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Medical marijuana to soon be available in Colorado via vending machine

Coloradan’s got a glimpse at the ease with which they will be able to purchase medical marijuana in the future, as the first vending machine designed to specifically dispense the herb was unveiled Friday night in Avon, CO. Called the ‘Zazz’, the machine will dispense marijuana-based edible goods, however customers…

Popular GA medical marijuana bill dies over objection to treating children with autism

A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Georgia died last night after a late move requiring insurance coverage for treatment of autism in children derailed its passage. Despite overwhelming support for the bill in both houses, the General Assembly adjourned for the 2014 session without reaching agreement between the House…

Alabama lawmakers approve bill legalizing medical marijuana use

By Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) – A medical marijuana bill unanimously passed both the Alabama House and Senate on Thursday and is headed to the desk of Gov. Robert Bentley, who has said he will sign it into law. The measure makes it legal to possess only a prescribed…

Economic high: Colorado made $3.5 million in pot tax in first month since legalization

Marijuana sales in Colorado brought in $3.5 million in tax revenues and fees in the first month retail pot outlets were allowed, the western US state said Monday. The figure included $2.9 million in taxes for recreational and medical marijuana in the month of January, and nearly $600,000 in fees,…

Georgia House approves medical marijuana for treating severe seizures

By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) – A Georgia measure that would legalize use of a liquid, non-intoxicating form of marijuana for patients with severe seizure disorders has been passed by the state House of Representatives with wide support. Lawmakers approved the legislation on Monday in a 171-4 bipartisan vote, and…

Growing medical marijuana is a big business in Canada

An hour's drive south of Canada's capital, past snow-covered pine forests and farmland, Chuck Rifici is growing marijuana at an old Hershey's factory. He plans to sell it for medical use under a new government scheme starting on April 1 that will ban……

NFL commissioner says injured players might someday be allowed to use medical marijuana

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he could envision injured players using legal medical marijuana at some point. In a wide-ranging interview with ESPN.com, Goodell said he would be open to players using the drug to treat injuries in states where it was legal. “I don’t know what’s going to develop…

Kentucky Republican offers to ‘fill this committee room’ with people affected by pot deaths

In a hearing on the legalization of medical marijuana in the state of Kentucky, Republican state Rep. Robert Benvenuti said that the risks of allowing medical marijuana in the state are too high. He cited Kentucky’s high rate of illegal and prescription drug abuse as reasons why the plant is…

Colorado and Washington brace for ‘marijuana tourism’ surge

Marijuana users in Colorado and Washington are counting down the hours before the western US states become the first to legalize recreational pot shops on January 1. Blazing a trail they hope will be followed in other parts of the United States, cannabis growers and others are also rubbing their…

Woman seeking license to sell pot says she was practicing Hinduism, not trading sex for money

A Colorado woman seeking a license to sell medical marijuana wants her guilty plea to prostitution charges thrown out, claiming that she was actually practicing her religion. Melody Kenyon has sued the city of Fort Collins in Larimer County Court seeking a judicial review of the city’s decision to charge…

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