If you are a medical marijuana card holder in the state of Michigan, you can drive after consuming marijuana without breaking the law. Michigan Supreme Court has ruled in favor of medical marijuana patients. Although, it is still illegal to operate “under the influence” of marijuana. The law does not state on the amount of [...]
We are very sad to report that voters in Los Angeles voted to pass Proposition D which would limit the number of dispensaries in the city yesterday. Almost 63 percent of voters supported the limit-and-tax option, known as Proposition D, which caps dispensaries at the 135 stores that registered before the 2007 moratorium and which [...]
Colorado State University did a study last year on the amount of ounces that will be used by residents. The study said that 2.1 million ounces will be consumed in the year 2014. That is 142,000 pounds of marijuana. They also state that the average person will use 3.5 ounces of cannabis.
It’s not re-legalization, yet, but it’s a hell of a nice baby step. Let’s visit Vermont. Vermont’s legislature on Monday voted to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, making the New England state the 17th to relax restrictions on the drug. The House of Representatives followed an earlier vote in the state Senate [...]
In the emerging marketplace for medical marijuana we are going to see a complete spectrum of business models given a try. The presentation will run from the almost hap-hazard to the highly organized. It’s that “highly organized” extreme that is being attempted in Tempe, AZ. The name, Harvest of Tempe, on the modest storefront [...]
When I was first introduced to cannabis, back when dinosaurs roamed the earth, everything we smoked was grown in the sunshine. That changed. Things may be changing again. Marijuana growing is not a green industry. Done mostly indoors in Washington, pot production often uses hospital-intensity lamps, air conditioning, dehumidifiers, fans and carbon-dioxide generators to stimulate [...]
In the state of Florida there is a 63 year old lady named Cathy Jordan, and she uses cannabis to mitigate symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS aka Lou Gehrig’s disease), a debilitating condition that she has lived with since 1986. Ms. Jordan got her name attached, in an honorific way, to the medical marijuana [...]
The California State Supreme Court has ruled that localities can decline to provide a source of cannabis for medical marijuana patients. ” . . . individual cities and towns can ban the medical marijuana dispensaries that have sprouted around the state, dealing a blow to advocate of broader legal access to the drug and invigorating [...]
I have wondered how long it would take for some local government to figure out how much revenue could be won by being the only pot dealer in town. Here’s one: The city of Aurora could be getting into the pot business — and make itself the exclusive grower and seller of the drug without [...]
Colorado has passed their marijuana DUI bill known as House Bill 1325 by a 24-11 vote. You can now be receive charges similar to drunk drivers, which means possible loss of license or worse jail time. If you are caught driving with 5 nanograms of THC per milliliter of blood or more, you could be booked for a marijuana DUI.