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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said that she will use President Trump’s recent support for respecting state policies regulating marijuana to give a boost to her efforts to remove the congressional rider that bars the District of Columbia from spending its local funds on commercializing recreational marijuana. Norton has been fighting to remove this anti-home-rule rider, which […]
New York – Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) has announced his support for marijuana legalization. “The facts have changed,” he said Thursday while explaining his decision to embrace full legalization. Although Cuomo signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana in 2014, and he has supported decriminalizing cannabis in the past, the governor has been reluctant to embrace legalization […]
After losing a battle with local farmers to limit cannabis production, Oregon’s Josephine County has filed a federal suit against the state, which could invalidate local regulations and jeopardize state recreational marijuana rights across the country. In a lawsuit filed in US District Court in Medford on April 3rd, one of Oregon’s largest marijuana-producing county’s, […]
If the Hawaii House of Representatives passes this bill, this state could allow non-residents access to medical marijuana. After the first dispensary opened last August, the state is looking to give out-of-state resident access to cannabis throughout the islands. What Will This Bill Allow? The Hawaii Senate Committee on Ways and Means passed House Bill 2729 on […]
Over the objections of law enforcement and health officials, a second House committee approved a bill Wednesday that would legally allow some Tennesseans to use medical cannabis. The measure, sponsored by Rep. Jeremy Faison, R-Crosby, would give those suffering from roughly a dozen maladies a legal defense if they are arrested and prosecuted for having cannabis, provided they have a […]
A Florida State student is facing felony drug charges after he was arrested on campus with marijuana after which police found almost 4 pounds of pot in his apartment. Nicholas Green, 21, faces charges of sale of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a college and possession with intent to sell. Green, a senior ...
Whereas a driver in Germany can only be punished for consuming alcohol when one drives, cannabis users can have their licence taken away even if they were not behind the wheel. German courts have yet to come to a consensus on what quantity of cannabis can be consumed before a user can be ...