Legislation extending Illinois' medical marijuana program beyond 2017 has passed the Illinois House despite some recent opposition from Gov. Bruce Rauner.
The head of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is stepping down, weeks after a government watchdog alleged that agents cavorted with prostitutes.
Denver police doled out marijuana-linked citations and arrests to 196 people over the April 20 — known as 4/20 — cannabis holiday weekend, officials said Tuesday.
A medical marijuana shop seems on its way for Mokena.
A group of activists exercised civil disobedience yesterday by smoking marijuana on the steps of the State House and decrying the war on drugs through a megaphone.
Ahead of being granted a licence to cultivate marijuana for research purposes, the University of the West Indies (UWI) is set to establish an institute to coordinate research efforts on medicinal and commercial products of marijuana.
(AP) - A panel established by California lieutenant governor and gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom is scheduled to hold its first public forum.
COLUMBUS (Chris Vanocur) -- Those who want legal marijuana in Ohio now claim they're more than halfway to getting it on the ballot.
NESPELEM — Colville tribal voters will decide in June whether tribal code should parallel state law concerning recreational use of marijuana.
DENVER - A big cloud of pot smoke - which had been building for some time - drifted skyward as a crowd of thousands participating in a 420 Day celebration in Denver exhaled on Monday afternoon.
Another California tribe has announced its venture into the medical marijuana business. The Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians in Thermal, about 32 miles southeast of Palm Springs, recently entered into a partnership with Red Crow, a Native-owned cannabis company that designs, builds, manages and finances marijuana growing facilities for medical purposes.
The Young Americans for Liberty handed out pot brownies on Monday — but they aren’t the ones you’re thinking of.
The girlfriend of a TV star's son has posed in provocative images posted on social media in a bid to push the couple's campaign to legalise marijuana.
The origins of "420" as an annual marijuana-related numeral are a little hazy, but that hasn't stopped stoners from using April, 20th as an excuse to smoke a little extra or recognize the day by attending one of many pot festivals or conventions.
If you run a medical marijuana dispensary or recreational pot store in Washington state, chances are you've had a hard time trying to find a place to set up shop.
There’s never been a better time to start up a company that caters to the on-demand attitude people have these days, but I’d like to take that one step further. I’d say there’s never been a better time to be an on-demand, legal cannabis delivery company.
Cheers and a cloud of marijuana smoke floated up from the steps of the Minnesota Capitol Monday as hundreds of activists rallied for legalization.
Rapper Snoop Dogg is in Western Washington this weekend for a concert and on Sunday he stopped by a retail marijuana shop set to open in Renton on Monday.
Since the legalization of marijuana in Washington and Colorado, far more pets are showing up at animal emergency rooms after getting into their owners' pot products.
Two members-only clubs in Denver were raided over the weekend, and 10 people have been cited on marijuana-related charges.
It’s reefer madness on 15th Ave E where, if nothing else, paranoia about the demand for commercial space for I-502 retail floats thick.
Three men who identify themselves as former police officers smoke marijuana and get high on camera in a new video released in time for "420," the annual marijuana holiday.
Berkeley-based Steep Hill Labs Inc. is raising $5 million to expand into two states and Jamaica this year as well as pursue innovations in its testing equipment and genetics-related products.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica's biggest university has held a ceremony to plant what it touts as the island's first legal marijuana seedling.
A citizen group says a proposed marijuana growing business in rural Kittitas County is too close to a private school.
INDIANAPOLIS - A few dozen marijuana activists marched from Monument Circle to the Indiana Statehouse Monday. The group was calling for the legalization of marijuana in Indiana.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska lawmakers have approved creation of a marijuana board to write regulations for the new industry.
In what may go down as the coolest police tweet of all time, the Denver Police Department posted a message of tolerance for the "420" marijuana festivities taking place in the city over the weekend.
Marijuana prices have plummeted since stores opened last summer, and the average gram of marijuana in the state’s system now goes for about $12, according to the state Liquor Control Board (LCB).
The Cook County state's attorney's office says it is changing the way it prosecutes low-level drug offenses, including dismissal of misdemeanor marijuana cases.
Smoking marijuana in public in the District is still illegal, whether you are on D.C. or federally-owned property. Possessing small amounts of marijuana is legal on District land, but still very much illegal while on federal property, even if that slab of federal land is located within city bounds.
A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska will see its day on the floor of the Legislature, but it received significant amendments to get there.
There was a collective exhale on the University of Colorado's campus as the clock struck 4:20 on Monday afternoon, but it was campus administrators breathing a sigh of relief, not revelers celebrating the marijuana-linked holiday.
THE WEEDMAN'S mom sat on the stairs in a maroon nightgown, her hands folded neatly in her lap, her face a balance of worry and love.
As the last night of the annual 4/20 rally in Denver's Civic Center park comes to a close Sunday, crowds remain large and diverse.
President Barack Obama is to signal his approval of a Senate bill that seeks to lessen constrictions around the use of medical marijuana, saying the US should “follow the science as opposed to the ideology” on the issue.
More than 50 people were arrested on suspicion of drugs-related offences during a "pro-cannabis" rally in Hyde Park today.
While sampling was rampant on the Cannabis Cup’s first day, you may be better off bringing your own. Out-of-state companies, along with Colorado businesses that don’t hold state licenses, were running low on samples by the end of Saturday after being swamped with visitors as the only outlets for free or paid samples.
There is a club for Bay Area marijuana enthusiasts where most members don’t want to get high. Mostly because they’re afraid of falling. Or getting too disoriented.
Victoria and Queensland have joined New South Wales in taking part in a clinical trial for the use of medicinal marijuana.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Worried that lawmakers may not act, advocates for medical marijuana could take their campaign to Nebraska voters next year, and a new state law could make their job easier.
Despite the city's ban on sales, you really can get recreational marijuana in Colorado Springs. You just need to join the right club.
NEW YORK—Synthetic marijuana has sent 160 people to hospitals in New York state in a little over a week, a spike that prompted authorities to warn Friday that the drug is dangerous and illegal.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — Hemp seed products are off limits to airmen at Hill Air Force Base and have been for years, but proponents of the products say prohibition is unnecessary and likely based on antiquated stereotypes.
For the second year in a row, the U.S. Cannabis Cup — the largest event in High Times magazine’s portfolio — kicked off Saturday at the Denver Mart with speakers and vendors from throughout the country, and plenty of free marijuana.
AMHERST - The music was late in starting at the 24th annual Extravaganja but none of the thousands that had gathered and were continuing to flock to the Town Common seemed to mind.
The stereotypical marijuana user -- the "stoner" -- hasn't adequately represented the actual people who responsibly enjoy marijuana for some time. But the stoner myth seems more antiquated than ever as more states lift prohibitions on marijuana use.
Nothing is official yet, but Gov. Bill Haslam recently hinted he'll sign a bill that would allow the limited use of cannabis oil for medicinal purposes.
Island County leaders are banding together to pressure state leaders for a fair share of marijuana sale tax revenue.
Detroit — Medical marijuana dispensaries may not exist under current state laws, but that hasn’t stopped the unregulated operations from sprouting up at a concerning rate in the state’s largest city.