Cannabis Culture Headlines

Feb 7 2013
CANNABIS CULTURE - An extraordinary advertisement for "Hasheesh Candy" from the mid-1800s claims endorsements from famous US Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant and General Robert E. Lee.
Feb 7 2013
Revenues from Michigan’s medical marijuana program exceeded its costs by nearly $6.3 million - money the state says it will use to further improve the system.
Feb 7 2013
With only one legal dispensary for medical marijuana in New Jersey, the sick are lining up in wheelchairs. Three years after medical cannabis was legalized in the Garden State, the fight to make it available has only just begun.
Feb 7 2013
One of the congressmen who introduced a pot reform bill this week tells Salon why the GOP should agree with him
Feb 7 2013
State Rep. Edith Ajello (D-Providence), chair of the House Judiciary Committee, announced Wednesday she had introduced a bill to make marijuana legal for adults 21 and over and to establish a system of taxation and regulation for marijuana commerce.
Feb 7 2013
Rep. Patricia Todd, D-Birmingham, brought members of the House Health Committee special brownies today -- free of both marijuana and gluten -- to kick off this year's fight to legalize medical marijuana in Alabama.
Feb 6 2013
The medical marijuana shop next to a tattoo parlor on a busy street in Los Angeles looks much like hundreds of other pot dispensaries that dot the city.
Feb 6 2013
Federal drug agents, San Bernardino police officers and code enforcement officers fanned out across the city Wednesday, raiding a chain of medical marijuana dispensaries and a private residence, police said.
Feb 5 2013
A bill that would have allowed South Dakotans charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession to mount a medical necessity defense was defeated Tuesday in the state legislature. The bill died on a 7-6 vote in the Health and Human Services Committee.
Feb 5 2013
The state Supreme Court this week will hear arguments about whether cities can use zoning laws to ban medical marijuana dispensaries.
Feb 4 2013
An effort is building in Congress to change U.S. marijuana laws, including moves to legalize the industrial production of hemp and establish a federal pot tax.
Feb 4 2013
The violent deaths of all but one member of a musical band in northern Mexico have thrown a spotlight on the murky world of musicians who play for the country's drug gangs, says the BBC's Will Grant in Mexico City.
Feb 4 2013
Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy has vetoed a proposed city ordinance restricting the location of medical marijuana dispensaries in Lynn, citing a concern that it might be unconstitutional.

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