07/30/14 04:15 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor wants to speed up the implementation of the state's new medical marijuana law to help children with epilepsy get medication more quickly. Right now it's expected to take 18 months for the state to get the medical marijuana program up and running. Many...
07/29/14 09:30 AM
MARISSA, Ill. (AP) — A southwestern Illinois county has signed off on a planned $7-million medical marijuana venture near the town of Marissa. The Belleville News-Democrat (http://bit.ly/1nXHzIP ) reports that the St. Clair County board voted 21 to 4 on Monday in favor of the farm proposal,...
By Paul Bedard | 07/25/14 12:24 PM
As states move to decriminalize and even legalize marijuana, most Latinos in a new poll said that a dope conviction should not be grounds for deporting illegal immigrants.
07/25/14 09:30 AM
DENVER (AP) — Pot may be legal in some states — but the neighbors don't have to like it. Marijuana and hemp have joined wacky paint colors and unsightly fences as common neighborhood disputes facing homeowners' associations. Though a few HOAs have willingly changed their rules to accommodate...
07/24/14 05:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia activists plan to ask a congressman who wants to block the city from liberalizing its marijuana laws to handle a host of other local concerns. Republican Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland attached an amendment to a spending bill that would block the city from...
07/23/14 04:00 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois doctors, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice organizations are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state's new medical marijuana program. Medical professionals find themselves at the center of a quickly changing legal landscape with minimal scientific...
07/22/14 06:01 PM
SEATTLE (AP) — The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle will be put on display at the city's Museum of History and Industry after a woman donated part of her purchase Tuesday. Deb Greene, a 65-year-old retiree, waited all night to be first in line at the Cannabis City store when...
By Blake Seitz | 07/07/14 07:59 PM
City Council members in Berkeley, Calif., were voting Monday on an ordinance that would require medical marijuana dispensaries to fork over a portion of their inventory to low-income and homeless residents.
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/07/14 01:18 PM
Washington will become the second state in the nation to legally sell recreational marijuana on Tuesday. The first state was Colorado on January 1.
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