Medical Marijuana News

Peruse the headlines as they are told, keep abreast of the issues as they unfold. Keep up with the ever-changing policies that govern our regions, and the political directives that affect our lives.

April 24, 2018

Winners of the 2018 SoCal Cannabis Cup

It’s that time of year again! The winners from this year’s SoCal cannabis cup are in. Wondering what the best of the best in SoCal is? The entries in all categories came correct this year, here are our judge’s favorites. BEST BRAND Tyson Holdings BEST EDIBLE 1st Place: Cookies and […]
April 24, 2018

Missouri House Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

After an evening of sometimes emotional debate, the Missouri House approves medical marijuana bill for the state. House Bill (HB) 1554 was passed by a voice vote on Monday, April 23. The measure would make it legal for some seriously or terminally ill patients to use non-smokable forms of cannabis […]
April 24, 2018

Kris Jenner Smokes A Joint on Camera

There are a lot of celebrities you’d expect to see light up this past week. Noted activist and legalization supporter Paris Jackson wished her fans a “happy holiblaze guys #420” on Twitter. Wiz Khalifa dropped a 4/20 themed freestyle. But to top it all off, momager Kris Jenner smokes a joint on […]
April 24, 2018

Rap Music Video Featuring Weed Smoking Results in Six Arrests

Making music videos with your friends is one of those pastimes that nearly everyone has partaken in. You get your clique together, procure a video camera (or smartphone) and proceed to choreograph a routine that rivals the works of Madonna, Michael Jackson and Rebecca Black. Sometimes the video is just […]
April 24, 2018

NORML Releases 2018 Gubernatorial Scorecard

We are pleased to release our 2018 Gubernatorial Scorecard. This extensive database assigns a letter grade ‘A’ through ‘F’ to states’ governors based upon their comments and voting records specific to matters of marijuana policy. KEY FINDINGS Twenty-four US governors received a passing grade of ‘C’ or higher (14 Democrats, […]
April 24, 2018

Arizona Might Source Teachers’ Raises From Legal Cannabis

Legalization wasn’t looking good for Arizona until lawmakers had an innovative idea. Following Governor Doug Doucey’s pledge to give Arizona public school teachers a raise, the state is in tight straights, budget-wise. Legalized weed would provide an untapped source of tax revenue. As of yesterday, Democrats and Republicans are working together […]
April 24, 2018

Police Officer Caught Selling Drugs To Undercover Federal Informant

It wasn’t a happy 420 for a police officer caught selling drugs to an undercover federal informant in New Jersey last week. FBI agents arrested Ruben McAusland, 26, on Friday, April 20 for selling drugs including cannabis, crack, heroin, and powder cocaine. McAusland is a patrol officer with the Paterson […]
April 24, 2018

MedMen Dispensary Opens In New York City

With an eye on legalization in the Empire State, a new MedMen dispensary opens in New York City. New York’s newest dispensary, which opened its doors on 4/20, is located on Fifth Ave. Here’s an inside look at the luxurious dispensary that would make the likes of Don Draper proud. Inside MedMen […]
April 23, 2018

The 15 Dankest Things I Saw At The SoCal Cannabis Cup

This year’s SoCal Cannabis Cup was so dank. So, so dank. For me, events like this are all about making new unique memories, and this Cup did not disappoint. Here are some of my dopest memories from 4/20 weekend with some of the dankest things I saw at the SoCal Cannabis […]
April 23, 2018

NORML Delivers Over 10,000 Citizen Comments To The FDA Calling For The Reconsideration of Cannabis Prohibition

NORML today hand-delivered over 10,000 written comments from US citizens calling on federal and international agencies to amend the international prohibition of cannabis. The public comments, which were requested earlier this month by the US Food and Drug Administration, will be considered as part of the World Health Organization’s ongoing […]
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