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Sessions Rescinds Cole Memo, Which Protected State-Legal Cannabis From Feds

LIVE COVERAGE: Leafly editors and correspondents across the US are covering this important breaking story. Check back for rolling updates all day.

Medley of Agencies Tasked to Enforce California Cannabis Law

A hodgepodge of enforcement agencies will be trying to make sure the state's cannabis businesses adhere to a slew of new rules.

The 5 Most Surprising Cannabis Stories of 2017

From mandatory cannabis lockboxes to suddenly pro-cannabis senators, these are the stories that triggered our "surprise" emojis in 2017.

As California Legalizes, Laws Collide at US Checkpoints

Marijuana possession still will be prohibited at eight Border Patrol checkpoints in California, a reminder that state and federal laws collide when it comes to cannabis.

Are Too Many Canadian Medical Marijuana Patients ‘Faking It’?

Are there a bunch of ‘fakers’ in Canada’s medical marijuana program? That’s what the Canadian government has suggested as it defends a new tax being imposed on the nation’s medical cannabis system.

Cautious Texas Among Last States to OK Medical Marijuana

Though it may seem Texas policymakers have softened their attitude on cannabis, bringing them closer to the US population as a whole, they have not.

How FCC’s Net Neutrality Rollback Could Hurt Cannabis

The new rules pose a big threat to the cannabis movement, which has relied on the internet as a vital tool for education, research, and political organizing.

Delaware Officials Eye Gun Ban for Cannabis Consumers

As Delaware lawmakers consider whether to legalize recreational marijuana use, some law enforcement officials are suggesting new steps to ensure that cannabis consumers don't have guns.

Lawyers Walk Fine Line to Navigate State, Federal Cannabis Laws

Just as entrepreneurs getting into the retail cannabis industry need a good lawyer, some of those lawyers might be wise to consult an attorney of their own.

Surrender Your Guns, Police Tell Hawaiian Medical Marijuana Patients

Honolulu police cross-checked the state MMJ patient list and firearms purchase registry. If you're on both: Choose one and lose one.

Dear Justin: I Beg Your Pardons

Our Prime Minister pen-pal series continues, with a call for seasonally appropriate empathy for "cannabis criminals."

Alberta Will Sell Cannabis Through Private Retailers and a Government Website

The province has determined that cannabis will not be sold in places that sell tobacco, liquor or pharmaceuticals—but has yet to release details about how the private stores will operate.

Quebec’s Cannabis Regulations: 8 Takeaways

Editor’s note: This story will be updated throughout the day Thursday following reports that US Attorney Jeff Sessions is rescinding the Cole memo, an Obama-era…

How to Be High in Las Vegas: Let’s Gamble!

Casinos forbid it, but cannabis and gambling go together like black and jack.

California Releases Emergency Cannabis Regulations

The race to Jan. 1 is on! California regulators have released revised rules for the state's coming cannabis market.

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