Legislation allowing the use of low-THC, CBD-rich marijuana oil primarily for children suffering from seizure disorders has been approved in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin.
It took a sex scandal by DEA agents for the White House to finally lower the boom on DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart. Her retirement will take effect next month.
U.S. District Judge Kimberly Mueller punted the marijuana scheduling issue back to Congress with her decision today to not change the drug's designation in the Controlled Substances Act.
There are four states that have legalized marijuana (Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Washington), 15 more with decriminalization laws and 35 with medical-marijuana laws.
Residents of the largest city in Kansas decriminalized small amounts of marijuana yesterday. The vote to reduce the penalty to a $50 fine in Wichita won by a 54%-45% margin.