What Would It Take To Reform Marijuana Rules In Professional Sports?

(via wikipedia) Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) both randomly drug test players for the presence of marijuana. The National Football League (NFL) does as well. All three professional sports leagues consider marijuana to be a ‘substance of abuse.’ The National Hockey League (NHL) on the…

Continue reading

Marijuana Legalization Would Generate Over $300 Million Annually In New Jersey

There are currently four states that have legalized recreational marijuana. Those states are of course Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. Washington D.C. has also legalized recreational marijuana. There are a handful of states that will be voting on recreational marijuana legalization in November. A recent study found that marijuana legalization…

Continue reading

Michigan Is Auditing Its Medical Marijuana Program

The Michigan Medical Marihuana Program (MMMP) is being evaluated by the state’s Office of Auditor General (OAG) to determine their “potential for improving State government operations,” per an announcement on the OAG website. The Office’s website reports the two assessments being made by the OAG involve “the effectiveness of MMMP’s…

Continue reading

Public Policy Institute Of California Finds 60% Support For Marijuana Legalization

The campaign behind California’s ‘Adult Use of Marijuana Act’ has turned in more than 600,000 signatures to get the initiative on the ballot. 365,880 of those signatures need to be valid for that to happen. The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) recently released poll results which found very strong support…

Continue reading

Oregon: It’s Getting Much Harder For Marijuana Entertainment Events And Venues

(via oregonlive.com) One of my favorite niches or sectors of the marijuana industry in Oregon is the marijuana entertainment sector. The first one that I had ever heard of was the World Famous Cannabis Cafe (WFCC). It has since been shutdown due to new indoor air rules, but at one…

Continue reading

NORML’s 2016 Conference And Lobby Day – A Debrief

By Danielle Keane, NORML Political Director NORML members, supporters, and chapter leaders gathered in our nation’s capital this week, for NORML’s 2016 Conference and Lobby Day. The events were filled with education, activism, socializing, and plenty of marijuana smoking. For those who weren’t able to attend, keep reading below to find…

Continue reading