Lisa Rough
Lisa is an associate editor at Leafly, specializing in legislative cannabis policy and industry topics.
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The Cole Memo: What Is It and What Does It Mean?

The Cole Memo is often mentioned in cannabis politics, but what impact does it have and how can it protect legal cannabis?

Washington Budtender Abducted, Still Missing

A Washington state budtender remains missing after he was abducted outside the Cheney dispensary where he works.

Nevada Legalization Is Changing the Las Vegas Scene. Could Consumption Lounges Be Next?

Las Vegas has become a new tourist mecca for the cannabis-curious, but visitors don't have a public place to enjoy their legal purchases. Are consumption lounges inevitable?

Can Medical Marijuana Patients Legally Own Guns?

Is it legal to own a firearm as a legally registered medical marijuana patient? The simple answer is no, but how strictly is this law enforced?

State-by-State Guide to Cannabis DUI Laws

Stay informed by brushing up on your state's cannabis and DUI laws so you're familiar with the penalties you could face if you're busted behind the wheel.

Are Women Taking Charge of the Cannabis Industry?

We attended an all-female panel to learn more about the challenges, complexities, and the future of women in the cannabis industry.

‘Snoop & Martha’ Earns the First-Ever Cannabis Industry Emmy Nomination

Snoop scores the first Emmy nomination for the cannabis industry with his show "Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner," which airs on the Merry Jane platform.

Watch This: A Republican, a Democrat, and an Independent Smoke Together

What happens when three strangers with different political affiliations sit down to smoke a bowl?

7 Peachy Products and Strains to Celebrate Peach Month

August is National Peach Month! Here are some mouthwatering strains and peachy cannabis treats to sweeten up your summer.

Charges Dropped Against DC Activist After 4/20 Arrest

Charges against DC advocate Adam Eidinger have been dropped after his 4/20 arrest for possession of cannabis on the steps of the US Capitol.

How to Make Your Cannabis Dispensary More Disability-Friendly

Consider making a few adjustments to your cannabis dispensary to make the experience a little easier for disabled customers or medical marijuana patients.

How to Change a Local Cannabis Law

Have you ever wondered how to change your city, county, or district's cannabis laws? Here's how you can make an impact.

How to Register as a Medical Cannabis Patient in Canada

Here are the basic, step-by-step instructions on how patients can register with Health Canada to gain access to cannabis for medical purposes.

Should Dispensaries Allow Cannabis Use on the Job?

What are the pros and cons of allowing dispensary employees to consume cannabis before, during, or after work hours?

5 Facts About The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937

The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 was the first federal anti-cannabis prohibitory act, but what were the true consequences of this law?

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