News tagged with marijuana laws

Researchers study marijuana use in pregnant mothers

Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus are studying the detection of prenatal marijuana use in a legalized environment. The study of marijuana use in pregnancy is only possible in a few states.

Mar 08, 2016
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Medical marijuana's big business lures ex-law enforcers

With fewer than 4,000 approved patients, the nascent medical marijuana business in Illinois is off to a slow start. Yet it hasn't kept away a cadre of cannabis entrepreneurs who once relied on guns, badges, tough drug laws ...

Dec 27, 2015
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Jamaica official says marijuana reform bill ready

Jamaica's Cabinet has approved a much-anticipated bill of drug law amendments that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of pot and pave the way for a legal medical marijuana industry on the Caribbean island, the ...

Jan 21, 2015
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Congressional deal upends pot legalization in DC

Elected officials and drug-policy advocates hoped to make the nation's capital the first place on the East Coast with legal pot. They wanted to use the District of Columbia as further encouragement for states to make their ...

Dec 10, 2014
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