Recreational Marijuana

Gubernatorial hopeful Bob Daiber, who serves as Madison County’s education chief, appears to be trying to straddle the marijuana-legalization issue. The campaign of Daiber, the Madison County regional superintendent of schools, told Capitol Fax that he is “still researching the legalization of marijuana recreationally and cannot weigh in on one side or the other.” Capitol […]

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ILLINOIS (KFVS) – Lawmakers want to increase revenue in the state of Illinois by legalizing marijuana. With Illinois not having a budget in two years, one supporter said legalization could lead to $350 to $700 million in additional revenue. In 2016, Illinois state passed the decriminalization of marijuana, this bill would be legalizing the recreation of it. […]

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By Chris Kudialis (contact) Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | 2 a.m. A panel of local figures in Clark County’s gaming, resort, marijuana and retail associations discussed the importance of maintaining Nevada’s medical marijuana program while the state transitions to recreational pot and the legalized plant’s effect on the Strip corridor in its first meeting Monday […]

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Alison Bosma abosma@wickedlocal.com @AlisonBosma MEDFIELD — Voters easily approved a townwide ban on recreational marijuana shops in Monday’s election. “The main thing that brought me was ‘vote yes to prohibit’ (marijuana),” resident Dave Fischer said, citing the slogan of a local campaign for the ban, and echoing several fellow voters at the polls Monday. The […]

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A member of the Italian Military’s Cannabis Project Team enters a marijuana growing room. (FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images) By Ese Olumhense Legal status will reportedly go into effect by July 1, 2018 Recreational marijuana will soon be legal nationwide in Canada, a recent report from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) stated. The new legislation — which is […]

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Alison Bosma abosma@wickedlocal.com @AlisonBosma MEDFIELD — Voters easily approved a townwide ban on recreational marijuana shops in Monday’s election. “The main thing that brought me was ‘vote yes to prohibit’ (marijuana),” resident Dave Fischer said, citing the slogan of a local campaign for the ban, and echoing several fellow voters at the polls Monday. The […]

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A member of the Italian Military’s Cannabis Project Team enters a marijuana growing room. (FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images) By Ese Olumhense Legal status will reportedly go into effect by July 1, 2018 Recreational marijuana will soon be legal nationwide in Canada, a recent report from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) stated. The new legislation — which is […]

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A recreational marijuana committee is holding a public hearing in western Massachusetts Monday. The Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy’s hearing is slated to start at 4 p.m. at West Springfield High School. Committee members are expected to talk about the current law as it exists and consider potential changes, affiliate WWLP reports. There’s currently somewhat […]

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By Kiannah Sepeda-Miller, The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to legalize recreational pot, arguing the move will help solve the state’s notorious budget crisis. Two Illinois state lawmakers introduced legislation last week that […]

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A member of the Italian Military’s Cannabis Project Team enters a marijuana growing room. (FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images) By Ese Olumhense Legal status will reportedly go into effect by July 1, 2018 Recreational marijuana will soon be legal nationwide in Canada, a recent report from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) stated. The new legislation — which is […]

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