San Jose Leaders Eye Changes To Medical Marijuana Rules

City officials plan to ask the City Council to ease the rules Tuesday, allowing another five months for shops to sell through products obtained from "third-party" vendors and letting San Jose pot clubs buy and sell to one another.

CALIFORNIA: With just weeks to go before a December deadline for compliance, medical marijuana providers are still balking at some of San Jose‘s rules and city officials are offering to ease them. Nineteen pot providers have been seeking to meet San Jose’s regulatory requirements by Dec. 18. The rules, adopted in June 2014, restrict pot Read the full article…

Colorado Seeks Permission To Grow & Study Pot At State Universities

legalization of the drug here has raised questions about its health effects, questions that can only be answered by studying large amounts and different strains of marijuana.

COLORADO:  After years of trying to stamp out marijuana use on college campuses, Colorado officials are now asking the federal government to allow its state universities to grow their own pot. The reason, they say, is that the legalization of the drug here has raised questions about its health effects, questions that can only be Read the full article…

RI Could Become First State To Legalize Pot Without Voter Approval

Chafee discussed the possibility of "pot for potholes" – using marijuana sales revenue for infrastructure improvement – by passing a bill approved by state lawmakers.

RHODE ISLAND:  Governor Lincoln Chafee could become the first governor in America to legalize marijuana without putting the decision to the voters. After attending a meeting of the National Governors Association in Washington, D.C., last week, Chafee discussed the possibility of “pot for potholes” – using marijuana sales revenue for infrastructure improvement – by passing Read the full article…