Illinois decriminalizes marijuana

Rauner OKs decriminalizing possession of small amounts of pot in Illinois

Possession of small amounts of marijuana is now a civil offense across Illinois, punishable only by fines — not jail time.Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation decriminalizing small amounts of pot on Friday, after...

Call for legalization reignites cannabis debate in France

A day after minister for parliamentary relations Jean-Marie Le Guen said prohibition had not caused drug use to fall, his own party called decriminalisation a bad idea.Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem said a softer approach...
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Ten marijuana dispensaries raided in Otsego County Michigan

OTSEGO COUNTY, Mi. (WPBN/WGTU) -- Ten marijuana dispensaries in Otsego County were raided by Straits Area Narcotics Enforcement team (S.A.N.E.) on Thursday night leading to two arrests.According to S.A.N.E., nine of the ten dispensaries...
Cannabis Industry Press Releases

Pineapple Express Executes Letter of Intent to Acquire THC Industries Inc., Including the THC.com...

Los Angeles, CA, Dec. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pineapple Express, Inc. (OTCPink:PNPL) (the "Company"), a publicly traded company that offers cannabis industry consulting, technology, investments, turn-key property rentals, and branding concepts to businesses...
Jeremy Wallace/The Aspen Times | Many visitors of Colorado are attracted by the novelty of legal marijuana, however both state and Aspen tourism officials have no plans to market the state for its pot.

Aspen and Colorado marketers legally restricted from marketing marijuana

A recent study showed that 6.8 percent of visitors said legal marijuana was their driving force to vacation in Colorado, but both state and Aspen tourism officials have no plans to market the state...
Cannabis Industry Press Releases

North American Cannabis Holdings, Inc. Introduces Sports and Fitness Nutritional Supplement Line Into Market...

North American Cannabis Holdings, Inc. (USMJ) today announced the introduction of AmeriCanna Cafe Sports and Fitness Nutritional Supplements.Industry analysts anticipate the sports and fitness nutrition market to reach $8.9 billion by 2020.  Natural and herbal...
Florida Medical marijuana expansion ready for approval

Florida Medical marijuana expansion ready for approval

TALLAHASSEE, - Lawmakers are poised to approve legalizing full-strength marijuana for terminally ill patients after supporters fought off attempts in the Senate to expand the proposal Friday.The measure would make full-strength marijuana legal for...

As Pot-Growing Expands, Electricity Demands Tax U.S. Grids

Pot’s not green.The $3.5 billion U.S. cannabis market is emerging as one of the nation’s most power-hungry industries, with the 24-hour demands of thousands of indoor growing sites taxing aging electricity grids and unraveling...