Saturday, November 10, 2012


  • Colorado, Washington Pot Legalization: States Await Federal Response To ...

    Votes this week by Colorado and Washington to allow adult marijuana possession have prompted what could be a turning point in the nation's conflicted and confusing war on drugs.

  • Marijuana possession cases in Washington state going up in smoke

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Prosecutors in Washington state's two most populous counties plan to dismiss scores of misdemeanor marijuana possession cases following passage of a landmark voter initiative earlier this week to legalize pot for adult recreational use.

  • Mexico's anti-drug strategy upside down after Colorado legalizes marijuana

    The legalization of the use of recreational marijuana in Colorado and Washington states has changed the rules of the game for the anti-drug efforts in Mexico.

  • Legal Marijuana in Two States: What Happens Next?

    A few months back, I saw a terrific presentation at AEI on what marijuana legalization in a couple of states might mean. The first, most obvious result: cheaper marijuana in other states. If it's possible to buy cheap, legal pot in one place, then it's ...

  • 2 RI men nabbed for growing illegal marijuana

    JOHNSTON, R.I. (AP) - Undercover Rhode Island state police officers delivering a shipment of high-grade marijuana from California have arrested two Johnston men who had about 100 marijuana plants growing in the basement of their homes together with ...

  • Covering the marijuana business is no party

    DENVER (MarketWatch) - To whom it may concern: Chris Walsh is a talented business journalist who does not smoke pot. If you give Walsh a pre-employment drug test, the only thing you will find in his pee is newspaper ink.

  • How will the legalization of marijuana affect business like Boeing and ...

    DAVE: Just like someone in this column has to keep your false arguments about the issue being a "war on drugs" from obscuring the basic brain chemistry truth of marijuana? I certainly plead guilty. The bottom line is that alcohol, used even to twice ...

  • Kansas braces for effects of Colorado marijuana vote

    7, 2012 file photo, a medical marijuana plant grows at the Northwest Patient Resource Center medical marijuana dispensary, in Seattle.

  • Two states await federal response to marijuana measures

    DENVER - Should marijuana be treated like alcohol? Or should it remain in the same legal category as heroin and the most-dangerous drugs?

  • Medical marijuana law will challenge overseers

    Voters' approval of medical use of marijuana on Tuesday is already prompting questions about the readiness of beleaguered state health regulators, local communities, and police to oversee the retail outlets where the drug will be sold.

  • Mayor questions marijuana dispensary permit

    MONTPELIER - Mayor John Hollar said Friday he has concerns about the possibility of a medical marijuana dispensary in the city and about how the City Council became aware of the issue.

  • Appellate court blocks return of marijuana to Springs man

    Crouse and his attorney Cliff Black were again poised for a 4:30 p.m trip to the Colorado Springs Police Operations Center to get back 6 pounds of refined marijuana and more than 50 pot plants seized by officers more than a year ago in a criminal case ...

  • Feds seek to seize medical marijuana farm sites

    The federal government is attempting to take possession of two Applegate Valley properties allegedly used by the High Hopes Farm to grow marijuana under the state's medical-marijuana program but in violation of federal law banning cannabis cultivation.

  • Marijuana Charges in WA Dismissed

    Close on the heels of Tuesday's vote in Washington to legalize recreational marijuana, two of the state's most populous counties are already taking the first steps to its enactment.

  • After Passage Of Legalization Initiative, 220 Marijuana Cases Dismissed In ...

    Following the successful passage of a state referendum legalizing small amounts of marijuana for recreational use, two county prosecutors in Washington state have dismissed hundreds of misdemeanor marijuana cases. Although, the effective date of the ...

  • Medical Marijuana Advocates Take Fight to DC

    As the Executive Director of Americans for Safe Access, it's my privilege to meet and facilitate the work of medical cannabis advocates throughout the nation.

  • Marijuana decriminalized in five Mich. cities, but police still plan to make ...

    (CBS/AP) DETROIT - Residents in a handful of Michigan cities voted to decriminalize the personal use and possession of small amounts of marijuana on Tuesday, but police in at least one of the locales say they plan to make arrests anyway, reports CBS ...

  • Marriage, Marijuana and Women Triumph

    Further west, Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. But with those answers, they've created a whole new set of questions to be answered by the federal government, in particular the Justice ...

  • Colo., Wash. await federal marijuana response

    By By KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press - 1 minute ago. DENVER (AP) - Two states that approved recreational use of marijuana are waiting to hear how the federal government intends respond to the measures.

  • Medical Marijuana Grower Chris Williams Faces 80 Years in Prison

    On September 27th, Chris Williams, co-founder of Montana Cannabis, was found guilty on eight counts of marijuana and related firearms charges, despite his state's medical marijuana law. These charges carry a mandatory minimum sentence of more than 80 ...

No comments:

Post a Comment