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March 22, 2012, 2:13 pm
Amidst Federal Crackdown, Connecticut Marijuana Bill Gains Traction

Sixteen states and the District of Columbia have medical marijuana laws on the books right now, and Connecticut looks like it could be the next.

February 15, 2012, 1:38 pm
California County To End Marijuana Permitting Program

Last July, in our film “The Pot Republic” we told you about one California county’s quietly radical experiment in regulating medical marijuana production…

February 13, 2012, 1:49 pm
In a Down Economy, Will Taxing Medical Marijuana Lead to a New Green Rush?

Medical marijuana proponents have long argued that taxing pot dispensaries could provide sizable revenue to local governments, ushering in a so-called “new green rush.”

January 11, 2012, 12:03 pm
Prosecutors Move to Shut Down Mendocino Pot Permit Program

Mendocino County’s ambitious effort to regulate marijuana production – the first of its kind in California and the nation – is facing growing uncertainty following new threats of legal action by federal prosecutors.

December 16, 2011, 1:23 pm
Is California’s Medical Marijuana Crackdown Coming to Colorado?

A coordinated, statewide crackdown on medical marijuana might soon find its way to Colorado.

December 1, 2011, 4:09 pm
Two Governors Push to Ease Marijuana Restrictions

Amidst a federal crackdown, the governors of Rhode Island and Washington petitioned the federal government yesterday to reclassify marijuana as a drug with acceptable medical purposes.

November 9, 2011, 1:06 pm
Feds Raid Licensed Medical Marijuana Cooperative

In July, we told you about one California sheriff’s quietly radical experiment in regulating the growing of medical marijuana, which … Continue reading

October 28, 2011, 12:46 pm
Attorney General Sued Over Medical Marijuana Crackdown

A medical marijuana advocacy group has filed a lawsuit against U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and the top federal prosecutor … Continue reading

October 18, 2011, 1:29 pm
Support for Legalizing Marijuana at Record High

Fifty percent of Americans now say they believe marijuana use should be made legal, the highest percentage to date, according … Continue reading

October 12, 2011, 2:40 pm
President Obama’s War on Medical Marijuana?

Pop quiz! Who is the worst president in U.S. history when it comes to medical marijuana? According to the Marijuana … Continue reading

October 6, 2011, 12:56 pm
A “Crushing Blow” to Medical Marijuana Dispensaries?

Update — 7p.m.: The IRS ruling described below may be the least of medical marijuana dispensaries’ worries. Federal prosecutors have … Continue reading

August 24, 2011, 12:47 pm
Does Medical Marijuana Actually Work?

This is probably an important question, as a third of U.S. states are currently experimenting with some type of medical … Continue reading


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