Leaders of a statewide campaign to put a legalization question on Michigan ballots in November 2018 said they’d gathered at least 360,000 signatures, well more than the 252,523 required by law.
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A southwest Georgia sheriff’s order to conduct an invasive drug search of hundreds of students will cost $3 million under a proposed settlement announced Tuesday in a federal civil rights lawsuit.
One of Rhode Island’s medical marijuana dispensaries said it could go out of business if the state doesn’t address the impact of Massachusetts’ recreational sales.
An Oregon marijuana processor was arrested in Nebraska on drug trafficking allegations after deputies reported discovering cannabis products in his U-Haul.
The list of ailments that qualify a patient to use marijuana in New Jersey should cover more people, says a panel of doctors and health professionals that studied the issue for 19 months.
One of at least six people who allegedly posed as law enforcement to tie up and rob victims at a Calaveras County marijuana grow last month was arrested after a day day-long standoff with SWAT on Wednesday.
Despite new California marijuana laws, many farmers remain uninsured and trapped in a cash economy that leaves them vulnerable to natural disasters.
Palmetto solidified a unanimous medical marijuana ban in all cities within Manatee County, becoming the fifth, and last, city to initiate a ban on dispensaries. Bradenton, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria, and Bradenton Beach had already passed similar bans.
Colfax Mayor pro tem Tony Hesch cursed out a resident during a City Council meeting for interrupting him during a debate on keeping some marijuana policies under local control.
The Los Angeles Times offers suggestions for addressing the opioid epidemic, including researching the possible role medical marijuana could play.
City Council approved new zoning requirements for Cleveland medical marijuana sales, preventing them in about 95 percent of the city.
Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy says that with marijuana becoming legal in more states, the NBA faces a complex issue regarding its policy.
A Georgia sheriff accused of violating the civil rights of hundreds high school students in a massive school drug search is now accused of interfering with a Georgia Bureau of Investigation probe into his son’s recent drug arrest.
A St. Louis bill allowing the use and growth of marijuana aims to reduce disproportionate penalties for existing violations and free up time and resources for police.
A family-run plumbing company in Central Massachusetts has been used as a front for a large-scale marijuana distribution and growing business, authorities say.
Now that marijuana is on the brink of legalization in California, Los Angeles leaders want to make sure that people disproportionately affected by the war on drugs can cash in.
With nearly 2,000 people signing up for classes on medical marijuana licenses, Michigan has added a class and moved another to a bigger venue.
Maine’s path to establishing laws for the sale of recreational marijuana became a lot more clouded with the announcement last week of a competing measure from Gov. Paul LePage and Ken Fredette, the House Republican leader.
Ohio will be authorizing 24 companies to grow medical marijuana soon, but how can they legally import the seeds to begin sowing their crops?
Opinion: There is widespread public consensus that state and local jurisdictions can serve as laboratories for models of legalizing medical marijuana.
California medical marijuana users will spend an estimated $2.68 billion at legal medical marijuana shops by the end of the year, according to a new report.
While the number of Polk County doctors qualified to treat with marijuana is slowly rising, the county’s largest medical centers seem to be opting out.
Medical Marijuana of Massachusetts will be the first of the state’s nonprofit organizations to open a dispensary on Cape Cod, recently announcing plans to begin operation in a small, nondescript building on Echo Road in Mashpee in late December. It likely won’t remain the only one in the region for…
State medical marijuana programs, existing and in progress, could be grounded if Congress fails to extend limits on federal prosecution.
In the draft cannabis rules before the Los Angeles City Council, almost every cannabis business will be required to shutter their operation until they receive an official city license.
A growing number of people in Northern California are failing drug tests required by their employers, prompting some local companies to rethink their drug-free workplace policies in an age of legal marijuana.
The president of the Massachusetts Grower Advocacy Council told state regulators he fears local residents could be shut out of the nascent industry.
Op-ed: A bipartisan groups of lawmakers at the federal and state level want rational crime policies that don’t waste money or discard redeemable lives.
For civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton, cannabis legalization lands squarely under his purview.
The Drug Enforcement Agency has its eyes on California, which produced five times more cannabis than it consumes last year, much of it ending up in other states.
The Atlanta City Council on Monday unanimously passed legislation eliminating jail time and reducing penalties on possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Surterra Wellness, a licensed medical marijuana company in Florida, has filed a petition in an effort to force the Florida Department of Health to set the rules for edible marijuana products in the state.
Most cities around the Bay Area will not be ready to permit recreational cannabis sales early next year when a proposition legalizing pot use goes live.
Even though the sale of marijuana for medical purposes has been legal under state law for a decade, the city of Albuquerque rejected medical marijuana ads.
Los Angeles has so far held back on allowing cafes or lounges where customers could smoke or consume cannabis, which could cause problems for tourists.
Georgia Tech’s Athletic director Todd Stansbury believes it’s time to take a look at the substance-abuse policy for athletes, including marijuana.
When investigating complaints about cannabis grows, Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement has to determine whether they are for medical, retail, hemp or personal consumption.
A second New York medical marijuana company said Thursday it plans to expand home delivery to Long Island patients in Nassau and Suffolk.
Cities and towns in Massachusetts that didn’t ban recreational marijuana shops are now looking at ways to extract revenue from the burgeoning industry.
Following the passage of a landmark medical cannabis bill last session, West Virginia’s Bureau for Public Health has been working to roll out the program.
Sarasota, Florida city leaders are planning to work around a state law to try to more closely regulate where medical marijuana dispensaries can operate.
Siskiyou County, California is the site of a battle between a sheriff and more than 1,500 Hmong cannabis farmers who have arrived in the past two years.
After years of firm opposition from the Indiana Statehouse, the tides may be turning on the issue of legalizing medical marijuana use.
In exactly one year, Ohioans with qualifying health conditions are, by law, supposed to be able to buy medical marijuana.
Cannabis consumers in Henderson will soon be able to legally purchase the plant after the Henderson City Council voted to end a moratorium on sales.
President Donald Trump is threatening a government shutdown unless he gets Congress to pony up cash for his border wall with Mexico. But he will need a few Senate Democrats to go along.
In a ruling believed to be the first of its kind, a judge last week put a stop to a federal medical marijuana case before the men were sentenced to prison in light of a congressional amendment budget rider that prohibits DOJ from using funds to prosecute cases in which no state medical marijuana laws were broken.
The cannabis industry is rewarding Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s advocacy by pouring money into his campaign to replace Gov. Jerry Brown.
Florida physicians who specialize in concussions are expanding their programs with advancements like cannabis treatment and concussion-detecting goggles.
Tim Blake, owner of Healing Harvest cannabis farm and Area 101, an iconic dispensary and gathering spot in California, discusses the past and future of weed.
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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