Lisa Rough
Lisa is an associate editor at Leafly, specializing in legislative cannabis policy and industry topics.
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Peru Approves Medical Cannabis Legalization Bill

Peru's Congress voted 66-5 in favor of legalizing the cultivation and production of medical cannabis products. Will the president sign it into law?

‘There is a Massive Injustice Being Done’: This Week in Cannabis Quotes

Jeff Sessions and Orrin Hatch debate MMJ expansion, Cory Booker fights for legalization, MassRoots sees a big change, and we celebrate some Canadian cannabis heroes, gone too soon.

A Guide to Federal Drug Rescheduling (And What It Means for Cannabis)

A brief history and guide to the process of rescheduling cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act (and who can make it happen).

4 Best Practices When Designing Your Cannabis Business Website

Here are some tips on how to make your cannabis company pop with a dynamic and intelligently designed website.

Melissa Etheridge’s Cannabis Mugshot Is Amazing

Melissa Etheridge was arrested for cannabis at the US–Canada border, giving us what may be the greatest mug shot of all time.

Blumenauer Calls for Cannabis Research to Combat Opioid Crisis

Rep. Earl Blumenauer took the floor during a Committee hearing to make an impassioned plea for medical cannabis research.

Can You Get Evicted for Legally Using Cannabis?

Leases are often vague when it comes to cannabis, so we talked to a lawyer to find out if you can get evicted for cannabis use and what your rights are as a tenant.

Meet the People Who Sent Cannabis Into Space

Herban Planet sent one pound of marijuana into the upper atmosphere, and now the team is working with scientists to see if anything has changed at a molecular level.

Cheech Marin Chats Cannabis, Chicano Art, and Which Actor Is ‘The Oddest F*cking Guy’

With a new line of cannabis products coming out, Cheech Marin opens up about his career, cannabis, and the most interesting person he's smoked with.

She’s Got a Golden Ticket: Meet One of the Five Licensed Cannabis Producers for New York

Leafly chats with Hillary Peckham, COO and Founder of Etain, the only women-owned family-run medical cannabis company in New York.

Mary Jane’s Last Dance: A Tribute to Tom Petty

The ineffable Tom Petty left us with a legacy of incredible music and had no problem telling the world that he was "a reefer guy."

12 Minority-Owned Cannabis Businesses That Are Shaping the Industry

This is far from a complete list, but here are some great cannabis companies that are owned and operated by minority business owners.

Remembering Hugh Hefner’s Passionate Support for Cannabis Legalization

Hugh Hefner left an indelible impression on the US with his financial and vocal support for cannabis legalization.

Philippines Health Committee Passes Medical Cannabis Bill

The Filipino House Committee on Health voted to move forward on a bill to legalize cannabis for medicinal use in the Philippines.

Watch This: Kirsten Dunst Accidentally Smoked a Blunt on the Set of Her New Movie

Kirsten Dunst got candid with Jimmy Kimmel about a prop switcheroo involving blunts and some very strong Humboldt county cannabis.

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