More Marijuana Articles

  • Could marijuana be the key to 2014 turnout?

    Having marijuana legalization on the ballot could entice some Americans to come out to the polls during the 2014 midterm elections, when turnout is usually low, according to a new poll from George Washington University. It found 69 percent of respondents said they would be “much more” or...

  • Medical marijuana support transcends political lines

    PUEBLO WEST, Colo. -- It's 9 a.m. on a weekday, and I'm at the Marisol Therapeutics pot shop. This is serious business. Security is tight. ID checks are frequent. Merchandise is strictly regulated, labeled, wrapped and controlled. The store is clean, bright and safe. The staffers are courteous...

  • Oregon dismays medical pot shops with munchies ban

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Hash brownies, space cakes and other pot-laced munchies won't be among the items allowed at Oregon medical marijuana dispensaries, state officials said, and that's drawn criticism from pot-shop advocates. The Oregon Health Authority released draft rules late Wednesday for...

  • Jackson prison worker accused of smuggling pot

    JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a food worker at a Michigan prison has been arrested after trying to smuggle two large bags of marijuana. Corrections Department spokesman Russ Marlan tells the Detroit Free Press (http://on.freep.com/1l798zb ) that the bust occurred Wednesday at the...

  • AP Interview: Feinstein against legalizing pot

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Wednesday joined Gov. Jerry Brown in expressing skepticism about legalizing marijuana in California for recreational purposes. The state's senior senator told The Associated Press in a telephone interview that one of her concerns is the potential for...

  • 6 face charges following medical marijuana raids

    SPRINGFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Six people are facing charges following raids last June on three medical marijuana dispensaries in southern Michigan. The Calhoun County prosecutor issued warrants Friday in the Springfield raids and Michigan State Police have begun to make arrests. Chief Assistant...

  • Marijuana packaging law clarified in Colorado

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado clarified its marijuana packaging requirements Monday, extending to medical pot the same restrictions in place for recreational pot. Gov. John Hickenlooper, who signed the bill into law, called it an important clarification to make sure minors don't illegally access...

  • Md. House passes medical marijuana bill

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A measure to get Maryland's ineffective medical-marijuana law working cleared the Maryland House of Delegates by a large margin Monday. The House voted 123-13 for the bill, which now goes to the state Senate. The measure makes significant changes to a state law enacted...

  • Marijuana study in veterans wins federal backing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government has signed off on a long-delayed study looking at marijuana as a treatment for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, a development that drug researchers are hailing as a major shift in U.S. policy. The Department of Health and Human Services'...

  • California governor unsure legal pot is good plan

    California Gov. Jerry Brown said he is not sure legalizing marijuana is a good idea in his state because the country could lose its competitive edge if too many people are getting stoned.

  • Patients wary of possible medical cannabis changes

    Dozens of marijuana plants await harvest at a production site for "Loaded Soda," an Olympia-based business that provides marijuana-infused sodas, vitamin waters and other products to more than 400 medical marijuana collectives throughout the state.



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