Keego Harbor legalizes marijuana use, possession

November 4, 2015: Legal marijuana? It made its way to another Michigan community in Tuesday's election. Voters in Keego Harbor made marijuana legal for adults. It was among many key proposals that passed in Tuesday's election across metro Detroit. The marijuana proposals -- legalizing the … [Read more...]

Washington State to Require Approval of Packaging for Edible Marijuana Products

SEATTLE — Washington State will require its approval of all packaging for edible marijuana products, Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday, a pre-emptory move to ban cartoons, toy images and any other labels that might appeal to children. Mr. Inslee announced the emergency set of rules on how … [Read more...]

Evidence suggests legalized pot leads to reduced traffic fatalities

Pot in the driver's seat. COURTESY PHOTO   By Larry Gabriel PUBLISHED: FEBRUARY 12, 2014 Marijuana seems to be in a bit of a traffic jam lately. One area that folks who oppose marijuana use have focused on is drugged driving. As they lose more ground to … [Read more...]

Rhode Island State Legislators Introduce Bill to Legalize Marijuana

Regulate Rhode Island will livestream the press conference, which is slated to begin sometime between 3 and 3:30pm ET Rhode Island Assemblywoman Edith Ajello and Senator Josh Miller will introduce a bill to tax and regulate marijuana like alcohol at a 3pm ET press conference today. Rhode … [Read more...]

Medical marijuana dispensaries would be legalized under proposal from Michigan lawmaker

LANSING, MI - A Michigan lawmaker is preparing another attempt to legalize some types of medical marijuana shops in the aftermath of a state Supreme Court ruling that dispensaries facilitating patient-to-patient sales are not protected under the state's current law. Rep. Mike Callton, … [Read more...]

Medical Marijuana May Serve as a Preview for Fed’s Response to Legal Marijuana

http://justsaynow.firedoglake.com/2012/11/20/feds-response-to-legal-marijuana/ By: Jon Walker Tuesday November 20, 2012 11:18 am It has been two weeks since the voters in Colorado and Washington State chose to legalize marijuana, yet there still hasn’t been any solid response from the Obama … [Read more...]

Pro-pot group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition calls out Flint for continuing to arrest adults with marijuana

http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2012/11/pro-pot_group_law_enforcement.html By David Harris | dharris5@mlive.com on November 15, 2012 at 6:00 PM, updated November 15, 2012 at 6:04 PM FLINT, MI -- A group of law enforcement officials who favor the legalization of marijuana … [Read more...]

Detroit Marijuana Reform: Decriminalization Measures Have Mixed Records In Other U.S. Cities

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/detroit-marijuana-decriminalization.html The Huffington Post |  By David Sands Posted: 11/13/2012 2:01 pm EST Updated: 11/13/2012 2:31 pm EST It's still a little hazy how marijuana decriminalization, which was approved by 65 percent of Detroit voters last … [Read more...]

Flint decriminalization of marijuana vote only ‘symbolic;’ arrests will continue, city says

http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2012/11/flint_police_will_still_make_m.html By Gary Ridley | gridley@mlive.com on November 07, 2012 at 3:45 PM, updated November 08, 2012 at 9:59 AM FLINT, MI -- Flint police will continue to arrest people for marijuana possession despite a ballot … [Read more...]

Pot proposal passes in Detroit, but council leader Pugh calls it a ‘waste of our time’

http://www.freep.com/article/Pot-proposal-waste-of-our-time- Despite overwhelming voter approval to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana, pot smokers in the city shouldn't feel any freer to spark up at home anytime soon. City officials said that despite the landslide … [Read more...]

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