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Cape Cod's First Medical Pot Shops Will Be in Mashpee & Dennis, None for Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket (Yet)

State health officials have revealed the names of companies who will be receiving the first 20 licenses to open <b>medical marijuana dispensaries</b> in Massachusetts (PDF of the results). Although the voter-approved law allows for up to 35 non-profits to open at least one, but no more than five …

California May Legalize Marijuana In 2014

An initiative that would legalize and regulate recreational marijuana in California was cleared for signature gathering by the state attorney general on Friday. Should organizers gather the required 504,000 signatures, the initiative will appear on the ballot in November.<p>California Attorney General …

Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in Oklahoma

Unyielding efforts are being made in the <b>Oklahoma State Senate to legalize marijuana</b> for recreational purposes for adults age 21 and older.<p>Senator Connie Johnson has introduced Senate Bill 2116 that, if successful, would legalize, tax and regulate marijuana similar to alcohol in her republic.<p>"By …

Lawmakers Push Obama to Soften Marijuana Rules

More than a dozen members of Congress called on President Barack Obama on Wednesday to remove marijuana from the federal government’s list of hard …

Obama Just Gave Legal Marijuana a Big Boost

New memos from the Justice Department and Treasury aim to make it easier for growers and dispensaries to open bank accounts. But will skittish banks go along?<p>This afternoon, the Obama administration delighted marijuana advocates by announcing new guidelines meant to make it easier for cannabis …

First State-Licensed Recreational Marijuana Stores Open in Colorado

<i>Photo of marijuana / Shutterstock</i><p>New Year’s Day marked the beginning of a new era in the state of Colorado, where residents over 21 can now legally …

Legal Marijuana More Popular and Profitable than Smartphones in the U.S.

Move over technology, there’s a hot new industry in town and it’s all green. New research shows that legal marijuana is among the fastest-growing …

San Diego Will Try to Establish Regulations for Medical Marijuana, Again

The City Council will take another stab at establishing regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries in San Diego at its Feb. 25 meeting, Interim …

OP ED: Rhode Island is Ready to Legalize Marijuana

An op-ed about their bill to legalize and tax marijuana by Rep. Edith H. Ajello and Sen. Joshua Miller.<p><i>By Rep. Edith H. Ajello and Sen. Joshua …

New York Set to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Photo via Shutterstock<p>Despite his opposition to similar measures in the past, Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to take action towards legalizing the …

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Maryland, Where Marijuana Could Help Decide a Democratic Primary

This week, Mary­land gubernat­ori­al can­did­ate Doug Gansler did something that’s go­ing to sound fa­mil­i­ar: He com­pared the shift in pub­lic …

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Recreational marijuana proposal certified for Alaska ballot | Reuters

(Reuters) - Alaska voters will decide this summer whether America’s Last Frontier will become the third U.S. state to legalize the sale and recreational use of marijuana for adults under a proposal that officially qualified on Wednesday for a statewide ballot.<p>Jars of the marijuana strain called …