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Long Lines, $1.30 Grams Mark Uruguay’s Legal Cannabis Debut

Pharmacies began dispensing medical cannabis to registered patients on Wednesday. It's available, but it's weak: 2% THC. Hey, it's a start.

Colorado Will Ban Cannabis Gummy Bears

Sponsors say that gummy bears, gummy worms and chewy candies shaped like fruits are too attractive to children.

Denver Shuts Down 26 Legal Cannabis Businesses, Makes Arrests

The city's order shuttered 26 retail stores and other marijuana growing facilities operating under the name Sweet Leaf. Police investigation focused on eight locations licensed by the company.

10 Things to Know About Florida’s Medical Marijuana Bill

The Florida Legislature on Friday finally approved a bill establishing a framework for the state's constitutional amendment expanding medical marijuana.

California’s Legal Cannabis Countdown: What’s Coming by Jan. 1

Don't count on being able to stroll into your local dispensary on New Year's Day to celebrate with an infused cookie or a joint.

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Seed Certification, Global Research Lab Set Out to Standardize US Hemp

A global hemp research lab, a nascent national review board for hemp varieties, and a handful of seed certification programs are working to standardize US hemp for a world market.

Nevada Law Bars Most Employers From Rejecting Cannabis Consumers

The law makes it unlawful for would-be employers in Nevada “to fail or refuse to hire” a prospective employee whose screening test results indicate the presence of marijuana.

California Court: Cannabis in Prison Is OK—if Inmates Don’t Inhale

A state appeals court ruled that California voters legalized possession of less than an ounce of cannabis by adults in 2016, with no exception even for those behind bars.

Health Claims Draw Patients as Cannabis Science Catches Up

The number of medical marijuana cardholders more than tripled in the last five years, as more states jumped on the bandwagon. Meanwhile, barriers to research are finally falling.

Medical Marijuana Sales Soar in Oklahoma, Topping $23M in May

To date, medical marijuana sales have generated nearly $10.7 million for state coffers in Oklahoma.

Las Vegas Cannabis Fees to Fund Homeless Services

Licensing fees will help fund emergency housing and services to teens and young adults who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Advocates Ask Maine to Put Locals, Small Businesses First

The state needs to use the rules to prevent corporate marijuana interests from overrunning the state's small cannabis industry, dispensary owners said.

Kansas Set to Allow Low-THC Cannabis Oil Beginning July 1

Under a new law set to take effect in July, Kansas will allow certain medical patients to use CBD products that contain no more than 5% THC.

Maine Hopes to Learn From Other States’ Cannabis Mistakes

As Maine prepares for legal cannabis sales in 2020, some officials say they want to avoid following in other states' footsteps.

NJ Lawmakers Advance Medical Cannabis, Expungement Bills

Monday's votes come days after the Senate president said a bill legalizing cannabis for adults didn't have enough support to pass and he instead would pursue a 2020 referendum.

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