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What Makes a Medical Cannabis Program Succeed?

How do you tell a profitable medical cannabis market from a potential dud?

Blumenauer Calls for Cannabis Research to Combat Opioid Crisis

Rep. Earl Blumenauer took the floor during a Committee hearing to make an impassioned plea for medical cannabis research.

Can You Get Evicted for Legally Using Cannabis?

Leases are often vague when it comes to cannabis, so we talked to a lawyer to find out if you can get evicted for cannabis use and what your rights are as a tenant.

With Plans to Sell CBD Nationwide, Lucky’s Market Charts Legal Gray Area

“This is just about the grayest of gray areas as far as federal law and policy,” said Vincent Sliwoski, a cannabis attorney and law professor. “I think the DEA’s even confused about it.”

How California Cannabis Growing Laws Will Impact the Emerald Triangle

In the November 2016 election, adult-use cannabis was legalized in California. How will the legal market’s growing laws affect the Emerald Triangle?

Ontario Hypes Penalties for High Driving While Awaiting a Reliable Test

Ontario's harshest penalties for driving while high are reserved for young drivers, novice drivers, and commercial drivers.

‘Exchanging Prohibition for Extreme Regulation’: Toronto Braces for New Cannabis Reality

"[Ontario] could have simply licensed all the existing dispensaries," says lawyer Jack Lloyd. "Instead, they’ve elected to declare war on a group of political activists, cannabis enthusiasts, and cannabis legalization activists. To say that it’s draconian is an understatement.”

The Cole Memo: What Is It and What Does It Mean?

The Cole Memo is often mentioned in cannabis politics, but what impact does it have and how can it protect legal cannabis?

Michigan to MMJ Dispensaries: Close by Dec. 15 or Risk Licensure

The decision means registered patients will have to grow their own cannabis or obtain it from caregivers until the state issues the licenses, likely in the first quarter of next year.

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.

‘Get the Criminal Elements Out of the Sale of Marijuana’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

Tom Marino likes "hospital-slash-prisons" for cannabis users, Bill de Blasio wishes he still smoked, Michael Caine shares a giggly cannabis memory, and more.

State-by-State Guide to Cannabis DUI Laws

Stay informed by brushing up on your state's cannabis and DUI laws so you're familiar with the penalties you could face if you're busted behind the wheel.

Here’s How Canada Could Decriminalize Marijuana Right Now

Why don’t you just decriminalize it already? As Canada preps for the July 2018 legalization of adult-use recreational cannabis, that’s the message the federal government has been getting from the opposing New Democratic Party as well as cannabis advocates across the country.

Vermont’s Supreme Court to Consider Cannabis ‘Sniff Test’

Vermont’s highest court is set to consider a case involving whether the simple smell of cannabis constitutes legal grounds to search and seize a driver’s vehicle.

How to Get a ‘Social Marijuana Use’ License in Denver

Denver's program allows public consumption of cannabis at everything from yoga studios to coffee shops to street fairs—if applicants can manage the application process.

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