Stings Aimed at Pot Shops in Washington
May27

Stings Aimed at Pot Shops in Washington

It's a new day, children.  And don't sell cannabis to kids.   Washington’s retail marijuana businesses got calls from the state liquor control board before the sting operations began, warning them and reminding them about best practices when it comes to keeping weed out of kids’ hands. But when the board sent 18- to 20-year-old operatives into the first batch of stores this month to see if shops would sell them weed, four of them...

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MMJ in Pennsylvania
May26

MMJ in Pennsylvania

Medical marijuana is fighting for life in Pennsylvania.   [image: Google images...

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Will Oregon Allow Local Opt-Out of MMJ?
May21

Will Oregon Allow Local Opt-Out of MMJ?

Oregon has reached consensus on much in their roll-out of legal cannabis.  But here is a sticking point -- local community opt-out of the state mmj plan.  Can localities just say "no?"   The Oregon Legislature's special pot committee is in danger of going up in smoke after it reached an impasse Monday night over the issue of allowing local communities to ban medical marijuana facilities. . . . A total of 146 cities and 26 of the...

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Ohio Prosecutor Working for Re-Legalization
May21

Ohio Prosecutor Working for Re-Legalization

More evidence that the time has come to welcome the cannabis plant back home.   Ohio’s existing marijuana laws are “useless” and enforcing them is a “major waste of resources for law enforcement,” Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters said on Tuesday in revealing his support for legalization of marijuana. Deters, a Republican and one of the state’s toughest law-and-order prosecutors, said legalization is “coming across the...

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Dramatic Increase in Kentucky Hemp Production
May20

Dramatic Increase in Kentucky Hemp Production

Hemp and the state of Kentucky are friends from way back in the day.  They are quickly remembering their old relationship.   Kentucky agriculture officials say the state's hemp production will surpass 1,700 acres this year as the crop's comeback starts to attract investment from processors looking to turn the once-banned crop into products. One of those investors is Andy Graves, CEO of Atalo Holdings. Graves said Tuesday his...

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Is Public $$ Fighting Re-Legalization in Arizona?
May19

Is Public $$ Fighting Re-Legalization in Arizona?

Whose money is being spent to fight re-legalization in Arizona?   A law-enforcement task force in Yavapai County cut a $50,000 check from RICO funds to a substance-abuse group dedicated to fighting marijuana legalization in Arizona, New Times has learned. The deal between the Yavapai County-based Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) task force and MATFORCE was made soon after the Marijuana Policy Project announced it...

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