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How Trina Fraser Became the Canadian Cannabis Industry’s Go-To Lawyer

"What continues to fascinate me is the intersection of politics, law and regulations, cultural and societal values, and business."

Investing in CBD Companies? Watch Out for These Warning Signs

Public interest in cannabidiol (CBD), the non-intoxicating cannabinoid, has skyrocketed in the past year. But not all CBD producers are the same.

The Grass Really Is Greener: How Legalization Is Impacting Prohibition

From quality to products (and even vernacular), the past several years have brought rapid growth and innovation to areas restricted by harsh marijuana laws.

Acclaimed Illustrator Reveals the Secrets of Great Cannabis Packaging

“Around the time of putting ideas together (for Lemon Haze), I was in and out of a lot antique stores,” says Ben Frey.

After Error, Ohio Senator Seeks Review of Medical Cannabis Program

Legislation introduced by a Republican state senator would hold up grower, processor, and tester licenses until program flaws can be addressed.

How Can Cannabis Retailers Implement Sustainable Practices?

What does it mean to be a “sustainable and organic” business in the cannabis industry? Amy Andrle shares a few tips from her successful sustainable retail business in Denver, CO.

Michigan Unveils New Label for Medical Marijuana

The symbol is an upside-down green triangle with an image of a green marijuana leaf in the middle along with the words "CONTAINS THC" above it.

California Sends ‘Several Hundred’ Warning Letters to Unlicensed Cannabis Businesses

Most of the letters, which threaten civil and criminal penalties, have gone out to retail storefronts and delivery services believed to be operating illegally.

LA’s Cannabis Office Is Woefully Understaffed, Chief Says

“We have many responsibilities and not a lot of capacity,” the department’s director told Leafly. “We’re going to at least need to quadruple our team.”

Cannabis Act Senate Watch: A Resolved Stalemate Creates a New Sale Date

Senators have agreed to vote on the Cannabis Act by June 7. Because it will take at least eight weeks to get the retail system going after the bill is passed, Canadians will have to wait until at least August to buy recreational cannabis.

Alberta’s Cannabis Plan: Private Retailers With Strict Government Oversight

Today's announcement brought a wealth of specific information for Alberta’s would-be cannabis retailers.

DEA’s Ban on CBD Challenged in Federal Court

Is cannabis 'marijuana'? The words used to describe hemp and marijuana are at the crux of a lawsuit challenging the DEA’s ban on CBD.

Canadian Health Insurer Announces Groundbreaking Medical Cannabis Plan

Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada announced that members who qualify will have the choice to sign up for an extended-health care plan that insures medicinal marijuana.

North Dakota Chooses System for Medical Marijuana Program

The management system will track medical marijuana from seed to sale, as well as help register dispensaries and patient card holders.

Pennsylvania Begins Legal Medical Cannabis Sales

The first legal medical marijuana sales under a 2-year-old state law began Thursday at a dispensary in western Pennsylvania.

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