Map: How do state medical marijuana laws compare? Advocates give report card

Published: Mar 15, 2017, 8:12 am • Updated: Mar 15, 2017, 8:31 am By Alicia Wallace and Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff The majority of U.S. states now have a medical marijuana law in place, but the laws don’t yet go far enough, a national medical marijuana patient advocacy group…

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‘Something’s going to have to give’: An untenable conflict between feds, legalized states

Published: Mar 6, 2017, 12:15 pm • Updated: Mar 6, 2017, 12:33 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Legal weed is at a crossroads. While some cannabis legalization proponents claim their movement has grown too big to fail, it has also proved too significant for the federal government to…

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Pot tax haul of $1.36 million now in limbo — how will Colorado county give it back?

Published: Dec 16, 2016, 10:54 am • Updated: Dec 19, 2016, 6:40 pm By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post Adams County has collected more than $ 1.36 million through a 3 percent tax on recreational marijuana sales that the Colorado Court of Appeals found to be invalid. The voter-approved tax generated $…

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Feds Give Up On Effort To Seize Nation’s Largest Medical Marijuana Dispensary

By Phillip Smith In a stunning victory for California’s marijuana industry, federal prosecutors have agreed to end their years-long effort to close and seize Oakland’s Harborside Health Center, the nation’s largest dispensary with more than 100,000 patients. Harborside broke the news with a press release Tuesday, followed up by a…

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Marijuana Media Has A Duty To Give A Voice To The Voiceless

(image via istock photos) Mainstream media has long played a very big role in keeping marijuana prohibition in place. Newspapers, magazines, television networks, movie studios, etc. have all had members of their respective media platforms ‘get in on the reefer madness.’ More mainstream media outlets are getting on the right…

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Denver: Volunteers Give Away Free Marijuana To The Homeless On Christmas Eve

Free marijuana giveaways are becoming more and more popular, and every time I hear of one it warms my heart. I’m fully supportive of marijuana sales for profit, but when people give marijuana away for no consideration, there’s just something about it that I love. That’s especially true when the…

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