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With Emergency Rules, Vegas Gears Up for Nevada’s July 1 Cannabis Launch

Las Vegas-area officials have approved 37 dual-use permits for medical dispensaries to begin selling adult-use cannabis. Yes, there's a store on the Strip.

Massachusetts Update: Sorting out the Cannabis Conundrum

After a week of sharp divisions over the future of the state's adult-use cannabis law, it's now up to a committee of six lawmakers to sort everything out.

Nevada’s On-Again, Off-Again Cannabis Sales Back On, Set to Begin July 1

Regulators said Friday they intend to issue licenses for retailers to begin selling cannabis on July 1 despite a court order that threatens to scuttle the plan.

Massachusetts Senate Passes Cannabis Bill Calling for Revisions to Law

The Senate passed a bill Thursday calling for revisions to the voter-approved adult-use cannabis law, setting the stage for negotiations with the House.

DC Cannabis-Dealing Arrests Back to Pre-Legalization Levels

Washington, DC, voters legalized cannabis possession and cultivation in 2014, but thanks to Congress blocking a regulated market, sales remain illegal.

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.

Cannabis Tax Rates: A State-By-State Guide

This guide walks you through each legal state's cannabis sales, excise, and wholesale taxes on both medical and adult-use cannabis.

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.

Nevada Cannabis Ruling May Delay July 1 Start Date

A judge in Carson City ruled that the state hasn't followed the rules of its legalization initiative. Stores open July 1? Maybe not.

Contaminated Cannabis Still Hitting the Shelves in Oregon, Report Finds

For the first few states that legalized adult-use cannabis, the early years have included a lot of learning on the fly in the early days of the industry.

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.

Uncertainty as Nevada Readies for July 1 Cannabis Launch

It would be the shortest turnaround from legalization to the launch of sales in any of the other seven states and DC where adult-use cannabis is legal.

California Lawmakers to Consider Cannabis Rules Thursday

California would set standards for organic marijuana, allow samples at county fairs and permit home deliveries under legislation set to be considered Thursday.

California Lawmakers Pass Changes to Cannabis Rules

"We are building the airplane as we’re flying it," Sen. Mike McGuire said at a Senate hearing Tuesday, "and we are going to make some mistakes."

Will Washington State Finally Get Homegrow?

Green-thumbed enthusiasts might not want to get their hopes up just yet.

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