Will Massachusetts be the first state to allow social marijuana use?

The state’s Cannabis Control Commission is expected to decide later this month whether to approve draft regulations that would allow for the licensing of social consumption establishments. Continue reading “Will Massachusetts be the first state to allow social marijuana use?”

Iowa bill reducing marijuana penalties faces obstacles

A proposal in the Iowa Legislature to lessen penalties for people who possess small amounts of marijuana for the first time would save the state money and reduce the disproportionate number of African-Americans in its criminal justice system. Continue reading “Iowa bill reducing marijuana penalties faces obstacles”

Montana dispensary owner gets 18 months for "conspiracy to manufacture and distribute marijuana"

MISSOULA, Mont. — The owner of a Montana medical marijuana dispensary network has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for conspiracy to manufacture and distribute marijuana. The Missoulian reports 40-year-old Charlton Victor Campbell was sentenced Thursday. Under a plea agreement, Campbell forfeited $30,000 and the Montana Buds properties in… Continue reading “Montana dispensary owner gets 18 months for "conspiracy to manufacture and distribute marijuana"”