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New Jersey Governor Looks to Legal States to Estimate Cannabis Revenue

Gov. Phil Murphy hopes to legalize adult-use cannabis, fulfilling a campaign promise and reversing the resolutely anti-drug policies of Republican predecessor Chris Christie.

Connecticut Lawmakers Taking Another Look at Legalizing Cannabis

As a growing number of New England states are allowing people to possess and use cannabis, Connecticut legislators are under pressure to revisit the issue.

Massachusetts to Begin Taking Applications for Cannabis Businesses

Priority certification is being offered to applicants who hope to open cannabis businesses in communities disproportionately impacted by the drug war.

California Bill Would Temporarily Cut State Cannabis Taxes

The bipartisan bill is an effort to encourage the state's transition to a legal, regulated cannabis market.

San Francisco Embraces Amsterdam-Style Cannabis Lounges

The lounges are required to install expensive heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems to prevent the distinct marijuana odor from leaking outside.

Illinois Governor Candidates at Odds on Marijuana Use

Illinois Democratic candidates for governor say it's time for the state to legalize adult-use cannabis, while Republican candidates oppose the idea.

When State and Federal Laws Conflict, Who Wins?

To try to solve the tug-of-war, some people point to the Constitution’s supremacy clause. Legal scholars and policy experts say it’s not nearly that simple.

Oscar Winners Light Up, Speak Out: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From out-and-proud Oscar winners to progressive southern Democrats, here are the week's most notable cannabis quotables.

How Did Cannabis Legalization Stall in New Jersey?

Gov. Phil Murphy’s inauguration raised the expectations of many cannabis advocates to new heights—maybe a bit too high.

Illinois Senate Approves Marijuana Ballot Question

Illinois voters would be able to say whether they support legalizing adult-use cannabis under a proposal lawmakers have approved.

Massachusetts Delays Action on Cannabis Cafés, Home Delivery

In the face of opposition from the governor, the state Cannabis Control Commission voted Monday to postpone licensing home deliveries and the cafes until the fall.

Massachusetts Regulators Face Questions on Cannabis Cafés

Social consumption has been a matter of discussion in nearly every legal state, but the Massachusetts proposal would go further than what others have allowed.

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.”

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.

Canada’s Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization to Be Delayed

As recently as last week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government was insisting it was on track for legalization in July.

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