The United State Of Weed is a weekly series where we recap all of the cannabis-related political developments happening in The United States at the state level. If you know of any new political developments in your state in regards to marijuana law reform – whether it be medicinal or otherwise – let us know at


From The 420 Times:

CO & WA: NORML And Slightly Stoopid Team Up To Promote Legalization In CO And WA

CO: Buying Medicine At A Dispensary

CA: Harborside Vows To Stay Open And Fight On In The Face Of Federal Threats (Video)

CA: Harborside Health Center Targeted For Closure By The Feds

CA: Patient Advocates File Brief In Support Of Federal Appeal By Charlie Lynch

CA: Federal Pressure Cuts Off Credit Card Use In Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

MA: Voters In Massachusetts To Decide On Medical Marijuana This Fall

MI: Michigan Marijuana Legalization Fails To Get Enough Signatures For Ballot

OH: Most Marijuana Paraphernalia Decriminalized In Ohio

VA: Anti-Medical Marijuana Congressman Confronted About His Position

From Around The Web:

MA: Mass MMJ on the Ballot 

NY: Pro-Medical Marijuana Brooklyn Judge Dies From Cancer

CA: Oakland protests US attorney’s crackdown on large medical marijuana dispensary

AZ: Medical marijuana: Arizona mulls adding qualifying conditions

If your state didn’t make this week’s “United State Of Weed,” it’s most probably because there is no recent political cannabis news coming from that state. If there is a story I missed, let me know at

– Joe Klare