Harrisburg, PA Has A Chance To Have A National Impact On Marijuana Reform

A bill being introduced Monday would amend the Controlled Substances Act -- the federal law that criminalizes marijuana -- to exempt plants with an extremely low percentage of THC, the chemical that makes users high.

PENNSYLVANIA: The memo issued last week by the US Department of Justice, which signaled the feds will not interfere in states allowing commercial marijuana sales, will not put an end to more than 20,000 annual arrests for pot possession in Pennsylvania. But it does give lawmakers in Harrisburg an important opportunity to have a national impact. The Read the full article…

Harrisburg, PA Has A Chance To Have A National Impact On Marijuana Reform

The Keystone State is unlikely to legalize cannabis anytime soon, but change is in the wind.

PENNSYLVANIA: The memo issued last week by the US Department of Justice, which signaled the feds will not interfere in states allowing commercial marijuana sales, will not put an end to more than 20,000 annual arrests for pot possession in Pennsylvania. But it does give lawmakers in Harrisburg an important opportunity to have a national impact. The Read the full article…

John McCain On Marijuana: ‘Maybe We Should Legalize’

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., "Maybe We Should Legalize"

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Sen. John McCain indicated he may be changing his stance on marijuana legalization during a town hall event in Arizona on Thursday. Arizona Daily Star columnist Tim Steller tweeted that McCain said “maybe we should legalize” during the Phoenix event: McCain isn’t the first one in his family to show signs of support for marijuana Read the full article…

Marijuana industry prepares for 2014, but is Colorado ready?

Kate Panetta of Natural Remedies, left, is preparing medical marijuana for a customer at the dispensary. Denver, Colorado. August 29, 2013.

COLORADO:  In four months, adults in Colorado will be able to walk into a store, plunk down cash and leave with a drug that used to land people in prison.

Poll: Utahns support legalization of medical marijuana

57 percent of Utahns oppose legalizing marijuana for personal use but 61 percent support allowing individuals to use marijuana if their doctor has prescribed it.

UTAH: A new poll of registered voters has found that Utahns are opposed to the legalization of marijuana for recreational use but are supportive of allowing the use of cannabis for medical situations.

Federal marijuana enforcement directive cheered by legalization advocates

Obama administration is "deferring its right to challenge" marijuana legalization laws in states that permit pot and regulate the substance.

OREGON: News on Thursday that the federal government plans to ease back on some of its marijuana enforcement will provide momentum to architects of a marijuana legalization initiative in Portland, according to a supporter of legalization who is planning a get-out-the-vote barbecue in September