Alaska pot regulators OK first retail license

The owners of Frozen Budz have high hopes now that they’ve received Alaska’s first retail marijuana license. marijuana news Continue reading Alaska pot regulators OK first retail license

Kansas cops can’t stop drivers just because they have Colorado plates, court rules

A federal appeals court says law enforcement officials in Kansas cannot stop and search motorists for having nothing more than out-of-state license plates from states that have legalized marijuana. marijuana news Continue reading Kansas cops can’t stop drivers just because they have Colorado plates, court rules

Fearing legal pot might not live up to the hype, Uruguay now looking at hemp

For all the buzz it’s generating, legalized pot may not live up to the hype. At least not in Uruguay where limits on production and pricing have led one of two producers to diversify into less regulated hemp. marijuana news Continue reading Fearing legal pot might not live up to the hype, Uruguay now looking at hemp

Court sides with Connecticut employee fired for smoking pot at work

A Connecticut state worker fired after he was caught smoking marijuana on the job was punished too harshly and should get his job back, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday. marijuana news Continue reading Court sides with Connecticut employee fired for smoking pot at work

Court bars feds from prosecuting medical marijuana cases

A federal appeals court on Tuesday banned the Justice Department from prosecuting medical marijuana cases if no state laws were broken. marijuana news Continue reading Court bars feds from prosecuting medical marijuana cases

Study: Poorer marijuana users smoking the most

A massive study published this month in the Journal of Drug Issues found that the proportion of marijuana users who smoke daily has rapidly grown, and that many of those frequent users are poor and lack a high-school diploma. marijuana news Continue reading Study: Poorer marijuana users smoking the most

DEA to ease roadblocks for medical marijuana research but no rescheduling, report says

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is expected to announce Thursday the removal of significant roadblocks to medical marijuana research, The New York Times reported late Wednesday. However, the DEA will leave marijuana as a Schedule I substance, according to The Times. The DEA plans to increase the supply of marijuana federally approved for research by […] Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading DEA to ease roadblocks for medical marijuana research but no rescheduling, report says

Colorado man gets up to 36 months in Nebraska prison for marijuana

Prosecutors say McElmury, who lives in Cedaredge, Colorado, was pulled over on eastbound Interstate 80 near Lincoln on Jan. 21. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Colorado man gets up to 36 months in Nebraska prison for marijuana

Poll: Number of pot users nearly doubles over three years

A new Gallup poll out Monday finds that the percentage of American adults who say they currently smoke marijuana has nearly doubled over the past three years. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading Poll: Number of pot users nearly doubles over three years

24 treated after eating drug-laced candy at rap concert in Ohio

Only one or two candies would get a user high, but some people were eating whole packages. Syndicated from Denver Post Continue reading 24 treated after eating drug-laced candy at rap concert in Ohio