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Ohio Recreational Pot Legalization Initiative Qualifies for Nov. 2015 Ballot

Ohio voters will decide on this November's ballot whether the state will legalize marijuana for recreational and medical uses. According to The Cincinnati Enquirer, Ohio Secretary...

EXCLUSIVE: Why The First Marijuana Commercial Was Pulled From TV

Federal regulation of marijuana is an ongoing challenge for businesses operating under state law providing marijuana products for recreational use and dispensaries providing marijuana medicine to patients as compassionate caregivers.

Study: Teen Marijuana Use Has No Link To Mental Health Problems

Chronic marijuana use as an adolescent has no link to mental or physical health problems later in life, according to a new study conducted over the past 20 years.

Marijuana Policy Project, Whole Foods Donate to Rand Paul’s 2016 Presidential...

Mid-year Federal Election Commission filings are in, and Rand Paul's 2016 presidential campaign has reportedly received a boost from atypical Republican primary donors like Marijuana...

Twenty22Many Campaign Promotes Cannabis As Treatment For PTSD Veterans In Washington

Truth In Media's Joshua Cook interviews Patrick Seifert of Twenty22Many, an organization to raise awareness of cannabis use and holistic therapies as medical treatment options for veterans suffering from PTSD.

Rand Paul Makes History As First Major-Party POTUS Candidate to Seek...

On June 30, US Senator and Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul attended the National Cannabis Industry Association's Cannabis Business Summit at the Colorado Convention Center in...

Delaware Governor Jack Markell Signs Bill Decriminalizing Simple Pot Possession

On Thursday, immediately after the Delaware Senate finalized the Delaware General Assembly's approval of House Bill 39, which decriminalizes marijuana, Democratic Governor Jack Markell...

Congress Still Doesn’t Want DC To Regulate Marijuana Sales

By Josh Fatzick In a draft congressional spending bill released Wednesday, the House Committee on Appropriations is again blocking the District of Columbia from regulating...

MO Governor Jay Nixon Commutes Grandfather’s Life Sentence for Pot

In September of last year, Truth in Media highlighted the plight of Jeff Mizanskey, a Missouri grandfather who had been sentenced to life in...

Texas House Approves Limited Medical Marijuana Bill

On Monday, the Texas State House voted, 96-34, to pass a bill that would give qualifying epilepsy patients access to medicinal oils containing CBD, one of...

Indiana Judge Rejects Religious Freedom Defense for Rastafarian’s Pot Charges

Last Tuesday, in Indiana, where Governor Mike Pence recently signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law, a judge rejected a Rastafarian man's legal...

Texas House Committee Approves Full Marijuana Legalization Bill

On Wednesday, a bill that would allow possession and delivery of marijuana as early as September 2015, in the state of Texas, was passed by...

Governor of Puerto Rico Signs Executive Order Legalizing Medical Marijuana

On Sunday, Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla signed an executive order legalizing the medical use of marijuana in the US territory. "We're taking...

UK Has Its First Cannabis Party, Could America?

According to Vice, the UK has its first cannabis party. CISTA, which stands for Cannabis Is Safer Than Alcohol, wants to legalize marijuana because they believe the...

Judge Rules WA Law Banning Medical Marijuana Ads Unconstitutional

"I find the statute impermissibly overbroad as it chills even informational speech aimed solely at public education," said Pierce County, WA Superior Court Judge Elizabeth...

Anchorage, AK Municipal Assembly Rejects City-Wide Ban on Pot Sales, Cultivation

During this year's November 4 election, voters in Alaska approved a referendum, Ballot Measure 2, which legalized marijuana for recreational use in the state....

Colorado Becomes the First State to Fund Medical Marijuana Research

On Wednesday, the Colorado Board of Health awarded more than $8 million in research grants to its health officials for studies on the effects...

Congress Takes Steps Toward Ending War on Medical Marijuana

On Saturday, the United States Congress approved a landmark $1.1 trillion spending bill in a 56-40 bipartisan vote. The bill, which was created to...

Fine Print in Congressional Budget Deal Set to Overturn DC’s Marijuana...

In November, a strong majority of voters in Washington DC approved a referendum that would legalize marijuana for recreational use. However, federal lawmakers, in...

Midterm Elections Determine Marijuana Legalization in Several States

Among the issues decided by the ballots cast in Tuesday’s midterm elections, voters are determining the fate of marijuana legalization for recreational use in...

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