Committee approved marijuana record-erasure bill

Committee approved marijuana record-erasure bill

HARTFORD — Those arrested for misdemeanor possession of marijuana would have their records erased after five years, under legislation that passed overwhelming in the Judiciary Committee on Monday.In other cases, defendants whose charges are...
Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee meets

Opponents Rip Pennsylvania Bill To Boost Fines For Pot Possession

HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — Opponents in Pennsylvania say a bill that would increase fines for possession of small amounts of marijuana is a step in the wrong direction.The House Judiciary Committee postponed action Tuesday...
Sean Parker backs California marijuana legalization

Former Facebook president Sean Parker donates $1 million to marijuana effort

Napster co-founder and former Facebook president Sean Parker donated $1 million to an effort to legalize recreational marijuana in California.Parker is the single largest contributor to the ballot measure, which likely will go before voters...

The Outsourcing of American Marijuana Research

In 1964, Raphael Mechoulam rode a public bus from Tel Aviv back to his lab at Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot while holding 11 pounds of Lebanese hashish in a plastic bag....
Hawaii to ban marijuana cultivation

No homegrown marijuana? Bill would force patients to buy from dispensaries

As the state’s medical cannabis dispensary program gets underway, one lawmaker is proposing a twist — limiting purchases to dispensaries only.House Bill 1680, introduced by Oahu Democrat Rep. Marcus Oshiro, would prohibit patients from...
Cannabis Industry Press Releases

Cannabis Science Recaps “Your Money’s Worth” Radio Interview: The Company Spoke of Its Market...

December 21, 2015: 08:08 AM ET Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabis-based medicines, was a featured guest on the long-running radio show, "Your Money's Worth" on...
Mindy Segal

Chicago celebrity chef Mindy Segal to make marijuana sweets

CHICAGO - When Mindy Segal decided she wanted to work with marijuana, the James Beard award-winning pastry chef knew she could do so much better than that tired cliche — the brownie.Instead, she'll tap...
marijuana bud

Movement to Regulate Cannabis Cultivation in Sonoma County

A growing movement is emerging in Sonoma County, as medical marijuana advocates and industry professionals are turning out in droves to promote cannabis cultivation and industry standards. Due to an error in State legislation...
Georgia State Capitol building

Georgia medical marijuana bill finds new life

ATLANTA -- A bill that would expand medical marijuana access in Georgia gained new life, Tuesday, at the state Capitol.House bill 722 was all but dead when it stalled in a Senate committee on Monday. However, the...
Cannabis Branding Group

Cannabis Branding Group Unveils Marijuana Branding Academy

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The “agency of the underdog” announced a new educational content hub this morning, called the Marijuana Branding Academy. The MBA will provide premium branding, marketing, and...