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‘Cool Hispanics’ Billboard Continues Tradition of Horrible Anti-Drug Ads

Is that 'Hispanics Are Cool' ad the worst teen cannabis prevention campaign ever? You decide: Here are some classic awful ads (and a few that got it right).

San Francisco Creates Centralized ‘Office of Cannabis’

Ahead of legal, adult-use sales kicking off next year, San Francisco has created a new office to serve as a hub for all things cannabis.

San Diego DA’s Exit is a Celebration for All, Especially Cannabis Advocates

Legalization advocates (and a jazz band) gathered in San Diego to celebrate the departure of DA Bonnie Dumanis, who took a harsh stance on cannabis.

AG Nominee Sessions Headed to a Full Senate Vote

Though the ultimate outcome—passage out of committee—was expected a week ago, few expected such a close tally.

We’re Watching the Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearings So You Don’t Have To

If confirmed, Trump's nominee for US attorney general could determine the future of legal cannabis in the country.

We’re Watching the Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearings So You Don’t Have To

If confirmed, Trump's nominee for US attorney general could determine the future of legal cannabis in the country.

Colorado Cannabis Regulators Enter Private Consulting

The governor's cannabis coordinator and the head of the state's Marijuana Enforcement Division will leave government to offer their services to other clients.

Vermont Governor Weighs Pardons for Small Amounts of Cannabis

Outgoing Gov. Peter Shumlin, who supported legalization this year, invited residents convicted of possessing small amounts of cannabis to apply for pardons.

Here’s How Congress Can Protect Cannabis From the Trump Administration

It wouldn't be hard for the Trump administration to target legal cannabis. But Congress could help prevent it.

Trump Picks Jeff Sessions as Attorney General, Stoking Fears of Cannabis Crackdown

The Alabama senator is no friend of cannabis—medical, adult-use, or otherwise. Will he turn the clock back to "Just Say No"?

California Legalization Creates Accidental Tax Holiday for Patients

Do you have a Department of Public Health-issued medical marijuana ID card? If so, you've just gotten out of paying state tax on cannabis until 2018.

Are Postal Workers Stealing Illegal Cannabis Shipments?

Internal audit reveals few safeguards to prevent federal postal employees from stealing illicit packages of cannabis.

Nancy Pelosi Backs California Cannabis Legalization

"I will vote for it, but I have not made a public statement about it until right this very second," the US House minority leader told the LA Times on Friday.

Outrage Follows DEA Refusal to Reschedule Cannabis

“Marijuana has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States," the DEA said in its decision.

State of the Leaf: Will Anti-Cannabis Chris Christie OK Medical Marijuana for PTSD?

Illinois expands qualifying conditions and hits new sales record, New Mexico still fumbling with patient delays, and and a Japanese MMJ advocate dies while awaiting trial.

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