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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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Buyer Beware: Is It Legal to Pick Up Cannabis for a Friend?

It might seem silly to be paranoid about a mundane errand in states where cannabis is legal, but in most states, the practice still rests on shaky legal ground.

329 Groups Call on UN to Adopt Harm-Reduction Drug Policy

In an open letter ahead of an international policy summit, the 329 organizations also question the UN drug office’s ability to change its own outdated perspective.

Forget Couch Lock. For Many, Cannabis Is an Exercise Aid

A first-of-its-kind study suggests cannabis can be a potent exercise aid, increasing enjoyment of physical activity and easing after-workout recovery.

Did a Cannabis Company Just Patent the Spliff?

While many see mixing cannabis with cancer-causing tobacco as an abomination, doctors at one cannabis company are reframing it as an innovation that could help save lives.

The FDA Is About to Deal With CBD—and Wants to Hear From You

As it tries to determine how to regulate CBD, the FDA is asking for comments about CBD-related health and safety, quality control, product labeling, and other issues.

Legalization Isn’t Enough: 10 Things Every New Cannabis Law Must Have

The "top 10 must-haves for any state cannabis legalization bill," according to Shaleen Title of the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission.

Where’s the Cheapest Cannabis? A State-by-State Comparison

Even as they've developed side by side, state-legal cannabis markets have evolved considerable differences in product pricing.

Know Before You Go: A SXSW Guide to Texas Cannabis Laws

Texas has some of the most restrictive cannabis laws in the country, but Austin likes to party. If you choose to consume, do so wisely.

Could Whole Foods Really Sell Cannabis? Here’s What It Would Take

Is cannabis actually coming to Whole Foods? Maybe. But likely not before the next superfood has come and gone.

Tell the US to Support Global Cannabis Rescheduling

Your comments could help put an end to the international drug war.

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