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The Top 10 Marijuana Policy Victories of 2015 – Marijuana News
In 2015, state legislators considered bills to legalize marijuana in 21 states, decriminalize marijuana possession in 17 states, and legalize medical marijuana in 19 states.
DEA Takes 'Baby Step' on CBD, Eliciting Optimism and Outrage – Marijuana News
The Drug Enforcement Administration announced Wednesday it’s making research into the non-intoxicating cannabis compound cannabidiol (CBD) easier, but advocates for legal access to what appears an effective treatment for epilepsy say the change doesn’t go nearly far enough.
Volunteers in Denver give away free pot to the homeless on Christmas Eve – Marijuana News
DENVER - A local nonprofit hit the streets of Downtown Denver on Christmas Eve and gave away a thousand free, pre-rolled marijuana joints to the homeless and anyone else who wanted one. "Merry Christmas and a puff puff, New Year's," said one woman who accepted a joint.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Supporters of legal marijuana hope to spur action on an issue they say has broad support in Tennessee.
First all-female-owned medical marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas opening at 420 Sahara Ave. – Marijuana News
Four women are opening the first all-female-owned medical marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas.
Lisa Miller believes pot may be the cure for the tremors that regularly overtake her dog Dinah.
2015 was a pretty amazing year for progress in the legalization of marijuana. Four states and the District of Columbia legalized recreational marijuana, many states decriminalized it and several more states approved medical marijuana.
PORTLAND — Members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs have approved a plan to build a facility to grow marijuana on their reservation in Central Oregon and sell it at tribe-owned stores outside the reservation.
Forget prize piglets, pie-eating contests and sheep-shearing demonstrations. This fair is dedicated to showcasing the very best marijuana grown in California, and by extension, the world.
It wafts down the pavement, an unmistakable odor more Haight-Ashbury than New York — the tang of marijuana smoke in the city’s streets.
The state has issued official signature petitions for a 2016 ballot measure that would legalize, regulate and tax the sale of marijuana.
When Tiffany Wu first entered the cannabis industry in March, she noticed that Asian Americans involved in the industry were few and far between — a trend the 28-year-old says was made even more apparent after she attended the Marijuana Business Conference and Expo one of the nation's largest cannabis trade shows attracting thousands of advocates and industry professionals, in Las Vegas in November.
Nearly 13,500 signatures are needed for medical marijuana in North Dakota to be up for vote and Ray Morgan has no doubt they'll get there.
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Show-Me Cannabis, the group pushing for legalization of pot, hopes an online commercial campaign will drum up support for medical marijuana. The goal is to get a medicinal marijuana measure on the November 2016 ballot.
About an hour and half north of the metro, the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska sits on 300 square miles of reservation land stretching into Iowa's Monona County. "We need jobs," Daniel Webster said, who lives on the reservation.
Families desperate to get access to a medicinal oil derived from marijuana urged legislators to legalize it at a tearful hearing Tuesday.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Tribes across the U.S. are finding marijuana is risky business nearly a year after a Justice Department policy indicated they could grow and sell pot under the same guidelines as states.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago’s first medical marijuana dispensary, Dispensary 33, officially opened its doors today at the corner of Clark and Argyle in what was once a pizza place.
WAYNESVILLE, MO (KTVI) - A Missouri group trying to legalize marijuana rallies around a sick veteran who is facing a drug charge.