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National poll: Majority supports legalizing marijuana

Posted on 2016-06-06 09:46:00
National poll: Majority supports legalizing marijuana

A majority of American registered voters nationwide support the legalization of marijuana, according to the results of the latest Quinnipiac University poll out Monday. Slightly more than half — 54 percent — said the use of marijuana should be made legal across the country, while 41 percent said it should not.

Oregon's recreational marijuana market expands to edibles and extracts starting Thursday

Posted on 2016-06-03 10:14:00
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Oregon's recreational marijuana market expands to edibles and extracts starting Thursday

Legalize marijuana group submits 354K signatures to state

Posted on 2016-06-03 10:10:00
Legalize marijuana group submits 354K signatures to state

A group trying to legalize marijuana in Michigan says it has submitted about 354,000 valid signatures to the state just before the deadline.

Some PA Patients Could Obtain Medical Marijuana This Summer

Posted on 2016-06-02 10:00:00
Some PA Patients Could Obtain Medical Marijuana This Summer

Medical marijuana moves one step closer to becoming available to patients in Pennsylvania. Some people will be able to gain access to the drug this summer, while others will have to wait a lot longer. The Pennsylvania Secretary of Health announced the details on the first phase of regulations at a press conference Wednesday morning.

Another Colorado Brewery is Making Marijuana-Infused Beer

Posted on 2016-06-01 09:33:00
Another Colorado Brewery is Making Marijuana-Infused Beer

Another Colorado brewery is making beer infused with marijuana. Ute Pass Brewing Company in Woodland Park is now selling ‘Major Hemp Porter’ and ‘Major Hemp CBDBIES’.

Illinois House OKs Plan to Expand Medical Marijuana Program

Posted on 2016-05-31 10:17:00
Illinois House OKs Plan to Expand Medical Marijuana Program

The Illinois House has approved a plan to expand the state's medical marijuana pilot program by two-and-a-half years and add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and terminal illness to the list of allowed conditions.

VA hospital in Phoenix blocks presentation on cannabis, PTSD

Posted on 2016-05-30 06:00:00
VA hospital in Phoenix blocks presentation on cannabis, PTSD

A doctor is upset after the Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix blocked her from giving a lecture about marijuana’s effect on veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Toronto Police Raid 43 Marijuana Dispensaries, Seize Hundreds of Pounds of Pot

Posted on 2016-05-29 06:00:00
Toronto Police Raid 43 Marijuana Dispensaries, Seize Hundreds of Pounds of Pot

Marijuana dispensaries in Toronto were raided by the dozens on Thursday as police conducted a coordinated operation against establishments accused of illegally selling weed in Canada’s largest city.

NC Bill Seeks Legalization of Medical Marijuana

Posted on 2016-05-27 14:00:00
NC Bill Seeks Legalization of Medical Marijuana

North Carolina legislators are back at it again trying to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes. This would be the second step North Carolina has made into using the cannabis plant for medical reasons.

DEA Set to Rule on Crucial Rescheduling of Marijuana

Posted on 2016-05-27 09:58:00
DEA Set to Rule on Crucial Rescheduling of Marijuana

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency is about to make a decision that could have extensive implications on the marijuana industry: to reschedule or not to reschedule marijuana's position as an illegal substance. That is the question!