ResponsibleOhio's attempt to reach out to college students with a sativa superhero named Buddie appears to be backfiring.
First Colorado instituted a 419.99 mile marker on I-70 back in January. Now Idaho is following suit with its own 419.9 marker on U.S. Route 95, just south of Coeur d'Alene.
The Illinois legislature passed a bill that would reduce the penalty for possessing 15 grams or less of marijuana to a ticket and a max $125 fine. But Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed the bill on Aug. 14 and sent it back to Springfield with changes.
In a landmark 2014 editorial, the nation's leading newspaper, the New York Times, wrote, "The federal government should repeal the ban on marijuana." A year later, the Times editorializes: "Congress and Obama Are Too Timid on Marijuana Reform."
Out of 43 applications, there were five winners in New York's medical marijuana sweepstakes, announced July 31. Many of the state's 20 licensed stores expect to be open by Jan. 1.