Medical Marijuana News

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February 21, 2018

California: Alameda County District Attorney To Vacate Thousands Of Past Marijuana Convictions

The District Attorney for Alameda County has announced her intent to automatically vacate thousands of past marijuana convictions. Alameda County, which includes Oakland, is the 7th-most populous county in California. According to the DA’s office, there are an estimated 6,000 marijuana convictions eligible for either a sentence reduction or a […]
February 20, 2018

Marijuana Legalization? The UK Parliament Debates This Week

The post Marijuana Legalization? The UK Parliament Debates This Week appeared first on High Times. Could the United Kingdom see marijuana legalization? The UK Parliament debates this week. Marijuana legalization and regulation has become part of the mainstream conversation in the United States and in Canada. But what about overseas? […]
February 20, 2018

A Vacant Elementary School Could Soon Be A Marijuana Grow Operation

The post A Vacant Elementary School Could Soon Be A Marijuana Grow Operation appeared first on High Times. A vacant elementary school could soon be a marijuana grow operation. It seems a Michigan school district is reconsidering selling one of its school buildings to a marijuana firm. The buyer hopes […]
February 20, 2018

Did Lil Duval Smoke A Blunt In A Self-Driving Car?!

The post Did Lil Duval Smoke A Blunt In A Self-Driving Car?! appeared first on High Times. A video posted on Instagram has us scratching our heads and asking, “Did Lil Duval smoke a blunt in a self-driving car?” Since the stand-up comedian published the video, it’s been making the rounds […]
February 20, 2018

Nate Diaz Sparks Joint On Live TV

The post Nate Diaz Sparks Joint On Live TV appeared first on High Times. UFC Lightweight Superstar Nate Diaz never seizes to amaze. On Sunday night during the UFC Fight Night 126 in Austin, TX—Diaz stunned the audience by casually pulling out a joint with gold rolling papers and nearly […]
February 17, 2018

It Was A Big Week For Marijuana In America

Valentines Day week 2018 saw a tremendous amount of activity when it came to addressing our nations failed policy of marijuana prohibition. From new federal legislation being introduced to two federal lawsuits having hearings, plus a number of members of Congress, old allies and new stepping up to demand the Trump […]
February 17, 2018

Lawmakers Want To Charge Doctors Who Prescribe Cannabis With A Felony

The post Lawmakers Want To Charge Doctors Who Prescribe Cannabis With A Felony appeared first on High Times. State legislators in Arizona are looking to crack down on pre-existing medical marijuana laws with a bold, albeit harsh, set of regulations. In order to further regulate the plant amongst its medical […]
February 16, 2018

Philadelphia: District Attorney To Cease Prosecuting Marijuana Possession Offenders

Philadelphia officials announced today that they will no longer prosecute marijuana possession offenses. In October 2014, Philadelphia enacted a municipal ordinance reclassifying cases involving the possession of up to 30 grams of cannabis to a non-summary civil offense, punishable by a $25 fine – no arrest and no criminal record. […]
February 16, 2018

Recreational Marijuana in Canada Will Be Delayed

The post Recreational Marijuana in Canada Will Be Delayed appeared first on High Times. There’s bad news for those hoping to blaze up north this summer. Today, the Canadian federal government announced that recreational marijuana in Canada will be delayed. The government will not cast the final vote on bill […]
February 16, 2018

This City Is Cracking Down on Synthetic Marijuana

The post This City Is Cracking Down on Synthetic Marijuana appeared first on High Times. As federal marijuana prohibition continues, so does the practice of searching for its legal, or at the very least, easily obtainable substitute. To combat this, one city is cracking down on synthetic marijuana. The outbreak […]
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