Feds now say they shouldn’t have spent tax dollars to prosecute Washington medical marijuana growers

Published: Oct 19, 2017, 4:09 pm • Updated: Oct 19, 2017, 4:09 pm By The Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. — The convictions of some Washington residents for growing marijuana near the town of Kettle Falls may soon be erased. That’s after federal prosecutors acknowledged that they shouldn’t have spent money…

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Tens of Millions of Dollars Comes Pouring Into Cannabis Deals

America’s attitude toward marijuana is rapidly evolving as evidenced by the legalization and anti-prohibition efforts going on in a majority of US states. The attitudes of big investors are starting to change as well. With both California and Canada’s recreational programs coming online within the next year, many believe the…

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Michigan cannabis legalization advocates have raised half a million dollars to get on 2018 ballot

Published: Aug 21, 2017, 9:04 am • Updated: Aug 21, 2017, 9:22 am By David Eggert, The Associated Press LANSING, Mich. — Faced with an unreceptive Legislature, advocates for marijuana legalization, guaranteed paid sick leave and a host of other bills are banking that you will embrace them at the…

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Study: National medical marijuana laws would save lives — and a billion taxpayer dollars

Published: Apr 21, 2017, 10:56 am • Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 1:10 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post A fascinating study in Health Affairs last year by a father-daughter pair of public policy researchers found that Medicare prescriptions for things like painkillers, antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications dropped sharply in…

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Marijuana Sales Top 92 Million Dollars In Colorado In February 2016

Colorado’s marijuana industry sales continue to climb. In January 2016, Colorado sold roughly 88 million dollars worth of marijuana products (both recreational and medical). That number grew in February to over 92 million dollars in sales. If those current trends persist, Colorado would easily top the one billion dollar mark…

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Oregon Generated Almost 3.5 Million Dollars In Recreational Marijuana Taxes In 1st Month

There are a lot of reasons to reform marijuana laws, the most important of which is compassion. We need to have compassion for our fellow humans, and charging them with a fine and/or charging them with a crime and/or locking them in a cage is inhumane and lacks compassion. No…

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