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Congress Set to Revive CARERS Act

A new watered-down version of the original cannabis reform bill may have a better chance of getting a hearing.

Weak, Narrow CBD Bill Introduced by Anti-Cannabis Senators

A bipartisan medical cannabis proposal was introduced in the U.S. Senate on Friday, but it left many in the cannabis community befuddled.

The Shake: The Feds’ Big Eradication Spend and the Massachusetts Smackdown

More and more doctors want cannabis to be legal, Mexico's president is MIA from the U.N. summit, and did someone say, "dragon balls"?

The Shake: White House Protest Draws a Crowd, SpeedWeed Is Sold, and Now There’s a Hemptsy

Colorado issues two more pesticide recalls, Maine lawmakers abandon THC blood limit for drivers, and are cannabis mini-malls on the way?

CARERS Act Finds New Life a Year After Its Birth

Once considered the nation’s most important and comprehensive piece of legislation on medical cannabis, the CARERS Act was written off late last year. Now it might be back.

Year in Review: 2015’s Biggest Moments in Cannabis

It’s been a year of notable progress for cannabis. Here's a roundup of some of the biggest victories we saw in 2015.

This May Be the End for the CARERS Act

The CARERS Act, a bipartisan piece of legislation, was one of the best chances for the United States to reclassify cannabis as a non-Schedule I class drug.

A Changing Climate for Cannabis on Capitol Hill

The Drug Policy Alliance Reform Conference is underway in Washington D.C., fostering far-reaching discussions on how to improve cannabis policy in the United States.

Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill to End Federal Cannabis Prohibition

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is proposing a serious policy change that would end the federal prohibition of cannabis once and for all.

How Many Cannabis Dispensaries Will Hawaii Say “Aloha” To? The Leafly Legalization Roundup

We’ve got landmark federal cannabis rulings happening all over the world, from the American Senate to Canada’s Supreme Court, and progress is even being made all the way in Australia!

When Asked About the CARERS Act, President Obama Says to “Follow the Science” Behind Medical Marijuana

CNN’s chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta recently asked President Obama how he feels about the CARERS Act, a historic bill that would reschedule cannabis on a federal level.

Could Italy Be the Next Country to Legalize Marijuana? The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

The cannabis movement continues, not just in the U.S., but at an international level, with Italy signing a motion to legalize cannabis and Jamaica leading the way towards cannabis reform.

Cities Facing Penalization for Pungent Cannabis: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

Two cities may be in hot water over the pungent cannabis aroma that is permeating their area. Here’s the good, the bad, and the stinky marijuana legislation news for this week:

Another Republican Senator Has Signed on to Support the CARERS Act

The CARERS Act could very well be the piece of legislation that transforms cannabis in this country, and now it has more bipartisan support.

Removing Cannabidiol Oil From the Controlled Substances Act Will Allow Crucial Access for Patients

One important aspect of the new federal medical marijuana bill called the CARERS Act is the removal of CBD oil from the Controlled Substance Act.

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