Legislators are disagreeing on a lot of big issues, but they found a bit of common ground Thursday — medical marijuana. It’s too late to push a bill through this session, but about 40 legislators in both parties, including more than a dozen committee chairmen, sent a strong signal that they want to add Minnesota [...]

As poll numbers show Ohioans are growing increasingly comfortable with the idea of marijuana use, a Youngstown Democrat wants to give people the chance to make the drug fully legal in Ohio. Rep. Robert F. Hagan has made a few attempts over the years to persuade his colleagues to allow for the use of medical [...]

One man was walking home with groceries. Another was on a break from his job at a meat market. A third was walking down the street listening to headphones. That is when the men say police officers confronted them, sometimes violently, searched their clothing and discovered small amounts of marijuana, according to a federal civil [...]

Medical marijuana groups are wary of a bill that would legalize and tax marijuana in Maine. Estimates nationwide suggest if marijuana were legal, much of the profit gained by medical retailers and black-market criminals would disappear. That worries Glenn Peterson, the owner of Canuvo, a Biddeford medical-marijuana dispensary.  He also serves as president of the [...]

Marijuana as a potential tax bonanza has Colorado lawmakers wrestling with a question both sides say they don’t know how to answer: How much will people pay for legal weed? The state House advanced a taxing measure Monday to levy a pot tax in excess of 25 percent, a reduction from the 30 percent rate [...]

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