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St. Louis Alderwoman’s Bill Would Legalize Marijuana

A St. Louis alderwoman has introduced a bill that would prohibit the city from enforcing marijuana laws, essentially allowing residents to use, sell, and grow cannabis.

Ontario Tussles Over Grow-Ops on ‘Agricultural Land’

As one Ontario Member of Parliament tries to steer industrial grow ops away from prime farmland and into rural areas, some farmers and scientists in the region question the motive of the proposal.

Canadian Lawyers Cry Foul Over New Drugged-Driving Regulations

There are myriad problems with the new rules, lawyers say, and they won’t survive the constitutional court challenges that are sure to follow if those rules become law.

Peru Approves Medical Cannabis Legalization Bill

Peru's Congress voted 66-5 in favor of legalizing the cultivation and production of medical cannabis products. Will the president sign it into law?

Five Things Canada’s Cannabis Act Will Legalize Besides Possession

From smoking devices to storage, the Cannabis Act is set to legalize more than mere possession.

A Guide to Federal Drug Rescheduling (And What It Means for Cannabis)

A brief history and guide to the process of rescheduling cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act (and who can make it happen).

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.

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