Medical marijuana rules change for New Mexico visitors

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has stopped issuing medical marijuana enrollment cards to people who live outside the s...
18:08 21 February 2022

Thousands light up joints during Hindu festival in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Hindu holy men were joined by devotees and the public Friday at a revered temple in Kathmandu wh...
9:55 21 February 2022

Medical marijuana bill clears Alabama Senate committee

1 of 2Cristi Cain speaks to reporters after appearing at a hearing where Alabama lawmakers granted initial approval to a...
19:31 19 February 2022

Pot shops turn to highway sponsor signs amid strict ad rules

DENVER — Cannabis companies are using a loophole in Colorado's strict limits on marijuana advertising by sponsoring state highways and putting their n...
15:28 16 February 2022

Speaker: Vote on medical marijuana bill possible next week

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Medical marijuana is getting a serious look in the Kentucky legislature.
17:44 14 February 2022

New Mexico bid for recreational marijuana is all but doomed

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico's bid to become the 12th U.S. state to legalize recreational use of marijuana abruptly fell flat after state senators in a...
22:37 13 February 2022

Green tea party? State licenses Boston’s 1st marijuana shop

BOSTON — Boston’s first retail pot shop and Massachusetts’ first minority-owned marijuana business was approved Thursday, more than a year after the f...
18:35 6 February 2022

Chicago’s former top cop consulting local cannabis company

CHICAGO — A former head of the Chicago Police Department is advising a local cannabis company on security after more than $200,000 was stolen from it ...
17:54 1 February 2022

Drinkers want fizz, low carbs, and Super Bowl ads reflect it

DETROIT — When Americans crack open a cold one during Sunday's Super Bowl, it might not be a traditional domestic beer.
20:33 30 January 2022

If Missouri follows trend, some marijuana licenses will sell

ST. LOUIS — Missouri has awarded licenses for the state’s burgeoning medical marijuana industry, but it’s a safe bet that some of those licenses will ...
19:35 30 January 2022

New Mexico recreational pot legalization passes 1st test

SANTA FE, N.M. — A Democrat-backed bill to legalize recreational marijuana businesses in all towns and counties across New Mexico passed its first tes...
1:41 29 January 2022

Alaska pot shops to be among 1st in US to allow consumption

JUNEAU, Alaska — Marijuana shops in Alaska will be among the first nationally where onsite use would be permitted.
4:52 24 January 2022

Privacy firm finds unsecured cannabis patient information

SEATTLE — An internet privacy firm says it was able to access private personal information of more than 30,000 medical marijuana patients, recreationa...
0:57 24 January 2022

Need a legal pot shop in California? Grab your smartphone

LOS ANGELES — Want to find a legal marijuana shop in California? Grab your smartphone.
0:21 24 January 2022

Cities can’t opt out of legal pot under new state proposal

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico would legalize recreational marijuana sales without exceptions for dissenting cities and counties under a rebooted proposa...
15:53 18 January 2022

New Mexico kicks Carlton Bragg Jr. off team after DWI arrest

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico forward Carlton Bragg Jr. has been dismissed from the Lobos basketball team following his arrest on suspicion of drivin...
15:24 13 January 2022

Pot politics: Some Northeast states regroup on legalization

NEW YORK — A year ago, marijuana legalization looked like it was on a roll in the Northeast — it had already passed in three of the region’s states an...
11:16 13 January 2022

Cannabis startup pulls out of CES tech show amid limits

LAS VEGAS — A Canadian cannabis tech company has pulled out of the CES gadget show after being given constraints on how it could promote its products.
21:35 7 January 2022

Maine governor pardons tribal attorney for 1968 pot charge

PORTLAND, Maine — A tribal attorney arrested for possessing marijuana while fighting for Passamaquoddy tribe land rights in 1968 was granted a posthum...
21:06 7 January 2022

Texas ‘affluenza teen’ to be released; drug test questioned

FORT WORTH, Texas — A Texas man who used "affluenza" as a defense at his trial for killing four people while driving drunk is set to be released from ...
20:36 3 January 2022

Illinois sees first legal sales of recreational marijuana

CHICAGO — The sale of marijuana for recreational purposes became legal Wednesday in Illinois to the delight of pot fans — many who began lining up hou...
16:48 1 January 2022

Illinois governor clears thousands of marijuana convictions

CHICAGO — Illinois' governor granted more than 11,000 pardons for low-level marijuana convictions on Tuesday, describing the step as a first wave of t...
18:55 31 December 2022

Marijuana dispensary opens in Nevada-Utah border city

SALT LAKE CITY — The first recreational marijuana dispensary opened Monday in a northeastern Nevada border city known for its casinos, but Utah reside...
20:32 30 December 2022

USDA OKs hemp plans for Louisiana, Ohio, New Jersey

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved industrial hemp licensing plans for Louisiana,Ohio and New Jersey, the department announced Friday. T...
21:55 27 December 2022

Refugees, quadruple homicide top North Dakota news in 2019

BISMARCK, N.D. — Debate over whether to ban new refugees in North Dakota’s capital city county and a rare quadruple homicide in Mandan were among the ...
20:21 27 December 2022

State awards license to grow medical marijuana in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri officials have granted licenses to 60 of the more than 500 companies that applied to grow marijuana for the state's fle...
18:27 27 December 2022

Rapper DaBaby handcuffed, given pot citation after concert

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby was handcuffed and cited on a misdemeanor marijuana charge in North Carolina hours after he performed...
17:33 24 December 2021

Buzzkill: Oregon bans cannabis-infused alcoholic beverages

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon is renowned for its craft beer and increasingly for its high-grade marijuana, but the state is keeping the two apart — for now.
22:14 20 December 2021

South Dakota ballot will include medical marijuana measure

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota voters will decide on a measure to allow medicinal marijuana after a petition to put the issue on the November ballot...
21:59 20 December 2021

Californians can now check legal pot dealers using QR codes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California marijuana users can now turn to their smartphones to find out if a dispensary is legit.
0:32 20 December 2021