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Nevada Gaming Commission to Discuss Cannabis and Casinos

The Nevada Gaming Commission hopes to address the problems the state's legalization of recreational marijuana present during an upcoming special meeting.

Torontonians Love Their Dispensaries. Why Is Mayor Tory Dead Set Against Them?

Why does Toronto's mayor remain steadfast in his opposition to dispensaries while so many Ontarians have indicated they want cannabis available through such retailers once recreational use becomes legal? The answer depends on whom you ask.

Opposites Attract: Roger Stone, John Morgan Team Up in Cannabis Coalition

Two months ago, Roger Stone, a longtime adviser to President Trump, revealed that he was forming a new bipartisan coalition to defend state marijuana laws.

7 Tips for Making the Most of Seattle Hempfest

Being a free-of-charge cannabis festival held in a glorious outdoor locale, Seattle Hempfest is easy to enjoy. But here are a few strategic tips for making the most of it.

Ontario Report Urges Immediate Decriminalization (and Many Other Things)

Canada's impending Cannabis Act leaves specifics of distribution, possession, and purchase up to individual provinces. This week, Ontario took up the challenge with “Cannabis Legalization and Regulation,” a dossier of recommendations from the Ontario division of the Canadian Mental Health Association.

How to Change a Local Cannabis Law

Have you ever wondered how to change your city, county, or district's cannabis laws? Here's how you can make an impact.

Maui’s Newly Opened Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Close Temporarily

Less than a week after it opened, Maui's first state-licensed medical marijuana dispensary is reworking its opening hours as demand for its product outstrips supply because of a backlog.

Cannabis States Try to Curb Smuggling, Fend off Administration

Legal cannabis states are trying to clamp down on "diversion" even as U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions presses for enforcement of federal laws against marijuana.

Utah Initiative for Medical Cannabis Moves to Signature Drive

Coalition members say they're done waiting for lawmakers who rejected proposals to pass a broad medical cannabis law three years in a row.

Maine Lawmakers Leave Key Cannabis Questions Unanswered

Maine lawmakers adjourned Aug. 2, leaving important questions about the state’s new adult-use cannabis program unresolved.

Massachusetts Vows Crackdown on Impaired Drivers

One continuing hurdle for law enforcement is the lack of a reliable scientific test, similar to a breath test for alcohol, to measure THC impairment.

Massachusetts Officials Seeking Candidates for Cannabis Board

The race is on to assemble the five-member board that will oversee recreational and medical marijuana in Massachusetts.

State Leaders Respond to Sessions’ Criticism of Legal Cannabis

Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired a warning shot at state-legal cannabis last week in separate letters sent to Oregon, Colorado, and Washington leaders.

State Lawmakers’ Group Urges Feds to Deschedule Cannabis

Removing cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act would respect states' rights and encourage public safety, the National Conference of State Lawmakers says.

Cards Against Humanity ‘Weed Pack’ Will Help Fund Legalization

The cheeky card game Cards Against Humanity recently added a so-called Weed Pack to its product lineup, with profits supporting legalization.

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