More Marijuana Articles

  • Uruguay to limit pot buyers to 10 grams a week

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay is still writing the rules for its legal marijuana market, two weeks overdue now, and President Jose Mujica has asked that no details be released until the regulations are finally published on Friday or Monday. But The Associated Press has learned the reason...

  • Initiative seeks to legalize pot in Nevada

    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A pro-marijuana group hoping to ride a wave of mounting acceptance for cannabis filed an initiative petition Wednesday seeking to legalize recreational pot use in Nevada. The measure backed by a group called Campaign to Regulate Marijuana would allow adults 21 and...

  • Amsterdam may ban pot shops in Red Light district

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amsterdam has won court permission to ban marijuana cafes in its famous Red Light district, stepping up a crackdown on the city's freewheeling lifestyle. Marijuana is technically illegal in the Netherlands, but possession of small amounts is not prosecuted and it is sold...

  • Dispensaries in limbo as moratoriums sweep state

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Medical marijuana cardholders in some parts of Oregon will have to look harder than they expected for dispensaries as cities and counties throughout the state enact ordinances to keep the pot shops from opening within their borders. A total of 13 Oregon counties and more...

  • Tardy lawmakers push Alaska legal pot vote to fall

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A ballot measure that could make Alaska the third state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana is getting pushed back to the November ballot because lawmakers couldn't end their session on time. State election officials confirmed Monday that the marijuana...

  • Advocates make push to legalize marijuana in New Jersey

    Dozens of activists and community members have gathered at the steps of the New Jersey Statehouse to show their support for legalizing marijuana.

  • Colorado nears decision on spending pot taxes

    Colorado budget-writers are nearing a decision on how new marijuana taxes should be spent.

  • Medical marijuana moratoriums in 71 Oregon cities

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — At least 71 Oregon cities have moratoriums on medical marijuana dispensaries, and more than 40 others are considering bans, according to the League of Oregon Cities and the Association of Oregon Counties. The Legislature allowed local governments to impose a one-year...

  • Prosecutors confronting marijuana law's challenges

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A new law that will decriminalize marijuana in October involves some ambiguities that police and prosecutors are just beginning to confront. Under the law, possession of rolling papers, pipes and other marijuana accessories will remain a criminal offense. This means a...

  • O'Malley signs pot decriminalization bill

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley has signed a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana, starting Oct. 1. He says the bill could improve public safety by freeing police officers to focus on more serious threats. The Maryland State's Attorneys Association...

  • Medical pot measure could boost Florida Democrats

    Democrats in the nation's largest swing-state see the question of whether to legalize medical marijuana as a rare source of hope and high voter turnout in this year's midterm elections.

  • Democrats face dilemma on legalizing marijuana

    Legalizing marijuana is an issue made to order for the Democratic Party. A majority of Americans now supports the idea, and so do two out of three Democrats. Two states have done it, and several more may vote on it in 2016.

  • Colorado marijuana sales up slightly in 2nd month

    DENVER (AP) — Sales of recreational marijuana rose slightly in Colorado in the second month of retail sales, according to state tax estimates released Tuesday. But the modest growth left state lawmakers cautious on spending the pot tax money just yet. An estimate from the Colorado Department...

  • Steny Hoyer says he hasn't smoked pot

    House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer denied he ever smoked marijuana after hinting otherwise during his weekly briefing Tuesday with reporters. The Maryland Democrat, when asked about legislation to decriminalize marijuana that passed the Maryland legislature on Monday, said he supported the...

  • Md. lawmakers approve marijuana decriminalization

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's legislature has given final approval to a bill that would eliminate criminal charges for possessing small amounts of marijuana, and the governor says he plans to sign it. The Senate voted Monday to accept several compromises the House added over the weekend....



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