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US Postal Service Employees Plead Guilty to Cannabis Theft

USPS employees Laura Mae Campbell and Derek Miller—aka "Chuck the Sniffer"—have pleaded guilty to stealing cannabis from packages.

Girl Scouts Eye Whether Cookie Sales Near Cannabis Shop Broke Rules

The San Diego Girl Scout council is looking into whether a scout who was photographed selling cookies outside a marijuana dispensary broke any rules.

Indiana Poised to Legalize CBD Sales for All

The Indiana Senate voted 35-13 on Monday to allow cannabidiol to be sold without restriction. The Indiana House previously approved similar legislation.

German Police Group Calls for Decriminalizing Cannabis

The head of the BDK organization, which represents criminal police, says that the group favors a “complete decriminalization of cannabis consumers.”

Bill to Reduce Iowa Cannabis Penalties Faces Uncertain Future

The bill would make first offense possession of 5 grams or less a simple misdemeanor instead of a serious misdemeanor, reducing jail time and court fees.

Oregon’s Top Federal Prosecutor Holds Cannabis Summit

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says the top federal prosecutor in Oregon has assured her that he will not target legal marijuana business in the state.

California Prosecutors Dropping, Reducing Cannabis Convictions

San Francisco and San Diego are moving to erase thousands of marijuana convictions en masse, a step that could prove life-changing for some and could especially help minorities.

Cannabis ‘Gifting’ Economy Springs up in Massachusetts

Retail cannabis stores are months away, but some companies have been quietly operating for more than a year, delivering marijuana via a legal loophole.

Utah Advances Plan to Allow Cannabis for Terminally Ill, Growing For Research

Critics say the piecemeal approach doesn't go far enough.

San Francisco to Wipe out Thousands of Cannabis Convictions

District Attorney George Gascon said his office will dismiss nearly 3,000 misdemeanor cases and review nearly 5,000 felony cases for possible action.

Some Maine Lawmakers Push to Delay Legal Cannabis Sales

The Republican House leader is calling for the delay of recreational cannabis sales in Maine until next year, or until lawmakers approve needed regulations.

After California Cannabis Stockpiles Go up in Smoke, What’s Next?

In some cases, industry operators say, bottlenecks have already slowed the supply chain from farms to storefronts.

Indiana Eyes Medical Marijuana Legalization, Governor OKs CBD Sales Until Mid-March

Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Friday the extension of an enforcement moratorium on cannabidiol, or CBD oil, products until the legislative session ends in mid-March.

Mexico’s Tourism Secretary Floats Idea of Legalizing Cannabis at Resorts

"I am convinced that we must discuss it, as part of the solution to the violence and insecurity in Mexico," Enrique de la Madrid said late Thursday.

New Mexico Considers Lower Penalties for Cannabis Possession

Democratic Sen. Joseph Cervantes of Las Cruces introduced a bill that would provide a purely monetary penalty for low-level marijuana violations. The changes would free up resource for courts, prosecutors and defense attorneys.

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