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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Cannabis Scheduling: The FDA Wants to Hear From You

Through April 23, the US Food and Drug Administration is asking for public comment on the classification of cannabis.

California Bill Would Temporarily Cut State Cannabis Taxes

The bipartisan bill is an effort to encourage the state's transition to a legal, regulated cannabis market.

Any Condition Is Now a Qualifying Condition in Virginia

A new law allows patients with any medical condition to obtain a doctor's recommendation for CBD and THC-A oil—which could be easily converted into THC.

When State and Federal Laws Conflict, Who Wins?

To try to solve the tug-of-war, some people point to the Constitution’s supremacy clause. Legal scholars and policy experts say it’s not nearly that simple.

Jamaica Welcomes Its First Legal Cannabis Retailer

The island nation, which has long been central to cannabis culture, will see its first legal retailer open this weekend in Saint Ann Parish.

California Sends ‘Several Hundred’ Warning Letters to Unlicensed Cannabis Businesses

Most of the letters, which threaten civil and criminal penalties, have gone out to retail storefronts and delivery services believed to be operating illegally.

Can Olympic Athletes Use Cannabis? Officially No, But…

The World Anti-Doping Agency's cannabis limits are probably more lenient than your employer’s.

Jeff Sessions Is Steamed Over Senator’s Cannabis Blockade

“It’s just getting to be frustrating!” the attorney general said in a speech to the National Sheriffs Association.

Fox News: Support for Cannabis Legalization at Record High

If there’s one cable channel that’s shown it can influence the White House policy agenda, it’s Fox News.

Washington Regulators: ‘Security Incident’ Caused Cannabis-Tracking Woes

Washington state cannabis regulators now say a “security incident” enabled unauthorized access to the state’s cannabis-tracking system.

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