Posted Date: 05/25/2017

PARIS — The government of newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron announced intentions to soon replace marijuana arrests with fines nationwide. Police in France will soon issue a simple ticket for the use and possession of marijuana.  Offenders will no longer face possible prison time or court convictions. France’s Minster of the Interior Gérard Collomb said Wednesday […]


Posted Date: 05/25/2017

MONTPELIER, VT — Gov. Phil Scott announced Wednesday he is vetoing a bill that would have made marijuana legal for adults in Vermont, but offered a “path forward” for passing it later this year. He specified a handful of changes that would need to be made for him to support the measure and said he […]


Posted Date: 05/24/2017
MagicJack, a leading provider of VoIP service, has announced their new chairman of the board.

Posted Date: 05/24/2017

MONTPELIER, VT — Vermont Governor Phil Scott has returned a bill that would legalize marijuana possession, but not regulate marijuana sales, to lawmakers, issuing a veto on Senate Bill 22. In a noon press conference on Wednesday, Gov. Scott provided “a path forward” to responsibly legalize marijuana in the Green Mountain State, inviting lawmakers to […]


Posted Date: 05/24/2017

MONTPELIER, VT — Vermont Governor Phil Scott has until midnight tonight to sign or veto a bill that would make the Green Mountain State the first in the nation to legalize marijuana through the state legislature. A spokesperson for the Governor’s office says Scott will either sign or veto the bill, but will not let time […]


Posted Date: 05/23/2017
Evolve IP's Azzaron purchase expands VoIP operations by offering more services to current users.

Posted Date: 05/23/2017

Carnival Cruise Lines wants you to know that you can not smoke marijuana on their cruise ships, or even bring it on board. Replying to a tweet Monday, the cruise line said “You cannot smoke Marijuana [sic] or bring it on board.” @ayeeyoo_cfo You cannot smoke Marijuana or bring it on board. — Carnival Cruise Line […]


Posted Date: 05/23/2017

PHOENIX, AZ — Arizona Governor Doug Ducey on Monday vetoed a bill that would have allowed the licensed cultivation and production of industrial hemp in the state. Senate Bill 1337 was overwhelmingly approved by both chambers of the legislature, who could easily override the veto.  The Senate initially voted 26 to 4 to approve the bill, […]


Posted Date: 05/23/2017

ALBANY, NY — Lawmakers in New York will hold a hearing Tuesday on a bill to consider adding menstrual cramps as a qualification for medical marijuana in the state. The New York Assembly Health Committee is scheduled to hear several bills Tuesday afternoon, including Assembly Bill 582, which would add dysmenorrhea as a qualifying medical […]


Posted Date: 05/23/2017

PULLMAN, WA — Are you 21 or older, live in Washington, and want to get paid to smoke pot as part of a research study? Researchers at Washington State University are working to develop a breathalyzer to detect marijuana use, and are seeking paid volunteers to participate. Volunteers will earn $30 for their first hour […]