This Congressman Could Be Sabotaging Legal Cannabis

The post This Congressman Could Be Sabotaging Legal Cannabis appeared first on High Times. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of California may be one of the most vocal proponents of legal cannabis on Capitol Hill. But in some circles, he is also considered a lunatic. For nearly 30-years, this Republican soldier has been waving the freak flag in Washington D.C. Yet, despite getting Congress to support medical marijuana, his voice is also behind asinine Read entire story

Marijuana Laws in Virginia

Marijuana Laws in Virginia: Possessing Selling Growing and Manufacturing Using Marijuana Breaking the LawsIn the State of Virginia, it’s a crime to possess any amount of cannabis. Offenders face both jail time and civil fines. However, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed Senate Bill 1027. It allows the state to establish the state’s Limited CBD and THC-A Oil program. Under SB 1027, patients suffering from intractable epilepsy may obtain THC-A or Read entire story

Marijuana Laws in Ohio

Marijuana Laws in Ohio: Possessing Selling Growing and Manufacturing Using Marijuana Breaking the LawsTo some degree, the State of Ohio has decriminalized cannabis. This means Ohio does not require jail time for those convicted of offenses related to possession of small amounts of marijuana, even for subsequent convictions. These offenders do not receive criminal records.On September 8, 2016, House Bill 523 became effective. This legislation Read entire story

Marijuana Laws in Florida

Marijuana Laws in Florida: Possessing Selling Growing and Manufacturing Using Marijuana Breaking the LawsThe Florida CBD-Specific Marijuana Law allows qualifying patients to use cannabis to treat symptoms. Most patients are allowed to possess strains of marijuana containing at least 10% CBD, with no more than 8/10 of 1% of THC. Patients diagnosed with terminal illnesses may possess strains of cannabis with higher levels of THC.Florida’s medical Read entire story

Marijuana Laws in Alaska

Marijuana Laws in Alaska: Possessing Selling Growing and Manufacturing Using Marijuana Breaking the LawsAlaska’s Ballot Measure 2 was approved by 52% of the state’s voters. This makes it legal for adults to possess up to one ounce of marijuana, and/or cultivate no more than six cannabis plants for personal, untaxed use.Residents of Alaska may also apply for a Medical Marijuana Registry card. This allows patients in need of medical cannabis Read entire story

Marijuana Laws in Missouri

Marijuana Laws in Missouri: Possessing Selling Growing and Manufacturing Using Marijuana Breaking the LawsIn 2014, the state of Missouri approved legislation to rewrite its criminal code, decriminalizing cannabis to a certain degree. For first-time offenders with small amounts of marijuana for personal use, this means no prison time and the opportunity to keep a clean criminal record. Now, the state treats these offenders more like traffic Read entire story

Starting a Cannabis Business in California

Starting Cannabis Business in CA: What to do to prepare Opening a Marijuana Retail Store Non-Profit Marijuana Businesses Medical Marijuana Regulations Keep Up to DateSince November 8, 2016, growing marijuana in your home has been legalized. Marijuana can now be used for recreational as well as medicinal purposes. Laws are also being passed that allow you to start your own marijuana-growing business in California. These laws have provisions for Read entire story

Why California’s Pot Laws Are Such A Mess

In this article we will discuss: Proposition 215 (1996) Senate Bill 420 AB-1300 (paraphrased)California’s initial medical marijuana law, Proposition 215 (1996), caused substantial confusion. It was vague on many important issues and completely omitted others.Since then, the legislature, courts, counties and cities have each made their own rules to provide clarity and fill in the gaps. This led to a patchwork of conflicting regulations that Read entire story

Marijuana News Roundup For February 13

Since you don’t have all day to be reading marijuana news, we’ve come up with a list of the most important stories from today. Credit: Gage Skidmore/Flickr Jeff Sessions might not be completely terrible on pot? According to Capital Public Radio, a Sacramento sheriff recently spoke with Attorney General Jeff Sessions about marijuana, and Sessions seemed willing to leave small cannabis operations in states that have legalized Read entire story

Marijuana News Roundup For January 9

Today we’re doing another installment of the marijuana news roundup, where I will be providing insight and hilarious commentary on today’s marijuana news. Here we go… California medical marijuana shops are already selling recreational weed Credit: Dank Depot/Flickr It appears some medical marijuana shops are eager to sell marijuana products to people who don’t have their medical cards, because Merry Jane reports that some Read entire story

Call To Action: Contact Montreal’s Mayor To Show Support For Cannabis Culture

CANNABIS CULTURE – Cannabis Culture needs your help! Today CC opened eight new recreational marijuana dispensaries in the city of Montreal and the local government is not happy about it. Cannabis Culture's new locations have been flooded with customers, so many that there are line-ups down the street at each location. The people of Montreal have spoken – and they want legal cannabis storefronts! Unfortunately, Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre tweeted Read entire story

Growing Marijuana In Massachusetts

In this article we will discuss:11/8 UPDATEMedical marijuanaMassachusetts lawsGrowing in MassachusettsNews11/8 UPDATE: Congratulations Massachusetts! This is great news. You can now legally grow up to six marijuana plants at home. That includes all of the harvest from those plants.Finally, it’s legal for everyone to grow marijuana in Massachusetts!  If you want to get started, make sure you’re clear on the rules.In this overview, I’ll explain Read entire story

Growing Marijuana In California

In this article we will discuss:11/8 UPDATESteps to California Weed Growing The Medical Card How Much Can You Grow?Non-medical use and hashNews11/8 UPDATE: Congratulations California! This is great news. You can now legally grow up to six marijuana plants at home, including all of the harvest from those plants.Every adult Californian can now legally grow marijuana. It is an event that was destined to occur. Before you get started growing, though, Read entire story

Growing Marijuana In Florida

In this article we will discuss:Laws in FloridaGrowing in FloridaMedical marijaunaGrowing privately11/8 UPDATE: Congratulations Florida! 71 percent to 29 percent in favor of the marijuana users. You finally have a legal option to choose marijuana therapy as an alternative to conventional, and often dangerous, pharmaceuticals. Growing marijuana at home is not legal yet in Florida but it’s a step in the right direction. More news coming Read entire story

Growing Marijuana In Arkansas

In this article we will discuss:Everyone experimentsGrowing in ArkansasKeep it small11/8 UPDATE: Congratulations Arkansas! You can finally join most other states in the US and get access to medical marijuana. Growing marijuana at home is not permitted yet, let’s vote for that next time. More news coming soon……end of updateFormer American President Bill Clinton smoked a joint in Arkansas a long time ago, but he didn’t inhale. What a Read entire story

Growing Marijuana In Montana

In this article we will discuss:Growing in MontanaMedical marijuana11/8 UPDATE: Congratulations Montana! This decision expands the state’s medical marijuana laws. Licensed medical marijuana providers can serve more than three patients at one time. It also allows them to hire employees to grow, dispense and distribute medical marijuana. It is not legal to grow marijuana at home but it is a step in the right direction. More news soon…end of Read entire story

Marijuana Laws In The United States – 11/8 UPDATE

In this article we will cover: Federal marijuana laws State legalization History of marijuana laws State by state laws 11/8 UPDATE: Congratulations California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada! Adult use legalization is great news. You can now legally grow up to six marijuana plants at home. Also a big up to Montana, North Dakota, Arkansas and Florida for getting a medical program! Be sure to buy some marijuana seeds here so you can start Read entire story

Canada Stands to Make Billions From Maijuana

It appears Canada stands to make a lot of money if it legalizes marijuana. A new report from Deloitte claims the marijuana industry may generate over $22 billion if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau goes ahead with legalizing weed next year. The combined sales of beer, wine and liquor in Canada are smaller than what the report claims marijuana could generate, and it could be a huge boom for the economy.  The report shows that most Canadians are Read entire story

Keith Scott Case Started When Cops Observed a Blunt

The latest high-profile case of an African-American man fatally shot by police started with cops observing a blunt being rolled, they said. Tuesday’s shooting of Keith Lamont Scott sparked multiple nights of protests, including violence and looting, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Police say he had a gun. Video of the incident doesn’t appear to prove or disprove that claim. But critics of law enforcement were quick to note this all Read entire story

Latest Poll Finds Big Support for California Legalization

The latest poll on Prop. 64, the initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana in California, shows the biggest support yet for the measure. Or rather, pollsters at the Institute of Governmental Studies at UC Berkeley found that 63.8 percent of those asked support “the idea” of legalization — not necessarily the specifics of 64. Still, that’s a high number — almost two-thirds of those polled. In fact, this Read entire story