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Marijuana Legalization In The United States At a Glance

On November 4, the people of Alaska, Oregon, and Washington, DC, will vote on whether or not to undo the reefer madness mistake of yesteryear, and follow in Colorado and Washington’s footsteps by going green and legalizing marijuana. While in Florida voters will have the opportunity to amend their...

Medical Marijuana News: More Delays in DC and New Jersey

Seems like the federal attack on California dispensaries have, predictably, created a chilling effect on medical marijuana reform across the nation. Last week, municipal authorities in Maple Shade, New Jersey decided not to allow Compassionate Sciences (one of the 6 companies allowed to grow medical...

DC Plays Hardball with Potential Cannabis Growers

As reported last week, the medical marijuana program in DC is finally making some headway with the District now accepting applications for cannabis growers. Yes, the D.C. Department of Health announced it was officially beginning the month-long application process for the 10 cultivation centers that will...

Washington D.C. is Now Taking Applications to Grow Marijuana!

Some of you will recall that we recently reported on the sub-glacial pace of the Washington D.C. medical marijuana program. Well, it seems like the winds of change ended up being too strong and the nation’s capital is finally ready to deliver what it has been promising for over a year. The marijuana...

D.C. Medical Marijuana Still Being Delayed A Year Later

Like so many other things in DC, the distance between the will of the people and the actions of the government has grown into a chasm on the issue of medical marijuana. Voters actually approved medical marijuana a whopping 13 years ago via ballot measure only to have that effort nullified by Congress. Still,...