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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.

New Jersey Bill Would Dial Back Governor’s Legalization Promise

"I think this whole legalization stuff has to slow down," said state Sen. Ronald Rice.

Rick Steves Tells Us What He’s About to Tell Congress

In advance of briefing Congress on US marijuana policy, Rick Steves—travel writer, PBS host, and passionate cannabis advocate—shares his views on the problems of prohibition.

Massachusetts Governor Pushes Back on Cannabis Cafés

Gov. Charlie Baker, who opposed cannabis legalization in the state, said that "people should crawl before they walk and walk before they run."

Bipartisan Proposal Would Put Cannabis Legalization on Arizona Ballot

Voters would have another chance to weigh in on legalizing marijuana in Arizona under a proposal in the state House.

German Police Group Calls for Decriminalizing Cannabis

The head of the BDK organization, which represents criminal police, says that the group favors a “complete decriminalization of cannabis consumers.”

New Mexico’s New Legalization Bill Is Shockingly Good. Too Bad It Won’t Pass.

The bill is remarkably comprehensive, but don’t get your hopes up just yet—even the bill’s supporters acknowledge it’s unlikely to pass this year.

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