Articles tagged with "cannabis-bans"
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Leafly Report: ‘Opt-out’ towns are encouraging illegal marijuana salesBruce Barcott and Beau Whitney - Published on September 22, 2022Read more
When local leaders ban state-licensed stores, data indicates they create economic protection zones for street dealers.
Election Preview: Michigan Towns Vote Tuesday on Cannabis BansMarjorie Steele - Published on August 5, 2019Read more
Tuesday’s vote may be a precursor to dozens of similar ballots across Michigan. Want legal cannabis? Turns out you have to vote for it twice.
This chart reveals California’s urban–rural cannabis divideBruce Barcott and David Downs - Published on May 16, 2019Read more
Rural counties tend to ban cannabis stores, urban areas allow them. It’s not just a stereotype. The data proves it.
How a Cannabis Ban Turned One California County Into ‘Ground Zero for Chaos’Peter Hecht - Published on January 22, 2018Read more
Hungry for tax revenue, Calaveras County licensed hundreds of commercial cannabis farms in recent years. Now it wants them gone, leaving growers in the lurch.
Massachusetts Towns Reject Cannabis Bans, Bucking Early TrendThe Associated Press - Published on November 20, 2017Read more
A growing number of Massachusetts communities are leaving their borders open to cannabis businesses, bucking an early wave of bans and moratoriums.
Recreational Marijuana Rules Rile Cannabis-Friendly San FranciscoThe Associated Press - Published on November 14, 2017Read more
Writing local rules in the cannabis-friendly city has taken a contentious turn as critics try to restrict where products can be sold.
California’s Great Cannabis UnbanningChris Roberts - Published on March 16, 2017Read more
How (and why) the state’s conservative bastions are learning to stop worrying and accept the cannabis industry.
Colorado’s Smaller Communities Finding Cannabis Costs, Benefits in Uneasy BalanceThe Associated Press - Published on May 16, 2016Read more
The prospect of cannabis-tax proceeds has raised spirits in Colorado towns, but small communities are finding costs as well as benefits.
Behind the Big Ban: Why California Towns Are Scrambling to Oust DispensariesBen Adlin - Published on January 13, 2016Read more
A typo in California’s new medical cannabis law threatening patients’ access to medicine and underscoring a deep cultural rift in the state.
These Oregon Cities Have Banned CannabisBen Adlin - Published on January 8, 2016Read more
Here’s a list of the 79 cities and 17 counties in Oregon that have banned dispensaries, cultivation, processing or wholesale.