines are expected July 1 outside some medical marijuana dispensaries in Las Vegas and other Nevada cities that will begin selling weed for recreational use.
Texarkana, a city in southwest Arkansas is preparing to accommodate medical marijuana entrepreneurs approved for state licenses.
Hawaii’s largest workers’ compensation insurer is canceling insurance policies for seven medical marijuana dispensaries over fears of federal prosecution.
Seven Bay Area TSA airport screeners face charges of receiving bribes and turning a blind eye as cocaine and marijuana went through their X-ray machines.
A six-member Massachusetts House and Senate conference committee has begun work behind closed doors trying to hammer out a compromise bill making changes to the recreational marijuana law.
The Rainbow Family weeklong peace festival in eastern Oregon is raising questions about how federal prosecutors will handle marijuana use at the event.
A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier is in jail for allegedly delivering weed along with letters and magazines on his Chicago route.
The marijuana industry is eager for the fast-approaching July 1 kickoff of recreational sales in Nevada, where demand from tourists is expected to eventually make the state’s market bigger than other states where it’s legal.
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