North Dakota quietly decriminalized marijuana earlier this month, making it the 25th state to do so. As the news outlet Marijuana Moment and the advocacy group NORML reported, Republican Gov. Doug Burgum signed a bill decriminalizing marijuana last week — but the issue got little to no attention from his office or news media. The law makes it so first-time possession of up … [Read more...] about North Dakota Decriminalized Cannabis
After a new decision by the City Council, Las Vegas has become something of a cannabis pioneer. HighTimes wrote: The city will now allow marijuana consumption lounges. As such, it is the first city in the state of Nevada to have legal weed lounges. And Las Vegas is now among the first handful of cities around the country to allow for such venues. City … [Read more...] about City Council Approves Cannabis Consumption Lounges In Las Vegas
A legislative proposal could make Florida the first state to regulate tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, levels in smokable medical marijuana. Rep. Ray Rodrigues, an Estero Republican, earlier this year sponsored legislation (HB 7117) to limit the levels. The bill was sent to the House floor but awaits a vote. The Senate has not acted on the issue. Now, Rodrigues has filed … [Read more...] about Florida Could Be First State To Limit THC In Medical Marijuana
Just over half of Americans think the smell of weed in public has become a problem, and nearly a quarter of the country say they sincerely “hate” the stench while they’re out, according to a major new survey conducted by PSB Research, Civilized, Burson Cohn & Wolfe, and BuzzFeed News. Attitudes in Canada, which legalized cannabis nationwide last fall, are even more … [Read more...] about Half Of Americans Suppose The Smell Of Marijuana In Public Is A Problem
Police in Canada want to know: can we get high? “We don’t tell our employees they cannot drink alcohol in their own time, away from work,” the Regina police chief, Evan Bray, said in a statement, suggesting marijuana should be treated in a similar manner. In Vancouver, officers are asked to self-evaluate their mental fitness for duty. Those drafting the … [Read more...] about Is Marijuana Use Allowed As A Police Officer In Canada?