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    Canada: Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Downtown St. John's

    A new marijuana shop - selling products like Mary's Triple Strength Sativa Bunnies and Chronic Kitchen Gummy Stars - has opened in downtown St. John's. CannaLeaf St. John's was operating Monday at 448 Water Street, and word had travelled among customers. One customer, who called the shop a...
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    BC: Port Coquitlam Pot Shop Reopens A Day After Police Raid

    A Port Coquitlam pot shop is back open after it was raided by police Thursday. Today (Friday), Coquitlam RCMP Const. Jamie Phillipson told The Tri-City News that officers executed a search warrant on Cannabis Culture - a store selling marijuana for recreational uses, in the strip mall next to...
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    CA: New Marijuana Law Reduces Or Removes Convictions

    When California voters approved the legal use of marijuana, they also ushered in some changes to the criminal justice system. People who have been convicted of marijuana offenses can now get their convictions reduced or even wiped clean. What used to be a crime isn't a crime in California...
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    NV: Clark County DA Not Pursuing Minor Marijuana Possession Cases Post-Question 2

    Clark County - The Clark County District Attorney's Office is holding off on prosecuting simple marijuana possession cases, following the passage of Question 2. The new law, set to take effect on January 1, allows Nevadans 21 years and older to possess up to an ounce of marijuana for...
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    Will Stoned Monkeys Keep The FDA Barring Cannabis' Billions?

    Amid the hailstorm of statistics loosed by recent 'current events,' one set showed that U.S. adults now approve of legalizing cannabis in landslide numbers. Nevertheless, the DEA again refused to endorse the drug earlier this year based on an array of research which, it turns out, indicates risk...
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    Some Lawmakers Hope CT Will Consider Legalizing Marijuana

    New Haven, CT — While Massachusetts voters will decide on Election Day whether to legalize marijuana in the state, some Connecticut officials say their state is ready to decide, CT News Junkie reported. New Haven Democratic Rep. Juan Candelaria said polls show a majority of Connecticut...
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    PA: Temple To Offer Course On Marijuana In The News

    Temple University will offer a communications course this spring that centers around marijuana. The class is designed to offer an in-depth analysis of cannabis policy and the history of its prohibition for communications students - including aspiring journalists, public relations specialists...
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    Ancient Cannabis 'Burial Shroud' Discovered in Desert Oasis

    Ancient Cannabis 'Burial Shroud' Discovered in Desert Oasis For the first time, archaeologists have unearthed well-preserved cannabis plants, which were placed on a corpse some 2,500 years ago. Picture of burial with marijuana shroud Cannabis plants were arranged across the body of a...
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    OH: Concord Twp. Bans Medical Marijuana

    Concord Twp. - Concord Township Trustees approved a resolution to prohibit the location of medical marijuana cultivators, processors and retail distributors for one year in the unincorporated sections of Concord Township on Tuesday. "We are putting this resolution in place for one year," said...
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    OH: Concord Twp. Bans Medical Marijuana

    Concord Twp. - Concord Township Trustees approved a resolution to prohibit the location of medical marijuana cultivators, processors and retail distributors for one year in the unincorporated sections of Concord Township on Tuesday. "We are putting this resolution in place for one year," said...
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    KY: Hemp Harvested At Historic Home

    Louisville, KY - It was once thriving 550 acre hemp plantation and on Monday Farmington harvested its first crop of hemp since the mid-19th century. In May a crop of hemp was planted as part of Kentucky's Hemp Pilot Program. The program efforts to educate guests about industrial hemp and...
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    CO: Marijuana Sommelier Takes The Munchies To A Whole New Level

    No joke - dude's a weed sommelier. Ask grass-o-phile Philip Wolf, 31, of Silverthorne, Colo., where smoking pot is legal, who's one of the first to hold that job in the U.S. He rose to that position after completing two levels of study at the Trichome Institute in Denver. The school notes...
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    Alaska Regulators Set To Approve Marijuana Retail Licences

    Juneau, Alaska — The board regulating Alaska's fledgling legal marijuana industry is expected to approve licenses this week for the state's first retail marijuana outlets. The Marijuana Control Board is expected to consider dozens of license applications for marijuana businesses and discuss...
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    TN: City Council Discusses Proposed Marijuana Ordinance

    Memphis, TN - When City Council members sit down Tuesday, there will be a lot on the table to discuss. One of the issues up for debate is Councilman Berlin Boyd's proposed marijuana decriminalization ordinance, which would allow police to decide whether people caught with half an ounce or...
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    Spain Finally Decriminalizes Marijuana

    This makes perfect sense. Why doesn't the American government follow suit and legalize all plants? Praguepot reports that, "You can now legally grow cannabis in Spain. This is massive news for medical growers, patients and those looking for a healthy alternative to alcohol. Spain has always...
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    Canada: Some Doctors Want 21 As Minimum Age For Pot Use

    Vancouver — The Canadian Medical Association says 72 per cent of doctors who responded to a survey it conducted want the federal government to regulate THC levels in recreational marijuana. A total of 788 doctors, or 19 per cent of the association's membership, responded to the survey earlier...
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    Shep Smith Genuinely Cannot Believe We Are Still Arguing Over Weed

    Today, Fox's Shep Smith reported the news that the Drug Enforcement Agency has decided to keep marijuana a Schedule I drug and he reacted to it, too. Back in April, it looked like they really were planning to reschedule the drug, which is currently classified at the same level of danger as MDMA...
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    U.S. Admits Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells

    If you blinked when you read that title, you aren't alone. In 2015, the US government added a page on their official cancer advice website about the use of cannabis and cannabinoids. From the article: "The National Cancer Institute, part of the US Department of Health, now advises that...
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    U.S. Admits Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells

    If you blinked when you read that title, you aren't alone. In 2015, the US government added a page on their official cancer advice website about the use of cannabis and cannabinoids. From the article: "The National Cancer Institute, part of the US Department of Health, now advises that...
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    NJ: Activists Conduct 'Foot Traffic Study' To Push For Marijuana PTSD Treatment

    Trenton - Medical marijuana advocates have been placing orange cones around the statehouse in an effort to get Gov. Chris Christie to sign legislation allowing medical marijuana to be used to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. The advocates are calling it a "foot traffic study," in...
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