Tag Archives: marijuana

JT Weekly- Other Headlines of Interest

Top headlines of the week from Friday, February 14- Thursday, February 20, 2014. …

Banks Receive Federal Guidelines on Business Transactions from Legal Marijuana

The Obama administration has provided banks with federal guidelines for conducting banking transactions with legal marijuana sellers, enabling a legalized marijuana industry to operate in states that approve it. …

JT Weekly- Other Headlines of Interest

Top headlines of the week from Friday, February 7- Thursday, February 13, 2014. …

Marijuana Delivery Services Spring Up in Washington State

Marijuana delivery services are springing up in Washington state, where recreational marijuana for adults is now legal, but state-run stores won’t start selling the drug for non-medical purposes until later this year. …

Florida Congressman Calls Obama Administration Marijuana Policy “Schizophrenic”

A Florida congressman this week called the Obama Administration’s policy on marijuana “schizophrenic,” according to CBS News. …

Study: Deadly Motor Vehicle Crashes Involving Marijuana Tripled in Last Decade

Fatal car crashes that involved marijuana tripled in the past decade, a new study concludes. One in nine drivers involved in a fatal crash tests positive for marijuana, according to the Columbia University researchers. …

Marijuana-Infused Snacks Alarm Parents, Schools and Some Doctors

Parents, schools and some doctors are voicing concern about children’s access to marijuana-laced snacks, which are becoming increasingly popular in states where recreational or medical marijuana is legal. …

Attorney General Holder: All Drugs, Including Alcohol, Are “Potentially Harmful”

Attorney General Eric Holder told a Senate committee Wednesday that all drugs, including alcohol, are “potentially harmful.” He was responding to a question about whether he agreed with President Obama’s recent comment that smoking marijuana was less dangerous than alcohol “in terms of its impact on the individual consumer.” …

Anti-Marijuana Legalization Billboards Appear in Advance of Super Bowl

A group that opposes marijuana legalization has placed billboards around the New York-New Jersey area in advance of Sunday’s Super Bowl, the Seattle Post Intelligencer reports. Earlier this week, a group advocating for legalization placed billboards on the highway leading to MetLife Stadium, where the game will be played. …

JT Weekly- Other Headlines of Interest

Top headlines of the week from Friday, January 24- Thursday, January 30, 2014. …