Utah bill allowing universities to study medical marijuana moves forward

Published: Jan 31, 2017, 6:50 am • Updated: Jan 31, 2017, 6:50 am By The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah proposal that would allow universities to study medical marijuana has cleared its first committee meeting. Members of a House health and human services committee voted unanimously Monday…

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Mexico moves closer to medical marijuana with overwhelming Senate approval

Published: Dec 14, 2016, 6:31 pm • Updated: Dec 14, 2016, 6:34 pm By Peter Orsi, The Associated Press MEXICO CITY — The Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bill approving the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, the latest in a series of legal changes and court rulings that…

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Kansas City NORML Moves One Step Closer To Decriminalizing Marijuana

(image via Wikipedia) By Kevin Mahmalji, NORML Outreach Coordinator Great news for marijuana consumers in Kansas City, Missouri! After months of back and forth meetings with city officials, NORML KC, the local chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of marijuana laws, has received approval to move forward with…

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Germany: Government Moves Forward With Permitting Cultivation Of Medical Marijuana

Right before the weekend, I saw a tweet come across my Twitter feed from Ethan Nadelmann. The tweet was of a press release dealing with the permitting of cultivation of medical marijuana by the German Government. Below is a copy of the press release. The press release is in English,…

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Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Initiative Moves Another Step Closer To 2016 Ballot

A proposed initiative to regulate and tax marijuana like alcohol in Massachusetts moved another step closer to the 2016 ballot Wednesday when the state Attorney General’s office certified the petition in support of the measure. The attorney general is required to review all initiative petitions to ensure they meet certain…

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