marijuana

Proposed bill would allow for simple marijuana possession cases to be prosecuted in Marion County again

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Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears announced in September that his department would no longer prosecute simple marijuana cases.Read more

Illinois facing marijuana shortage

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Illinois legalized recreational marijuana beginning Jan. 1.Read more

Indiana lawmakers back at Statehouse for 2020 session

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Indiana lawmakers are returning to the Statehouse for the start of their 2020 session, with contentious debates over education matters looking likely again.Read more


Illinois sees first legal sales of recreational marijuana

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The sale of marijuana for recreational purposes became legal Wednesday in Illinois to the delight of pot fans — many who began lining up hours early at dispensaries.Read more

Illinois governor clears thousands of marijuana convictions

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Illinois' governor granted more than 11,000 pardons for low-level marijuana convictions on Tuesday.Read more

Legal marijuana sales may spark Midwest interstate tension

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Data from states that have permitted recreational marijuana sales and use for years suggests the new legal markets will draw customers from neighboring states, despite...Read more

Florida man arrested for handing out marijuana ‘because it was Christmas’

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A Florida man was arrested Saturday for handing out marijuana "because it was Christmas." Read more

Police: Marijuana Christmas gifts sniffed out at airport

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A man who may have been dreaming of a “green” Christmas found himself inside the gray walls of a Tennessee jail.Read more

Indiana resisting marijuana trend of neighboring states

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Indiana’s Republican leaders say they oppose taking steps to follow Michigan and Illinois in legalizing marijuana use.Read more


California calls pot smoke, THC a risk to moms-to-be

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A California panel has voted to declare marijuana smoke and its intoxicating chemical a risk to pregnant women and their developing fetuses.Read more

Willie Nelson says he's given up smoking weed

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It's the end of an era for Willie Nelson.Read more