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CES tech show bans all cannabis talk—in Las Vegas

Award-winning Keep Labs pulls out of big annual tech show when officials won't let them display their legal product in a legal state.

The Associated Press - January 8, 2020

Maine governor issues historic pardon to tribal attorney for 1968 cannabis conviction

Don Gellers had been 'singled out and targeted' to stop the Passamaquoddy tribe's land claims.

The Associated Press - January 8, 2020

Thailand launches full-time clinics dispensing cannabis oil

Thailand introduced clinics that provide free cannabis oil to patients with various medical concerns.

The Associated Press - January 7, 2020

Cannabis shortages force temporary dispensary closures in Illinois

Days after recreational cannabis became legal, dispensaries face temporary closures due to shortages and employee fatigue.

The Associated Press - January 7, 2020

Utah picks companies, sites for medical cannabis ‘pharmacies’

Utah makes advances in its medical cannabis program, announcing site locations and companies that will be operating its first round of medical cannabis pharmacies potentially opening as early as March.

The Associated Press - January 6, 2020

Cannabis among top priorities for New York legislators in 2020

Cuomo waffled on legalization last year, and some legislators got cold feet. Will anything change in 2020?

The Associated Press - January 6, 2020

Illinois pardons 11,000 cannabis convictions on eve of legalization

Just one day before Illinois opened its first legal cannabis stores, Governor J.B. Pritzker granted pardons to more than 11,000 people with misdemeanor cannabis convictions. 

The Associated Press - January 1, 2020

Indiana resists legalization, but it’ll be a hot issue in 2020 state elections

Indiana Republican leaders prefer to live 'in a vacuum,' but voters like legalization and challengers will make it an issue in statewide 2020 races.

The Associated Press - December 16, 2019

Utah cannabis patients face barriers after legalization

As Utah prepares to launch its medical marijuana program, patients who want to use the drug are encountering skeptical doctors and the quandary of where to get the plant.

The Associated Press - October 25, 2019

Why are colleges expelling students for taking legal medicine?

Some colleges in medical states are expelling students for taking legal medicine. Students are fighting back in court—and winning.

The Associated Press - October 24, 2019