Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Marijuana alternative to opioids

Illinois Allows Medical Marijuana as Opioid Replacement

On August 28, Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation to expand his state’s medical marijuana program. One goal of the new law is to make...
Wisconsin voters want legal marijuana

6 of 10 Wisconsin Voters Want Legal Marijuana

A recent poll conducted by the Marquette Law School of Wisconsin shows: “Sixty-one percent say marijuana should be fully legalized and regulated like alcohol...
Oklahoma awards first medical marijuana patient licenses

Oklahoma Awards First Licenses to Medical Marijuana Patients

On August 25, the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority announced that it had received “3,341 patient, 21 caregiver, 475 dispensary, 690 grower and 190 processor...
LDS Mormon church opposes Utah medical marijuana

LDS Church Opposes Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative

On August 23, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made official its opposition to Proposition 2, the medical marijuana initiative that will...
Marijuana Legalization 2018

Which States Are Likely to Legalize Marijuana in 2018

This November, four more states may become legal. Two states have ballot measures that if approved will make adult use legal: North Dakota and...
Alaska marijuana tax revenue increase

Alaska Marijuana Tax Revenue for 2018 Exceeds Expectations

Alaska collected more than $11 million in marijuana tax revenue in the fiscal year that ended in June 2018, an amount that exceeded the...
Colorado adult marijuana use up

Colorado Adults Using More Marijuana, While Youth Use Remains Unchanged

Two recently released survey reports from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment offer evidence that while marijuana use has increased among adults...

Marijuana Becomes a Central Issue in US Senate Race in Nevada

Jacky Rosen, a Democratic member of the U.S. Congress from Nevada, is challenging Republican incumbent Dean Heller for his Senate seat, and she is...
Manhattan DA

Manhattan DA Implements Policy Preventing Low-Level Marijuana Prosecutions

On July 31, the office of Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., the district attorney of Manhattan, told the press that on the following day, the...

Massachusetts Cannabis Regulators Urge Municipalities to Lessen Demands on Businesses

Recreational marijuana became legal in Massachusetts in 2016, but implementation of a regulated market has resulted in conflict between municipalities and the state government. In...