Recreational Marijuana

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The LDS Church’s First Presidency is asking the faith’s members in four western states to oppose bills that would legalize doctor-assisted suicide and recreational marijuana use. Church President Thomas S. Monson and his counselors sent a letter Wednesday to Mormons in Colorado, where Proposition 106 would legalize physician-assisted suicide. “We […]

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Delaware lawmakers will discuss legalizing marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol once the next legislative session begins in early 2017. According to Delaware Online, Senator Margaret Rose Henry, the lawmaker responsible for drafting the state’s medical marijuana bill, has plans to introduce a measure in January that would give adults residents (21 and over) the […]

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As a multimillion dollar fight over recreational marijuana in Massachusetts races toward the finish line, both sides of the debate in Connecticut are keeping a close eye on a vote that could open the door to legalization across New England. Massachusetts is one of five states where measures to legalize and regulate the sale of […]

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The morning sun was playing catch-up with Casey O’Neill, who had already spent hours tromping around his hillside farm in Mendocino County near Laytonville. Alongside rows of tomatoes and green beans, O’Neill gingerly tugged at a six-foot marijuana plant bearing buds thicker and longer than his wrist. “To us cannabis is a powerful special, unique […]

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A pile of cash sits on a table at a marijuana-cash security company. Access to federally regulated banks is a struggle for marijuana businesses.(Photo: Trevor Hughes, USA TODAY) Voters in nine states will decide next month whether to relax their laws governing medical or recreational marijuana use, with California potentially the most significant market. Four states […]

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Brewer Council Passes Moratorium on Retail Recreational Marijuana Brewer is taking steps to prepare for the possibility that recreational marijuana will be legalized in our state. The city council voted unanimously tonight to put in place a six-month moratorium on retail marijuana establishments and social clubs. During this period those interested in starting a recreational marijuana […]

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