Recreational Marijuana

Although it was expected that Canada would end marijuana prohibition nationwide in the coming months, a new report suggests that recreational pot sales may not be as much of a sure thing as originally anticipated. During a recent interview with Bloomberg News, William Blair, Canadian Parliament’s Secretary to the Minister of Justice and head of […]

Supporters of legalizing pot in Connecticut argued Tuesday that the time has come to control and tax marijuana in the same way alcohol is regulated, warning that pot prohibition has failed. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said at a legislative hearing that legalization of recreational cannabis would end the illegal market in pot, halt the unnecessary […]

By Michael Balsamo, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The leader of the nation’s largest sheriff’s department expects federal drug agents will attempt to step up marijuana enforcement as California moves forward with legalization. But he believes there isn’t the manpower to conduct widespread raids on growers and businesses selling marijuana. In a wide-ranging interview […]

By April Corbin (contact) Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017 | 10:52 a.m. Updated 1 hour, 34 minutes ago Clark County commissioners this morning appointed 12 members to their Green Ribbon Panel. The panel will advise commissioners on zoning and business licensing issues related to recreational marijuana. The panel consists of members from the marijuana industry, […]

WILMINGTON, Ohio — The pair behind Ohio’s 2015 failed recreational marijuana measure now plan to build a medical marijuana growing and processing facility in Southwest Ohio. Jimmy Gould and Ian James, who co-founded ResponsibleOhio, announced Wednesday they will seek one of 12 large growing facility licenses under the new Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program. They […]

SACRAMENTO — There was an air of excitement at the second California Cannabis Industry Association Policy Conference in anticipation of the legalization of recreational marijuana use. Proposition 64 calls for regulations controlling and taxing the sales or recreational pot beginning in 2018, although the start date might be delayed because so many issues have to […]

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) –  States had complete control over their recreational marijuana laws under the Obama administration, but that could soon change. White House leaders have said that President Donald Trump is considering cracking down on the federal marijuana law, and state lawmakers want to know how that could impact us in Massachusetts. Recreational marijuana is legal […]

YORK COUNTY, Pa. — According to Pennsylvania’s Auditor General, the marijuana industry is expected to bring in $20 billion in revenue and offer 280,000 jobs in the next decade. He wants to bring the recreational marijuana industry right here to Pennsylvania all in an effort to help tackle the budget deficit. Some medical marijuana experts are […]

Craig S. Semon Telegram Gazette Staff @CraigSemon STURBRIDGE – The Board of Selectmen is seeking to ban recreational marijuana through a zoning bylaw amendment prohibiting all types of commercial, non-medical marijuana establishments. In a 4-0 vote Monday, selectmen approved a petition for a zoning bylaw amendment that would add “Chapter 32 – Marijuana Not Medically […]