Two Albuquerque city councilors are pushing to decriminalize marijuana possession in cases where a person is caught with an ounce (28 grams) or less, saying their proposal will free up police time and resources to focus on more serious crimes.
After a unanimous decision, Nevada's Gaming Policy Committee has officially approved casino properties to continue hosting marijuana conventions, but buying, selling and consuming products on those properties are still not allowed.
Councilmember would 'rather see police spend their time on other crimes.'
Though states and the federal government remain at odds on marijuana legalization, the drug is gaining traction as a viable treatment in workers’ comp claims.
The state of Michigan has unveiled a universal symbol for labeling medical marijuana products sold in the state.
Workers in Maine no longer have to worry about getting in trouble at work for smoking marijuana in their off time.
Seattle will move to repeal misdemeanor marijuana charges that were prosecuted before Washington legalized pot in 2012, City Mayor Jenny Durkan and City Attorney Pete Holmes announced during a press conference Thursday.
Medical marijuana advocate Shona Banda was sentenced on Friday to 12 months of mail-in probation after being convicted in August of possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to manufacture, a level-five drug felony, following approval of a plea agreement.
Napa’s largest law firm, Dickenson Peatman & Fogarty, has made a name for itself serving the legal needs of the wine industry. Now it plans to do the same with another controlled substance – cannabis.
A court ruling last month in the Massachusetts Supreme Court might end up having a major impact in the nation’s workplaces, regarding the issue of employees using medical marijuana.
Among the host of uncertainties they face, cannabis industry entrepreneurs might wonder if they can patent marijuana products -- after all, they are still illegal at the federal level.
When it comes to the perils of cannabis and driving, there’s a lot to take into consideration.
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) – In Dallas, being caught with some marijuana may not mean a trip to jail anymore.
Kansas City voters on Tuesday decided to lower penalties in city court for people caught with small amounts of marijuana.
A Texas high school teacher can use marijuana in Colorado, where it is legal, and should not get into trouble for it in her home state, where it is illegal, an administrative law judge ruled.
Recreational marijuana is becoming legal in more jurisdictions throughout the US and is being used medically at an even greater rate.