WeedWorthy News Network

Hot off the press cannabis, marijuana, cbd and hemp news from around the world on the WeedWorthy News Network.
Ricardo Baca ~ The Cannabist ~   Activists who legalized pot via Amendment 64 are now pushing for a liberal consumption initiative in Denver that would allow indoor vaping and outdoor smoking at amenable bars, spaces
Gabriella Dunn ~ The Wichita Eagle ~   Shona Banda, a Kansas marijuana advocate, turned herself in to authorities Monday on an arrest warrant with five charges relating to marijuana use.
BBC newsbeat ~   The First Church of Cannabis has been recognised as a church and charitable organisation in Indiana, despite the drug still being illegal in the state.
Miane Sun Journal ~   BANGOR, Maine — A health care company that operates walk-in clinics in five states that specialize in qualifying people to use medical marijuana recently expanded into Maine, with locations in Bangor, Augusta, Biddeford, and a fourth planned for Auburn.
Joshua Miller ~ The Boston Globe ~   NORTHAMPTON — The response to Dick Evans at the State House was not warm.
Paige Lavender ~ Huffington Post ~   Reggae superstar Bob Marley passed away 34 years ago today - May 11th, 1981 at the age of 36.
Jonathan Oosting ~ Michigan Live ~    LANSING, MI -- An activist-led group seeking to put a marijuana legalization proposal on Michigan's 2016 ballot wants to tax retail sales at 10 percent and allow residents to grow up to 12 plants at home.
Stan White, Dillon, Colo. ~   A responce from Colorado to Oklahoma - News OK
Ricardo Baca ~ The Cannabist ~   In an exclusive interview, Colorado state Rep. Jonathan Singer, D-Longmont, told The Cannabist that he sees a day where the state is open to “cannabis clubs similar to bars.”
Sarah Pulliam Bailey ~ Washington Post ~   The First Church of Cannabis Inc. has been approved by Indiana's secretary of state after the state's religious freedom legislation became law last week.
Ed Forchion ~ NJWeedman.com For The Trentonian ~   On Monday Gov. Chris Christie was in Ewing taping the Ask the Governor show on NJ 101.5, I was feeling all butthappy at the success of the great Spring Smoke-out held last Saturday at the Statehouse.
Robert Higgs ~ Northeast Ohio Media Group ~   COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A decision by the Ohio Ballot Board on Friday cleared the way for ResponsibleOhio to start gathering signatures needed to put its marijuana legalization ballot issue before Ohio voters this fall.
Mary Duan ~ Monterey County Weekly ~   Ten Things to Puff On
Steve Wood, South Jersey Courier-Post ~   A group of pro-cannabis activists plan to march to the State House in Trenton on Saturday, to speak out and smoke out.
Niraj Chokshi ~ The Washington Post ~   Hoping to build on consecutive electoral victories, advocates say they have secured the first state marijuana legalization ballot measure for 2016.
Tenth Amedndment Center   JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Mar. 12, 2015) – By a 10-1 vote yesterday, a Missouri state House committee approved a bill that would authorize the farming, production, and sale of industrial hemp in the state, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same.