A 65-year-old Las Vegas man who grew medical pot in his backyard was acquitted of two felony marijuana charges Friday.
For one Oakland couple, growing pot opened the door to a whole new down home lifestyle.
Cannabis or marijuana possession and sale for recreational use in Nevada could be legalized in November next year
In states where marijuana is now legal, many people still have small-scale possession convictions on their records. Advocates for "expungement" face uphill battles, from Washington state to Washington, DC
CANNABIS CULTURE - While the nation focuses on marijuana legalization initiatives in Alaska, the District of Columbia, and Oregon, a California initiative that would turn drug possession felonies into misdemeanors is quietly heading for a likely victory
A bill approved by the Assembly and heading to the Senate would give prosecutors flexibility in sentencing for low-level offenses.
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) Monday signed into law two measures that will reduce the punishments for certain marijuana-related offenses. The changes go into effect immediately.
The California Senate Thursday passed a bill that would give prosecutors the option of charging people caught in the possession of small amounts of hard drugs with misdemeanors instead of felonies. Senate Bill 649, the Local Control in Sentencing Act, now goes before the Assembly.
Chris Martin had an idea for a business in Arizona, where voters passed a law that legalizes medical-marijuana "edibles" under certain conditions.
Most California Voters Say Possessing Small Amount of Illegal Drugs Should Be Misdemeanor, Not Felony
A strong majority of California voters believe the penalty for possession of a small amount of an illegal drug for personal use should be reduced from a felony to a misdemeanor, according to a poll released Monday by organizations seeking to relax drug laws.