Worker who says she was fired for legal pot use files suit

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who says she was fired from work for using marijuana legally obtained to treat Crohn's Disease has sued her former employer.

Cristina Barbuto said in court papers that she...

Lang seeks deal with Rauner on medical marijuana extension

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Rep. Lou Lang says he won't try to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of an extension to the state's medical marijuana program.

Lang issued a statement Thursday saying the...

Medical marijuana company delays 2 clinic openings

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Citing a need to keep costs down amid low patient enrollment, one of Minnesota's medical marijuana manufacturers announced Wednesday it's delaying its plans to open two more dispensaries this...

Colorado teen arrested after school officials find gun in backpack

By: The Associated Press

GREELEY — A teen suspected of smoking marijuana near school was arrested after administrators found an unloaded gun and ammunition in his backpack.

The 17-year-old was one of four students reportedly smoking...

VIDEO: The Great Marijuana Debate

By: Gazette Editorial

Marijuana legalization was debated Friday in Steamboat Springs at the Freedom Conference.

Participants included Colorado Springs Gazette editorial page editor Wayne Laugesen, Mason Tvert, director...

Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man sentenced to life without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for more than two decades — a period in which the...

Proposed Colorado Springs ordinance has drawn much criticism

By: BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com

Reaction to Colorado Springs' proposed "sit-lie" ban has been uniformly negative, City Council members report.

The ordinance would outlaw sitting, lying, kneeling or reclining in rights-of-way and on certain...

17 in running for medical marijuana producer licenses in NM

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Health says a committee has whittled down from 86 to 17 the number of applicants seeking licenses to produce medical marijuana.

Health Secretary Retta Ward...