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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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Oregon Death May Be 2nd Tied to Vaping, 1st Linked to Legal Store

A middle-aged woman dead from severe respiratory illness has authorities eyeing her vape pen.

Medical Cannabis Coming to Mexico, Maybe Decriminalization Too

Mexico is making moves on cannabis, with medical regulations expected in coming months and even the possibility of decriminalization later this year.

New Nevada Cannabis Shops Set to Open in Coming Weeks

More than a dozen new shops could open in Nevada in coming weeks, after a judge gave the go-ahead to companies that underwent background checks and won licenses.

Lawyer: Immigrant Grower Slain by Police Likely Didn’t Understand English

"He was hired to take care of the marijuana house. He is not a drug dealer, he is not a smuggler, he's just a simple worker trying to make a living by taking care of marijuana."

5 Years in, Washington Considers a Cannabis Overhaul

Officials are proposing an overhaul of the state's cannabis rules, with plans for boosting minority ownership, home deliveries of medical marijuana, and letting the smallest growers increase in size.

Chicago to Clear Thousands of Cannabis Arrests During Legalization

In Illinois, about 770,000 arrests and convictions, representing about 314,000 people, must be automatically expunged. A San Francisco technology company says it's up to the task.

South Dakota Lawmakers Push Forward on Hemp Bill

Some officials in the state worry that legalizing hemp, used for fiber and nutritional products, is a "backway to produce the drug, marijuana."

California Cannabis Tax Revenue Approaches $1 Million per Day

Receipts from April through June total $74 million as legal industry expands.

Utah Moves to Scrap State-Run Dispensary System

Under a revised plan being written by Republican Senate Majority Leader Evan Vickers, medical cannabis would instead be distributed through as many as 12 private dispensaries.

North Carolina House OKs Ban on Smokable Hemp

Law enforcement wants smokable hemp banned because it looks and smells the same— making it otherwise impossible to differentiate during police stops.

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