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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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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.

Two Weeks In, Louisiana’s Medical Marijuana Program Is Thriving

More than 5,000 patients are now being served by the state's nine dispensaries.

Hot Cannabis Seized in Jalapeño Shipment at Border

High-caryophyllene shipment: Customs officials found more than 7,500 pounds of brickweed hidden in a cargo of red hot peppers.

California Man Convicted of Torturing Cannabis Store Owner

A California man who escaped from jail has been convicted of kidnapping and torturing a dispensary owner who he mistakenly believed had buried money in the desert.

Hidden in Plain Sight: California Illegal Cannabis Market Booming

Consumers are spending roughly $3 in the state's underground cannabis economy for every $1 in the legal one, says a new report from industry analysts.

New York City Court Seals 360 Cannabis Cases

In a city where 17,000 people typically get arrested every year for cannabis, sealing 360 cases seems like a small first step.

French Legalization Debate Ignores Race, Religion, Mass Incarceration

France’s brief experiment with CBD—not to mention the growing international trend toward reform—seems to have started a movement to legalize cannabis, which has been illegal since 1970.

Is Cannabis Safe When Pregnant? Study Seeks Answer, Draws Critics

"I don't want us to cry wolf," says the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "We have to do these studies in a way that can identify risks."

Louisiana Patients Finally Get Their Medical Marijuana

The state's dispensaries open for business, as Louisiana becomes the first Deep South state to offer legal medical cannabis.

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