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Cannabis Jobs Count: Legal Marijuana Supports 149,304 Americans

Leafly's second annual Cannabis Jobs Count turns up surprising results.

Federal Gov’t: Teen Cannabis Use Rate Drops to 20-Year Low

Cannabis consumption by US teenagers fell to a 20-year low in 2016, according to a new report by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Alaska Sets Sales Record, Still Lags Behind Projections

According to data figures from the tax division of the Alaska Department of Revenue, June was a record breaking month in the Last Frontier.

Is Drug Testing Negatively Impacting America’s Workforce?

Many companies in legal states still require pre-hire drug testing and regular screenings throughout employment. Does this policy adversely impact the United States workforce?

Colorado Has Brought in a Cool Half-Billion in Cannabis Taxes

With legal, regulated markets in legal states continuing to grow, it can sometimes feel like sales records are broken every week.

Data Dive: Cannabis Sales Keep Climbing in Washington and Colorado

The two first movers within the United States legal cannabis industry—Washington and Colorado—have both seen solid, year-over-year sales growth.

16 Years Later: What Happened After Portugal Decriminalized Drugs in 2001?

Portugal’s drug decriminalization has been in effect since 2001, so we looked at the stats to see what impact it’s had on their society.

Oregon’s Young Cannabis Market Already on Pace With Washington, Colorado

After Oregon’s first year of adult-use cannabis sales, the state’s legal market is already on pace with more established ones in Washington and Colorado.

Data Dive: Cannabis Extract Sales Skyrocketing

If you happen to have a processing license in Washington, you're likely reaping the boom's benefits.

Surprising New Poll Finds Cannabis Stigma Declining

As more US states continue to legalize cannabis—and Canada prepares to end prohibition nationwide—social attitudes are also evolving.

15% of Every Cannabis Harvest Never Makes It to Market. Here’s Where It Goes

No, not to the black market. There’s an interesting story hidden in the data that the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) publishes every month.

Washington Is Overtaking Colorado in Cannabis Sales

Colorado sold $1.27 billion worth of cannabis in 2016. Washington state topped out at $1.1 billion. But the Evergreen State is surging in monthly sales.

Where Are the Medical Marijuana Doctors in Florida? We Mapped Them.

We used Florida Department of Health data to map the physicians who can recommend medical marijuana to patients, along with dispensary locations.

Guns or Cannabis: Which Is More Strictly Regulated?

In Colorado, there's no shortage of gun enthusiasts or cannabis connoisseurs. But you might be surprised at which is more taxed, tracked, and regulated.

Data Dive: Legalization No Longer a Partisan Issue, 2016 Election Data Show

Voters in extremely conservative counties supported cannabis legalization measures this election—in some cases by wide margins.

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