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.
Joel Landau ~ New York Daily News ~   The parents of a 16-year-old girl who was prescribed medical marijuana for her seizures has filed a lawsuit for her to allowed to take her medication in school.
Jeremiah Vandermeer ~ Cannabis Culture ~   The original worldwide marijuana protest is back this Saturday, May 2. Share the Global Marijuana March Posters from cities around the world.
The Columbian ~   Antiquated federal law on pot hampers states 
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.”
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.