5 states could legalize recreational marijuana use this year… // Business Insider

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  5 states could legalize recreational marijuana use this year — here’s what we know Business Insider Most significantly, California could legalize recreational use — thus making the entire West Coast a legal enclave for recreational cannabis. All the initiatives below will be voted on this November, alongside the presidential election. Here’s …and more » Source: CA News

Marijuana legalization could be the next gold rush for California – Raw Story

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Marijuana legalization could be the next gold rush for California – Raw Story Raw Story Marijuana legalization could be the next gold rush for CaliforniaRaw StoryToday, however, the once-desolate town is firmly back on the map, having joined a handful of communities in California in embracing large-scale commercial cannabis cultivation — a move that smells of success as the state …

Legalized Weed: Your Questions Answered – Newsweek

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Legalized Weed: Your Questions Answered – Newsweek Newsweek Legalized Weed: Your Questions AnsweredNewsweekIn 2014, legal sale of recreational marijuana began in Colorado and Washington state. Oregon and Alaska are creating similar regulatory … Most debates in the United States focus on the false dichotomy of prohibition versus a for-profit approach that …and more »

It's time to legalize and regulate marijuana in California. Yes on Proposition 64. – Los Angeles Times

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It's time to legalize and regulate marijuana in California. Yes on Proposition 64. – Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times It's time to legalize and regulate marijuana in California. Yes on Proposition 64.Los Angeles TimesSix years ago California voters were asked to make recreational marijuana legal under state law and they declined to do so. But the close decision — …

No Surprise Here: Federal Gov't Still Butting Heads With States Over Cannabis Legalization – Cannabis Industry Journal (blog)

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No Surprise Here: Federal Gov’t Still Butting Heads With States Over Cannabis Legalization – Cannabis Industry Journal (blog) No Surprise Here: Federal Gov’t Still Butting Heads With States Over Cannabis LegalizationCannabis Industry Journal (blog)The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) conducted a scientific and medical evaluation that deemed cannabis “does not meet …