The United State Of Weed

News on the progress of medical marijuana in states around the country

Cops Hate California Marijuana Legalization

A lot of people and groups are getting behind recreational pot legalization in California.The state NAACP, national NORML and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom all favor a yes vote on the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AU...

Hillary Clinton Balks at Backing California Pot Legalization

Hillary Clinton is clearly the more conservative candidate when compared to Sen. Bernie Sanders.During a recent swing through California she didn't disappoint her centrist fans.The former Secretary of S...

Hawaii Blocks Woody Harrelson’s Bid to Open a Marijuana Shop

Woody Harrelson had a dream to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Hawaii, where he has a residence.The state said no.The actor was not one of eight applicants recently approved by a Hawaii State Dep...

Republican Congressman Backs Calif. Marijuana Legalization

Orange County Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has endorsed the leading California initiative to legalize marijuana.That shouldn't come as a big surprise. Rohrabacher has long supported tokers' right...

California Attorney General Wants Pot Rescheduled

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is running for U.S. Senate.At a debate this week with other prospective senators, Harris was seen as a clear winner.She might also be a top choice for the canna...

The DEA Just Said Yes to Pot Research

The times, they are a changin'.The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration recently approved a study that seeks to determine if marijuana can treat post-traumatic stress disorder.This "marks the first time...

Colorado Legalization Hasn’t Tempted Kids, Report Says

A new report from the state of Colorado proves that marijuana alarmists were wrong.Kids are not partaking in marijuana more as a result of recreational cannabis legalization in that state.The Colorado D...

Pennsylvania Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Pennsylvania this week became the 24th state in the union to legalize medical marijuana.Gov. Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 3 into law, saying, "I am proud to sign this bill that will provide long overdue medi...
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California Pot Czar Doesn’t Know Much About Pot

California's new "marijuana czar" admits she doesn't know much about the drug she's about to regulate.Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Lori Ajax as the state's first chief of the Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regul...

Murder Took Place at Marijuana Grow House, Cops Say

Authorities say a man whose body was found in Monterey Park last month was killed at a marijuana grow house in nearby Temple City.A murder suspect, 37-year-old Andy Chen, was arrested, the Los Angeles Count...
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Critics Decry “Sham” Congressional Hearing on Pot

Oh boy.The marijuana nation is not happen with U.S. senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.).The duo this week convened a hearing of the of the Senate Caucus on International Nar...

Former Narc Changes His Mind on Medical Pot

It's not too often that you can watch a former medical marijuana hater change his mind before your very eyes.Even rarer still is the former narcotics officer, now a major state lawmaker, who says he was wro...

Rapper The Game Gets His Own Marijuana Line

Snoop Dogg. Willie Nelson. Whoopi Goldberg.All have their own marijuana product lines. You can now add Compton rapper The Game to that list.G FarmaBrands, which describes itself as "a leading producer/p...