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Backers of Failed Ohio Legalization Effort Announce 2018 Push

Co-founders of Responsible Ohio revealed the "Free Market Adult Consumption of Marijuana" measure on Monday.

Hostile Takeovers and Poison Pills: Canadian Cannabis Gets Combative

Aurora Cannabis’s hostile takeover bid for rival CanniMed signals a new, more brutal phase in Canada’s burgeoning legal sector.

Toronto’s Pop-Up Edibles Market Preps for the Legal Future

Just like old-school raves, the location of a Green Market event is usually announced the day before, and for a similar reason: What they’re doing is officially illegal.

Los Angeles OKs Cannabis Regs, Jan. 1 Launch Unlikely

Los Angeles has long been an unruly frontier in the cannabis industry. The legal marketplace is seen as a way to impose order.

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.

High Design: Q&A With a Cannabis Packaging Designer

Courtney Zalewski is a 31-year-old designer who started her career as creative director of the SuicideGirls brand. More recently, she’s branched out into the cannabis industry, working with Lowell Herb Company, 1906 chocolate edibles, and the SuicideGirls vape line.

Oklahoma Governor Plans to Set Medical Marijuana Ballot Date

Gov. Mary Fallin says voters will be asked to decide the issue during the primary election in June or the November general election.

Supporters Turn in Petition to Legalize Cannabis in North Dakota

Proponents would need to gather and submit at least 13,452 valid signatures to get a proposed measure on the 2018 ballot.

PBS Travel Host Urges Illinois to Legalize Cannabis

"Marijuana is here to stay," travel guru Rick Steves said. States can either build more prisons to lock up drug users or "figure out a better solution."

Less Moral Outrage, More Harm Reduction: Revamping Cannabis Education for the Age of Legalization

Legalization will empower educators to advise people on how to use cannabis responsibly, instead of potentially coming under fire for endorsing the use of an illegal substance.

Love the Drug, Hate the Driver: Canada’s Pro-Cannabis/Anti-DUI Ad Campaign 

“We wanted to be really careful that our message wasn’t anti-marijuana, but was very anti-driving-while-impaired,” says BBDO creative chief Denise Rossetto.

How a Visionary Cannabis Producer Became This Canadian Town’s Biggest Employer

“This is an opportunity we won’t see again," says Cronos CEO Michael Gorenstein. "I won’t say once in a lifetime but in multiple lifetimes.”

The Canadian Cannabis Act’s Final Hurdle: A Contentious Senate

“We have to take (the deadline) into account but we also have to do our job seriously,” says Senator André Pratte.

5 Takeaways From Van der Pop’s ‘Women & Weed’

Van der Pop, North America's leading female-focused cannabis brand, held its very first Women & Weed event earlier this month in Toronto. Here's what we learned.

The Roll-Up #10: Balcony Tokes With Anthony Bourdain

CNN's adventurous eater samples a little legal Alaskan Thunder Fuck, Ben lays out California's pricing future, and Bruce defends the greatest Thanksgiving film of all time.

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