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Leafly Cannabis News & Culture

Cannabis news, updates, and culture.

Alaska Reporter Quits During TV Segment to Support Cannabis Legalization

Ms. Charlo Greene, a reporter for KTVA-TV, a CBS affiliate in Anchorage, quit her job during a live segment to support the upcoming recreational cannabis legalization measure.

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Arrrr, Matey! 10 Seafaring Strains to Help Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day

To celebrate National Talk Like a Pirate Day, we figured we'd get into the marauder spirit and highlight 10 swashbuckling strains that will help ease you into that pirate state of mind.

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New Strains Alert: La Niña, Sugar Punch, Hustler Kush, Ortega, and Monster Cookies

We've added La Niña, Sugar Punch, Hustler Kush, Ortega, and Monster Cookies to the Leafly Explorer. If you've tried any of them, leave your thoughts in a review!

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Latest Polls Show Support for Recreational Cannabis in Washington D.C. at 65%

A poll asking whether Washington D.C. voters would support Initiative 71 is sitting at 65%, the strongest support to date for a recreational cannabis legalization initiative.

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Philadelphia City Council Passes Revised Cannabis Decriminalization Bill

Philadelphia's City Council is on board with decriminalizing cannabis. Now decriminalization is in the hands of Mayor Michael Nutter.

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Illinois Receives Over 2,000 Medical Marijuana Patient Applications

Once Illinois' medical marijuana program's patient application date opened up, over 2,000 people submitted applications within the first few days of registration.

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Will New York Surprise Us All As the Next Recreational Cannabis State?

New York State Senator Liz Kreuger (D) is planning to reintroduce the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act during the next legislative session slated to begin in January.

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Leafly State of the Leaf Cannabis Infographic

Leafly State of the Leaf Cannabis Infographic

Leafly's State of the Leaf infographic summarizes legalization efforts, price trends, popular strains, and other key industry intel in an easily understandable visual format.

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Hawaii Considers Dispensaries and Berkeley Mandates Free Cannabis for Poor Patients: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

In an effort to keep you all informed about the latest legislative efforts, we're bringing you a weekly legislative hot list containing the most recent cannabis legalization news.

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Are We About to Witness the Dawn of a New Age for Drug Policy?

The United Nations General Assembly Special Session on Drugs has made a global recommendation that drug policy be revised, drugs be decriminalized, and that cannabis be legalized.

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Can Maryland Charm Martin O'Malley into Speeding Up Access to Medical Marijuana?

For many Maryland patients who qualify for medical marijuana, they will have to wait until late 2015 or early 2016 to gain safe, legal access to medical cannabis.

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Colorado Capping Production of Cannabis to Try and Curb Trafficking to Other States

In an effort to keep cannabis from crossing into states that have not legalized, Colorado revised rules to place a production cap on cannabis being grown.

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New Strains Alert: Green Dragon, Purple Maui, Sour Bubble, Special K, and Strawberry Satori

These five strains each offer a distinct benefit, whether that be physical and cerebral effect balance, unique aroma, or offering relief to PTSD patients.

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Chile to Grow Its First Cannabis Farm for Medical and Research Purposes

Chilean authorities have granted approval of the country's first farm dedicated to growing cannabis for both medical and research purposes.

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Study Finds Female Cannabis Consumers Could Be Both More Sensitive to and More Tolerant of THC Than Males

When analyzing male and female rats' reactions to cannabis use, researchers found that females are at least 30% more sensitive to the pain-relieving qualities of THC than males.

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Nevada DA Advocates Change in DUI Law

Nevada DA Advocates Change in DUI Law

Nevada DA wants to forgo "per se" THC limits in favor of impairment evaluations conducted by the police officers who pull over motorists.

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The 2014 Washington Cannabis Cup Winners

Ten lucky strains took home awards at the 2014 Washington Cannabis Cup. Did your favorite make the cut?

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Anti-Cannabis Academics Funded by Prescription Painkiller Manufacturers

This week, VICE proved that the leading academic opponents to cannabis are paid by drug companies who manufacture prescription painkillers.

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Feel Like Lending a Green Thumb to the US Government?

Guess who’s looking to grow hundreds of pounds of cannabis these days? No, not your burnout cousin who talks a big game, the United States government, that’s who!

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Clinical Trial of Cannabis' Effects on Epilepsy Patients is Underway

A clinical trial is officially underway to study the genes of Dravet Syndrome sufferers who are being treated with the Charlotte's Web cannabis strain.

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