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Marijuana Legislation

Anchorage Effort to Curb Legal Pot Use in Public Faces Backlash

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

An Anchorage Assembly ordinance that would ban consumption of marijuana in public places is under fire from pro-pot groups.

Christian Marijuana Dispensary Takes On The IRS

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.26.2014 | Small Business

A Christian medical marijuana dispensary and advocacy group could set a precedent for the industry’s financial rights after presenting arguments bef...

New York Governor To Announce Plans To Legalize Medical Marijuana

The 420 Times | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green
The 420 Times

It's been reported that New York's Governor Cuomo has a strategy to use executive action rather than legislative to bring the legal use of marijuana for medical dedications to his republic.

Michigan House Approves Important Medical Marijuana Legislation

The 420 Times | Posted 02.17.2014 | Detroit
The 420 Times

The Michigan House of Representatives voted to advance two important pieces of medical marijuana legislation that will now move to the Senate's chambers to be further scrutinized during 2014's legislative session.

Marijuana Legalization Is Inevitable In California, Polls Say

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Californians may be ready to legalize marijuana, polls continue to find. For the first time, a majority of Californians support pot legalization, a...

State To Feds: A Little Clarity, Guys?

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Wash., July 11 (Reuters) - Two Washington state regulators who are drafting rules for the state's newly ...

Prosecutors, Law Enforcement Must Consider Medicine Before Marijuana in Arrests

Michael Komorn | Posted 06.02.2013 | Detroit
Michael Komorn

Law-abiding patients possessing well below the state-approved amount of medical marijuana are forced to defend themselves in court for following the law. The Linden arrest policy is seemingly bent on circumventing Michigan's medical marijuana law.

Florida's War On Bongs

Posted 04.02.2013 | Miami

Eighteen states and D.C. have passed medical marijuana legislation but in Florida, the "Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act" can't even get a hearing in...

Maryland Lawmaker Proposes Marijuana Bill

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

Marylanders take note: marijuana may soon be legal your state. Delegate Curt Anderson (D) introduced a bill Thursday that would legalize marijuana ...

Senator Romer: We Need To Destigmatize Medical Marijuana

Chris Romer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Chris Romer

We need to propose a model that will not only destigmatize medical marijuana by working to keep it out of the hands of those who would only seek to use it recreationally, but more importantly to create a fair and regulated market that is best for the patients who can benefit immensely from it.

Pot Arrests An Epidemic In New York

AlterNet | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York -- There are two things that need to be understood about marijuana arrests in New York City. First, possession of less than an ounce of ma...