Gage Peake
Leafly staff writer Gage Peake specializes in data journalism, sports, and breaking news coverage. He's a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Journalism and Mass Communications. Send him news and data tips at gage.peake@leafly.com or find him on Twitter.
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New Hampshire Decrim Kicks In On Saturday

Starting tomorrow, you won't face jail time for simple cannabis possession in any New England state.

How Florida’s Medical Marijuana Industry Weathered Hurricane Irma

Less than a week after Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida, people are working to clean up and rebuild their lives.

Sign Me Up: ASU to Pay Cannabis Patients to Try Various Strains

Are you a medical marijuana patient near Tempe, AZ? If so, Arizona State University has an opportunity for you.

Cannabis Consumption Has Increased, but Not Because of Legalization

A new study says adult cannabis use has been increasing since 2005—but legalization isn't the cause.

San Diego Considers Plan to Expand Industry Licensing

With adult-use cannabis sales set to become legal on Jan. 1, cities across California continue to hash out local rules and regulations for industry.

Federal Gov’t: Teen Cannabis Use Rate Drops to 20-Year Low

Cannabis consumption by US teenagers fell to a 20-year low in 2016, according to a new report by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Colorado Cannabis Sales Funnel $9.2M Into School Health Programs

Colorado schools will receive $9.2 million in funds to pay for school health programs, including those designed to prevent underage cannabis use.

Tom Marino Back in Running to Be Trump’s ‘Drug Czar’

The White House has announced that President Donald Trump intends to nominate US Rep. Tom Marino to lead the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

Texas Issues One of Three Planned Producer Licenses, But Questions Remain

Production of low-THC, high-CBD cannabis can begin in Texas, as the state’s Department of Public Safety granted one of three planned licenses Friday.

After Weeks of Waiting, Arkansas Receives MMJ Dispensary Applications

After opening the door for applications to grow and dispense cannabis on June 30, the state didn’t receive a single one for a month and a half.

American Veterinarian Group Gets Behind Cannabis Rescheduling

A leading veterinary organization is joining the fight to reschedule cannabis in an effort to speed research into the plant’s effects on our furry friends.

NFL Hall of Famer Joe Montana Invests in Cannabis Media Outlet

Montana and his venture capital firm, Liquid 2 Ventures, was a part of a group that invested $4.1 million into Herb during the company’s seed-funding round.

How Cannabis Helped NHL Enforcer Riley Cote Survive His Hockey Career

Professional hockey is one of the world’s most physically demanding sports. NHL players take a beating night in, night out for over 80 games a season.

Amid MMJ Delays, Maryland Approves 8 New Cultivators

Maryland regulators approved eight medical cannabis cultivation licenses, and several of the companies say they’re ready to begin growing immediately.

MassRoots Inks Deal to Acquire Regulatory Software Platform

MassRoots announced on Wednesday that it will acquire CannaRegs, a technology company that tracks changes in cannabis regulations and taxation.

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