DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: While Washington and Colorado work out how to regulate marijuana sales, at least 11 other states are considering legalizing it for recreational use, according to an analysis from Thomson Reuters’ WestlawNext. [Read more…]
Search Results for: maryland
MARYLAND: If the nation’s largest marijuana lobbying organization has its way, Maryland will legalize marijuana by 2017. [Read more…]
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: With most of Congress consumed in a Syria maelstrom, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., took a brief break Tuesday to chair a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on conflicts between federal and state marijuana laws. [Read more…]
One of America’s most prominent doctors says he has shifted his stance in support of medical marijuana.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta, chief medical correspondent at CNN and a CBS News contributing medical correspondent, wrote a post on CNN.com called, “Why I changed my mind on weed,” in which he describes his change of heart that occurred while filming a documentary, aptly titled, “Weed.” The documentary airs tonight, Sunday, August 11, 2013, on CNN at 8 pm EST [Read more…]
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Next Monday, Eric Holder will give a speech that we expect to propose some major policy shifts in the federal sentencing and enforcement arena. [Read more…]