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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.

Canadian Cannabis Legalization: A Guide to Laws by Province

Canada's Cannabis Act will legalize adult-use recreational cannabis across the country, with specifics of legalization—from where cannabis can be sold to the minimum age for purchase—left to provinces to set for themselves. Here's a province-by-province guide to Canada's forthcoming 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.

New Bill in Congress Would Ban Federal Cannabis Enforcement in Legal States

The measure, introduced by a California congresswoman, would permanently forbid federal agencies from taking action against state-legal cannabis.

A Top Cannabis Lawyer on What Losing the Cole Memo Means

“This is a significant change. It’s important to make sure people are aware of the impact of the Cole memo.”

Abi Roach, Grey-Market Cannapreneur, Preps for the Legal Future

"Nothing I’ve ever done has been legal and nothing I’ve ever done has been illegal," says the founder of Toronto's longest-running cannabis lounge. "Where there’s a will there’s a way.”

Alaska Authorities Vow to Fight Feds on Legal Cannabis

From the governor to the attorney general to the state's top senator, Alaska politicians are ready to defend their state's legal cannabis market.

FAQ: What We Know About Jeff Sessions’ DOJ Action Against Legal Cannabis

You've got questions? We've got answers. Here's what it all means.

Politicians Outraged: Sessions Move ‘Trampled the Will of the Voters’

"With no prior notice to Congress, the Justice Department has trampled on the will of the voters in CO and other states."—Cory Gardner, US Senator from Colorado

Massachusetts Regulators: ‘Nothing Has Changed’ After Shift in Fed Policy

The Massachusetts' Cannabis Control Commission will continue to fulfill voters' will by implementing the state law that allows for the adult use of cannabis.

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.

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