The Seattle City Council unanimously passed an historic recreational marijuana zoning law Monday. The Council voted 8-0 to designate specific neighborhoods and streets for legal pot retail and cultivation locations. The ordinance, which had been considered for months,...
Marijuana legislation continues to flourish across much of the United States. Recent statistics show that 40 states and the District of Columbia are in the throes of developing pot-pro legislation regarding the recreational and medicinal use of cannabis.
Last week Romania became the 10 European Union nation to legalize medical marijuana. The country’s drug law was amended to allow certain cannabis derivatives to be used for specific afflictions, such as epilepsy and multiple sclerosis.
The illicit drug trade came to public attention last week with the arrest of Ross Ulbricht who had allegedly constructed an online bazaar known as “Silk Road,” which used Bitcoin as the coin of the underworld realm.
On Colorado's northeast plains, advocates of secession from the state have managed to put the question before voters in 11 counties this November -- potentially bringing a split-the-state initiative to statewide vote by November 2014.