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The American Veterinary Medical Association's policy-making body said last summer it wants the DEA to declassify marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug "to facilitate research opportunities for veterinary and human medical uses."

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Four industrial hemp seed varieties have passed the statewide THC validation and observation trial this year.

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A research team’s data dive suggests that alcohol industry fears about legal cannabis cutting into booze sales could be even more pressing than originally imagined.

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Los Angeles is in line to become the nation’s largest city with legal recreational marijuana after the City Council voted Wednesday to license sales and cultivation next year.

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Industrial hemp is still in its infancy in North Carolina, but the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and North Carolina State University are committed to growing the industry.

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Sales of legal cannabis in North America are growing even faster than experts predicted they would.

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Joseph Walker has won three collegiate entrepreneurial contests this year for the organic fertilizer that his company OmniEarth is producing largely for commercial marijuana growers serving the fast-growing medical and recreational pot markets.

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The BC government has released its plan for recreational marijuana following a public consultation process with more than 48,000 responses.

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A recent poll in New York shows strong public support for legal pot, while Illinois has crushing budget pressures that make cannabis taxes very appealing.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Mary Fallin says she plans to set an election date for a medical marijuana ballot measure after the start of the new year.

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If you were watching Sunday's game between the Tennessee Titans and the Houston Texans, you may have noticed a particularly green set of cleats on Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan.

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Leamington, Ont.-based Aphria Inc. said Monday that it had struck a deal to sell medical marijuana to Loblaw-owned Shoppers Drug Mart, Canada’s largest pharmacy chain.

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Hemp today, marijuana tomorrow, Chris Adams is not waiting for the farming rush.

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At least 200 would-be customers were lined up outside Rockville’s first medical marijuana dispensary Friday afternoon when one of the owners announced that a cannabis shipment — including elixirs, tablets and flowers — had arrived.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Smoked pot? Want to go to war? No problem.

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Recognized at the time for their creativity, these pot-centric posters have had a lasting influence on modern American art.

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It may not feature in Morocco's official tourism brochures but cannabis attracts thousands of visitors a year to the North African country. 

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Vermont is on pace to become the first state in the U.S. to legalize marijuana through an act of lawmakers early next year.

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Hemp has long been plagued by the stigma attached to the female strand of the plant that produces a popular psychoactive substance, but the hemp fiber that is primarily gathered from the male plant is incredibly strong and useful.