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Smoochy Woochy Poochy: The DEA’s 2018 Drug Slang Guide Is Next Level Wow

The DEA spared no expense in the crafting of their magnum opus. While the 2017 edition was little more than a seven page pamphlet, 2018’s clocks in at one hundred and twenty five pages. Which, for the record, is longer than Animal Farm.

What’s Next For Epidiolex Maker GW Pharmaceuticals

Leafly spoke with VP Stephen Schultz about the significance of FDA approval, when Epidiolex might become available to patients, and what’s coming next from the drugmaker.

Is CBD Oil Legal Now? With Epidiolex Approved, It’s Still Not Clear

The FDA just approved the CBD drug Epidiolex. Here's what that means for the legal status of CBD oil nationwide.

Court Rejects Challenge to DEA Rule, Leaving CBD Federally Illegal

Lawyers for the hemp industry say they're working to “carefully weigh” the available options, which includes a rehearing that must be requested within 45 days.

Meet the Lawyer Suing Jeff Sessions to End Cannabis Prohibition

A blockbuster lawsuit in New York could end cannabis prohibition nationwide. Leafly sat down with David Holland, an attorney for the plaintiffs.

DEA’s Ban on CBD Challenged in Federal Court

Is cannabis 'marijuana'? The words used to describe hemp and marijuana are at the crux of a lawsuit challenging the DEA’s ban on CBD.

Medical Cannabis Clearly Saves Lives, Federal Judge Declares

But he may be unable to invalidate the Schedule I status of cannabis. A landmark lawsuit got its first hearing in a New York courtroom today.

A Guide to Federal Drug Rescheduling (And What It Means for Cannabis)

A brief history and guide to the process of rescheduling cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act (and who can make it happen).

With Plans to Sell CBD Nationwide, Lucky’s Market Charts Legal Gray Area

“This is just about the grayest of gray areas as far as federal law and policy,” said Vincent Sliwoski, a cannabis attorney and law professor. “I think the DEA’s even confused about it.”

DEA Report: Cannabis Seizures Climbed by Nearly 20% Last Year

According to the DEA, authorities confiscated more than 5.3 million cannabis plants in 2016—nearly twice what was seized a year earlier.

DEA Head Chuck Rosenberg Resigns. Now Who Takes Over?

The Obama-era appointee had clashed with the Trump administration on a number of issues.

Is Jeff Sessions’ Justice Department Actively Blocking Cannabis Research?

Federal applications to grow cannabis for research purposes have languished as Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Justice Department fails to act on them.

Lawsuit Takes Big Swing at Prohibition. Can It Connect?

At its core is the assertion that the government’s classification of cannabis as a Schedule I substance is so “irrational” as to be unconstitutional.

How Many of These DEA ‘Cannabis Slang’ Terms Do You Know?

The DEA just updated its "drug slang" list, and it makes us wonder if somebody's punking the agency. Seriously, "Smoochy Woochy Poochy"?

DEA Chief Repeats Claim That ‘Marijuana Is Not Medicine’

“Marijuana is not medicine," according to Chuck Rosenberg, the DEA’s acting chief, who made the comment Thursday during a speech at the Cleveland Clinic.

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