MJ News


Marijuana shows up in the news. Here are some articles about what is happening.


D.C. Council skirts federal threat, holds forum on pot legalization

The DC Council on Monday downgraded the scope of a hearing on regulating marijuana sales to avoid legal concerns raised by the city's attorney general - a move emblematic of the hurdles congressional oversight has created for the District in its quest to legalize pot.


Obama Budget Would Allow D.C. Marijuana Legalization

President Barack Obama's nearly $4 trillion federal budget plan unveiled Monday includes fine print that may have major consequences for marijuana legalization in Washington, D.C.


Marijuana vending machines: Seattle's first dispenser to open next month

Grabbing cannabis in Seattle will be as easy as indulging in crisps, candy and cola next month, when a marijuana vending machine will open in the city.


Military says Washington state marijuana shops 'off-limits' to troops

SEATTLE (Reuters) - A U.S. military base south of Seattle has sent letters warning retail marijuana shops that military personnel are banned from entering their businesses and buying cannabis products, a spokesman said on Wednesday.