An Oregon man has been sentenced to eight years in prison, without the possibility for parole, for possessing medical marijuana he purchased legally in his home state. Patrick Beadle, who is a Rastafarian musician and registered medical marijuana patient in Oregon, said that he purchased the cannabis legally and that it was for his personal use. […]

2015 isn’t even three weeks old, but activists throughout America have already begun planting seeds for legalization in 2016, as they envision a green future. From Nashville to Florida and all across America, activists now eye the 2016 election season–when voter turnouts are highest–to place legalization on their states’ and cities’ ballots. The latest example […]

Mississippi Governor, Phil Bryant, has signed a bill to legalize a marijuana extract to be used as medicine under tightly controlled circumstances. The bill will become law July 1. Gov. Bryant signed the bill after waiting for the Bureau of Narcotics to assure him that the oil can’t be used to produce a high. The medicine will be used […]

The Mississippi House of Representatives finally voted to make a medicinal marijuana oil legal in the state under tightly controlled circumstances. This is a significant development for the state  because the House has previously rejected the proposal. The Senate still must approve the agreement before it goes to Gov. Phil Bryant for final consideration. If approved, only […]