When marijuana is legal in Canada, Americans are expected to flock. But the border, and US law, stands in the way.

By Lornet Turnbull and Katie Zezima, The Washington Post BLAINE, Wash. – Recreational marijuana has been legal here in Washington state since 2014. Adults just a few miles away in Canada also will be able to legally buy and smoke marijuana for pleasure starting in October. But between them stands…

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City of Detroit expected to challenge voter-approved marijuana initiatives

Published: Feb 16, 2018, 3:20 pm • Updated: Feb 19, 2018, 12:03 pm By Katrease Stafford, Detroit Free Press DETROIT — The City of Detroit said Friday it plans to file a lawsuit challenging two voter-approved marijuana initiatives that would have relaxed local control this year. The move comes after…

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Tuesday: DC Council Expected To Vote On Final Passage Of Permanent Ban On Marijuana Clubs

The Council of the District of Columbia has scheduled a final vote Tuesday on legislation that would permanently prohibit adult consumption of marijuana everywhere but a private residence.  Advocates warn that final passage of this bill will undermine existing laws that protect medical marijuana patients and yield more control over…

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D.C. Council Expected To Vote Tomorrow On Marijuana Club Ban

(image via inspirationseek.com) The Council of the District of Columbia plans to vote tomorrow on legislation that restricts adult marijuana use in the District, prohibiting marijuana consumption everywhere but the home. The legislation is opposed by a majority of District residents and a growing number of councilmembers who oppose limiting…

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New York’s Medical Marijuana Program Starts Slower Than Expected

(image via wikipedia) When New York legalized medical marijuana roughly 1.5 years ago, it was very exciting. New York has one of the largest populations in the country, and there are no doubt a huge number of people that would benefit from medical marijuana. I remember having so much hope…

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As Expected, Big Marijuana Legalization News Out Of California Today

Yesterday I posted an article about a big marijuana legalization initiative filing that was expected to occur today. That filing did indeed occur, and you may have heard about it. Most media outlets are referring to it as the ‘Sean Parker marijuana legalization initiative,’ named after the initiative’s most high…

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As Expected Ohio Attorney General Sues Toledo Over Marijuana Decriminalization Law

In September Toledo, Ohio voters approved a marijuana decriminalization measure by a very wide margin. Even before the vote occurred, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine made it very clear that he would sue the City of Toledo if the measure passed. Mr. DeWine made good on that threat last week…

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