April 2017

Photo by United States Fish and Wildlife Service (Harrisburg) — Governor Tom Wolf says he doesn’t agree with the state Auditor General’s recent call for legalizing recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania as a way to help solve the commonwealth’s fiscal woes. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale estimates Pennsylvania could raise $200 million from taxing recreational marijuana. Governor […]

By Shannon Golden, Special to the Telegram Gazette Second of three parts BOSTON – Massachusetts already has one of the highest-performing economies in America according to recent surveys, along with the best unemployment rate in 16 years. So how can things get better? The emergence of a new industry – devoted to legalization of marijuana. […]

Guest column by Danielle Shorr, junior creative writing major Danielle Shorr, junior creative writing major If I had a dime for how many bouts of nausea I’ve suffered from this past year, I could donate a building on campus. The kind of uneasiness that drains all color from your face while simultaneously making the room spin […]

A proposal’s been made to legalize the recreational use of marijuana here in Illinois. It would be regulated and taxed like alcohol. The lawmakers behind this measure say that money could be used to help close the state’s budget gap. Police have said this could be an enforcement nightmare. Talking about all this are State […]

Photo by United States Fish and Wildlife Service (Harrisburg) — Governor Tom Wolf says he doesn’t agree with the state Auditor General’s recent call for legalizing recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania as a way to help solve the commonwealth’s fiscal woes. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale estimates Pennsylvania could raise $200 million from taxing recreational marijuana. Governor […]

Results from a July 2016 Gallup poll “…found that 13 percent of adults in the U.S. report currently using marijuana…43 percent of adults have tried the substance…” Still, that says 87 percent of people have decided that smoking pot isn’t a good idea. Although when it comes to medical marijuana, most individuals including myself, are […]

CHARLESTON — The proposed West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act is scheduled for second reading Monday in the House, and at least two area legislators say they most likely will support it. The act would make it legal for doctors to prescribe marijuana for medical treatment, which has already been legalized in 28 states. Last week, […]

BROCKTON, Mass. — A Brockton medical marijuana dispensary is about to become the first to offer home delivery of pot to all of mainland Massachusetts. In Good Health will offer next-day delivery to everywhere in Massachusetts except Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket starting Monday. Company president David Noble says the service is needed because many medical […]

Committee member Lynne Snee, who previously voted against the total ban, made the motion to propose a ban of dispensaries. Fellow committee members Bobby Phillips and John Schweser, who also had voted previously against a total ban, agreed to support the recommendation. …read more at http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/local/troy-weighs-medical-marijuana-ban/MmGS4Siflnwr1BTw9zROnK/