Image of a marijuana smoker
Daniel Wallis ~ Reuters
 
DENVER, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Consumers in Colorado bought more than 17 tons of recreational marijuana buds during the first year of the state's new retail market, but sales of medicinal pot still outstripped that at almost 50 tons, officials said on Friday.

Read more ...

Image of Ted Cruz
Jacob Sullum ~ Reason.com
 
The likely presidential candidates now says states should be free to legalize.

Read more ...

You can now use marijuana in Virginia to treat debilitating seizures. The bill signed into law Thursday allows for Cannabis oil that doesn't produce a high.
Associated Press / NBC4 Washington ~
 
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed a bill Thursday that will allow patients with severe epilepsy to use cannabis oil without the fear of prosecution.

Read more ...

Image of Change.org petition to withdraw the lawsuit intended to shut down Colorado's marijuana regulatory system
Leland Rucker ~ Bouder Weekly
 
About the time you think things couldn’t get any crazier in the American crazyquilt approach to cannabis

Read more ...

Image of Ben & Jerry"s Ice Cream
Chris Branch ~ Huffington Post
 
Ben & Jerry's reputation as a quirky ice cream company is no secret, and every one of their flavors is far from normal.

Read more ...

Image of marijuana tax revenues
Bridgett Weaver ~ Greeley Tribune
 
Colorado made more than $52 million in tax revenue from the sale of recreational marijuana last year, creating for some small business owners a booming and legitimate business.

Read more ...

Image of conservative William F. Buckley Jr.
Lily Rothman ~ Time
 
American conservatives haven't always opposed legalizing pot

Read more ...

Image of Missouri marijuana-legalization logo
Melanie Moon ~ Fox 2 Now St. Louis
 
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – For the first time in nearly 80 years cannabis will be grown legally in Missouri.

Read more ...

Image of Georgia for cannabis logo
Bill Hendrick ~ Jacksonville.Com
 
Passage is nearly certain in Senate although numer of covered diseases could be cut

Read more ...

Image of anti-legalization of marijuana Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini (R-Monmouth)
Jessica Mazzola ~ NJ.com
 
NEWARK — A New Jersey Assemblywoman said that in light of the formation of a group that launched last week to fight for the legalization of recreational marijuana use in New Jersey, she is planning a group that will actively advocate against it.

Read more ...

Image of Jamaica Rastafarian setting among marijuana plants
 
Island nation legalizes possession of two ounces of pot, use of the plant for religious purposes

Read more ...

Image of a high end recreational marijuana store in Aspen Colorado
Brian Koerber ~ Mashable
 
Some people like things a little fancier, and marijuana is no exception.

Read more ...

Image of Alaska marijuana legalization
Husna Haq ~ The Christian Science Monitor
 
On Tuesday, Alaska became the first red state to legalize the smoking, growing, and owning of small amounts of marijuana. But smoking in public and buying and selling marijuana is still illegal. 

Read more ...

Image of young cancer patient that moved from Iowa to Colorado for CBD Oil
Brian Boesen ~ KWQC
 
DENVER, Co. – When Jessica Eberhart realized she couldn’t treat her daughter’s cancer with cannabis oil in Iowa, she and her family packed their bags and moved to Colorado.

Read more ...

Image of marijuana vending machine
Nick Wong ~ The International Examiner 
 
 
Seattle Caregivers, a medical marijuana dispensary located on South Jackson Street, debuted the country’s first marijuana vending machine and has plans to take the trend nationwide.

Read more ...

Image of Black Poison marijuana starin
Josh Raab ~ Time Magazine
 
This new approach to cannabis photography was created by the San Diego based company Nugshots.

Read more ...

Image of cannabis plants
Conor Gaffey ~ NewsWeek
 
You are 114 times more likely to die from overdosing on alchohol than you are from cannabis, a recent study has found.

Read more ...

Image of legal marijuana users in Alaska
 Molly Dischner ~ AP
 
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Smoking, growing and possessing marijuana becomes legal in America's wildest state Tuesday, thanks to a voter initiative aimed at clearing away 40 years of conflicting laws and court rulings.

Read more ...

Imge of Washington DC marijuana activists
Matt Cohen ~ DCist
 
By all accounts, marijuana legalization will take effect at the end of this week. At least, that's what Adam Eidinger is expecting.

Read more ...