New Dating Site Courts The Cannabis Crowd

New dating website offers to bring together lovers who share the same appreciation for cannabis.

COLORADO:  Does the couple that gets high together get by together? A new dating website is seeking to answer that question by bringing together people who use marijuana. My420mate.com says it wants to match couples based on the ethos of the marijuana community. Miguel A. Lozano, founder of the site, says that lifestyle is more important than race Read the full article…

Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson Named Pot Company CEO

Cannabis Sativa Inc hires former New Mexico Gov

NEW MEXICO: A Nevada-based startup that plans on selling medical and recreational marijuana products named former New Mexico governor and U.S. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson as its CEO and president, the company announced Tuesday. The announcement came as Cannabis Sativa Inc. said it had acquired marijuana research business Kush while company officials work to navigate Read the full article…

Berkley Is Next Michigan City Expected To Vote On Easing Marijuana Penalties

"Just behind those people who live in suburban Wayne county, 55 percent of voters in Mid Michigan support the polls only 42 percent oppose," said Shields.

MICHIGAN: Volunteers who’ve walked the streets of Berkley for the last month said Monday they plan to turn in about 700 signatures today aimed at putting yet another marijuana-legalization question before yet another city’s voters. By the time the door-to-door campaigns end, similar questions likely will appear on ballots in nearly 20 communities around the state, Read the full article…

A Guide To NY’s Medical Marijuana Law

New York's program is particularly unique, in that it does not allow for smokable forms of the drug and sunsets after seven years.

NEW YORK:  The State Legislature voted last week to legalize medical marijuana, making New York the 23rd state, along with the District of Columbia, to allow use of the drug for medical purposes. Each state has unique restrictions on the drug, which remains illegal under federal law, and New York’s program is particularly unique, in Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana In Oregon: Dispensary Owners Meet With State Officials

Tom Burns, director off pharmacy programs with the Oregon Health Authority, met with Oregon dispensary owners Saturday in downtown Portland.

OREGON: For years, the medical marijuana industry in Oregon flourished unchecked, making up its own rules and counting on the tolerance of neighbors and law enforcement to survive. But now the industry has the state to deal with. More than 100 medical marijuana dispensary representatives gathered in downtown Portland Saturday to complain, question and comment on Read the full article…

Odds are increasing that D.C. Will Vote On Legalizing Marijuana — Despite Congress

Adam Eidinger, center foreground in plaid shirt, chairman of the D.C. Cannabis Campaign, and staffers show off stacks of collected signatures to get marijuana legalization on the November ballot.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Sixteen years ago, D.C. activists gathered signatures to let voters decide if the District should be among the first in the nation to legalize medical marijuana. Then Congress stepped in, and city officials were not even allowed to count the ballots that voters had cast. Inside a rented house in Northwest Washington, behind Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Cut Daughter’s Seizures 95%

Gov. Butch Otter has vetoed the bill that would have allowed parents of Idaho children with an intractable form of epilepsy to treat their kids with cannabidiol.

COLORADO:  Lawmakers in other parts of the country are watching Colorado to see the impact of its medical marijuana laws. In the next legislative session in Georgia, lawmakers will take another look at a medical marijuana bill. One of the major voices in that conversation comes from a 4-year-old who has just uttered her first Read the full article…

Federal Restrictions On Pot Are Under Review

The first potential actualization on the federal rescheduling of marijuana is finally happening.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The federal government is reviewing its heavy-handed restrictions on marijuana, Food and Drug Administration officials confirmed Monday. This is potentially huge news for marijuana legalization and medical marijuana advocates. If the review finds any medical value in marijuana, it could mark the beginning of the most significant shift in American drug policy since the war on drugs Read the full article…

Number Of Citations Issued For Public Marijuana Use In Denver Spikes In 2014

People have to learn. So there's always that learning process," said Denver Mayor Michael Hancock. "We have asked our officers and instructed them to be, to enforce the law.

COLORADO:  Public use of marijuana is prohibited throughout Colorado. Now six months into legalization, 7NEWS has discovered a spike in the number of citations issued in Denver. According to Denver police statistics, there were 181 citations issued in 2013. That compares to 351 citations since the start of this year. “People have to learn. So there’s Read the full article…