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Iowa Man Faces Deportation for a Single Gram of Cannabis

Luis Alvarez took the rap for his friends in the car. He didn't know it would lead to this.

Iowa AG Tells Agency to Halt Portion of Medical Marijuana Law

An unusual attempt by Iowa to work with another state to transport medical marijuana oil across state lines is on hold amid legal concerns it could invite scrutiny from the federal government.

Iowa Gov. Appoints Members to New Medical Marijuana Board

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has appointed eight people to a medical marijuana advisory board created under a new state law.

Midwest’s Cross-Border MMJ Proposal Is ‘Absolute Lunacy,’ Poses Nationwide Threat

An unusual proposal aimed at speeding access to medical cannabis could ultimately land patients in jail—and put medical programs in 29 states at risk.

Iowa Looks to Team With Minnesota for Medical Cannabis

Lawmakers are trying to work out a system allowing Iowa residents to buy cannabis oil in Minnesota, a novel system that could raise issues with the feds.

State of the Leaf: Congressman Urges Trump to Respect State Cannabis

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

State of the Leaf: House Republican Wants to Deschedule Cannabis

A House GOP wants to deschedule cannabis, California is trying to protect the industry, and Denmark residents overwhelmingly support medical marijuana.

Court Sides With Students in Iowa State NORML T-Shirt Case

Iowa State University cannot prevent an advocacy group from distributing a T-shirt with the university mascot on one side and a cannabis leaf on the other.

State of the Leaf: Massachusetts Legalization Likely to Face Delays

Oregon municipalities wrestle with local regulations, Maryland hires a diversity consultant, and the Irish overwhelmingly support medical cannabis.

State of the Leaf: Illinois Extends MMJ Through 2020, Maine Battle Catches Fire

Maine's fight for legalization heats up!

State of the Leaf: Maine Legalization Not Dead Yet. Quite Alive, in Fact.

Canada now has a timeline for legalization, Alaska is working toward on-site consumption, and Colorado is targeting the shapes of edibles.

The Shake: Richard Nixon Gets His Own Strain, and Is Cannabis a Gateway Drug?

A Georgia city could decriminalize, the magic number in Denver is 421, and are monthly subscriptions "the future of cannabis"?

State of the Leaf: Italy Thinks Legalization Could Undercut ISIS

Happy 420 to one and all! This year’s celebration brings big news and plenty of evidence of how far we’ve come on the road to legalization.

State of the Leaf: Hawaii May Decriminalize Drugs, Newsom Has a Cali Crush on Legalization

Hawaii considers legislation that could decriminalize all drugs, and Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has signed on in support of California's Adult Use of Marijuana Act.

Inside Report: Ohio Campaign Goes Medical-Only, Vermont Makes Strides Toward Adult Use, and Switzerland Eyes Cannabis Clubs

Vermont is making quick steps forward, Ohio’s initiative efforts are heating up, Utah and Iowa are looking to seize a rare chance to legalize medical use, and more.

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