Decriminalization Arrives, And D.C. Police Prepare For Sea Change In Marijuana Laws

Starting Thursday possession of less than one ounce of marijuana in D.C. will only get a $25 ticket, not jail time.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  On Wednesday, a D.C. cop who catches someone carrying a small amount of marijuana is required to launch his suspect on an onerous journey through the criminal justice system — one likely to involve handcuffs, fingerprinting and forensic analysis. On Thursday, that same cop will face the simpler task of pulling out Read the full article…

The First Pot Stock Billionaire Says His Penny Stock Could Be A Little High

The average daily volume of about 10,900 shares has been light this year, but someone is buying the stock and the $117 it closed at on Friday makes Mackay the world’s first pot stock billionaire thanks to his 15.7 million shares in CannaVest.

NEVADA:  You have probably never heard of Bart Mackay, a 57-year-old Las Vegas lawyer who works on various ventures like Dot Vegas, which operates the .Vegas top-level domain. But on paper, Mackay is the first pot stock billionaire. Mackay’s holdings in CannaVest, which bills itself as the world’s leading hemp-based investment company, are valued at Read the full article…

Pot For Potholes: The Push To Legalize Marijuana

When you go talk to people, the same thing we're hearing time and time again, our current policies are destructive to families,” said Jacob Regan, a marijuana activist from Grand Rapids. Regan said this would also greatly reduce the number of young people who enter the adult world with a criminal blemish from pot use.

MICHIGAN:  – Last week Newschannel 3 told you about the movement to put toll booths on highways to pay for road repairs. Now there’s a new proposal that would pump money into our ailing roads by legalizing and taxing marijuana. It’s being called “pot for potholes”.

Pot For Potholes: The Push To Legalize Marijuana

When you go talk to people, the same thing we're hearing time and time again, our current policies are destructive to families,” said Jacob Regan, a marijuana activist from Grand Rapids. Regan said this would also greatly reduce the number of young people who enter the adult world with a criminal blemish from pot use.

MICHIGAN:  – Last week Newschannel 3 told you about the movement to put toll booths on highways to pay for road repairs. Now there’s a new proposal that would pump money into our ailing roads by legalizing and taxing marijuana. It’s being called “pot for potholes”.