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  The Guardian -   Drawn to the city’s legal weed and low cost of living, families across the US travel to Pueblo looking to make a new life. But not everyone strikes it rich. In cars stuffed with clothes, boxes and furniture pr…
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  Live Science -   Marijuana use continues to become legal in more places, but that doesn't mean the drug's popularity among adolescents is growing, a new study finds. Although disapproval of marijuana use has decreased dramat…
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  CNet -   Besides known facts like pot makes Hot Pockets look edible, we're still learning how marijuana impacts our bodies. More scientific studies are emerging on the matter, however, including one that appeared in the journal JAMA…
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  NerdWallet - Life insurance companies can be like prudish acquaintances. Smoke cigarettes? For shame. Weight gain? Unfortunate. Deviations from perfection usually lead to higher life insurance rates. But wait. Smoke pot? Shrug. Not only …
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  Yahoo -   A study released on Monday found that despite an increased acceptance of marijuana at city and state levels, adolescent use of the drug — as well as approval of it — is down across the country. The study, publi…
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  Oregon Live -    A word of advice to Oregonians who plan to grow marijuana in their backyards: Don't brag about your new venture on Twitter or proudly post photos of your budding crop on Facebook. In fact, don't adverti…
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  Washington Times -   Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky received the highest grade among more than 20 declared and potential 2016 presidential candidates in a voter guide released Friday by a marijuana policy group, while New Jersey Gov. Chris …
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  Statesman -   NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — Police say they’ve confiscated more than 70 marijuana plants, packaged pot, cash and a gun from a metro Atlanta home. Investigators told Channel 2’s Mike Petchenik exclusive…
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  Forbes -   With nearly half of the country having already legalized the use of cannabis for medical purposes, physicians prescribing opioids for pain management have another alternative at their disposal. As medical marijuana laws becom…
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  WFAA8 - Despite concerns from some lawmakers that they were taking the first step toward legalizing marijuana, the Texas House tentatively approved a bill Monday that would allow epilepsy patients in Texas to use medicinal oils containing a …
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  International Business Times -   Deep within a cedar forest in British Columbia, Dan Sutton is building what he hopes will be the most energy-efficient, high-technology greenhouse for growing cannabis. Spurred by the booming market for …
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  Houston Business Journal -   Texas has seen a buzz surrounding the marijuana bills that face the state's legislators in the current session. However, while the bills represent a progressive foot forward in the historically conse…
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  Huffington Post -   A pro-marijuana ad debuting in Texas on Tuesday showcases a retired police officer who says the state should take a more "sensible" approach to marijuana policies because the drug causes far fewer problems …
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  Above The Law -   In December of last year, Nebraska and Oklahoma (the “NO States”) filed suit against Colorado in the United States Supreme Court, seeking to invalidate Colorado’s recreational cannabis laws. Last week…
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  The Independent -    Morgan Freeman has called for cannabis to be legalised “across the board”, claiming it helps him with pain management and has many other “useful uses”.  Freeman, 77, enthused ab…
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  Dallas Morning News -  AUSTIN — A proposal seeking full legalization of marijuana on religious grounds has cleared an unlikely legislative hurdle. Republican state Rep. David Simpson of Longview argues that marijuana comes fro…
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  KGNS TV -    AUSTIN, TEXAS (NBC) - The Texas House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence approved a bill Monday that would reduce state penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana. The measure will now advance to the House…
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  Dallas Observer -    A week after a sizable group of veterans descended on the state capitol to demand access to medical marijuana for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and other conditions, the Texas House's Publ…
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  Motley Fool -   When it comes to the polarizing debate of whether or not marijuana should be decriminalized, a slight majority of the American public continues to be in favor of legalizing the drug. Gallup's 2014 poll showed tha…
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  KLTV -   EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - An East Texas lawmaker's marijuana bill highlights a possible shift in the conservative outlook on the drug. Last week, Texas State Representative David Simpson introduced House Bill 2165 which would…
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  Dallas Morning News -   As a primary care provider, I’m used to seeing medical trends emerge. Right now, I’m paying close attention to the debate over marijuana legalization. Colorado launched legal recreational marijuan…
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  The Hill -   Jeb was a high school stoner. Ted Cruz smoked pot as well. Rand Paul hasn't explicitly copped to it, but his old fraternity brothers seem to think he did. Marco Rubio won't say either way — but hasn't deni…
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  Washington Times - 47 percent issued to residents in department’s Seventh District; 70 percent fail to pay $25 fine D.C. police have written more than 250 tickets for marijuana possession in the roughly six months since the Distric…
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  Dallas Observer - Kevin Eltife and Stephanie Klick are taking the safest approach possible to an issue that, for them, is politically dangerous. The two legislators, both Republicans, have put themselves behind legalizing the narrowest slive…
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  Kansas.com -  Voters will decide April 7 whether to lessen the penalty for first-time possession of marijuana in Wichita. The Wichita City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to put the measure on the ballot after backers presented a petition…
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  CBS News -   CHICAGO -- With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, …
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  The Washington Post - SAN YSIDRO, Calif. — Mexican traffickers are sending a flood of cheap heroin and methamphetamine across the U.S. border, the latest drug seizure statistics show, in a new sign that America’s marijuana decrim…
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  NBC News -  NTEVIDEO, Uruguay — It's been just over a year since Uruguay's President Jose Mujica signed a law creating the world's first nationalized market for the cultivation, sale and consumption of marijuana. T…
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  Providence Journal -   Rhode Islanders continue to use marijuana and illicit drugs at the highest rates in the nation, according to a recently released annual survey. In no other state did as many people report having used marijuana…
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  Kansas.com -   Backers of a Wichita petition drive to reduce the penalty for marijuana possession say they now have more than enough signatures to put an initiative on the April 7 city election ballot – and they’ll be turnin…
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  USA Today -   LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Though marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug in the country, little is definitively known about its impact on the brain. A study taking place at Indiana University is designed to help…
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  Time -  A new bill would make the possession of up to one oz. punishable with a $100 ticket On Monday, Texas State Rep. Joe Moody introduced a bill that would remove criminal penalties for the possession of small amounts of marijuan…
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  The Cannabist -  These organized pot tours can be both thrilling and boring; How to make the most of your legal marijuana excursion “It was either Vegas or Colorado,” said “Wilma”, a D.C.-area woman, of her 4…
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  Yahoo Health -  Although there’s a lot of buzz about marijuana being nonaddictive, the evidence is stacking up that people can — and do — become dependent on the drug. A study released earlier this year, for example, f…
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  Time  - The average marijuana user's IQ was five points lower than that of a non-user   Repeated marijuana use is correlated with lower IQ scores and less volume in the region of the brain that helps make decisions, acc…
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  The Washington Post -  If you're confused about what marijuana use really does to people who use it, you're not alone. For years, the scientific research on health effects of the drug have been all over the map. Earlier this…
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  BuzzFeed News -  Bounlith “Bong” Bouasykeo pleaded guilty in federal court to manufacturing and distributing large quantities of marijuana. But an Oregon judge said he wasn’t ready to send him to prison. A federal …
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  The Atlantic - A conversation with middle-aged moms, homeless men, and college kids about post-prohibition in Boulder, Colorado   The most eclectic gathering spot in Boulder, Colorado, is the Pearl Street Mall, a pedestrian thor…
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  Phoenix House -  Phoenix House Texas has seen the major affects synthetic marijuana has had on our students, our adult clients, and families as a whole. The truth is that synthetic marijuana is not a safe alternative to other drug use, …
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  Insurance.com -  The spread of legalized marijuana is lighting up questions about home insurance coverage for pot.   Will your policy pay out if your plants are stolen or destroyed by a fire? What happens if a neighbor kid …
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  CBS DFW -  DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – North Texans in support of medical and recreational use of marijuana took to the streets in Dallas Saturday for a cannabis rally. Nearly five thousand people were in attendance to help bring aw…
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  The Oregonian -  Andrew Courtenay was on his fourth round of antibiotics for an arm infection when he decided, at his mother’s urging, to become an Oregon medical marijuana patient.   The 24-year-old said he got a car…
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  Dallas Observer - Get caught with a joint in Dallas this afternoon and you'll find yourself being chauffeured to Lew Sterrett in the back of a squad car. Get caught with a joint in Dallas this January and you may well escape with a ticke…
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  News92FM -  It wasn’t long ago that “investing” in marijuana could earn you a stay in the local hoosegow. Using the product, similarly so. A two-day conference matching investors with entrepreneurs in the newly-legaliz…
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  San Antonio Business Journal  An informal, non-scientific poll conducted by the San Antonio Business Journal shows that 59 percent of poll participants believe the legalization of marijuana could be an important source of tax revenue fo…
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