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Recreational Marijuana Law Takes Effect in Massachusetts

Recreational Marijuana Law Takes Effect in Massachusetts

Greener Culture December 15, 2016 0

Having spent nearly three decades crusading for relaxed marijuana laws in Massachusetts, Bill Downing is greeting the state’s new recreational marijuana law with a mix of satisfaction and trepidation. The voter-approved measure took effect

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When States Legalize Medical Marijuana, People Use Fewer Prescription Painkillers

When States Legalize Medical Marijuana, People Use Fewer Prescription Painkillers

Greener Culture July 26, 2016 0

States that legalized marijuana as a medical alternative saw a drop in prescription drug use, according to a new study published in July in Health Affairs — suggesting that medical marijuana may be one

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Californians Will Vote On Legalizing Recreational Pot In November

Californians Will Vote On Legalizing Recreational Pot In November

Greener Culture June 29, 2016 0

California residents may no longer have to complain to their doctors about raging headaches in order to get their hands on legal marijuana soon, as an initiative to legalize the use of recreational pot

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Looks Like Florida Voters Are Finally Down With Weed

Looks Like Florida Voters Are Finally Down With Weed

Greener Culture May 11, 2016 0

Florida voters overwhelmingly support legalization of medical marijuana, pollsters said Wednesday, and most also favor legalization of recreational pot use. The Quinnipiac University poll found 80 percent of Florida voters said they would vote

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Legal Weed in Oregon Rakes In $3.48 Million in Revenue After One Month

Legal Weed in Oregon Rakes In $3.48 Million in Revenue After One Month

Greener Culture March 18, 2016 0

After its first month of legal weed sales, Oregon has raked in $3.48 million in tax revenue, a boon for the state government which will divide the sum between various departments. That figure accounts for

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Report: Marijuana Industry Worth $5.4 Billion In 2015, Will Keep On Growing

Report: Marijuana Industry Worth $5.4 Billion In 2015, Will Keep On Growing

Greener Culture February 2, 2016 0

What a difference a few years makes: although marijuana is illegal under federal law, the recreational and legal cannabis industry raked in billions of dollars last year, and it’s only expected to keep on

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Oregon Begins Retail Weed Sales as Advocates Move the Fight for Legalization to Six More States

Oregon Begins Retail Weed Sales as Advocates Move the Fight for Legalization to Six More States

Greener Culture October 1, 2015 0

Hi, Oregon. I know you’re having a particularly good day today, as you just started allowing marijuana shops to sell the green stuff to anyone over the age of 21. This makes you the

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Recreational Marijuana Hits Oregon Stores Thursday

Recreational Marijuana Hits Oregon Stores Thursday

Greener Culture September 29, 2015 0

Starting Thursday, anyone in Oregon over the age of 21 with a valid ID can buy recreational marijuana legally. The Legislature decided to let medical marijuana dispensaries sell to recreational marijuana users, in addition

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The “Florida Cannabis Act” Would Legalize Marijuana

The “Florida Cannabis Act” Would Legalize Marijuana

Greener Culture September 14, 2015 0

Michael Minardi is on a mission to make recreational marijuana legal in Florida next year. Asked how he would do that, considering that a ballot measure to legalize even medical marijuana didn’t pass in

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Colorado’s Recreational Marijuana Prices are Falling

Colorado’s Recreational Marijuana Prices are Falling

Greener Culture June 25, 2015 0

After about 18 months of legal recreational marijuana sales in Colorado, the market keeps getting bigger. And now a new survey shows that pot prices in Colorado are actually declining, even as the number

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