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  • Seattle clears pot convictions, following San Francisco lead

    SEATTLE (AP) – More than five years after Washington state legalized marijuana, Seattle officials said Thursday they’re moving to automatically clear past misdemeanor convictions for pot possession – a step similarly announced by San Francisco last week. “For thousands of people in Washington state, a misdemeanor marijuana conviction had huge...
  • Thousands of marijuana convictions could be reduced or thrown out

    San Francisco’s district attorney said Wednesday that city prosecutors will toss out or reduce thousands of criminal convictions for marijuana dating back decades, a move allowed under the 2016 state ballot measure legalizing recreational sales of pot. District Attorney George Gascon said his office will dismiss nearly 3,000 misdemeanor cases...
  • Can I buy legal weed today? A Q&A

    (CNN) It was a week of highs and lows for marijuana enthusiasts. Only three days after California opened its first legal weed dispensary, becoming the latest US state to trade in kosher cannabis, a massive reversal from the Justice Department has left the burgeoning industry in doubt. Attorney General...
  • Predicting the next 15 states to legalize marijuana!!

    A record high 64% of Americans support legalizing marijuana for recreational use, according to a 2017 Gallup Poll. Support for legalization is rooted in changing perceptions of the drug’s potential harm, as well as the prospect of hundreds of millions of dollars in marijuana sales and excise tax revenue...
  • How does alcohol and marijuana affect your health ??? Which is worst ???

    Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey? It’s a tough call. There are dozens of factors to account for, including how the substances affect your heart, brain, and behavior, and how likely you are to get hooked. Time is important, too — while some effects are noticeable immediately, others only...
  • California proposes armored cars to transport pot tax money

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – California should use armored cars to transport hundreds of millions of dollars in cash tax payments expected next year with the state’s legal marijuana market, the state treasurer said Tuesday. The state on Jan. 1 will enter a new era with cannabis when recreational sales become...
  • Pot growers in Sacramento will need a lot of electricity

    It takes a lot of juice to grow pot indoors, so Sacramento’s major electric utility is gearing up for the heavy demands of recreational marijuana growers come January. That’s when growing cannabis for non-medical purposes becomes legal in California, though cities and counties retain some control. Sacramento city officials...
  • Georgia rapper arrested on felony weed charges

    Young Thug has found himself battling the law once more, according to a new report from TMZ. It appears as though the Atlanta rapper was arrested by the Brookhaven Police Depeartment this past Saturday (September 23) for marijuana possession and is facing a felony charge for the alleged offense. He is...
  • Is this a marijuana trend you should be concerned about ???

    The latest federal survey data shows that while teen marijuana use continues to decline in the era of legal pot, adult use is rising. The percent of people over the age of 18 who smoke it in a given year has risen from 10.4 percent in 2002 to 14.1 percent in...