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Michigan Cannabis Legalization Marches Toward 2018 Ballot

Advocates of legalizing cannabis in Michigan cleared a hurdle this week on their way to the 2018 ballot.

Rick Doblin of MAPS Talks Medical Cannabis Trials and a Possible Legalization Timeline

We caught up with Rick Doblin to discuss MAPS-funded medical cannabis clinical trials and his thoughts on the end of federal prohibition.

Why Cannabis Reform Crashed in Texas

Last week two bills were sailing through the Texas House. Both were dead by Saturday. What happened?

Vermont Awaits Decision From Governor on Cannabis Legalization

The future of legalized adult-use cannabis use in Vermont hinges on a decision by Republican Gov. Phil Scott.

Vermont Legislature Votes to Legalize. But Will the Gov Sign It?

Vermont may become America’s ninth state to legalize the adult use of cannabis—and the first to do so via the state legislature.

Up in Smoke: Florida Legislature Can’t Agree on Medical Marijuana

Rules to enact Florida's medical marijuana amendment went up in smoke on Friday after the Legislature failed to pass a bill.

Plan Would Allow Las Vegas Cannabis Sales to Kick Off July 1

The proposal would allow nonmedical consumers—including millions of Las Vegas tourists—to purchase cannabis legally on July 1.

Florida House Makes Progress on Medical Marijuana Bill

Florida continues to make progress with its medical marijuana program, but Amendment 2 supporters say more needs to be done.

Updates From DC: Congress Could Pass MMJ Protections This Week

Jeff Sessions and the DOJ won’t be touching your medicinal marijuana anytime soon, at least not if Congress passes its newly unveiled stopgap budget bill.

Mexico’s Lower House Approves Medical Uses of Cannabis

Mexico's lower house overwhelmingly passed a bill Friday approving the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, the latest in a series of legal changes.

State of the Leaf: Sacramento Sees 500% Drop in Cannabis Arrests

State of the Leaf is Leafly’s weekly roundup of legalization news from around the nation and the world.

Pennsylvania MMJ Licensing Draws Hundreds of Applicants

Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program remains on schedule after hundreds of applications poured in from those who want to grow, process and dispense it.

5 Things Trudeau’s Cannabis Interview Made Clear

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat down this week for an hourlong discussion about the country's plan to legalize.

Montana Medical Marijuana Regulations a Vote Away From Governor’s Desk

Montana lawmakers were a vote away Monday from sending the governor a bill that creates licenses, fees and regulations for medical marijuana distributors.

Cannabis Legalization Looms Large in NJ Governor Race

New Jersey's Legislature plans to move forward with legislation, and lawmakers hope Gov. Chris Christie's successor will sign it.

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