Rhode Island state lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday that would end marijuana prohibition and establish a system to regulate and tax the weed.
Health Canada was flooded with hundreds of letters from police and other officials questioning the department’s oversight of Canada’s medical marijuana program in the two years leading up to a push by Ottawa to commercialize medical pot.
The capital legalizes possession of small amounts of pot
Jamaica decriminalizes possession of small amounts of pot, paves way for medical marijuana.
Drug legalized despite blocking effort in Congress
Softening of law follows similar move by Colorado and Washington states, but smoking in public and buying and selling drug remains illegal
Alaskans voted to legalize marijuana last November. That starts tomorrow, although pot commerce won't be coming for another year.
Opponents of Colorado's marijuana legalization are expected to file a federal lawsuit on Thursday that will seek to shut down the state's new industry and which they say will accuse participants of violating racketeering laws.
Certain amounts of marijuana could be legal to grow, possess or smoke in D.C. after Feb. 26.
Supply is outstripping demand in the unlikeliest place—legal recreational marijuana in the state of Washington. Growers who jumped into the new legal market hoping to make a killing in cannabis are now getting killed by a glut of product.