‘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…

How Will Legalization Happen in Ohio and Will it Happen in 2016?

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Things are heating up in Ohio when it comes to determining the fate of medical marijuana within the state. It is clear at this point that the majority of Ohioans are ready to see medical marijuana (in one form or another) legalized and even the lawmakers are taking note as they try to get

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…

Groundbreaking Unanimous Vote Gives Hope To Sick Kids

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Colorado patients have met with another success, as school districts will soon be forced to allow students access to cannabis medication on school property. One district doesn’t need to be forced, however. District 49 of El Paso County has gone above and beyond, with a measure unanimously su

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 One Step Closer To Legalization

May 20th at 10:23am

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The Illinois House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to decrease the penalty levied upon individuals found to be in possession of small amounts of cannabis, a move that could ease the criminal penalties for countless individuals in the state going forward.

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Hat-Trick Of Denial Lead By Congress Weed Witch Hunter

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Congress has been swatting away progress on cannabis like flies, shooting down not one but three measures on marijuana. Check out the video below to see the disappointing results unfold.

Amendment #1

The first amendment shot down, sponsored by Reps. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) and Jared Polis (D…