Legislators Want To Put Marijuana Rules On The Fast Track, Clearing Up Details

The Senate Finance Committee on Friday further amended the bill that would update state laws following the legalization of recreational marijuana.

ALASKA:  With legalized marijuana a month away, lawmakers are hoping to fast track legislation they hope will clear up legal gray areas. On Friday, the Senate Judiciary Committee introduced Senate Bill 30 to address underage consumption, what constitutes a public place (because public consumption of marijuana will still be illegal) and addresses driving with marijuana. Read the full article…

Proposal Would Put Marijuana On Missouri Ballot

A team of nine “fact finders” are in Colorado to study the effects of marijuana legalization in that state.

MISSOURI:  Supporters of legalized marijuana are getting an early start on a petition drive to put the measure on Missouri’s 2016 ballot. Columbia attorney Dan Viets has already submitted an initiative petition to the secretary of state’s office. That’s the first step in an approval process that could clear the way for supporters to start collecting signatures from Read the full article…

Uruguay To Sell Legal Marijuana For $1 A Gram

Uruguay's first marijuana club seeks to open.

URUGUAY: Uruguay’s drug tsar says the country plans to sell legal marijuana for $1 a gram to combat drug-trafficking, according to a local newspaper. The plan to create a government-run legal marijuana industry has passed the lower house of Congress, and Uruguay’s president, José Mujica, expects to push it through the Senate soon as part of Read the full article…

Uruguay on verge of creating first national marijuana market

Uruguay's first marijuana club seeks to open.

URUGUAY: is poised to become the first nation to create a legal, regulated marijuana market, encouraging growers and sellers to produce enough pot to keep users from depending on illegal drug traffickers.