The United State Of Weed

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

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...

Pot Could Ease America’s Opioid Problem

America's got a drug problem. Ironically, it's a legal drug problem. The leading cause of accidental deaths in the United States is overdoses. Opioids are responsible for more than a third of these deaths. ...

Colorado Pot Market Worth $1 Billion, Analysis Claims

A new analysis of legal marijuana markets in the United States says Colorado's pot revenues are worth about $1 billion this year. New Frontier, a cannabis business analysis firm, and ArcView Market Research,...

California Is America’s Largest Pot Market

A new analysis of United States marijuana sales concludes what we already knew: California is king. The fourth edition of the State of Legal Marijuana Markets, a report by pot business analyst New Frontier a...

Cops Find Concentrates, LSD, Cash at Home Lab

An alleged home drug lab was chock full of goodies, Los Angeles Sheriff's Department officials say. Deputies served a search warrant at the home in the 200 block of South Rock River Road in Diamond Bar last ...

Challenge of Colorado’s Pot Rights Goes Down in Flames

Nebraska and Oklahoma sued Colorado over its legalization of recreational marijuana. The law, the states said, infringed on their own right to pot-free living. Namely, they said, recreational pot increased d...