In a municipal move signifying the dying war on drugs, the city of Seattle is going to vacate convictions and dismiss charges for marijuana misdemeanors. Former U.S. Attorney and Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and City Attorney Pete Holmes made the announcement during a press conference on Feb. 8, 2018.
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Can children use medical marijuana on public school grounds? If you’re a particular 11-year-old girl from Illinois, then the answer is yes.
North American Cannabis Holdings, Inc. (USMJ) today issued a statement advising shareholders of an event-filled December.
The business of selling marijuana legally—for medical and recreational purposes—is expanding. But so are concerns that African-Americans are being shut out of this new industry.
One state senator has introduced a new bill that would greatly expand Utah’s limited medical marijuana program.
We do know that a slim majority of Americans support full legalization, and that most see legalization as inevitable, but does that mean anything in Nebraska?
Legalization and the black market are oil and water for the marijuana industry. Neither side of the law does the other side any favors.
National Public Radio’s recent story about “trimmigrants” was, for many listeners, the stuff that turns hair white. Far from hearing about the $500 that young seasonal trimmers can make for a 14-hour day, parents waited tensely for the phrase “shallow grave” at the end.
California’s Humboldt County is known for its towering redwoods. But this region about 200 miles north of San Francisco has another claim to fame: Humboldt is to weed what Napa is to fine wine — it’s the heart of marijuana production in the U.S.
Made-in-America marijuana is on a roll. More than half the states have now voted to permit pot for recreational or medical use, most recently Oregon and Alaska.
In Colorado and Washington recreational pot shops are now legal, while in Europe, “cannabis social clubs” have gotten creative. Ozy.com’s Laura Secorun Palet talks about the growth of these spaces.