Bold Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure Proposed in California

CALIFORNIA: Attitudes towards marijuana are changing across the nation, and subsequently, so are the laws. But none have been as bold as the newly proposed California Hemp Act 2014 (CHA) recently filed by the California Cannabis Hemp Initiative 2014 (CCHI). The CHA would essentially legalize all marijuana and hemp, but unlike laws in a select few Read the full article…

Bold Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure Proposed in California

CALIFORNIA: Attitudes towards marijuana are changing across the nation, and subsequently, so are the laws. But none have been as bold as the newly proposed California Hemp Act 2014 (CHA) recently filed by the California Cannabis Hemp Initiative 2014 (CCHI). The CHA would essentially legalize all marijuana and hemp, but unlike laws in a select few Read the full article…

Amid ‘Gold Rush’ To Legal Pot Sales, Many Questions Remain

WASHINGTON: Calling it a “gold rush mentality,” Washington state’s top marijuana consultant predicts that thousands of people will apply for licenses to sell and produce the drug for recreational use as the state prepares to open 334 pot stores by June 1, 2014.

Harrisburg, PA Has A Chance To Have A National Impact On Marijuana Reform

PENNSYLVANIA: The memo issued last week by the US Department of Justice, which signaled the feds will not interfere in states allowing commercial marijuana sales, will not put an end to more than 20,000 annual arrests for pot possession in Pennsylvania. But it does give lawmakers in Harrisburg an important opportunity to have a national impact. The Read the full article…

Harrisburg, PA Has A Chance To Have A National Impact On Marijuana Reform

PENNSYLVANIA: The memo issued last week by the US Department of Justice, which signaled the feds will not interfere in states allowing commercial marijuana sales, will not put an end to more than 20,000 annual arrests for pot possession in Pennsylvania. But it does give lawmakers in Harrisburg an important opportunity to have a national impact. The Read the full article…

John McCain On Marijuana: ‘Maybe We Should Legalize’

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Sen. John McCain indicated he may be changing his stance on marijuana legalization during a town hall event in Arizona on Thursday. Arizona Daily Star columnist Tim Steller tweeted that McCain said “maybe we should legalize” during the Phoenix event: McCain isn’t the first one in his family to show signs of support for marijuana Read the full article…

Washington State Unveils Recreational Pot Rules

WASHINGTON: Recreational pot users in Washington state would have as many as 334 stores where they would be able to buy marijuana for their smoking pleasure, and the first could open as early as next spring under new regulations released this week.

Colorado Marijuana Law Worries Cheyenne Police Chief

WYOMING: The impact on Cheyenne of Colorado’s new law allowing the recreational use of marijuana isn’t known yet because the neighboring state is still working on rules to govern sales, the city’s police chief says.