Corporate America embraces 420 as pot legalization grows
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marijuana users have for decades celebrated their love of the drug on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream...
PHOENIX (AP) — Immigration authorities on Friday said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it's legal in the state where they live, can be denied citizenship...
Arkansas medical marijuana sales set to begin in mid-May
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Medical marijuana sales in Arkansas are set to begin around May 12 as cultivators plan to begin harvesting the plant in the coming days and regulators finish the approval...
Georgia Gov. Kemp signs medical marijuana bill
ATLANTA (AP) — Some Georgia patients will soon be allowed to legally buy the marijuana they are already allowed to possess.
Because of a legal quirk, patients and families have regularly...
Brands roll with 4/20 as pot legalization grows
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Marijuana advocates have high hopes that the latest proposal to legalize pot in Wisconsin has a better chance of success than ever given growing public support, but the bill...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An unlicensed marijuana dispensary sold cannabis sprayed with a dangerous pesticide, the city of Los Angeles said in a lawsuit Wednesday that's part of a wide-ranging crackdown...
Canada embraces legalization
Chicago prosecutor to start erasing pot convictions soon
CHICAGO (AP) — A top Chicago prosecutor says she hopes to begin expunging minor cannabis convictions in the coming months but acknowledges it won't be easy to implement her plan and that her...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge says she'll hear arguments next month on a bid by dozens of companies to freeze a second wave of licenses for entry in to the state's lucrative marijuana sales...
Hundreds of pounds of pot seized along I-80 in Nebraska
GOEHNER, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska troopers seized hundreds of pounds of marijuana after a pickup truck was stopped in southeastern Nebraska.
The Nebraska State Patrol says a trooper pulled over...
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Judge: City must return marijuana ordinance on ballot
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A federal judge is ordering a city in West Virginia to put an ordinance that would decriminalize marijuana back on the June 4 ballot.
CHICAGO (AP) — More colleges are beginning to offer classes in growing and handling marijuana as demand for such skills from growers and dispensaries increases.
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KALKASKA, Mich. (AP) — A northern Michigan village whose president wants the community to be a pioneer in the medical marijuana industry is planning to sell a portion of its taxpayer-owned land,...
Louisiana starts medical marijuana-related research
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University's first medical marijuana-related research dollars are paying for work aimed at treating epilepsy.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts officials are calling on recreational marijuana users who plan to celebrate "420" to do so responsibly.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they seized 40,000 marijuana plants at an illegal pot farm east of Los Angeles.
The Riverside Police Department says a tip regarding the strong odor...
Something green: LA hosts Cannabis Wedding Expo
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona Border Patrol agent has pleaded guilty to using his position to help smuggle thousands of pounds of marijuana.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed legislation establishing guidelines for producing commercial hemp in the state.
The bill signed by Stitt Thursday authorizes the...
Manchester man gets almost 3 years for pot scheme
MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who used his girlfriend's apartment to store hundreds of pounds of marijuana that they shipped from California has been sentenced to nearly three years...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers are intervening in a long-running legal dispute over unlicensed medical marijuana shops, pushing to enact a firm deadline by which the businesses must...
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LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) — Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as the rapper tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls, law enforcement officials said...
Nebraska troopers seize THC items in traffic stops
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says troopers have seized thousands of marijuana and THC products and arrested eight in four separate stops.
Coast Guard offloads seized drugs worth $62.5 million
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is offloading marijuana and cocaine with an estimated street value of $62.5 million dollars at Florida's Port Everglades.
420: Marijuana’s high holiday
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama Senate committee has advanced a bill that would lower the penalty for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An attempt to abolish jail time for possessing small amounts of marijuana has failed in the Missouri House.
Missouri law currently makes possession of 35 grams of...
Proposal would turn industrial building into hemp plant
PAWLET, Vt. (AP) — An old industrial building in southwestern Vermont could be turned into a medical marijuana and hemp processing plant.
The Rutland Herald reports that Castleton resident...
Correction: CBD Goes Mainstream story
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story April 15 about CBD, The Associated Press reported erroneously the parent company of Nine West. It is Authentic Brands Group, not Authentic Fitness.
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House OKs bill to vacate some marijuana convictions
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — People with previous misdemeanor marijuana possession convictions in Washington state are a step closer to more easily having those convictions vacated.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge says she'll coordinate the handling of seven lawsuits filed by dozens of companies trying to get the state to disclose the criteria officials use to award lucrative...
Q&A: Trendy CBD rocks retail world, but does it work?
There is very little science behind most of the health claims made for CBD, the cannabis product turning up in cosmetics, foods and dietary supplements.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada faces complaints about secrecy in awarding licenses to sell marijuana in the state's booming legal marketplace, boiling over into lawsuits and legislation that appear...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — As a lab technician in a white coat slides a marijuana sample underneath a microscope, a magnified image of dozens of sparkling crystals appears on a computer...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A proposal to allow parents to administer limited forms of marijuana to their children on school property has passed the state Senate, along with a proposal for new marijuana...
NEW YORK (AP) — Many job-seekers would no longer face tests for marijuana use under legislation that New York City is likely to enact, taking a novel step as lawmakers and employers around the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is launching a new effort to fight synthetic cannabinoids.
On Friday Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a multi-agency initiative that includes public...
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia prosecutor says most misdemeanor marijuana possession charges are going to be dismissed.
News outlets report the office of the prosecutor in Portsmouth...
Study: Missouri’s marijuana supply will outpace demand
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri won't have enough demand for medical marijuana to support the number of businesses the state is required to license by next year, according to a new study.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Brian Lehman has been scrambling to find a new location for his state-licensed cannabis farm since receiving a cease-and-desist order from Yakima County officials. Now, the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Police in upstate New York are warning of dangerous street drugs after marijuana laced with fentanyl was confiscated in a parking lot and three people were found unconscious in...