Nevada residents convicted of simple marijuana possession could get a new lease on life if one state lawmaker gets his way. Introduced by Assemblyman William McCurdy II, Assembly Bill 259 would vacate the convictions of Nevada residents who had been caught with one ounce or less of marijuana before Jan. 1, 2017.
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Cannabis sales in the state of Washington hit $212 million in the second quarter of 2016, marking the first time cannabis sales have exceeded $200 million in a single quarter.
On Sept. 2, 2016, residents of Christiania, a Danish free town in Copenhagen, started tearing down stalls selling cannabis on the town’s main street.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Nearly 500 patients suffering intractable pain have registered to buy medical marijuana starting Monday.
On July 23, 2016, officials with the town of Hugo, Colorado announced that the town’s water supply is free of contamination.
For many marijuana enthusiasts, the idea of having marijuana on tap sounds like a dream; however, for the residents of one small town, that dream is now an unwelcome reality.
On May 17, 2016, Oakland City Council approved the Dispensary Equity Permit Program, a program that requires half of new dispensary permits to be reserved for residents of East Oakland or those convicted of a marijuana-related offense within the past 10 years.
In Michigan, a recent survey revealed that approximately 53 percent of voters in the state support the legalization of recreational marijuana.
A bill has been introduced into the Michigan Senate that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state.
Representatives with the Oregon Cannabis Association visited the Oregon State Capitol in Salem last week to testify regarding residency requirements for marijuana growers and other issues in the marijuana community.
On Dec. 1, 2015, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board adopted an amendment regarding license conditions for its final marijuana regulations, requiring business license applicants to be full-time residents of the state.
By now most people accept that the “Reefer Madness” depiction of marijuana is ludicrous, but many still question the medical safety of marijuana; and a new study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence only serves to stoke those fires.
As states all over the country begin to change and then implement their own marijuana laws, either for a medical or recreational market, clashes with federal law continue to occur, and in some of the strangest waters—in some cases quite literally.
ebbu LLC is looking to make waves in the growing marijuana market, but first it will have to navigate the tricky waters of venture capital funding in its home state of Colorado.
In legal terms, reciprocity refers to one state’s recognition of the effect of another state’s law, and the illustration usually given is driver’s licenses.
CARSON CITY — Preliminary estimates suggest that Nevada’s medical marijuana program could generate as much as $10 million in excise taxes to the public schools in the upcoming two-year budget.
A common misconception about medical marijuana is that the program is often abused and is more about getting people high than helping sick people. You can see this narrative play out in Florida as the Vote No on 2 campaign continues.
Since New York passed the Compassionate Care Act, there’s been a lot of buzz surrounding the state and its upcoming medical cannabis program and the benefits of medicinal marijuana.