First NYC Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Open In January

NEW YORK: If there was any doubt about the national momentum on legalized marijuana use in America, consider this. There will be a medicinal marijuana dispensary right off New York City’s Union Square come January 2016. The dispensary on 14th Street between Second and Third Avenues will be run by Columbia Care, a New York City-based Read the full article…

Marijuana Decriminalization Coming To Philadelphia

PENNSYLVANIA: Philadelphia is a signature away from becoming the largest city in America to decriminalize marijuana possession, according to multiple published reports. Mayor Michael Nutter said Monday he will sign a bill that essentially fines people $25 for the possession of marijuana under an ounce, CBS Philly reported. A citation for possession would require an appearance before Read the full article…

Bill In Delaware Legislature Would Legalize Marijuana

DELAWARE: Delawareans could legally possess up to an ounce of marijuana for “personal use” under new legislation backed by Democratic lawmakers in both chambers of the General Assembly. The legislation would set the minimum age for marijuana possession at 21 and would only impose a $100 civil fine on anyone found consuming marijuana in a public place, including Read the full article…

Marijuana Bill Clears Georgia Committee

GEORGIA: Without opposition, a Georgia House committee Wednesday supported a bill to legalize medical marijuana in the state. That vote by the House Health Committee on House Bill 885 came around 6:45 p.m. State Representative Allen Peake says he expected his bill would be sent to the House Rules Committee and then hit the House floor Read the full article…

Marion Barry, DC Council Aim To Decriminalize Marijuana

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Thanks partly to D.C. councilman and former Mayor Marion Barry, the nation’s capital could soon join the states of Colorado and Washington in decriminalizing small amounts of non-medical marijuana. D.C. Councilman Tommy Wells proposed “The Simple Possession of Small Quantities Of Marijuana Decriminalization Amendment Act of 2013″ at a public hearing Wednesday.