Legally Permissive Marijuana States – 2017

  2017 Update On Permissive Marijuana States:  Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia currently have laws legalizing marijuana in some form or have recently passed such measures Alaska – Legalized Removed statewide criminal sanctions against the use, possession and cultivation of marijuana by registered patients who can show valid written documentation from their physician saying Read more…

Marijuana Laws And Penalties – Risks – Benefits Of Medical Marijuana

Marijuana Arrest And Penalties – Medical Marijuana Use   Driving Under The Influence Of Marijuana In all states it is illegal to drive a motor vehicle while impaired by either drugs or alcohol including medical marijuana. Learn about the legal definition of impaired driving.  Also learn how you can avoid arrest and conviction and what legal Read more…

Stress, Depression And Marijuana

Marijuana And Depression Going through life-changing legal and financial trouble, especially for over a prolonged period of time, is not only stressful, it can be the precursor to falling into a serious state of depression.  What the University of Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions has convincingly demonstrated is that THC, the active psychoactive ingredient in Read more…

Federal Marijuana Law And Penalties

Nearly 15 million Americans smoke marijuana every month. According to government surveys, some 20 million Americans have smoked marijuana in the past year and more than 11 million do so regularly despite strict federal laws prohibiting its use and sale. Last year, the sale of marijuana exceeded 15 billion dollars making it one of America’s Read more…

California Legalizes Marijuana For Recreational Use

The Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act On November 8, 2016, California, through the ballot process, legalized the recreational use of Marijuana by passing the “The Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act” California represents over 12% of the nation’s total population. It now joins the growing list of Marijuana Read more…

Medical Marijuana Glossary

 Marijuana Glossary Of Terms Black Gold: High-potency marijuana sold at medical marijuana dispensaries and clinics. Black Hash: Strong hashish usually associated with black resin. Currently hashish is allowed in most permissive marijuana states. Bomber: Slang term used to describe a fat marijuana cigarette. Bong: Usually a water pipe used to smoke marijuana and is supposed Read more…

Driving Under The Influence Of Marijuana – Impaired Driving

Driving Under The Influence of Marijuana In almost all states, it is unlawful to operate a motor vehicle with any detectable amount of marijuana in your system. In states like California, any drug, whether it’s medical marijuana or an over-the-counter cough medicine, if it can be shown to impair a drivers ability to operate a motor vehicle Read more…