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New Roadside Device To Detect Marijuana DUI

New Roadside Device To Detect Marijuana DUI

A couple of University of Akron students, Mariam Crow and Kathleen Stitzlein, have invented a roadside device to detect the level of THC in drivers. The device, called “Cannibuster“, tests the saliva using lab-on-chip technology to determine concentration of the chemical in the bloodstream. The Cannibuster has the potential to completely […]

New AG Loretta Lynch & Marijuana Legalization Movement

New AG Loretta Lynch & Marijuana Legalization Movement

Five months after President Obama’s nomination, the Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch as the new U.S. Attorney General this past Thursday (April 25, 2015) to replace outgoing AG Eric Holder. As the nation’s top law enforcement official, a new attorney general can mean big changes in how the country’s laws are viewed […]

Lawyers Expand From Defending Marijuana Prosecutions To Legal Advice For Cannabis Industry

Lawyers Expand From Defending Marijuana Prosecutions To Legal Advice For Cannabis Industry

As the trend in criminal prosecutions for marijuana continue to point downward, lawyers are looking to expand from defending marijuana prosecutions to providing legal advice for the cannabis industry. One of the main arguments for marijuana legalization and decriminalization is the reduction in marijuana-related criminal prosecutions. According to a recent […]

Alabama Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Committee

Alabama Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Committee

Alabama’s Senate Bill 326 “Medical Marijuana Patient Safe Access Act” survived the Senate Judiciary Committee on a 4-3 vote. The bill can now be debated on the Senate floor; whether Alabama’s Republican Senate leadership puts the bill on the calendar for a full vote is still in question The fact that the […]

Complaint Filed Against ResponsibleOhio By Competing Marijuana Legalization Initiative

Complaint Filed Against ResponsibleOhio By Competing Marijuana Legalization Initiative

A competing marijuana legalization initiative has filed a complaint against ResponsibleOhio alleging infiltration and interference. The Ohio Rights Group, formed in January 2013, is accusing Ian James and David Bruno, the founders of the investor-financed  ResponsibleOhio, of gaining inside knowledge under the pretense of supporting the Ohio Rights Group initiative […]