Legalizing marijuana: What Oregon Can Learn From Colorado About Regulating Edible Pot

"You're telling these people, 'Here is a Reese's peanut butter (cup) look-alike. It's got 100 milligrams of THC in it. Cut it into 10 pieces,'" said Meg Collins, an executive at Good Chemistry, a Denver-based chain of marijuana shops.

COLORADO: For all the care Colorado took in launching its regulated marijuana industry last year, it turns out the state misjudged the willpower of the typical American when it comes to chocolate. Colorado early on established a single serving of marijuana as 10 milligrams of THC, but left it to giddy and often novice consumers of Read the full article…

Marijuana-Legalization Supporters See Next Battleground In California

The state is expected to play an anchor role in a push for pot legalization in the 2016 election

CALIFORNIA:  After victories in Oregon; Washington, D.C.; and Alaska, marijuana-legalization supporters are setting their sights on the next battleground: California. The state is expected to play an anchor role in a push for pot legalization in the 2016 election, said Ethan Nadelmann, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, which backed this fall’s legalization campaigns. Read the full article…

Marijuana Farmers Markets Budding Trend On West Coast

A new kind of farmers market is budding on the West Coast -- medical marijuana farmers markets.

WASHINGTON:  With farmers markets all the rage these days, especially in the summer, a new kind of farmers market is budding on the West Coast — medical marijuana farmers markets. Marijuana use prescribed by a doctor is legal in 23 states, and farmers markets featuring locally grown cannabis and other marijuana products have begun to Read the full article…