Articles Tagged 'marijuana'

Vermont governor signs bill legalizing recreational marijuana despite ‘mixed emotions’

Gov. Phil Scott on Monday privately signed Vermont’s marijuana bill into law, making the state the first in the country to authorize the recreational use… READ MORE

Senate Measure Seeks To Protect Gun Rights Of Medical Marijuana Patients

by Matt Ferner, The Huffington Post
Published on June 20, 2014

WASHINGTON — An amendment offered in the Senate Wednesday would block the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives from targeting legal gun owners… READ MORE

U Washington students start ‘Uber for marijuana’ delivery service

by Katherine Timpf, Campus Reform
Published on June 20, 2014

Two students at the University of Washington in Seattle are starting a business that they describe as “Uber for marijuana.” Josiah Tullis and Megh Vakharia… READ MORE

18 House lawmakers urge softer pot policy

by Rebecca Shabad - The Hill  |  published on February 12, 2014
More than a dozen House lawmakers are urging President Obama to soften the federal government’s penalties for marijuana use. In a letter on Wednesday, they ask Obama to direct Attorney General Eric Holder to scale back how the government punishes people for using the drug. “We request that you instruct Attorney General Holder to delist or classify marijuana in a… READ MORE

Marijuana – the new dot-com bubble?

by  |  published on January 27, 2014
Legalization of marijuana for recreational and medical use in 20 US states has seen a boom in cannabis-oriented businesses. Experts say the market can jump to $10.2 billion by 2018, warning of a possible repetition of the dotcom bubble of the late 1990s. The legal pot industry in the US might be making its first steps, but anyone trying to… READ MORE

Pot Shares Rally 21% to 1,700% as Speculators See Green

by Nick Taborek, Callie Bost and Nikolaj Gammeltoft, Bloomberg
Published on January 10, 2014

They’ve got high hopes. Bruce Perlowin, the chief executive officer of Hemp Inc. (HEMP) who has seen his stock soar 205 percent to 8 cents… READ MORE

New York State Is Set to Loosen Marijuana Laws

Published on January 6, 2014

ALBANY — Joining a growing group of states that have loosened restrictions on marijuana, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York plans this week to… READ MORE

NH house to vote on legalizing up to 1 oz. of pot

by Norma Love, Associated Press
Published on December 30, 2013

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire’s House votes early next month whether to legalize up to 1 ounce of marijuana for recreational use for anyone age… READ MORE
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‘Marijuana cannon’ used to fire drugs over US border seized in Mexico

by the guardian
Published on March 4, 2013
Police in the border city of Mexicali say they have recovered a powerful improvised cannon used to hurl packets of marijuana across a border fence… READ MORE
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First marijuana growers in D.C. clear regulatory hurdles

by Tom Howell Jr., The Washington Times
Published on December 28, 2012
This time, there will be plants. Fifteen years after voters gave the green-light to a medical marijuana program in the nation’s capital, a pair of… READ MORE

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