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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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Louisiana Looks to Add PTSD, Pain to Medical Marijuana Conditions

If Gov. John Bel Edwards signs a bill now making its way through the legislature, Louisiana could become an actual MMJ state.

New Rhode Island Bill Would Legalize Cannabis for Adults

The proposal would create a system to tax and regulate marijuana in Rhode Island that mirrors the system in Massachusetts.

Oregon Cannabis Growers Turning to Hemp as CBD Extract Booms

Applications for state licenses to grow hemp—marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin—have increased more than twentyfold since 2015.

Doctors Want More Information on Medical Cannabis, Study Finds

“They’re not as close-minded as you might think, and they also feel they have a lot to learn,” said the lead researcher of a recent study.

California Town Discovers That Cannabis Has a Scent

Cannabis may be saving the farming culture of Carpinteria, Calif., but some locals say the funky smell is getting up their noses.

Arkansas Supreme Court Will Hear Medical Marijuana Case

The Arkansas Supreme Court says it'll hear oral arguments over a judge's decision to prevent the state from licensing companies to grow medical marijuana.

Michigan Considers 10 New Qualifying Conditions for Medical Marijuana

Only post-traumatic stress disorder has been added since voters approved the law in 2008.

Missouri MMJ Measures Take Another Step Toward November Ballot

Supporters of legalizing medical cannabis in Missouri have turned in signatures for two ballot initiatives that would let voters decide the issue.

Small Businesses Grapple With Maze of Conflicting Cannabis Laws

Here are some questions small businesses need to consider when deciding on what drug testing policies to follow.

When It Comes to Testing for Cannabis, More Employers Are Mellowing Out

Testing for cannabis—a fixture at large American employers for at least 30 years—excludes too many potential workers, experts say.

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