cannabis legalization

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Changes Stance on Cannabis, Says Legalization Can Work

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Changes Stance on Cannabis, Says Legalization Can Work

To say that Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has been less than enthusiastic about presiding over the legalization of recreational cannabis in his state would be quite an understatement. During campaign season last fall, he called legalization “reckless.” Of course, that opinion hadn’t stopped him from courting  funding from NORML for his re-election. His inability to […]

California AG Sees a ‘Certain Inevitability’ To Legal Marijuana

California AG Sees a ‘Certain Inevitability’ To Legal Marijuana

The following article was written by John Peoples and was originally published by Marijuana.com. It is reprinted with permission.  Based on the success of pro-marijuana ballot measures in the recent mid-term elections, proponents of legalizing cannabis are watching California closely as the 2016 election approaches. Folks within the marijuana industry think legalization in California will […]

Post Halloween Round-up: No Marijuana Candy Handed Out, Dispensary in Berkeley Honored

Post Halloween Round-up: No Marijuana Candy Handed Out, Dispensary in Berkeley Honored

  Despite the reefer madness being spouted by the Denver Police Department (and several others following their lead), warning parents that cannabis users might be sneaking medicated candies into trick or treating bags, Halloween has come and gone with not a single story of a pot-poisoned child being rushed to the emergency room. Let’s all […]

East Coast Election Results: Congrats to Guam and Washington DC!

East Coast Election Results: Congrats to Guam and Washington DC!

The results are in from the eastern seaboard, and cannabis reform is doing pretty well. Although Amendment 2, the proposed medical marijuana law, did not receive the necessary 60% of the vote in Florida, cannabis has had two other significant wins. The proposed medical marijuana law in Guam passed with nearly 57% of votes in […]

Tired of Reading About it? Watch it: “Marijuana in Oregon: Measure 91 (Part I)”

Tired of Reading About it? Watch it: “Marijuana in Oregon: Measure 91 (Part I)”

November is practically upon us and Measure 91 is set to potentially legalize adult recreational use in Oregon. Producer Nic Adenau and co-producer/host Shanti Mooney took the time to create an informative documentary on Measure 91 that won’t put you to sleep entitled Marijuana in Oregon: Measure 91. Part II of IV was just released; […]

Cannabis Consumers Coalition Calls Out Colorado Gubernatorial Candidates and Reminds Voters that Cannabis Vote Could Decide Winner

Cannabis Consumers Coalition Calls Out Colorado Gubernatorial Candidates and Reminds Voters that Cannabis Vote Could Decide Winner

Cannabis can’t win with the current governor, nor his challenger Republican Bob Beauprez. Seeming out of touch with Colorado voters, Beauprez said last night during a 9News debate that Coloradans should be asked if they wanted to repeal Amendment 64. Yet, voters supported Amendment 64 by 54%, and since then, 58% of Americans support marijuana […]

Cannabinoid Advisory Panels For All Industries: Marijuana Medibles in Mainstream Media

Cannabinoid Advisory Panels For All Industries: Marijuana Medibles in Mainstream Media

It’s been said so often in so many ways that there are a million ways to help in a cause.  The Cannabis legalization cause is no different.  We have so many spokes in that wheel.  We have load-bearing spokes, forward momentum spokes, spokes who’s sole purpose is to support and steady the others. We have […]

TAKE ACTION: Colorado Board of Health Rulemaking Hearing Tomorrow

TAKE ACTION: Colorado Board of Health Rulemaking Hearing Tomorrow

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is proposing new rules for the state’s medical marijuana program that would force patients who shop at Medical Marijuana Centers (MMCs) to provide confidential medical information to the Department of Revenue to be stored in a new non-confidential database that is open to all law enforcement. […]

Oklahoma Police Shoot Possibly Pregnant Teen and Charge Boyfriend with Her Murder

Oklahoma Police Shoot Possibly Pregnant Teen and Charge Boyfriend with Her Murder

If you aren’t familiar with the concept of felony murder laws, you might be shocked by what you’re about to read. Police in Oklahoma readily admit that they shot and killed an innocent 19-year-old girl. However, it’s her boyfriend who is facing criminal charges, not the officer who fatally shot her. Last week, on September […]

National  CBD-Only Law Proposed: Is Charlotte’s Web Choking out Legalization?

National CBD-Only Law Proposed: Is Charlotte’s Web Choking out Legalization?

Republican Scott Perry from Pennsylvania introduced a bill into the United States House of Representatives at the end of July that could, if passed, legalize certain low-THC strains of cannabis. That’s right folks, in case you hadn’t heard yet, there’s now a federal CBD-only law in the works. It’s called the  Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp […]