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Family: Peter Tosh’s Son Left in Coma Following Jail Beating

Jawara McIntosh suffered traumatic brain injuries in the attack at a New Jersey jail, where he was serving a six-month sentence on cannabis possession charges.

Colorado County Gives High School Graduates $420K in Cannabis-Funded Scholarships

Colorado’s cannabis industry has now helped give $420,000 in scholarships to 210 Pueblo County high school graduates.

The Haymaker: Solving the Roger Stone Dilemma

What do you do when the dirtiest man in politics adopts your cause?

Massachusetts House Passes Controversial Cannabis Bill, Setting up Showdown

Amid skepticism from advocates, lawmakers are racing to beat a deadline so retail operations can open in time for a proposed July 2018 launch date.

Vermont Legalization Push Falls Flat, Dead Till 2018

For the fifth time in two years, the Vermont Senate passed a bill that would legalize adult-use cannabis only to see it fizzle in the House.

PNC Bank Closes Marijuana Policy Project Account

For 22 years, the Marijuana Policy Project has conducted its banking with the PNC Financial Services Group. The long relationship was severed yesterday.

Should Alcohol and Cannabis Have Separate DUI Laws?

An former police officer-turned attorney weighs in on why cannabis DUI laws can be problematic when considered in the same light as alcohol DUI laws.

Fate of New York’s PTSD Bill Rests With Cuomo

A proposal that would add PTSD as a qualifying condition for New York’s medical marijuana program has received final approval from state lawmakers.

Mexico Legalizes Medical Marijuana

After overwhelming support, President Enrique Peña Nieto signed a decree legalizing the medicinal and therapeutic use of cannabis.

Canadian Finance Ministers Hash Out Cannabis Taxes

For a second day in Ottawa, Canadian finance ministers from the federal, provincial, and territorial levels are gathering to strategize a coordinated approach to cannabis taxation.

Vermont Lawmakers Scheduled to Hold 2-Day Veto Session

Vermont lawmakers are due back in Montpelier this week for what's scheduled to be a two-day session to deal with vetoes issued by Gov. Phil Scott.

Air Fresheners as Probable Cause? A New Jersey Lawyer Talks Garden State Cannabis Arrests

When it comes to cannabis in New Jersey, any amount could land you in jail for 6 months with a major fine - even half a joint or shake.

Massachusetts Whiplash: Cannabis Tax Pulled Back to 12%

The debate over Massachusetts' recreational marijuana law took a new twist on Friday with the release of a plan that would not raise taxes on cannabis.

New Report Shows New Jersey’s Cannabis Laws Failing Its People

An ACLU investigation finds that New Jersey police make an arrest for cannabis possession every 22 minutes.

Leafly Interview: Dirty Trickster Roger Stone Talks Cannabis Legalization & Trump

The notorious Republican operative, a player in the Trump Russia investigation, just formed a cannabis legalization group. WTF?

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