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What Are You Smoking? Episode 30: Cannabis Industry Lawyer Deserae Weitmann

This week, Will is joined by Leafly's legal counsel Deserae Weittman to talk about the evolving legal situation around cannabis, and how it looks from a lawyer's eye view.

Doctor, Storeowner Approve of Indiana’s New CBD Oil Law

Gov. Eric Holcomb recently signed a bill allowing for the widespread use of cannabis-derived oil after nearly a year of legal confusion.

Utah OKs Limited Medical Marijuana Law for Terminally Ill

To qualify, patients must have six months or less to live, and doctors would not be allowed to recommend the treatment to more than 25 patients at a time.

When State and Federal Laws Conflict, Who Wins?

To try to solve the tug-of-war, some people point to the Constitution’s supremacy clause. Legal scholars and policy experts say it’s not nearly that simple.

Tribes Cut out of California Cannabis Market Might Grow Their Own

Tribes floated the idea of setting up farms and retail sales on reservations after concluding that state rules would strip them of their right to self-governance.

When Will the Public Consumption of Cannabis Be Legal?

Despite the fact that over half of the United States has legal access to some form of cannabis, publicly consuming it is illegal. What will it take to change that?

‘Doobies Make Boobies’? Canadian Cops Apologize for Error-Laden Student Presentation

A Canadian police force has conceded that one of its officers misspoke when they suggested that cannabis consumption leads to breast growth in men—or, as the officer told the students, “Doobies make boobies.”

Meet the Lawyer Suing Jeff Sessions to End Cannabis Prohibition

A blockbuster lawsuit in New York could end cannabis prohibition nationwide. Leafly sat down with David Holland, an attorney for the plaintiffs.

Cannabis to Be Legal in Vermont—but Not on Lake Champlain

Those who have marijuana on board their boats could face federal charges.

Washington AG: We’re ‘Prepared’ for Legal Fight With Jeff Sessions

Washington AG Bob Ferguson confirmed that his office is prepared to take legal action if the Justice Department goes after Washington’s state-legal industry.

Cannabis ‘Gifting’ Economy Springs up in Massachusetts

Retail cannabis stores are months away, but some companies have been quietly operating for more than a year, delivering marijuana via a legal loophole.

Canada Cannabis Legalization: A Guide to Marijuana Laws by Province

Coming into effect on October 17, Canada's Cannabis Act will legalize adult-use recreational cannabis across the country. Here's a province-by-province guide to Canada's new cannabis regulations.

54 Bipartisan Members of Congress Urge Trump to Revive Cole Memo

The federal lawmakers want the president to direct US Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reinstate the Cole memo.

Jeff Sessions Giving You Trouble? Washington State AG Wants to Know

An alert sent to members of the state's legal cannabis industry could be a sign that the state is gearing up to mount a challenge to the Justice Department.

Pennsylvania MMJ Patients Face Choice: Cannabis or Guns?

More than 800,000 guns are sold or transferred in Pennsylvania annually, and more than 10,000 people in the state have signed up for medical marijuana.

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