NYC police commish Bill Bratton dispenses some confusing cannabis logic

New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton had some choice words about cannabis legalization in an interview with host John Catsimatidis on AM 970’s Cats Roundtable radio show…

‘We've got to rethink the so-called War on Drugs’: Sanders goes pro-pot in California

Bernie Sanders is turning to marijuana to bolster his credentials in California ahead of the crucial Democratic primary there.

The Vermont senator told a rally in bea…

Marijuana buffalo jerky to be made at Aspen facility

ASPEN — Pitkin County’s first facility approved to produce pot edibles will make marijuana buffalo jerky.

The Aspen Times reports commissioners granted a one-year license to High Mountain Taxi o…

Op-ed: California cities shouldn't hide from legal marijuana

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Orange County cities need to get their acts together on medical marijuana and the potential legalization of recreational pot. So far, only Santa Ana has been t…

Medical marijuana growers in Oregon flying under radar

MEDFORD, Ore. — Only a handful of medical marijuana growers have applied for Jackson County permits to keep growing on rural residential land — even though growers without perm…

Why Nebraska medical marijuana groups delay petition effort

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska groups pushing for approval of medical marijuana in the state have decided to delay a petition drive to put the question on the ballot because of the time and expense requ…

Another state gets serious about allowing marijuana to treat PTSD

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Rhode Island Senate has passed a bill that would approve the use of marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder.

The legislation passed by a 36-0 vote on Thursday.

Illinois marijuana decriminalization bill heading to gov’s desk

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Legislation to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana in Illinois is on its way to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s desk.

The House approved the measure Wednesday on a…

Wisconsin Indian tribe: We won't plant any more hemp — for now

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The leader of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin says it won’t plant a new crop of industrial hemp until a federal judge resolves the tribe’s lawsuit against the federal Dru…

Getting high in concert venues is still illegal in Colorado, but should it be?

With audience members and comedians consuming marijuana in nearly every way conceivable, the live recording of talk show “Getting Doug With High” on Monday night in Denver felt like…