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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.

Four Advocates Arrested at US Capitol ‘Smoke-in’

The four face possession charges after participating in a demonstration to protest federal cannabis prohibition as well as eight arrests in DC on 4/20.

Cannabis Supporters Plan ‘Smoke-in’ After 4/20 Arrests Near Capitol

After a free-joint giveaway that led to eight arrests, legalization supporters are returning to the Capitol — and this time they plan to light up.

Vermont Senate Approves Legal Cannabis Measure, House Unlikely

A legal-marijuana plan has resurfaced and passed the Vermont Senate on a 21-9 vote on Friday, though it's highly unlikely the House will follow suit this year.

South Dakota Could See Cannabis Legalization on 2018 Ballot

Supporters of a pair of ballot measures that would legalize medical and recreational cannabis in South Dakota plan to launch their push Saturday to get on the ballot in 2018.

State of the Leaf: Congressman Urges Trump to Respect State Cannabis

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

Nebraska Lawmakers Consider Allowing Medical Marijuana

Nebraska lawmakers should approve a measure allowing and regulating medical marijuana before voters bypass them, senators who support it said Wednesday.

Surprising New Poll Finds Cannabis Stigma Declining

As more US states continue to legalize cannabis—and Canada prepares to end prohibition nationwide—social attitudes are also evolving.

Canadian Stakeholders Take Cannabis Fight Into a New Phase

After the release of Canada’s proposed marijuana legalization law yesterday, ministry officials met with stakeholders to hear their concerns.

Canadian Critics Say Legalization Act Is Good, But Not Perfect

Most advocates and health experts are pleased. But the cannabis act isn't without its warts.

Here Is Canada’s Full Legalization Bill

Canada just made history by proposing the full federal legalization of cannabis. Here's the entire legislative package.

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