Is is safer to drive high than drunk? Efforts to curtail marijuana-impaired driving collide with attitudes, medicinal use

Published: Aug 25, 2017, 5:54 pm • Updated: Aug 25, 2017, 5:54 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Promoting cannabis as a safer alternative to alcohol was a tenet of the marijuana legalization movements in Colorado and other states. Early data indicate that attitude continues when people get behind…

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Drive to get veterans access to medical marijuana hinges on House committee vote

Published: Jul 24, 2017, 1:27 pm • Updated: Jul 24, 2017, 3:03 pm By Nikki Wentling, Stars and Stripes WASHINGTON – A measure allowing veterans easier access to medical marijuana garnered bipartisan support in Congress last year and nearly became law. A vote Monday could be the end of the…

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Ohioans For Medical Marijuana Suspend 2016 Signature Drive

I received the below press release from the Ohio medical marijuana campaign: Statement can be attributed to Brandon Lynaugh, campaign manager for Ohioans for Medical Marijuana. Late Friday evening, after considerable discussion, the decision was made to suspend our drive to place an issue on the November 2016 Ohio ballot.…

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Arkansas Medical Marijuana Statewide Sign And Drive Event Today And Tomorrow

I received the following alert from the Arkansas campaign. If you are in the area, I suggest you come out and show your support: Arkansans for Compassionate Care is hosting a statewide Drive & Sign event at more than 100 locations across the state Friday and Saturday. And we need…

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Ohio Ballot Board Certifies Medical Marijuana Initiative; Supporters Prepare To Launch Petition Drive

The Ohio Ballot Board certified an initiative on Thursday that would establish a comprehensive medical marijuana program in Ohio. The five-member board reviews proposed ballot measures to ensure they represent only one issue. Ohioans for Medical Marijuana must now collect 305,591 valid signatures of Ohio voters by early July to…

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Food Drive Donations Are Being Collected At Participating Los Angeles Dispensaries For Food4Cannabis

There are few things that I love as much as highlighting when members from the marijuana community step up to help worthy causes. There is currently a food drive underway in Los Angeles, with participating dispensaries accepting donations. All of the donations go towards families that are in need. I…

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