Ben Adlin
Ben Adlin is an editor at Leafly who specializes in politics and the law.
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Is THCV Psychoactive?

As science dives deeper into lesser-known compounds in cannabis, there’s always that voice calling from the sideline: “Yeah, but does it get you high?”

Sessions Calls Cole Memo ‘Valid,’ Says Fed Resources Are Limited

Jeff Sessions might hate cannabis, but he sure seems to like talking about it.

Photos Prove Government-Grown Cannabis Is Basically Ditch Weed

Yes, what you're looking at is, technically speaking, cannabis.

Trump FDA, US Attorney Moves Could Shift Cannabis Landscape

President Donald Trump sent rumbles through the cannabis world with a pair of moves made late Friday.

Yes, Jeff Sessions Could Use RICO. No, It Wouldn’t End Legal Cannabis

Trying to topple a multibillion-dollar industry wouldn't be quite so simple.

California Bill Would Bar Officials From Aiding Federal Crackdown

Lawmakers will weigh legislation to stifle cooperation between US law enforcement and local officials, a key ingredient of past federal enforcement actions.

Gavin Newsom to Trump: ‘Dealers Don’t Card Kids’

The war on drugs has failed, Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom told President Trump. "We can't continue to keep doing what we've done and expect a different result."

White House Plans ‘Greater Enforcement’ Against Legal Cannabis

Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested Thursday that the Trump administration will crack down in adult-use states.

Calif. Bill Would Make Underage Sale Violations Sting

One state lawmaker is proposing a stiff penalty for a business caught selling cannabis to underage buyers: the loss of its state license.

7 Gluten-Free Infused Edibles Actually Worth Eating

The pot brownie might be the quintessential cannabis edible, but it’s no good if you're gluten-free. That doesn’t mean you have to go hungry—or sober.

The Senate Just Confirmed Jeff Sessions as Attorney General

The vote puts cannabis patients, consumers, and business owners in legal states in a precarious position.

Washington State Lawmakers Want a Wall Around Legal Marijuana

State lawmakers have quietly introduced legislation designed to help protect legal cannabis from intervention by the Trump administration.

What Does Gorsuch Think About Cannabis? Not Much.

What would Trump's SCOTUS nominee mean for patients, adult consumers, and the estimated 123,000 Americans who make a living in legal cannabis?

How to Contact Senators About Jeff Sessions

After a hectic first week of Donald Trump’s presidency, senators are scheduled to vote Tuesday on the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general.

Apple Just Invented a New Vaporizer. Too Bad You Can’t Buy It.

A patent application reveals something unusual: diagrams for what appear to be a new Apple vaporizer.

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