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Author: Steve Elliott

Alabama Republicans Block Vote On Legalizing Medical Marijuana

The votes were there to pass Alabama’s medical marijuana bill. But a few Republicans were having none of it.

Garland Says Feds Won’t Go After Marijuana Users In Legal States

Atty. Gen. Garland has reaffirmed the DOJ shouldn’t use its resources to go after Cannabis users in legal states

Maryland Court: Smell of Marijuana Doesn’t Justify Police Stops

A Maryland appeals court has ruled police can no longer stop people based just on the smell of weed.

Texas Medical Marijuana Bill Heads To State Senate

A new House bill would potentially expand Texas’ medical marijuana program to include more patients and higher THC limit

Philadelphia Bans Most Pre-Employment Pot Testing

Philly is joining a growing list of places to extend workplace protections to Cannabis users.

Marijuana Data Collection Act Would Help Feds Learn From Legal States

The feds would create a central repository of data from legal states under the Marijuana Data Collection Act

Louisiana Legalization Bill Advances To Full House

Long shot? Maybe. But it’s the first legalization bill ever to be considered by the full Louisiana House

K9s In Virginia Will No Longer Look For Weed

It’s the changing of the guard. Police dogs trained to alert for Cannabis will no longer be used in Virginia.

Montana Legalization Bill Passes Senate

When Montana voters approved Cannabis legalization at the ballot box last November, it was just the beginning.

Connecticut Governor Asks N.M. Governor For Legalization Advice

Sometimes, when trying to get something done, it’s best to ask someone who’s already done it.