The North Carolina General Assembly Votes to Approve Medical Marijuana

The approval of marijuana for recreational or medical use is always exciting new information for cannabis advocates. The North Carolina General Assembly has delivered another good news with its support of medical marijuana in the state.  The State’s Judiciary Committee first received testimony on the proposed approval the week prior…

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Assembly Committees in New Jersey Senate Advance Cannabis Bill

New Jersey made its way back in headlines when legislative Assembly committees in the state Senate advanced a bill to regulate legal cannabis within state lines and bring the new state industry to life.  Of course, the last time New Jersey was being lauded for their recreational cannabis progress was…

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New Jersey Assembly weighs marijuana legalization during day-long hearing

Published: Mar 5, 2018, 5:28 pm • Updated: Mar 5, 2018, 5:31 pm By Michael Catalini, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s Democratic-led Assembly on Monday waded into the debate over marijuana legalization, drawing hours of testimony both for and against making it available. The Assembly Oversight Committee held…

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Anchorage Assembly asks state to allow marijuana consumption in retail stores

Published: Jul 14, 2017, 7:32 am • Updated: Jul 14, 2017, 7:40 am By Devin Kelly, Alaska Dispatch News July 12 — ANCHORAGE — The Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday urged state marijuana regulators to pass laws allowing tourists and locals to smoke or consume marijuana in retail shops, saying it’s…

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California Assembly passes “marijuana sanctuary state” bill

Published: Jun 2, 2017, 8:18 am • Updated: Jun 2, 2017, 8:18 am By Sophia Bollag and Jonathan J. Cooper, The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers have passed a bill to prohibit state and local police from helping enforce federal anti-marijuana laws that conflict with state law. Californians…

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Anchorage Assembly Unanimously Approves First Legal Cannabis Retail Outlet

Please share! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest On Tuesday the Anchorage Assembly unanimously approved a license for the city’s first legal cannabis retail outlet. Given that licenses for cannabis cultivation were approved a few months ago and in most instances is ready to be sold, this means that Alaska’s largest city…

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NY State Assembly Passes Legislation To Seal Past Marijuana Possession Convictions

Yesterday, the New York State Assembly voted in support of A10092, a bill that will seal the criminal records of people who have been unjustly and unconstitutionally arrested for simple possession of marijuana in public view. The bipartisan vote was 99 in favor and 42 opposed. Over the last 20…

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