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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.

Vermont Governor Creating Commission for Cannabis Legalization

Meanwhile, at least two applicants have filed for a medical marijuana dispensary and cultivation license in Bennington, Vermont.

Maine Lawmakers Leave Key Cannabis Questions Unanswered

Maine lawmakers adjourned Aug. 2, leaving important questions about the state’s new adult-use cannabis program unresolved.

Massachusetts Officials Seeking Candidates for Cannabis Board

The race is on to assemble the five-member board that will oversee recreational and medical marijuana in Massachusetts.

State Leaders Respond to Sessions’ Criticism of Legal Cannabis

Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired a warning shot at state-legal cannabis last week in separate letters sent to Oregon, Colorado, and Washington leaders.

State Lawmakers’ Group Urges Feds to Deschedule Cannabis

Removing cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act would respect states' rights and encourage public safety, the National Conference of State Lawmakers says.

Massachusetts Governor Names Five to Cannabis Advisory Board

Gov. Charlie Baker has picked five people to serve on a Cannabis Advisory Board that will help guide regulators enforce cannabis laws.

Task Force Report Gives Sessions Scant Ammunition for Crackdown

The tepid nature of the recommendations by the Sessions-assembled task force signals just how difficult it would be to change course on cannabis.

Sessions Attacks Washington’s Cannabis Laws in Letter to Governor

Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week sent a letter to Washington state officials slamming that state’s legal cannabis system.

Alaska Sets Sales Record, Still Lags Behind Projections

According to data figures from the tax division of the Alaska Department of Revenue, June was a record breaking month in the Last Frontier.

The Great Cannabis Clash of Calaveras County

California’s Gold Country is dying. The marijuana industry has arrived, offering tax revenue and job opportunities. So why are locals rejecting it?

2028 LA Olympics to Be First Ever With Legal Cannabis

The Olympic Torch won't be the only thing lighted up in 2028.

A Brief Guide to Massachusetts’ New Cannabis Law

Gov. Charlie Baker signed a sweeping cannabis bill into law, marking a milestone in a battle that began when voters approved adult-use legalization in November.

Cannabis Impairment in the Workplace: Easy to Discuss, Difficult to Detect

Questions abound, but conclusive answers about how best to determine real-time cannabis impairment remain elusive.

Maine Panel Mulls Doubling 10% Tax on Cannabis

As the legalization of recreational marijuana sales in Maine nears, a legislative panel has spent months pondering the best way to tax cannabis.

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