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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.

Family: Peter Tosh’s Son Left in Coma Following Jail Beating

Jawara McIntosh suffered traumatic brain injuries in the attack at a New Jersey jail, where he was serving a six-month sentence on cannabis possession charges.

As Cannabis Comes Out of Black Market, Regulators Face Scrutiny

Recent cases in Colorado and Washington are the first known instances of current or former cannabis regulators being accused of having improper dealings.

Vermont Lawmakers Scheduled to Hold 2-Day Veto Session

Vermont lawmakers are due back in Montpelier this week for what's scheduled to be a two-day session to deal with vetoes issued by Gov. Phil Scott.

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.

Court: Iowa State University Wrong to Block Cannabis T-Shirt

Iowa State University lost its appeal in a court battle over a NORML T-shirt bearing the ISU logo and a cannabis leaf.

Florida Attorney Plans Lawsuit to Allow for Smoking of Medical Cannabis

The Florida Legislature's passage of a bill to enact the state's amendment expanding the use of medical marijuana has ended one chapter in the battle.

Hawaii Cannabis Patients Wait Through Medical Marijuana Delays

Medical marijuana dispensaries are beginning to open in Hawaii, but they’re not allowed to sell their products.

Florida Governor: ‘I Absolutely Will Sign’ Medical Marijuana Bill

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said he “absolutely” intends to sign the medical marijuana bill passed Friday by the state Legislature.

Arkansas Expecting 20,000-40,000 Medical Marijuana Patient Applications

Medical marijuana registration cards will cost about $50. Under proposed rules, an Arkansas driver's license or state ID will be required to obtain one.

New Hampshire Cannabis Decriminalization Bill Heads to Governor

New Hampshire moved a step closer to joining the rest of New England in decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana.

Justice Department Turns Attention to Cannabis Enforcement

A prosecutor who was crucial in writing the DOJ's harsh new sentencing policy is now turning his focus to cannabis.

Backers of Cannabis Legalization Hope for Compromise in Vermont

Supporters of a bill vetoed by Republican Gov. Phil Scott that would have legalized marijuana in Vermont said they are hopeful in a compromise.

Wine and Cannabis? Oregon Vineyards Give Marijuana Farming a Try

Bill and Barbara Steele moved to this sleepy corner of Oregon to start their own winery after successful, high-powered business careers.

Cannabis Pharmaceutical Epidiolex Aids Children With Epilepsy, Study Finds

A medicine made from cannabis but that does not get you high reduced seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy, according to a new study.

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