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Man pulls mobile home across the country seeking legalization of medical marijuana for vets

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WASHINGTON – Ras Ible is on a peaceful mission to legalize medical marijuana for veterans. In an attempt to spread his message, he built a rickshaw-style home and has pulled it across the country from Spokane, Washington to Washington D.C. After 18 months of traveling, Ible finally arrived outside of the White House on Monday to promote the benefits of …

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Medical marijuana supporters to hold forum at CSULB

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Proponents of a Long Beach ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana will host a forum at Cal State Long Beach on Tuesday. At the town hall, hosted by members of the Yes on Measure MM campaign committee, experts will answer questions about the measure, including how the industry would be regulated and what security and neighborhood protections would be …

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Medical marijuana businesses head to California City

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CALIFORNIA CITY, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The application process to get a license to operate a medical marijuana business in California City is now open. On Monday over 40 people attended an informational meeting about the application process. The talk was lead by David McPherson, who runs a medical marijuana consulting program . McPherson said it is not going to be …

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Ark. state lawmakers reiterate opposition to both medical marijuana ballot issues

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — Two issues on the ballot would legalize marijuana for medical use, but more than half of the state’s legislators oppose the idea. They held a press conference Monday morning voicing their concerns. “We’ve already got a huge problem with substance abuse that we cannot afford to let grow in this state,” said state representative Dan …

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Florida voters again to consider medical marijuana

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Amendment 2 would allow licensed physicians to prescribe medical marijuana for cancer, epilepsy, glaucoma, post-traumatic stress disorders, HIV, AIDS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and "similar debilitating conditions." PANAMA CITY — Medical marijuana is back on the ballot this year, with Florida voters once again having the opportunity to weigh in on a constitutional amendment allowing …

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Can You Be Sacked for Using Medical Marijuana in Australia?

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One August afternoon in 2013, ferry master Christopher Toms piloted a ferry into Cabarita Wharf in Sydney, Australia, colliding with one of the structure’s metal piles. No one was seriously injured, but later that day his employer, which had a zero-tolerance drug policy in place, asked him to take a urine test. The results showed the presence of cannabis, and …

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Election May Be a Turning Point for Legal Marijuana

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SAN FRANCISCO — To the red-and-blue map of American politics, it may be time to add green. The movement to legalize marijuana, the country’s most popular illicit drug, will take a giant leap on Election Day if California and four other states vote to allow recreational cannabis, as polls suggest they may. The map of where pot is legal could …