A Michigan group has submitted more than 360,000 voter signatures in a bid to put legalization of recreational marijuana to a statewide vote in 2018.
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There are important steps before legal recreational sales kick off on Jan. 1, and uncertainties about how the marketplace will function.
The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, more than six times larger than the most recent estimate.
With Maryland set to make medical marijuana available, two companies have formed a partnership to study how well vapor-inhalation devices work for patients.
A growing number of Massachusetts towns are opting in to commercial marijuana businesses, bucking a wave of bans and moratoriums.
Malta’s government has proposed allowing all doctors in the country to prescribe medical marijuana.
Officials in southwestern Oregon say marijuana growers who violate county codes aren’t finding current fines enough of a deterrent.
A legislative committee has advanced proposals that seek to close loopholes in Wyoming’s marijuana laws to include edible and liquid forms.
A Pennsylvania couple is suing their local police department and Nationwide Insurance Co. after they were arrested when an insurance agent mistook their hibiscus plants for marijuana.
On the opening day of the sixth MJBizCon in Las Vegas, the general theme was unbridled optimism for the business opportunities presented by the burgeoning cannabis industry.
A Miami judge, over fierce objections from prosecutors, ruled a man on probation can ingest cannabis after he was approved for medical marijuana.
California regulators released long-awaited rules Thursday to allow the state to begin issuing temporary licenses for growers, distributors and sellers next year.
Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns believes the NBA should permit the use of medicinal marijuana.
Grammy-winning rock singer Melissa Etheridge has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of possessing marijuana in North Dakota.
A Boston man who said veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder should “get over it,” and described breast cancer patients as “cadaverous” in apparent opposition to a medical marijuana dispensary in the city’s swankiest shopping district says his comments were misconstrued.
Police say an Oregon man shipped more than $1 million worth of marijuana to another state via UPS last week, packing the drugs inside of artificial boulders he made himself.
San Francisco supervisors delayed voting Tuesday on proposed marijuana regulations, making it more unlikely that residents will be able to buy recreational weed when adult use becomes legal Jan. 1 in California.
A bill that would legalize marijuana in New Hampshire has been rejected by the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee.
Democratic candidate for governor Matt Flynn says if Wisconsin voters want to legalize marijuana, he’s all for it.
The Nuwu Cannabis Marketplace offers fast food-style drive-thru on tribal land near downtown Las Vegas , including 15 popular flower, edible and concentrate products.
Famously pro-cannabis San Francisco is having a surprisingly difficult time establishing regulations for the broad legal marijuana market coming in January.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Saturday to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of ailments that can legally be treated with medical marijuana.
Although retail sales of recreational marijuana can begin in July, many customers across northern Massachusetts may have to travel significant distances or wait several months to acquire the substance.
Some Maryland lawmakers said they are planning to introduce a bill early next session to grant cannabis licenses to African-American business owners.
The executive director of Maryland’s medical marijuana commission, Patrick Jameson, is resigning, effective November 30.
The legislation would establish state licenses for farmers who want to grow industrial hemp. People with drug convictions wouldn’t be eligible for the licenses.
More than 3,800 patients and 200 caregivers have registered for Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program in its first week.
Maine is cracking down on the distribution of medical marijuana by allowing surprise inspections and implementing a new patient tracking system.
Adelanto Councilman Jermaine Wright was arrested on federal charges that he took a $10,000 cash bribe and that he hired a man to burn down his restaurant.
The opening of Delaware’s third medical marijuana dispensary has been pushed back at least six months, the latest setback for the state’s program.
Proponents of legalizing recreational marijuana in New Jersey say Phil Murphy’s win Tuesday night will pave the way for cannabis legislation.
Detroit residents voted in favor of two ballot proposals to ease zoning restrictions and other rules for the city’s medical marijuana industry.
A Vermont judge has ruled the state must restore the driver’s license of a medical marijuana patient who lost the right to drive after a pair of alcohol-related arrests.
California’s treasurer John Chiang proposed among other things, forming a group of cannabis-friendly states, businesses and banks to push for changes in federal laws.
In GQ interview, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon gets candid about his use of alcohol and marijuana that led to three NFL suspensions.
California’s legal marijuana marketplace is coming with new taxes and fees that will influence where it’s grown, and the price tag on just about everything.
North Dakota officials setting up a system for medical marijuana don’t expect it to be available for another year — two years after voters approved it.
South Dakota voters won’t have the chance to legalize recreational marijuana in 2018, but they could decide whether to allow patients to use cannabis medically.
The formation of public banks to serve the cannabis industry is gaining acceptance among marijuana entrepreneurs and a growing number of cities and states.
Indiana’s county prosecutors remain vehemently opposed to any form of marijuana legalization and insist the plant “is not medicine.”
A Wisconsin bill would set up state licenses for farmers looking to grow industrial hemp. Anyone with a drug conviction wouldn’t be eligible for a license.
Massachusetts legislation announced Monday would for the first time ever allow certain past crimes, including marijuana possession, to be expunged.
Maine lawmakers failed Monday to override Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill to regulate and tax the sale of marijuana, dealing a setback to cannabis advocates who want to see the product in stores.
Four of the candidates to replace New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have made a statement on legalizing or decriminalizing marijuana in the state.
Columbus, Missouri Ward Councilman Michael Trapp is asking colleagues to pass a resolution encouraging the state legislature to make medical marijuana legal.
State finance officials are advising caution as lawmakers consider legalizing recreational marijuana use in Delaware.
Alaska’s legal marijuana industry continues to grow, with the state collecting more than $720,000 in excise taxes from cultivators in September.
A Pennsylvania gynecologist says she has been inundated with calls from men trying to set up appointments after hearing she was permitted to “prescribe” medical marijuana.
The Nevada Tax Commission voted to extend the existing emergency regulations allowing recreational marijuana licensing and sales for another 120 days.
Ohio has chosen its first 11 growers for its medical marijuana program, but it could be months before they can start their first crop.
Where a buzz hits you can tell you a lot about what you’ll be in for. Here, the 303 Kush sat in the center of my head — right behind my eyes — and camped out. This is the kind of “Magic Eye High” where you find yourself looking at something, but also through it at the same time. And, to be fair, this is exactly what I was looking for.
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