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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 …

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 …

Washington DC council votes to decriminalise marijuana possession

Possession of less than one ounce of marijuana would no longer be a criminal offense in the nation’s capital under a bill approved by the DC Council.<p>If the bill becomes law, the District of Columbia would join the 17 states that have decriminalized pot possession. Mayor Vincent Gray plans to sign …

Georgia state lawmakers OK medical marijuana as seizure treatment | Reuters

ATLANTA (Reuters) - A Georgia measure that would legalize use of a liquid, non-intoxicating form of marijuana for patients with severe seizure disorders has been passed by the state House of Representatives with wide support.<p>A medical marijuana patient smokes inside of Frankie Sports Bar and Grill …

D.C. Council Votes To Decriminalize Some Marijuana Use

The District of Columbia Council moved Tuesday to decriminalize some use of marijuana.<p><i>The Washington Post</i> reports Mayor Vincent Gray said he intends to sign the bill into law, pitting the district directly against the federal government, which still considers smoking marijuana a criminal …

Relaxed DC Pot Law: AAA Fears Uptick in 'Marijuana-Related Traffic Injuries and Deaths'

New measure reduces the penalty of possession of an ounce or less of marijuana to a civil fine of $25 for possession and $100 for public …

Will Big Marijuana Crowd Out the Little Guy?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>As more states move to legalize marijuana and seek tax and other economic benefits from the drug, …

Colorado officials say $14m in recreational marijuana sold in January

In the world’s first accounting of a recreational pot industry, Colorado officials say the state has made roughly $2m in marijuana taxes in January, the first month of sales.<p>The tax total reported Monday by the state department of revenue indicates $14.02m worth of recreational pot was sold. The …

Hundreds of Colorado marijuana convictions can be overturned – court

Colorado’s second-highest court ruled Thursday that some people convicted of possessing small amounts of marijuana can ask for those convictions to be thrown out under the law that legalized recreational marijuana in the state.<p>The Colorado court of appeals said people whose cases were under appeal …