Bruce Barcott
Bruce is Leafly’s deputy editor. He is a Guggenheim Fellow and author of Weed the People: The Future of Legal Marijuana in America.
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New DEA Rule Says CBD Oil Is Really, Truly, No-Joke Illegal

The agency released a notice this morning clarifying the rules around CBD oil. It's still a federally illegal Schedule I substance, even if it comes from hemp. But is the new rule legal?

Here’s What a Gram of Cannabis Costs in Cities Around the World

There are bargains to be found in Montevideo. Value shoppers, stay away from Tokyo.

Cannabis Withdrawal Syndrome: How to Ease the Symptoms

If you're on a tolerance break, you may experience insomnia and other issues. Here's how to combat them.

In Rebuke to Sessions, Senate Committee OKs Medical Marijuana Protections

The Attorney General asked Congress to reject the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment. Senators said: Nope.

Cannabis Science 101: The Complex Chemistry of the Bong

What is the science behind the water pipe? Are those bubbles actually making your toke any healthier? It’s complicated.

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‘Cannabis Saved My Life’: Veterans Share Stories of Healing and Recovery

Leafly teams with the Red Badge Project to publish stories from seven veterans who use art and cannabis to cope, heal, and thrive.

Trump Fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions

The move came one day after the midterm elections, and an hour after a hugely contentious Trump press conference.

Election 2018: A Complete Guide to Cannabis on the Ballot

Michigan & North Dakota will vote on adult-use legalization. Missouri & Utah consider medical. We've got info, analysis, and poll data.

Inside Alderville, Canada’s First Nations Cannabis Boomtown

This tiny town's ‘Green Mile’ is transforming an entire tribe—and drawing customers from all over Ontario.

Utah Senator Tries First Edible: ‘Everybody, Mellow Out’

State Sen. Jim Dabakis had never so much as touched a joint. So he tried an edible. And said: No big deal.

Big Deal in Utah: Prop. 2 Abandoned in Favor of Compromise Bill

Everybody promises to pass a legalization bill in 2019. But will it really be better than Prop. 2?

Could Florida’s Next Governor Make It the 10th Legal Cannabis State?

Andrew Gillum, the upset winner in Florida's primary, doesn't just tolerate legalization—he embraces it.

Schizophrenia May Lead to Cannabis Use, Not the Other Way Around

Researchers have long suspected a correlation -- but it turns out the illness may lead patients to self-medicate with cannabis.

Arizona Judge Rejects Autism as a Medical Cannabis Condition

Lack of peer-reviewed studies sunk the bid, leaving parents with a tough choice: break the law or let their children suffer.

Red States Are Embracing Cannabis Legalization, Expanding Access

North Dakota, Oklahoma, and Utah move ahead while Maine overrides Gov. LePage's veto.

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