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New Dispensary Group Works to Protect Marijuana Biz

A new medical marijuana dispensary group in Los Angeles is vying to protect its interests. The UCBA (United Cannabis Business Alliance) Trade Association just launched its website, organizers say. The org...

Speed Weed Delivery Says it’s Not Over in L.A.

Earlier this month Los Angeles city officials said medical marijuana delivery service Speed Weed agreed to shut down operations in town. Speed Weed is making it sound like that's not true. In a statement ...

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...
Medical Marijuana at Harborside Health Center in Oakland photo by Spot Us

Finally Some Good California Cannabis News

After being blindsided by MMRSA, then being hit with local growing and dispensary bans all over the state, marijuana activists have been feeling pretty let down by pot politics in the Golden State lately. But i...

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...

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...
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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...