|If you live in Washington, you may get a chance to vote on legalizing marijuana this November.|
Five marijuana activists have filed a ballot initiative that would legalize adult cannabis possession in Washington state.
An Oregon medical marijuana garden
Medical marijuana advocates have turned in the first batch of signatures in a drive to place an initiative measure on Oregon’s November ballot to legalize cannabis dispensaries in the state.
Replacing criminal sanctions for marijuana with a $100 civil fine is among the ideas up for discussion as the Washington Legislature begins its 60-day session Monday.
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|Sandy Faiola, of Asbury Park, and members of the Coalition for Medical Marijuana in New Jersey at a protest in August|
The New Jersey State Assembly has just approved a bill which legalizes medical marijuana in the Garden State.
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On Tuesday, the California Assembly’s Public Safety Committee will conduct a hearing and vote on A.B. 390, legislation that would tax and regulate marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol.
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|“Just put it all right back in the trunk, there, officer.”|
A judge Friday ordered the the return of 60 pounds of pot to a man after his attorney successfully argued that California’s medical marijuana law gives him the right to transport it.
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|Dispensaries like Herbal Connections in Denver could be legislated out of existence if law enforcement has its way.|
Colorado lawmakers writing a major medical marijuana regulation bill plan to meet Friday with officials from the state attorney general’s office to work on what they’re calling a “compromise” to include “more law-and-order language” in the bill. But advocates of safe and legal access for patients are blasting the current version of the bill, saying it is already too restrictive, reports John Ingold of The Denver Post.
A television show themed around medical marijuana, including growing tips and recipes, will debut in San Diego tonight.
|Available at your local liquor store? Yes, in Washington, if HB 2401 passes.|
If you want to be able to grow, sell, or smoke marijuana legally in the state of Washington, next Wednesday you may want to be in OIympia, the state capitol, reports Jerry Cornfield at the Everett HeraldNet.