Tag: legalization


POLITICS

States Voice Disapproval of Sessions' Cannabis Memo

"We will not be bullied by an administration that seems obsessed with dismantling things that are actually working," - Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan.

On Thursday, Jeff Sessions reversed an Oba... Read More »


POLITICS

Opioid Related Deaths Drop 6% in Colorado

More studies conclude cannabis is a safe alternative to opioids.

The opioid epidemic has destroyed communities across the US for almost 15 years now, but that tr... Read More »


POLITICS

Senator Hatch Introduces Pun Filled Press Release to Introduce Medical Marijuana Research Bill

It's not what you would expect from an 83-year-old Mormon! This news release from Senator Orrin Hatch is filled with cannabis puns like “It’s high time to address research into medical marijuana." ... Read More »


POLITICS

Teen marijuana use falls to 20-year low, defying legalization opponents’ predictions

The last time Marijuana use among teens was this low... 1994.

Starting in 2016 with the legalization of cannabis in Washington and Oregon, rates of marijuana among the nations 12 to 17 year... Read More »


POLITICS

Vote Protecting Medical Marijuana States Blocked by House GOP

This past Wednesday, several lawmakers met to decide if the House should vote on an amendment that would prevent the Justice Department from pursuing states that have legalized medical marijuana. T... Read More »


COMMUNITY

Nevada Declares State of Emergency Due to Recreational Marijuana

Nevada’s cannabis entrepreneurs tried exceptionally hard to be ready by July 4th.

It was a mad dash up to the end as cannabusinesses rushed to meet the deadli... Read More »


LEGALIZATION

Nevada Legalization to Begin 6 Months Early

Nevada residents voted yes by about 55% to legalizing marijuana in November 2016. The Marijuana Policy Project backed this initiative, which required the state to initiate sales by 2018. ... Read More »