EXCLUSIVE: Cannabis Oil Activist Shona Banda, Now Facing Felony Charges, Speaks Out

A cannabis oil activist and patient could be facing anywhere between 138 to 204 months behind bars after her son spoke out about medical marijuana in school.

KANSAS:  In April, Truth in Media published an exclusive interview with Shona Banda, a cannabis oil activist and Crohn’s disease survivor whose home was raided by Garden City, KS police and 11-year-old son was seized by the Kansas Department for Children and Families after her son spoke out about medical marijuana during an anti-drug presentation in Read the full article…

Vote To Decriminalize Marijuana Passes In Wichita

Voters in Wichita voted to decriminalize marijuana on Tuesday night.

KANSAS:  Voters in Wichita went to the polls on Tuesday and approved easing penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana. The final results came in at 9:15 p.m. Wichita Question YES …… 20075 / 54% NO …… 17091 / 45% Precinct Reported 0153, Eligible Precinct 0153 The proposed ordinance does not legalize marijuana. It makes first-time Read the full article…

Wichita Voters Asked To Decide On Marijuana Ballot Issue

Voters in Wichita will decide on Tuesday whether to approve a ballot that seeks to ease penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana.

KANSAS:  Voters in Wichita will decide whether to approve a ballot that seeks to ease penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana. The issue is on the ballot for Tuesday’s municipal election in Wichita. The proposed ordinance does not legalize marijuana. It makes first-time possession a criminal infraction with a $50 fine. Under state law, Read the full article…

Vote This Week Could Put Marijuana Petition On April Ballot

The Wichita City Council will vote at its next meeting to put the issue on the ballot or not.

KANSAS:  We will know on Tuesday whether or not Wichitans will vote on a marijuana petition in April. The petition looks to lesson the fines and eliminate jail time for marijuana possession within the city. The Wichita City Council will vote at its next meeting to put the issue on the ballot or not. Council Read the full article…

Kansas Mulls Joining Marijuana Lawsuit Against Colorado

Attorney General has been considering legal action against Colorado's marijuana legalization for months.

KANSAS:  Kansas hasn’t decided whether to join a lawsuit filed by other states against Colorado over its legalization of marijuana even though the two states share a border. Spokeswoman Jennifer Rapp said Friday that Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has been considering legal action against Colorado for months. But she said in an email that Read the full article…

Marijuana Decriminalization Petition 47 Signatures Short, Election Commissioner Certifies

While the cultivation, sale and possession of marijuana might be legal on a Native American Reservation, South Dakota law still bans it off reservation and for non-Natives.

KANSAS:  A petition to let voters decide whether to decriminalize marijuana has fallen 47 signatures short of forcing its way onto the Wichita city ballot, the county’s election chief certified Friday. Backers of the petition plan to challenge that count, saying some legitimate voters appeared to have improperly excluded over registration and timing technicalities. There Read the full article…

Advocates For Wichita Decriminalization Of Marijuana Turn In Petitions

A bill that cleared the Illinois House on Thursday would put possession of small amounts of marijuana on par with traffic tickets.

KANSAS:  Advocates of reducing penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana in Wichita turned in petitions to the city seeking to have the question put on the November ballot. Petition organizers say they collected more than 5,800 signatures, more than twice the number needed to put the issue to a vote. The proponents want to Read the full article…

Group Installs Billboard Backing Legal Marijuana In Kansas

The push for legalization has also received support from a prominent senior citizens' group, although they are only supporting legalized pot only for medicinal use.

KANSAS: A local group has taken to a very public way to push for legalized marijuana. Fire It Up Kansas recently paid for an ad on a digital billboard near the Kansas Star Casino demanding the state legislature to legalize, tax and regulate the sale of marijuana.