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Michigan Proposal Could Allow Dispensaries to Stay Open Past Dec. 15

Lawmakers in Michigan have introduced legislation that would allow all existing medical marijuana dispensaries to stay open while they apply for licenses.

Philippines Health Committee Passes Medical Cannabis Bill

The Filipino House Committee on Health voted to move forward on a bill to legalize cannabis for medicinal use in the Philippines.

Olivia Newton-John Joins Aussie Senator to Improve Medical Cannabis Access

Senator Richard di Natale, leader of the Australian Greens party, has introduced a new bill which he hopes will fix two impediments in the Australian medical marijuana bill.

Atlanta Just Decriminalized Cannabis

On Monday, the Atlanta City Council voted to pass a bill that would decriminalize possession of up to an ounce.

DEA Head Chuck Rosenberg Resigns. Now Who Takes Over?

The Obama-era appointee had clashed with the Trump administration on a number of issues.

Cannabis Legalization Boosts Property Values, Study Says

Single family residences within 0.1 miles of Colorado retail cannabis establishments saw an extra 8.4% boost in value.

Can an Inclusive Cannabis Industry Include Roger Stone?

When he's not testifying in the Russia investigation, Stone is roiling the cannabis industry with his troublesome support.

City Council Considers Cutting Off LA’s Cannabis Supply Chain

Is California's biggest city about to give the cannabis industry the boot? In its draft regs, retail would be allowed but not growing or processing.

‘Dear Justin’: A Loving Correspondence With the Prime Minister, Episode 3

Canadians were looking forward to a decriminalized landscape and a loosened attitude about the ‘moral failings’ of humans who uses cannabis. Now we see that our government intends to make itself sole beneficiary of its former enemy by using greedy, hypocritical, and dare I say conservative ‘regulations.'

The Dianne Feinstein Mystery: Why Is She California’s Last Prohibitionist?

She announced her re-election bid this morning. But will her drug warrior ways hurt her chances for another term?

New FBI Report Shows Drug Arrests Are Still Increasing

Despite the continuing expansion of legal cannabis in states around the country, the federal Drug War continues to rage on.

As Legalization Looms, Toronto Wrangles Where to Allow Smoking

Cannabis advocates say a plan stipulating that cannabis can only be smoked in private homes is “not feasible” because it would, in effect, prevent many people from smoking it altogether.

‘It’s a Natural Substance’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

The first day of fall is upon us, but although the seasons are changing, Jeff Sessions’ opinion of cannabis hasn’t. We hear from him, Gwyneth Paltrow, and more from the past week.

Iceland Gets Cooler With Proposal to Legalize Cannabis

Pawel Bartozek, a Reform Party MP, has put forth a bill in Parliament that would establish a marketplace for recreational cannabis.

‘Hello! Thanks for Visiting Maine. May I Take Your Cannabis Order?’

In Maine, as in certain other U.S. states, adults can buy beer at a drive-through as if they were buying hamburgers at McDonalds.

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