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.

Jeff Sessions Asks Congress to End Medical Cannabis Protections

In a May 1 letter to congressional leaders, Sessions urged federal lawmakers to oppose a crucial provision known as the Rohrabacher–Blumenauer amendment.

13 Things You Might Not Know About California’s Prop. 64

We sifted through all 62 pages of California’s Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. Here's what we found.

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.

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.

Can Olympic Athletes Use Cannabis? Officially No, But…

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

What to Expect if You Try to Fly With Cannabis

You accidentally left a gram or two in your pocket. What will happen on your way through security?

Leafly Investigation: How Much Butane in BHO Is Too Much?

Allowed limits of residual solvents in Colorado cannabis concentrates will increase significantly in 2017. Is it worth worrying?

New Bill in Congress Would Ban Federal Cannabis Enforcement in Legal States

The measure, introduced by a California congresswoman, would permanently forbid federal agencies from taking action against state-legal 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.

California Just Legalized Cannabis! Now Comes the Hard Part

Some changes happen immediately, but the long, complicated process of getting California's legal market online is just beginning.