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.

September 23, 2022

Arkansas Supreme Court Signs off on Legalization Ballot Measure

The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled late Thursday that voters in the state will have the opportunity to decide on a recreational marijuana proposal that will appear on this November’s ballot. The decision ends a drawn-out dispute over the measure, which would legalize pot for adults aged 21 and older while […]
September 22, 2022

Arkansas: High Court Approves Marijuana Legalization Measure for the November Ballot

The Arkansas Supreme Court issued a decision today ensuring that a statewide measure seeking to legalize the adult-use marijuana market in Arkansas, will appear on the November ballot.  The post Arkansas: High Court Approves Marijuana Legalization Measure for the November Ballot appeared first on NORML. This article […]
September 22, 2022

Arkansas: High Court Approves Marijuana Legalization Measure for the November Ballot

Originally appeared in: http://feeds.feedburner.com/NORMLBlog The Arkansas Supreme Court issued a decision today ensuring that a statewide measure seeking to legalize the adult-use marijuana market in Arkansas, will appear on the November ballot.  The post Arkansas: High Court Approves Marijuana Legalization Measure for the November Ballot appeared first on NORML.  
September 22, 2022

Court Rules Oklahoma Won’t Vote On Legalizing Pot in November

The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that voters will get to decide on a ballot proposal to legalize recreational marijuana, but not until after this year’s general election in November. The state’s highest court rejected an appeal from the group Oklahomans for Sensible Marijuana Laws that would have required […]
September 22, 2022

Las Vegas City Council Approves Cannabis Consumption Lounges

The Las Vegas strip is about to get even more lit. Members of the city council cleared the way for the opening of cannabis consumption lounges, voting 5-1 on Wednesday against a motion that would have had Las Vegas opt out of allowing those businesses, according to the Las Vegas […]
September 22, 2022

National Coalition Formed to Protect Small-Scale Cannabis Growers

The National Craft Cannabis Coalition, comprised of state-level advocacy groups from Oregon, California, Washington, Vermont, Maine, and Massachusetts, was formed with the goal of promoting state and federal policies that support small-scale growers, starting with the SHIP Act introduced by Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA). The SHIP (Small and Homestead Independent […]
September 22, 2022

University of Kentucky Opens New Cannabis Research Center

The Bluegrass State’s flagship university is getting some green. In an announcement on Wednesday, the University of Kentucky heralded the opening of “a new center that will advance research on the medical use of cannabis.” The “UK Cannabis Center,” as it is known, “will conduct research on the health effects […]
September 22, 2022

Oklahoma: Court Rules that Voters Can’t Decide on Legalization Ballot Measure This Year

“In a healthy democracy, those with competing visions on public policy vie for voters’ support and abide by their voting decisions. However, it is becoming clear that those who oppose marijuana policy reform would rather take voters out of the equation altogether. Whether or not one personally supports or opposes […]
September 22, 2022

Oklahoma: Court Rules that Voters Can’t Decide on Legalization Ballot Measure This Year

Originally appeared in: http://feeds.feedburner.com/NORMLBlog “In a healthy democracy, those with competing visions on public policy vie for voters’ support and abide by their voting decisions. However, it is becoming clear that those who oppose marijuana policy reform would rather take voters out of the equation altogether. Whether or not one […]
September 22, 2022

House Judiciary Committee Approves Measures to Help Seal and Expunge Marijuana Arrests

“At a time when most Americans want to end marijuana prohibition and nearly a majority of people now reside states where cannabis is legal, it makes no sense to continue punishing adults and robbing them of the opportunity to fulfill their potential for behavior that in many cases is no […]
Traffic Roots Pixel