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Marijuana Possession Decriminalized In US Virgin Islands

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 20:00
By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Legislation decriminalizing the possession of one ounce or less of cannabis in the United States Virgin Islands became law this weekend. On Friday, Senate lawmakers voted to override Gov. John P. DeJongh’s line-item veto of the decriminalization provision, which had been included in territory’s 2015 fiscal year budget. The

Kansas May Join Marijuana Lawsuit Against Colorado

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 18:59
Last week it was announced that Nebraska and Oklahoma were suing the State of Colorado in federal court over Colorado’s legalization law. Nebraska and Oklahoma claim that Colorado marijuana legalization is a nuisance to their states, and that they want the feds to overturn the law. The legal arguments being made on behalf of Nebraska

Uruguay Has Registered 1,200 Marijuana Growers

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 17:53
One year ago Uruguay shocked the international community by legalizing marijuana, much to the delight of marijuana advocates across the globe. There have been bumps along the way, and a fully implemented, regulated distribution system has yet become a reality. However, the policy change is still a success, and there has been a lot of

How Much Marijuana Was Seized By Border Patrol In Texas In 2014?

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 16:44
Cartels try to smuggle marijuana into the United States on a daily basis, and have for many decades. Until marijuana prohibition is ended in Texas, and throughout the United States, this will continue to occur. Some of the marijuana will get seized at the border, and some of it will make it’s way across the border

California Court: Concentrated Marijuana Qualifies As Medical Marijuana

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 15:37
To most people, marijuana is marijuana, regardless if it’s flower, edibles, or concentrates. After all, it all contains marijuana, just in a different form and/or infused into other products such as brownies. However, public policy does not always reflect that fact. In a lot of states concentrates are treated differently than flower, carrying a separate penalty

Video Game Company ‘Marijuana Games’ Releases 2 New Weed Games

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 14:36 announced the release of 2 new cannabis-themed video games this week, adding the titles Crop Defender and Too Stoned Russ to its stable of marijuana games.  Previous games produced by the US-based company were mostly parodies such as Stoned Mario and Stoned Pacman.  However, the 2 new games released by the company stray from

Medical Marijuana Bill To Be Filled In Indiana

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 17:41
When it comes to medical marijuana reform, the State of Indiana is likely not the first state that comes to mind. However, emboldened by new federal policy that de-funded medical marijuana raids in states that have passed medical marijuana laws, Indiana appears to have a medical marijuana bill on the horizon. Per NUVO: Sen. Karen

Seattle May Not Issue Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licenses After All

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 16:33
The State of Washington is in desperate need of solid, clear medical marijuana dispensary rules and regulations. Without clearer rules and regulations, medical marijuana dispensaries are left in a grey area at best, which leaves all of them vulnerable to being shut down at any minute. That of course is no way to live if

Will Ohio Legalize Recreational And Medical Marijuana In 2015?

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 15:26
There are numerous states planning a 2016 marijuana legalization effort. There are also a few states targeting a 2015 effort via their State Legislatures. But there is one state that has it’s sights set on an initiative during the 2015 Election, and it’s not a state that most expected to see put forth such an

Oregon Legalization Leader Is Rooting For Missouri To Do The Same

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 14:24
I first met Anthony Johnson during the 2012 Oregon Attorney General primary. I was working on the anti-Dwight Holton campaign, and received an e-mail from a guy named Travis and a guy named Anthony asking if I wanted to meet up in Portland and discuss reform efforts. Little did I know that the meeting would

Federal Judge Delays Sentencing After Oregon Legalizes Marijuana

Sun, 11/09/2014 - 18:30
The case of Bounlith “Bong” Bouasykeo is not really that unusual from a marijuana selling and arrest standpoint. Mr. Bouasykeo was arrested, and pled guilty, for his role in a marijuana dealing enterprise that involved 36 pounds. That’s not uncommon, as that happens in Oregon and other states fairly frequently. But what makes Mr. Bouasykeo’s case [...]

Will Rhode Island Legalize Marijuana In 2015?

Sun, 11/09/2014 - 17:25
There are now four states that have passed marijuana legalization. Those of course are Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. Add to that the District of Columbia, and it’s safe to say that the momentum for marijuana reform in America has never been stronger. The State of Rhode Island is hoping to capitalize on that momentum [...]

NORML PAC Candidates Sweep U.S. House Races

Sun, 11/09/2014 - 16:18
All seven of NORML PAC’s publicly endorsed candidates for the US House of Representatives won decisively in yesterday’s midterm election. These include: Rep. Alan Grayson for Congress (FL-09) Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman for Congress (NJ-12) Rep. Earl Blumenauer for Congress (OR-03) Rep. Steve Cohen for Congress (TN-9) Rep. Beto O’Rourke for Congress (TX-16) Rep. Denny [...]

How To Make A Marijuana Pot Pie

Sun, 11/09/2014 - 15:17
Marijuana Pot Pie Recipe There’s nothing that compares to a well made chicken pot pie. Except for maybe this recipe, which makes your traditional pie medicated. Enjoy a delicious combo of chicken, vegetables, and of course the crust (my favorite part) in this simple recipe. As always, you can choose to share or keep it [...]

How To Get Rid Of All Pests And Diseases On Marijuana Plants

Sun, 11/09/2014 - 01:00
Growing marijuana is the best thing there is to do! Until diseases or plagues threaten your plants. In a short amount of time root rot, bud rot, spider mites or thrips can ruin your whole crop. The worst thing is, the symptoms are hard to see and usually not visible until it’s too late. Spider mites and thrips [...]

Kryptonite OG Cannabis Strain Review And Pictures

Sun, 11/09/2014 - 00:00
Kryptonite OG Marijuana Strain Review And Pics The Kryptonite OG marijuana strain has a complex, refreshing pine smell. The Kryptonite OG marijuana strain is known for packing a lot of resin, and is a an indica strain. Like most pure indica strains, the Kryptonite OG marijuana strain provides a thorough body high that can result in couch [...]

Missouri Cannabis Reform Fall Conference Schedule Announced

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 23:00
Our fall conference will be held next Saturday, November 15, at the Crowne Plaza at 200 N Fourth Street in downtown Saint Louis. The following agenda is not completely set in stone, but, unless we have some last minute speaker changes, this is the lineup you should expect: 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Registration and [...]

NCAA Athletes Marijuana Use Infographic

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 22:00
Who knew college athletes smoke marijuana? In a report recently released by the NCAA on the substance use habits of collegiate athletes, marijuana was by far the most prevalently used. The report is not the most appealing thing to read, so we visualized the most interesting stats related to marijuana below.

National Cannabis Industry Association Congratulates Alaska, DC, And Oregon

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 21:00
From earlier this week: The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) tonight congratulated the voters of Oregon and Alaska for choosing to take a smarter approach to marijuana by creating legal, taxed, and regulated access to cannabis for adults. NCIA also celebrated the victory of Washington, D.C.’s decisive support of legalization for adult use. “Voters in [...]

Gallup Poll: Majority Of Americans Still Support Marijuana Legalization

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 20:14
A new Gallup poll finds that a majority of Americans still support the legalization of marijuana. The Gallup poll found a slim majority of Americans, 51 percent, favor legalizing the use of marijuana – similar to the 50 percent who supported it in 2011 and 2012, but down from a reading of 58 percent last [...]