Tampa decriminalizes marijuana

Tampa votes to decriminalize marijuana

TAMPA, FL (WFLA) – The City of Tampa passed an ordinance Thursday that will lessen the punishment for possessing marijuana within city limits. The city council passed the measure with a vote of 5 to...
Harrisburg Pennsylvanis decriminalizes marijuana

It’s official: Harrisburg council reduces penalties for pot possession

HARRISBURG- Harrisburg city council members Tuesday night reduced the penalties for marijuana possession, becoming the third city in the Commonwealth to do so.The unanimous approval by council followed five months of public meetings and...
Medical Marijuana

Orlando International Airport bans medical marijuana

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - It is now illegal to have any type of marijuana, even medical marijuana, at the Orlando International Airport. The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Board unanimously approved the medical marijuana ban Wednesday. A...
Marijuana Policy Project's initial Ohio medical marijuana legalization

Medical marijuana amendment rejected by Ohio attorney general

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Attorney General Mike DeWine on Friday rejected a medical marijuana legalization amendment backed by national group Marijuana Policy Project. DeWine's job is not to judge the merit of proposed ballot initiatives but to certify...
House Speaker Tina Kotek

Two marijuana bills signed by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown

Gov. Kate Brown has signed two bills that make key changes to Oregon's recreational marijuana program, including one that removes a 2-year residency requirement for marijuana licensees and another that aims to draw small medical growers...
Oregon Liquor Control Commission

Oregon opens application process for marijuana licenses

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission early Monday opened the state's online application system for marijuana licenses. The agency initially planned to staff a call center with staff and policy experts to take questions from people completing applications,...
True North Extracts of Portland Oregon

The DEA Investigates Cannabis-Oil Company True North Extracts

For more than a year, the Portland company True North Extracts has sold a marijuana product it says is pure, safe and legal.True North manufactures and sells CO2 oil—a marijuana concentrate made by stripping...
Legal Marijuana Use

Legal marijuana sales forecast to hit $23B in 4 years

DENVER — Marijuana is rapidly becoming a big, semi-legal business across the country, with $5.7 billion in sales last year and tens of thousands of people working and paying taxes as they cultivate, package and sell...
Clois Power smokes a joint inside the StudioA64

Public hearing on fate of cannabis clubs in Colorado Springs turns heated

More than 100 passionate people crammed council chambers at City Hall on Tuesday night, pressing the case to keep cannabis clubs alive in Colorado Springs.Testimony from the standing-room-only crowd at the public hearing ranged...
Native American Religious Sacrament

Native American church sues postal service over seizure of ‘sacramental’ marijuana

Leaders of a Native American church have sued the U.S. Postal Service in federal court after the government seized marijuana that church leaders say was intended for religious use by a member on Ohio.Leaders...