Ben Adlin
Ben Adlin is an editor at Leafly who specializes in politics and the law. Follow him on Twitter: @badlin
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What Is Shake?

Is it a bad thing? We talked to budtenders, dispensary managers, and cannabis connoisseurs to find out.

What’s in a Pre-Roll?

A joint is cheap, discreet, disposable, and easily shared among friends. Pre-rolled cannabis joints, on the other hand, sometimes get a bad rap, but they don't always deserve it.

The Shake: British Liberals Back Legalization and the High-Tech Future of Cannabis

In today's cannabis news: Oregon cops eye impaired driving, Israel explores exports, and a grandma tries her first dab.

Consider the Spliff

What's the appeal of a spliff? Why take ground cannabis and mix it with tobacco, a known carcinogen, especially if you're not a cigarette smoker?

We Made Dabs With a $299 Walmart Rosin Press

A few weeks ago, one of our writers noticed something odd: Walmart.com was selling a rosin press. We bought one and gave it a whirl.

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Live from Boston Freedom Rally: A Smokin’ Hot Party on the Common

The Leafly team is hanging on Boston Common, soaking up the sights, smells, and celebratory vibe. Hey, where'd you get those garlic fries?

Brooklyn DA’s Plan Could Erase Thousands of Cannabis Convictions

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez said on Friday that his office will allow nearly 20,000 low-level cannabis convictions to be wiped away.

Meet the Author of the Most Important Memo in Cannabis

Known today as the 2013 Cole memo, the document helped usher in a new era of state-legal cannabis.

US Attorney in Massachusetts Will Let Legal Market Proceed

US Attorney Andrew Lelling said that while he can't immunize the state-legal industry, his office's enforcement priorities lie elsewhere.

An Ode to CBD Dabs

Dabbing doesn't deserve its divisive reputation. Especially if you start with CBD.

Massachusetts Issues State’s First Retail Cannabis License

A medical marijuana dispensary near Worcester has become the first licensed recreational cannabis retailer east of the Mississippi.

What’s Next For Epidiolex Maker GW Pharmaceuticals

Leafly spoke with VP Stephen Schultz about the significance of FDA approval, when Epidiolex might become available to patients, and what’s coming next from the drugmaker.

Oklahoma Voters Approve Medical Marijuana Legalization

Voters' passage of law that gives sweeping discretion to doctors makes it the 30th US state to legalize medical marijuana.

Is CBD Oil Legal Now? With Epidiolex Approved, It’s Still Not Clear

The FDA just approved the CBD drug Epidiolex. Here's what that means for the legal status of CBD oil nationwide.

Across Gender, Race, and Party, More Americans Than Ever Support Cannabis Legalization

A new national poll has found record support for legalizing cannabis in the US and limiting the impact of nonviolent criminal convictions.

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