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A push in Mexico City to legalize marijuana use

Last year, voters in Colorado and Washington state approved initiatives legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. While the details are being worked out, those watching the developments are in not only the United States. Mexico, too, is taking note, having paid an enormous price waging a costly — and, to a certain degree, futile — years-long crusade against drugs in consonance with the international community’s Read the full article…

Don’t Invest in Medical Marijuana Public Companies Just Yet

Nineteen states plus Washington DC have legalized medical marijuana with legislation pending in six more states. Washington and Colorado have even legalized the sale of marijuana for recreational purposes. In the wake of this trend, I was hired by a consortium of successful California medical marijuana growers to explore how they could create a public company, attract investors Read the full article…

Don't Invest in Medical Marijuana Public Companies Just Yet

Nineteen states plus Washington DC have legalized medical marijuana with legislation pending in six more states. Washington and Colorado have even legalized the sale of marijuana for recreational purposes. In the wake of this trend, I was hired by a consortium of successful California medical marijuana growers to explore how they could create a public company, attract investors Read the full article…

Indiana Marijuana Laws A Step Back In Time

INDIANA:  A recent Pew Research Center poll found that for the first time a majority of Americans favor legalizing the use of marijuana. Indiana Governor Mike Pence is not among them.With the rest of the United States moving toward relaxing the marijuana laws, Indiana seems to be bravely marching into the past. The Hoosier State’s penalties Read the full article…

A Wisconsin dad faces deportation for smoking weed as a teenager

WISCONSIN: By the time Alex Timofeev got home from work at the Nakoma Country Club, had dinner and relaxed with his customary cup of tea, it was past midnight. When the doorbell rang in the early morning he tried to ignore it. But the ringing was insistent so he left his fiancée in bed, threw Read the full article…

Stopping Medical Marijuana Won’t Make Chris Christie President

NEW JERSEY: Since then-governor John Corzine signed it into law in January 2010, New Jersey’s medical marijuana program has been a thorn in Chris Christie’s side. It’s been ignored, railed against, tacitly allowed, barely instituted and red-taped to death, all within the span of Christie’s term in office, and all by the man himself. Christie’s reluctance Read the full article…

Would The Legalization Of Marijuana Eliminate The Black Market?

With the nation’s mindset toward marijuana seemingly shifting in favor of reforming our country’s drug policy, one of the popular topics of discussion is the probable elimination of the black market via legalizing drugs. So, would legalizing marijuana on a nationwide basis indeed eradicate the black market’s source of income? Or would it be necessary to Read the full article…

Would The Legalization Of Marijuana Eliminate The Black Market?

With the nation’s mindset toward marijuana seemingly shifting in favor of reforming our country’s drug policy, one of the popular topics of discussion is the probable elimination of the black market via legalizing drugs. So, would legalizing marijuana on a nationwide basis indeed eradicate the black market’s source of income? Or would it be necessary to Read the full article…