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Huge decision: FDA won’t restrict CBD sales, calls for ‘new regulatory pathway’ to assure safetyBruce Barcott and David Downs - Published on January 26, 2023Read more
FDA officials found that CBD doesn’t fit existing regulations. They want Congress to create new rules, and will allow the exiting market to continue.
The weirdest, wildest weed stories of 2022Bruce Barcott and David Downs - Published on December 13, 2022Read more
Leafly’s annual Doobious Achievement Award winners include The Champ, Thai chickens, chillin’ cows, Circle K, and convention floor chumps.
36 cannabis predictions for 2022 guaranteed to come trueBruce Barcott and David Downs - Published on December 31, 2021Read more
In 2022, look for legalization in Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Arkansas—but don’t expect it to pass in Congress.
28 cannabis predictions for 2021Bruce Barcott and David Downs - Published on December 23, 2020Read more
Just slightly better than a coin toss! Yikes. That’s how well Leafly News predicted the future, as written in 2020. For obvious reasons, everyone’s best-laid plans got swept into history’s junk drawer—next to lawn darts, and those Easter Island statues. Our most accurate 2020 predictions were both pessimistic and optimistic. The sclerotic US Senate stymying […]
Declaring cannabis ‘essential’ marks a watershed moment in historyBruce Barcott and David Downs - Published on March 26, 2020Read more
Once criminal, now essential: How the COVID-19 pandemic forced public officials to get real about marijuana.
COVID-19 restrictions sparking a run on cannabis storesBruce Barcott and David Downs - Published on March 15, 2020Read more
As cities across North America and Europe shut down, consumers line up to stock up at legal stores.
This chart reveals California’s urban–rural cannabis divideBruce Barcott and David Downs - Published on May 16, 2019Read more
Rural counties tend to ban cannabis stores, urban areas allow them. It’s not just a stereotype. The data proves it.
#PermitPatty Episode Blows Up on California Cannabis CompanyBruce Barcott and David Downs - Published on June 23, 2018Read more
Bay Area stores are dropping TreatWell after its founder called police on an 8-year-old girl for selling bottled water.