Will California’s Medical Marijuana Regulations Phase Out Collectives?

On September 11, 2015, lawmakers in California passed a collection of legislation that collectively would institute a statewide regulatory framework for businesses that retail and cultivate marijuana intended f...

Colorado Dispensaries to Get Tax Holiday

The legalization of recreational marijuana has put millions of dollars of tax money in Colorado's coffers.The state is working on lowering the pot sales tax, from 10 percent to 8 percent, in 2017. Until the...

Oregon Pot Supporters Back Drug Crime Forgiveness

Looking from the outside in, it seems as if Oregon is an enviable place, what with its legalization of recreational marijuana.But that voter-approved law is still facing legislative attempts to weaken it se...

Anti-Marijuana Legislator Left Out in the Cold

This whole democracy thing works. Sometimes.Lou Correa, a Democratic state senator from Santa Ana, nearly made a career in Sacramento of proposing crackdowns on various aspects of California's pioneering me...

‘Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation’ Could Happen

A bill that would finally provide a statewide legal framework for marijuana collectives in California has added a new, key provision: It would create the Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation to help police th...

Tennessee Wants Legal Marijuana

You can add Tennessee to the states that want medical marijuana (but that aren't able to get it because their representatives aren't really representing).A Vanderbilt Poll of 1,245 registered voters in the ...

California MMJ Industry Forms Potent Political Group

In the wake of a police-sponsored proposal in the state legislature to severely limit the ability of doctors to recommend medical marijuana, California's collective industry is banning together.Finally....

California Law Would Have Zero Tolerance For MMJ DUI

It has been tried before in recent years -- unsuccessfully, thank God.We're talking about a "zero tolerance" law that would mean even the slightest trace of marijuana in your system would put a DUI on your ...