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Las Vegas Officials Waiting for Denver to Act on Cannabis Lounges

After you, Denver: Clark County leaders will wait until the Mile High City approves the nation's first marijuana clubs.

First Medical Cannabis Dispensary Opening in Hawaii

Dispensary sales of medical marijuana in Hawaii are beginning after patients waited 17 years for a legal way to purchase the drug.

Hawaii Allows First Lab to Begin Testing Medical Marijuana

Hawaii approved its first laboratory to begin testing samples of medical marijuana 17 years after use of the drug was legalized in the state.

Medical Cannabis Patient Seeks Nevada Supreme Court Rehearing

A medical marijuana patient is asking the Nevada Supreme Court to reconsider its refusal to end mandatory state registration and fees for medical cards.

Maine Cannabis Law Could Change Employers’ Drug-Testing Practices

The Maine Department of Labor says the majority of businesses won't be able to fire an employee for a marijuana-positive drug test.

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.

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