Cannabis Caucus: Congressional colleagues from legalized states join forces

Published: Feb 16, 2017, 12:32 pm • Updated: Feb 16, 2017, 1:59 pm By Mark K. Matthews and Alicia Wallace, The Denver Post WASHINGTON — Marijuana now has its own official club in Congress, thanks to Colorado congressman Jared Polis and three of his colleagues. The Boulder lawmaker on Thursday…

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Falling prices mean trouble for states that have legalized marijuana

Published: Jan 18, 2017, 12:20 pm • Updated: Jan 18, 2017, 12:20 pm By Keith Humphreys, The Washington Post The arrival of 2017 will bring many changes to the country, including falling marijuana prices in states that have legalized a recreational market. Cannabis users may cheer this news, but it…

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Sad trombone: This newly legalized state won’t reap pot taxes next year

Published: Dec 6, 2016, 8:08 am • Updated: Dec 6, 2016, 8:08 am By The Associated Press BOSTON — Massachusetts officials aren’t expecting any quick financial windfall from the state’s new recreational marijuana law. Related: Why legal retail marijuana in Massachusetts is a political game-changer for the East Coast State…

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Voters legalized Nevada marijuana, now law enforcement officials are debating over this hot topic

Published: Nov 18, 2016, 7:53 am • Updated: Nov 18, 2016, 7:53 am By The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Law enforcement officials in Nevada are split about whether to prosecute marijuana possession cases since a newly approved Nevada initiative will make recreational pot legal in less than six weeks.…

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Finally decided: Maine has legalized recreational marijuana in uber-close vote

Published: Nov 10, 2016, 2:28 pm • Updated: Nov 10, 2016, 3:48 pm By Patrick Whittle, The Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine — Maine residents have voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use in their state. The final results on the referendum were tabulated on Thursday. The count took nearly two…

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Four years later: How legalized pot has changed Colorado

Published: Oct 17, 2016, 7:04 am • Updated: Oct 17, 2016, 7:12 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, Orange County Register As we crossed the mountainous border into southeastern Colorado, our rented Mitsubishi Mirage didn’t descend into a cloud of smoke. But the first business my husband and I saw when…

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Guess Who Wants Marijuana Legalized, Besides Bernie Sanders?

Gallop poll shows majority of Americans want to legalize marijuana now. (Just not Republicans) Can you guess who actually wants to legalize marijuana, other than Bernie Sanders?  Well, it looks like most Americans want to legalize marijuana on a national level according to the latest Gallop polls results.  This could…

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