Michigan House Votes In Favor Of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Taxes, And Edibles

Some very important medical marijuana bills passed in the Michigan House of Representatives today. Those bills were HB 4209, HB 4210 and HB 4827. TWB posted an article earlier today via The Compassion Chronicles. In that article Rick Thompson had the following to say about the bills: 4209 will end…

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Albuquerque City Council Votes In Favor Of Decriminalizing Marijuana

Late last night, Albuquerque city council members voted 5-4 on party lines in favor of Ordinance 15-60 to remove criminal sanctions pertaining to possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia from the city’s municipal codes. The measure now heads to the Mayor who has the authority to veto the legislation.A companion…

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Toledo, Ohio Votes Yes To Decriminalize Marijuana By Wide Margin

(image via wikipedia) During a city-wide vote on Tuesday September 15, 70% of Toledoans said YES to removing all criminal penalties for possession of under 200 grams of marijuana and reducing penalties for larger possession offenses. The ordinance “eliminate fines and jail time for marijuana violations and lowers all marijuana…

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Menominee Indian Tribe Votes To Legalize Medical And Recreational Marijuana

(image via Wikipedia) Last year the Obama Administration declared that the United States government would not stand in the way if Native American tribes wanted to legalize recreational and/or medical marijuana sales and cultivation. It was one of the most significant public policy shifts in marijuana enforcement history because it…

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Key West, Florida Votes To Decriminalize Marijuana

There is a growing trend in Florida. Local governments are voting to decriminalize marijuana. Florida lawmakers may not be willing to step up and decriminalize marijuana, but that hasn’t stopped local governments in Southeastern Florida from taking matters into their own hands. Key West, Florida is the latest local government…

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