SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The push for legalized marijuana has moved into Utah and Oklahoma, two of the most conservative states in the country, further underscoring how quickly feelings about marijuana are changing in the United States. If the two measures pass, Utah and Oklahoma will join 30 other states that have legalized some […]

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On the eve of 4/20, the Senate’s top Democrat came out for ending the federal prohibition of marijuana. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is introducing a bill that would deschedule marijuana, Shawna Thomas reported for Vice. Descheduling would remove cannabis from the strict regulatory standards set by the Controlled Substances Act, the blueprint for […]

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The head of Massachusetts’ legislative marijuana committee said she does not anticipate updating the state’s medical marijuana law this year, despite a recent ruling by the Supreme Judicial Court. “I think we finished with marijuana for this session,” said Sen. Pat Jehlen, D-Somerville, Senate chairwoman of the Committee on Marijuana Policy. Jehlen said the committee […]

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Selectmen not high on rec marijuana By Mary Ellen Gambon Canton selectmen voted against allowing recreational marijuana dispensaries in Town, 4-1, after debating the issue for several meetings. Mark J. Porter was the only selectman who voted against Article 63, which Town Meeting will vote on during the Annual Town Meeting May 14. He said […]

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Getty Images It seems like a contradiction. Smoking pot is widely regarded as unhealthy while running is quite the opposite.  Increasingly though, runners are turning to marijuana for a variety of reasons, from enhancing performance to just having more fun. This trend is not new. Ultra-Marathoners, the most hardcore breed of recreational runners, have been […]

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CLOSE A Bossier City mother hopes state lawmakers will authorize medical marijuana as a possible treatment for health conditions related to autism. Buy Photo Monica Stampley and son Judah(Photo: Stan Carpenter 2018, Stan Carpenter / The Times)Buy Photo It’s never a simple trip when Monica Stampley and her family want to go on vacation, visit […]

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