Home » Posts tagged with » marijuana

California Legalizes Marijuana for Recreational Use

California Legalizes Marijuana for Recreational Use

Summary: California joins four other states and the District of Columbia to legalize recreational marijuana use. Proposition 64 was approved by voters Tuesday. The measure makes California the most populated state in the country to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Just six years ago California narrowly rejected a similar measure. Executive director of the California […]

Worst Uncle of the Year Award Goes to This Guy

Worst Uncle of the Year Award Goes to This Guy

Summary: An Arkansas teenager filmed giving his 3-year-old nephew a marijuana joint and then posted the video to Facebook. A 17-year-old Arkansas teenager thought it was a good idea to offer his young nephew, who was still in diapers, a joint and then light it. Police came across the video of Lamel Lamont Yancy with […]

Worst Uncle of the Year Award Goes to This Guy

Worst Uncle of the Year Award Goes to This Guy

Summary: An Arkansas teenager filmed giving his 3-year-old nephew a marijuana joint and then posted the video to Facebook. A 17-year-old Arkansas teenager thought it was a good idea to offer his young nephew, who was still in diapers, a joint and then light it. Police came across the video of Lamel Lamont Yancy with […]

Dad Accidentally Eats Special Brownies

Dad Accidentally Eats Special Brownies

Summary: A Nebraska dad ate his adult children’s brownies, not realizing that they were special brownies made with marijuana. A Nebraska man found brownies his adult children had left in his car so he decided to eat them like any normal person would. Michael Gollehon, 53, ate the four brownies he discovered in his car […]

Marijuana May Be Legal in Some States but Still Not Federally

Marijuana May Be Legal in Some States but Still Not Federally

Summary: The Drug Enforcement Administration declined the proposal to remove or at least loosen the restrictions on marijuana for medical and research purposes. The Drug Enforcement Administration has declared that marijuana will stay a Schedule I controlled substance. They state it has “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse” so it […]

Does It Matter That Malia Obama Allegedly Smoked Pot at a Concert?

Does It Matter That Malia Obama Allegedly Smoked Pot at a Concert?

Summary: Malia Obama was caught smoking what appeared to be marijuana. But does anyone care? Eighteen-year-old Malia Obama just wanted to have a good time last week at Lollapalooza. But like with most other First Kids who want to be out in public, there were people watching. Related: California, 7 Other States Vote to Legalize […]

Which Celebs Are Making Money off of Medical Marijuana?

Which Celebs Are Making Money off of Medical Marijuana?

Summary: The Morning Ledger profiled four celebrities who are making green selling green. While our nation is slowly starting to come around when it comes to reefer, many people are cashing in on the legal marijuana game, and that includes celebrities. Related: California, 7 Other States To Vote on Legalization of Marijuana  The Morning Ledger […]

California, 7 Other States to Vote on Legalization of Marijuana

California, 7 Other States to Vote on Legalization of Marijuana

Summary: California and seven other states will decide on November 8 whether or not to legalize marijuana– recreationally, medicinally, or both. California will once again vote to legalize recreational marijuana. On Nov. 8, the Golden State will join Nevada, Arizona, Massachusetts, Maine, Florida, Missouri, and Arkansas in the list of states deciding to either legalize […]

Tacoma Lawyer Charged with Inmate Sex Romps, Delivering Drugs

Tacoma Lawyer Charged with Inmate Sex Romps, Delivering Drugs

Summary: A Washington lawyer was caught allegedly distributing drugs and having sex with an inmate. Lawyer William Mack Stoddard must’ve been very popular at the Pierce County Jail, but his reign is over. The News Tribune reported that the 68-year-old was charged with giving inmates drugs and paying for sex with one. On Wednesday, he […]

Supreme Court Votes 6-2 to Toss Lawsuit against Colorado’s Marijuana Laws

Supreme Court Votes 6-2 to Toss Lawsuit against Colorado’s Marijuana Laws

Summary: The Supreme Court made it clear that they were not interested in hearing any arguments in their court over Colorado’s right to legalize marijuana. The Supreme Court took a stand today, declining to hear a lawsuit brought by Oklahoma and Nebraska over Colorado’s marijuana laws. The lawsuit could have stopped the legal marijuana abilities […]

Marijuana Shops Will Pay Up to 70 Percent Tax

Marijuana Shops Will Pay Up to 70 Percent Tax

Summary: An old law from the 1980’s aimed at stopping drug dealers from getting tax breaks is now hurting legal marijuana shop owners. Marijuana business owners will be seeing little profit this year after a federal law takes most of their revenues. Minneapolis drug dealer Jeffrey Edmondson caused the problem back in 1982 when he […]

Ex-Lawyers Must Pay $5.7 Million after Planting Drugs in PTA Mom’s Car

Ex-Lawyers Must Pay $5.7 Million after Planting Drugs in PTA Mom’s Car

Summary: Two lawyers, who bizarrely sought to frame a PTA mom, were ordered to pay $5.7 million in damages. A jury awarded an Orange County woman $5.7 million in her case against two ex-attorneys. The former PTA president alleged that the ex-attorneys framed her by planting drugs in her car. The O.C. Register reports that a […]

DC Still Figuring Out Proper Restrictions for Legal Marijuana

DC Still Figuring Out Proper Restrictions for Legal Marijuana

Nearly a year ago, on February 25, 2015, marijuana officially became legal in Washington, DC. Lately, the question of whether smoking in public “cannabis clubs” should be allowed under the District’s law has been hotly debated. The current plan proposed by Vincent Orange of the DC City Council will allow up to eight regulated businesses […]

Page 1 of 512345