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Illinois Legislature Considers Cannabis Legalization Pros and Cons

Law enforcement officials and drug-policy experts took sharply differing stands Wednesday on whether Illinois should legalize general use of marijuana.

Cards Against Humanity ‘Weed Pack’ Will Help Fund Legalization

The cheeky card game Cards Against Humanity recently added a so-called Weed Pack to its product lineup, with profits supporting legalization.

State of the Leaf: Colorado Bans Co-ops, May Shelter Cannabis From Feds

State of the Leaf is Leafly’s weekly roundup of legalization news from around the nation and the world.

Illinois Lawmakers, Advocates Join to Boost Legalization Effort

Illinois lawmakers are joining forces with state and national advocates to push a proposal to regulate and tax cannabis for adult use.

State of the Leaf: Tennessee Halts Decrim in Memphis & Nashville

State of the Leaf is Leafly’s weekly roundup of legalization news from around the nation and the world.

Illinois Considers Cannabis Legalization, Seeking Financial Boost

Advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to legalize recreational cannabis.

These Are the 10 Best and Worst States for Medical Cannabis

Best is...Illinois?! Really? And you'll never guess the worst state. (It isn't Mississippi.)

State of the Leaf: As Opinions Shift, Unlikely States Weigh Legalization

With the results of the 2016 election in hand, many state legislators and advocates are weighing their options for legalization...

Illinois Treasurer Asks Trump to Assure Banks on Cannabis

The Illinois treasurer has sent President Donald Trump a letter urging him to give clear guidance to the banking industry about medical marijuana.

Fines for Cannabis in Illinois to Vary Widely Across the State

What's the fine for getting caught with cannabis? It depends on where you are.

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: UK Says Goodbye to CBD—for Now

Idaho cannabis advocates look to qualify for next election, Illinois hits sales milestone, and say hello to Alaska's first legal cannabis stores!

Illinois Cannabis Sales Top $20M Since Program Began

Medical marijuana sales exceeded $3.8 million during September at licensed dispensaries throughout Illinois.

State of the Leaf: Alaska’s First Legal Cannabis Harvest Just Began. It’s Already Stalled.

While campaigns in the U.S. gear up for elections, an Israeli company is developing a cannabis testing system that doesn't destroy samples.

Illinois Gov. Rauner Ignores MMJ Pleas, So Local Judge Takes Charge

When Gov. Rauner refused to add any new qualifying conditions, Cook County Judge Neil Cohen stepped in and ordered the changes.

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