Legislation allowing the production of low-THC marijuana oil has been approved for limited use in Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin.
The sweet smell of maraschino cherries filled the air in the Dell's plant in Brooklyn. But inside the factory, there was also a sophisticated marijuana operation. When police busted it on Feb. 24, owner Arthur Mondella killed himself.
Jamaica is moving ahead with its plan to decriminalize marijuana. The possession of two ounces will be a non-arrestable offense, punishable by a ticket instead of jail time, Parliament approved the Cabinet's pot proposal on Tuesday.
Pres. Obama's new Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, appears to support the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. "My position is we have to see what the science tells us about the efficacy of marijuana," he says.
The International Cannabis Business Conference is holding its latest seminar at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco on Feb. 15-16. The opening day keynote will be delivered by Columbia University Prof. Carl Hart, who previews his speech in an exclusive interview with CelebStoner.