Nuanced Measure Sparks Debates Over Law-Enforcement Resources, Cartels Locals from law enforcement to elected officials to marijuana business owners say they don’t know how to feel about a ballot measure asking voters to legalize limited amounts of cannabis and regulate the drug “like alcohol.” read more →

Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker and San Francisco law firm Morrison & Foerster announced Oct. 11 that the City of Oakland has filed a complaint in US District Court to stop the federal government from seizing an Oakland building used by a medical marijuana dispensary. “This lawsuit is about protecting the rights of legitimate medical.. read more →

The NJ Department of Health (DOH) announced today that final permits were in place for the first medical marijuana dispensary: Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair, NJ. These are called “Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs)” under the severely restrictive regulations. read more →

SEATTLE — As of Thursday, it’ll no longer be against the law in the state of Washington to smoke marijuana. The Seattle Police Department is busy figuring out what all the intricacies of their policy will be, and there is a learning curve for marijuana users as well. It will still be illegal to smoke.. read more →

FBI Study Shows Marijuana Arrests Do Not Deter Use by Morgan FoxOctober 30, 2012 read more →