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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.

Justice Department Turns Attention to Cannabis Enforcement

A prosecutor who was crucial in writing the DOJ's harsh new sentencing policy is now turning his focus to cannabis.

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Judge Says Florida’s Ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana Is Unconstitutional

The plaintiffs argued that because the amendment's language only mentions smoking in public, users should be allowed to smoke in private.

Alaska Police Chief: War on Cannabis a ‘Waste of Time’

The police chief named to the board that regulates cannabis in Alaska said the fight that has long been waged against pot in this country has been a "waste of time."

Illinois House Considers Cannabis to Fight Opioids

The Senate's approved the idea. But Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has fought previous efforts to expand medical marijuana.

Tommy Chong Turns 80, Looks 50. Is It the Cannabis?

The high priest of stoner comedy turns 80—that's right, 80—on Thursday. He's more than ready to celebrate.

Ruling Topples Arizona Law Restricting Medical Marijuana on College Campuses

The decision vacates the conviction of a man whose ASU dorm room was searched after police found him with a medical marijuana ID card in his pocket.

Judge Presses Pause on Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Research Plans

The judge sided with dispensaries and growers, who argued registrants were meant to do research, not sell to the wider market.

Women Push Back Against Cannabis Industry’s ‘Grass Ceiling’

Cannabis remains a male-dominated industry, but there isn't much data on the so-called grass ceiling for women or minorities in leadership roles.

Utah Medical Marijuana Advocates Push Back in Court

Medical marijuana legalization proponents want all of Utah's citizens, not just a single judge, to decide the issue.

Kauai’s First Medical Cannabis Dispensary Approved to Begin Sales

Have a Heart, opening in partnership with a popular chain from Washington state, will open for business Monday.

Utah Prohibitionists File Hail-Mary Motion to Stop Medical Marijuana Vote

Their campaign to rescind petition signatures didn't work, so opponents took their case to court.

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