Recreational Marijuana

While 2016 has been a wild year on the national stage, it’s about to get a lot more laid back in Oregon. The state’s Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill Tuesday that would allow anyone 21 and older to purchase cannabis edibles, extracts and oils from medical-marijuana dispensaries, the Oregonian reported. The measure is part of Senate Bill 1511, which […]

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  State officials from Colorado are in Rhode Island Tuesday, to discuss how that state has handled the legalization of recreational marijuana. The issue is heating up across New England. Rhode Island lawmakers are considering legislation currently making its way through the General Assembly. Several New England states, including Rhode Island’s neighbor to the north, Massachusetts, are […]

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Buy Photo Robynlee Sutter, a budtender at CannaMedicine Marijuana Dispensary, weighs marijuana before selling it to a customer on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, Salem, Ore. (Photo: ASHLEY SMITH / STATESMAN JOURNAL)Buy Photo Salem City Council members had more to say about a proposed ordinance to put a 3 percent recreational marijuana sales tax on the […]

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Legal marijuana in Oregon typically sells for more inside dispensaries than illegal marijuana fetches on the street. Not surprisingly, pot shop owners and employees say the premium price gives consumers more variety to choose from and knowledge about the product. It became legal in Oregon to buy recreational marijuana from licensed medical marijuana dispensaries on […]

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(Photo credit: Djibouti/Compfight cc) More Americans support legalizing marijuana than ever before. A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research at the University of Chicago shows Americans’ support for legalizing marijuana has rocketed to 61 percent, as reported by The Washington Post. The same poll, released March 25, found just 39 percent of […]

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