Uruguay Signs Law for Trading in Marijuana

Uruguay’s charismatic president and former guerilla, José Mujica made good on his word by signing into law the Uruguay government’s plan to create a regulated, legal market for marijuana. This was the final step of formalities required to implement the law.

Bureaucrats in Uruguay have u...

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Companies in Denver Allowed to Fire Employees for Legal Marijuana Use

State law in Colorado says that employers are still legally allowed to fire their employees for using marijuana whether at work or off-duty, according to The Denver Post. The law allows companies to use any drug policies they see fit, even though it is legal in the state for adults to have and use m...

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Time to Buy Some Pot

People are lining up around the block to legally buy marijuana for recreational purposes, according to Bloomberg. Beginning January first it will have been one year since pot was legalized in Washington and Colorado and the people are ready to buy. The lines are out the door and are around the block...

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Former Federal Agent Pleads Guilty to Selling Drugs

Kordell Nesbitt, an officer with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) – Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) was arrested in July along with co-conspirators Sherisse Thompson and Christopher Sinceno for distributing marijuana and cocaine. Nesbitt pleaded guilty this week in M...

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Federal Court Grounds Warrantless Aerial Surveillance of Marijuana Plants

 

The case was about warrantless aerial surveillance of someone growing marijuana in his backyard, but the implications of the court dec...

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Colorado’s Projections on Revenue from Marijuana Proves Legalization Pays

Colorado’s budget proposal published on Wednesday estimated the state’s marijuana industry could reach $1 billion in sales with sales of recreational marijuana constituting $61...

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Recreational Marijuana Legalization Makes It to Official Ballot in Alaska

Legalizing recreational marijuana had made it to the official ballot in Alaska as confirmed by Mead Treadwell, the state’s lieutenant governor. The recreational marijuana initiat...

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Colorado’s Marijuana Measure Can Be Used to Challenge Past Convictions

The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled that convictions for possessing small amounts of marijuana that were pending appeal when Amendment 64 took effect are eligible to be reverse...

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