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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Massachusetts Recreational Cannabis Sales Cleared for Launch

More than two years after Massachusetts voters legalized cannabis, the first two retail stores are set to open next week in Leicester and Northampton.

Cannabis Legalization Introduced in Mexico Senate

A week after Mexico’s Supreme Court struck down prohibition, a senator has submitted a bill to legalize cannabis and allow its commercial sale.

Blumenauer: Congress Will Be ‘Better Than Ever’ on Cannabis

The top cannabis ally in Congress sounds downright giddy about what the midterm election results could mean for cannabis reform at the federal level.

Utah Voters Just Legalized Medical Marijuana. Will It Matter?

Now Utahns just have to wait and see what their elected officials do.

Seattle’s Leading Pot Shop Launches Random Product Testing

The project by retailer Uncle Ike's is an effort to curb the number of contaminated products that make it to consumers.

White Castle Is Against a Drug Reform Measure. We Asked Them Why.

Why is the purveyor of mid-quality munchies giving thousands of dollars to fight drug reform?

FAQ: Mexico Legalized Cannabis? Not Exactly

The change leaves Mexico in a strange spot. Prohibition is technically over, yet nothing has replaced it.

Pacific Island Nation of Vanuatu Legalizes Medical Cannabis

It's the second place in the Pacific in recent months to legalize cannabis in one form or another.

The White House Wants Your Opinion on Reclassifying Cannabis

The Trump administration is accepting public comment on how cannabis should be classified under international drug treaties. It's bureaucratic, but it matters.

Washington Pauses Ban on Infused Gummies and Hard Candies

Under a revised plan announced by regulators, the cannabis industry will have 30 days to bring forward alternatives for the agency to consider.

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