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Florida’s Recreational Push Dies But a Medical Amendment Thrives: The Leafly Roundup

What a beautiful and progressive year it’s been – can we keep the momentum for cannabis legalization going through 2016? Catch up on the latest legalization news with our roundup!

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.

Uruguay Announces When It Will Start Selling Recreational Cannabis: The Leafly Roundup

This past week brought a whirlwind of excitement as Oregon opened dispensary doors to recreational consumers for the first time and Uruguay made a major announcement.

Oregon’s Recreational Debut Begins! The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Roundup

Minnesota’s medical marijuana program is making a slow rollout while Oregon just finalized its plan for recreational implementation. Check out the latest in cannabis legalization!

The Leafly Legalization Roundup: Guess Which Plant Drug Cartels Are Growing Instead of Cannabis?

In this week's roundup, we learn that the U.S.’s cannabis is so high-quality that drug cartels not only prefer our crops, they've also turned to subsidizing tomatoes to make ends meet.

When’s Nevada Debuting Medical Marijuana Dispensaries? The Leafly Legalization Roundup

The future of cannabis is progressing by leaps and bounds. Check out this week’s legalization update to catch up on the latest in cannabis legislation from your region:

What Are Wisconsin’s Chances of Passing its New Marijuana Legalization Bill? The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

Happy 420, everyone! Today is a day to commemorate how far we’ve come in cannabis progress. Stay informed with the latest in cannabis legalization news:

Governor of Georgia Signs Cannabis Oil Bill into Law

Governor Deal signed House Bill 1, dubbed the Haleigh’s Hope Act, to make it legal for qualified medical patients to access medicinal cannabis oil in the state of Georgia.

Why is Washington, D.C. Passing Out Cannabis Seeds? The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

D.C. groups are handing out cannabis seeds, the Irish are growing some funny “tomatoes,” and Guam wants in on the CARERS Act. Here’s what’s happening on the road to legalization:

D.C. and Alaska Officially Legalize: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

The last two weeks brought us legislative updates full of monumental moments for cannabis, including Alaska and Washington, D.C. officially legalizing recreational cannabis.

Six Unexpected Politicians Who Support Cannabis

Let’s take a closer look at some prominent elected officials who have the chance to make a difference for their state when it comes to cannabis legislation.

Virginia Sees the Alarming Effects of Epilepsy and Georgia Won’t Take “No” For an Answer: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

We’re seeing a clear trend of more states considering decriminalization in addition to cannabis legalization efforts. Here’s what's been happening both domestically and internationally:

New Bills Present Trafficking Concerns and a California Senator Remains Defiantly Anti-Legalization: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

More states continue to introduce promising legislation for cannabis in 2015. Here are the cannabis legislation updates for the week, including a few that may surprise you:

Georgia Governor Cuts Medical Marijuana Bill, Putting Patients at Risk

Governor Nathan Deal indicated that he would be supportive of an expanded medical marijuana bill in Georgia. However, he backed out at the last minute.

Florida Fights for Medical Marijuana and Potentially Good News for Georgia Patients: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

Progress is everywhere and change is imminent! Will 2015 bring legalization to more states? Let’s see what’s happening in cannabis news: