Confusion Over Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Law Leads To Patient Arrests

Persistent confusion surrounding Massachusetts’ 18-month-old medical marijuana law has led to criminal charges or civil citations against people who thought they were playing by the rules.

MASSACHUSETTS: Nathan Marrin was stunned when West Springfield police seized his marijuana during a traffic stop last month and slapped him with a $100 citation. After all, he had shown them a doctor’s letter indicating that he needed the drug to treat his anxiety. In Spencer, Andrzej Conner is still furious about his arrest last May Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Shops Look To 'Color Inside The Lines'

Rachel Schaefer of Denver smokes marijuana at Club 64, a marijuana-specific social club in Denver.

MONTANA: Medical marijuana businesses worried that federal agents will close them down now have a road map to avoid prosecution, courtesy of the Justice Department’s decision to allow legal pot in Colorado and Washington state.