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What’s Behind All the Delays in Newly Legal States?

Eight states legalized cannabis for medicinal or adult use during the 2016 election, so why are so many states seeing delays in implementation? Let's take a look...

Patient Advocates Say Florida Proposal Would Be Illegal

Officials charged with implementing a new medical marijuana law are ignoring "both the law and the role of the legislature," United for Care campaign manager says.

Florida: Here’s What to Know as Amendment 2 Takes Effect Today

Florida is on track to log more than $1 billion in medical marijuana sales by 2019—and surpass Colorado within four years.

These States and Countries Had the Biggest Cannabis Wins in 2016

2016 has been a rollercoaster, but this year, there was no bigger winner than cannabis.

Trump Anxiety Cancels Florida Expo. Is It a Blip or a Harbinger?

Organizers blame federal uncertainty for a cancelled conference in Florida. Is it a one-off, or a sign of things to come?

State of the Leaf: US Lagging as Mexico and Canada Move to Legalize

Canada and Mexico both took major steps toward of cannabis legalization, but the US is arguably losing ground on the federal level.

State of the Leaf: Minnesota OKs Cannabis to Treat PTSD

This week: Colorado plans crackdown on homegrow, Montana dispensaries could re-open immediately, and California testing rules could change everything.

State of the Leaf: Election Wins Push Texas Toward Reform

Lawmakers in the Lone Star State have introduced six cannabis reform bills, California patients get a tax holiday, and Denver readies for onsite consumption.

The Wait for Medical Cannabis in Florida Could Be a Long One

Orlando officials have already extended the moratorium on cannabis dispensaries by six months, giving commissioners more time to make rules about where the facilities can go.

State of the Leaf: The Election That Changed America

Eight of nine US states considering cannabis legalization measures passed those laws on Tuesday, ushering in a new chapter for American cannabis.

America’s 2016 Cannabis Laws and Legalization State Map

The 2016 election changed the legalization landscape profoundly. Here it is in a snapshot.

How Did Florida Pass Its Medical Marijuana Initiative? Ben Pollara Tells All

We spoke with Ben Pollara, campaign manager for Florida’s United for Care campaign, to explain how Florida passed its medical marijuana initiative.

Congratulations, Florida. Now You’re In for a Fight

Voters passed Amendment 2 by a margin of 71% to 29%. Now it's up to the State Health Department to create an entire medical marijuana system. And they don't have much time.

Earl Blumenauer Handicaps Tuesday’s ‘Very Consequential’ Legalization Votes

The Oregon congressman, famous for his bow ties and bicycle pins, has long been one of the strongest voices fighting for the end of federal cannabis prohibition.

Reviving Bruno: A Day in the Life of a 5-Year-Old Florida Cannabis Patient

“I honestly thought before that he didn’t know I was his mom. I feel like he knows now.”

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