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Kentucky Medical Cannabis Bill Faces Uphill Fight

Medical cannabis advocates face a tough challenge. Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer later predicted such a bill wouldn't garner enough votes to pass.

New Jersey Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Cannabis

Governor-elect Phil Murphy doesn't succeed Chris Christie until next week, but already lawmakers are moving to achieve one of his campaign promises: legalizing marijuana.

California Bill Would Ease Erasure of Cannabis Convictions

It's one of several efforts to build on the choice California voters' made to legalize marijuana despite fresh threats from the federal government.

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.”

Vermont House Passes Adult-Use Cannabis Bill

House lawmakers are expected to give final approval to slight changes to the original bill, and Republican Gov. Phil Scott has said he'd sign the legislation.

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.

Washington State Vows to Defend Cannabis From Federal Crackdown

From Governor Jay Inslee to Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, Washington state politicians are coming out swinging against the rescinding of the Cole memo.

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

Get a Pencil: California Cannabis-Tracking System Not Yet in Use

The state Department of Food and Agriculture said in a statement the system was "implemented" Tuesday. But growers and sellers are not required to use it yet

LA Customers Line Up for West Hollywood Cannabis Opening

A total of four shops, all located within a roughly two-mile section of Santa Monica Boulevard, are now open for business.

Confusion Reigns in Los Angeles on California’s First Day of Legal Sales

While much of California is aflutter with legal adult-use cannabis today, businesses in the city of Los Angeles are once again holding their collective breath.

California’s Legal Cannabis Sales Begin: Leafly’s Full Coverage

Retail cannabis sales start New Year's Day! We're covering the launch from with updates from across the state.

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.

California Cannabis Shops Roll Out Hoopla as Sales Set to Begin

Marijuana legalization arrives Monday in California with lots of hoopla, but only a handful of cities will initially have retail outlets ready to sell recreational cannabis.

Traveling to California for Legal Cannabis? Here’s What to Know

If you’re traveling to California in January for the state’s launch of adult-use cannabis sales, take heart! We’re here for you.

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