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Oregon’s vineyards are looking to offer as they expand their cultivation to marijuana farming and wine-weed pairing experiences for tourists.
City and county officials have shut Denver’s 4/20 organizers down, “showing authorities throughout the country they need not tolerate mass displays of mayhem wrapped in the First Amendment.”
Pennsylvania’s highest court has reined in the power of police to use forfeiture to seize property, giving new life to a case involving marijuana.
Gov. Scott Walker wants to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require childless adults applying for Medicaid to undergo drug screening, a move that could serve as a national model.
A new, rigorous double-blind medical study found that cannabidiol oil, also known as CBD oil, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy.
Supporters of marijuana legalization are disappointed that Vermont’s governor vetoed a bill to legalize it but are hopeful that a compromise can be reached in the Legislature next month.
The Arizona Supreme Court says police can’t frisk people just because they’re in a high-crime neighborhood and with somebody else who runs off when police approach.
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 to treat migraine headaches.
Vermont Governor Phil Scott said Wednesday that he planned to veto a bill legalize recreational marijuana but is open to working with the legislature.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — An administrative ruling has paved the way for at least one more medical marijuana distributing organization in Florida. Division of Administrative Hearings Judge John Van Landingham ruled on Tuesday that Plants of Ruskin and Tornello Landscape/3 Boys Farm are equally qualified to receive licenses, but if the…
A South Dakota jury on Wednesday cleared a consultant of drug charges after he helped an American Indian tribe develop a marijuana resort.
The Texas Legislature is examining a bipartisan law to let some first-time, low-level offenders, including marijuana possessors, seal their criminal records.
Closing arguments are scheduled Wednesday in the trial of Eric Hagen, who worked as consultant to the Flandreau Santee Sioux on a marijuana grow on their reservation.
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says he still hasn’t decided whether he will allow the state to legalize recreational marijuana, but he will either sign or veto a bill on his desk by Wednesday.
Opinion: Rather than becoming a “sanctuary state” for legal marijuana, California should partner with other anti-prohibition states to change federal laws.
A provision of Proposition 64 allows some convicted of marijuana crimes before legalization to reduce their sentences or convictions.
The Utah Republican Party will not endorse the use of medical marijuana following a lopsided convention vote.
Each day about lunchtime, 17-year-old CJ Harris must leave his Georgia high school campus to take his legal medical marijuana CBD oil.
Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O’Neill, mulling a run for governor, thinks it’s time for the state to decriminalize marijuana and benefit from the sales taxes.
The Alaska Police Standards Council has decided officers and prison guards in the state should not be getting involved in the marijuana industry.
Advocates of legalizing recreational marijuana use cleared a procedural step Thursday and will quickly begin collecting signatures needed to send the bill to lawmakers and potentially voters.
Nevada has approved an early start to recreational cannabis sales, and existing medical marijuana companies are readying for a burst of new business.
The Delaware state Senate has approved a revised medical marijuana bill, two days after the original measure failed to pass.
The most controversial part of Canada’s national marijuana legalization may be setting the minimum age for use at 18 — three years lower than U.S. states that have legalized.
Roughly two years after an American Indian tribe began an ambitious push to open the nation’s first marijuana resort in South Dakota, a consultant who helped pursue the stalled venture is heading to trial on drug charges.
A federal appeals court has sidestepped ruling on whether U.S. prison officials can hold people convicted of marijuana offences that were legal under state laws.
Most patients who used medical marijuana during the first year of Minnesota’s tightly regulated program reported benefits, the state Health Department says.
The Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote this week on a bill that would create a legislative commission to study the effects of legalizing recreational marijuana.
Democratic legislative leaders are proposing to legalize the retail sale of marijuana as one way to balance the state’s deficit-plagued budget.
Minnesota’s two licensed medical marijuana manufacturers have lost a combined $11 million in just two years of sales.
A medical marijuana company is seeking an emergency legal motion forbidding the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission from issuing any final grow licenses.
The Delaware Senate is set to vote on a bill expanding the permissible uses for medical marijuana.
Florida’s Department of Health ordered a dispensary to quit selling Trulieve’s medical cannabis product that could potentially be opened and smoked.
Marijuana could be grown, sold and used in New Jersey under new legislation introduced in the state Senate.
The medical marijuana industry in New Mexico has grown substantially since being organized in 2007. About 8,000 New Mexico residents have obtained a medical marijuana license since Jan. 1.
A Florida medical marijuana dispensary says it is not violating state law by selling cannabis that could potentially be broken down and smoked.
Top state lawmakers considering allowing Iowa residents to start buying medical marijuana in Minnesota, raising concerns about federal government response.
NASCAR driver Carl Long was forced to strip the logo of a Colorado-based marijuana company, Veedverks, from his car before weekend races at Kansas Speedway.
New Hampshire is on a path to decriminalize marijuana, as Senators voted to remove criminal penalties for possessing small amounts.
Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney says recreational marijuana use should be legal in Pennsylvania and suggests it could be sold in state-run liquor stores.
Colorado’s ongoing debate over where people can smoke marijuana will continue for at least another year as the legislature failed to reach a compromise on defining the prohibition on “open and public” consumption.
The Vermont House has voted to legalize recreational use of marijuana in the state. The bill now goes to Gov. Phil Scott, who has expressed reservations.
Chile has become the first country in Latin America to sell cannabis-based medicines at pharmacies.
Delaware lawmakers are giving initial scrutiny to a bill legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, regulating and taxing it in the same manner as alcohol.
Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a marijuana sales tax measure that goes farther than the Republican governor’s plan.
Justice Department officials are said to be drafting a memo that would encourage prosecutors to charge suspects with the most serious offenses they can prove, a departure from Obama-era policies that aimed to reduce the federal prison population and reshape the criminal justice system.
Signing the spending bill, President Trump held out the possibility that the administration could pursue legal action against states that legalize medical marijuana.
A leader behind Florida’s medical marijuana Amendment 2 has joined calls for Gov. Rick Scott and legislative leaders to hold a special session to finalize rules for implementation.
The Colorado cannabis industry says the IRS is conducting an unauthorized criminal investigation using the state’s seed-to-sale database. FULL REPORT
Maryland’s medical marijuana program faces a potential new delay after a judge Thursday ordered a temporary halt to the program pending a hearing as part of a lawsuit that alleges regulators failed to consider racial diversity in licensing businesses. Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams granted a temporary restraining order…
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