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Utah Launches Medical Cannabis Signature Drive

Medical marijuana advocates in Utah plan to launch a signature drive to put MMJ legalization on the ballot in November 2018.

Governors of 2 Cannabis States Push Back on Trump Administration

Governors in at least two states that have legalized recreational marijuana are pushing back against the Trump administration and defending their efforts to regulate the industry.

Fired MMJ Patient Can Sue Employer, Federal Court Rules

Employers can be sued for refusing to hire applicants who test positive for medical marijuana, a federal judge in Connecticut has ruled.

Ontario Report Urges Immediate Decriminalization (and Many Other Things)

Canada's impending Cannabis Act leaves specifics of distribution, possession, and purchase up to individual provinces. This week, Ontario took up the challenge with “Cannabis Legalization and Regulation,” a dossier of recommendations from the Ontario division of the Canadian Mental Health Association.

Hawaii Braces for Surge in Medical Cannabis Patients

The Hawaii Department of Health is preparing for an upswing of patients signing up for the state's medical cannabis registry, as two dispensaries in the state are officially open for business.

How to Change a Local Cannabis Law

Have you ever wondered how to change your city, county, or district's cannabis laws? Here's how you can make an impact.

Is Jeff Sessions’ Justice Department Actively Blocking Cannabis Research?

Federal applications to grow cannabis for research purposes have languished as Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Justice Department fails to act on them.

FDA Declares CBD ‘Beneficial,’ Wants Your Input ASAP

The FDA just declared that 'CBD has been shown to be beneficial' in experimental use. Now the agency wants input about how the United Nations should schedule it.

Cannabis States Try to Curb Smuggling, Fend off Administration

Legal cannabis states are trying to clamp down on "diversion" even as U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions presses for enforcement of federal laws against marijuana.

Judge Halts Feds’ Cannabis Case, Citing Rohrabacher-Blumenauer

Still need a reason to care about that obscure federal spending provision known as the Rohrabacher–Blumenauer amendment? Here’s one.

What Does It Mean to Declare the Opioid Epidemic a ‘National Emergency’?

The opioid crisis is raging and plans to declare it a national emergency are in the works. What does a formal declaration of a national emergency entail?

Utah Initiative for Medical Cannabis Moves to Signature Drive

Coalition members say they're done waiting for lawmakers who rejected proposals to pass a broad medical cannabis law three years in a row.

NY to Allow Use of Medical Cannabis Lozenges, Lotions, and More

Health officials announced new regulations that will permit new products, including chewable and effervescent tablets and lozenges as well as topical lotions, ointments and patches.

The Haymaker: Polis Party Is a Pivot Point in Canna-Politics

Next-gen candidates for governor are embracing the cannabis industry, not just tolerating it. Jared Polis led the way last night.

California Auditor Accuses Sheriff of Misusing Cannabis Fees to Fund Raids

The Calaveras County auditor says the sheriff improperly spent some of the $1 million his office made from legal cannabis fees to go after illegal operators.

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