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Ontario Government Aims to Sell Cannabis for $10 a Gram

Though $10 grams sounds sensible, the illicit cannabis market in Ontario right now is actually lower than the $10 price point.

There’s a 3 in 5 Chance That New Mexico’s Next Governor Will Back Legalization

Things are looking up for cannabis advocates in New Mexico, as three of the five candidates in the gubernatorial race support cannabis legalization.

Ontario Hypes Penalties for High Driving While Awaiting a Reliable Test

Ontario's harshest penalties for driving while high are reserved for young drivers, novice drivers, and commercial drivers.

Cannabis Consumption Has Increased, but Not Because of Legalization

A new study says adult cannabis use has been increasing since 2005—but legalization isn't the cause.

Maine Lawmakers Propose 20% Sales Tax on Adult-Use Cannabis

Maine lawmakers want to double the recreational marijuana sales tax to 20 percent. The Legislature's marijuana legalization committee will consider the issue Sept. 26.

Massachusetts Cannabis Regulators Meet Publicly for 1st Time

The newly appointed board that will regulate marijuana in Massachusetts met publicly for the first time Tuesday, more than 10 months after voters voted to legalize recreational cannabis.

San Diego Considers Plan to Expand Industry Licensing

With adult-use cannabis sales set to become legal on Jan. 1, cities across California continue to hash out local rules and regulations for industry.

Former Raider Now Selling Cannabis in Las Vegas

Frank Hawkins didn't set out to be in the marijuana business in the town where he grew up and later became a city councilman. He resisted it at first.

Washington Sees Declines in Teen Use, Treatment Admissions Since Legalization

For legalization opponents eager to see regulated cannabis markets fail, a new government report out of Washington state doesn't yield much in the way of talking points.

Ontario Shocker: Province to Restrict Legal Cannabis Sales to 150 Government-Run Stores and One Website

A newly released plan would completely outlaw the province’s thriving and beloved independent dispensaries.

Vermont Governor Forms Commission to Study Cannabis Legalization

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott on Thursday signed an executive order establishing a Marijuana Advisory Commission that will study the best way to legalize adult-use cannabis.

Illinois Legislature Considers Cannabis Legalization Pros and Cons

Law enforcement officials and drug-policy experts took sharply differing stands Wednesday on whether Illinois should legalize general use of marijuana.

Massachusetts’ Top Cannabis Regulator Says He’s Committed to Timely Rollout

The state's top marijuana regulator pledged to implement Massachusetts' recreational cannabis law and do his best to meet an ambitious timetable for licensing and opening retail stores.

Former Bain Executive to Lead Massachusetts Cannabis Regulatory Agency

Steven Hoffman is a former partner at Bain and Co., where he headed the firm's Boston office. By law, officials must appoint three more people by Friday.

Nevada Tax Panel Makes Key Decision on Transporting Cannabis

The state Tax Commission voted unanimously to uphold an earlier decision to expand licensing to those other than liquor distributors because they have been unable to keep up with demand.

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