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Utah Group Begins Push to Legalize Medical Cannabis

Medical marijuana advocates in Utah are planning to try to get an initiative on the November 2018 ballot that would allow cannabis to be used for treatment.

Is CBD Oil Legal? Depends on Where You Are and Who You Ask

CBD laws vary from state to state, and while the DEA considers it illegal under federal law, CBD products remain available for sale in health supplement shops and organic food stores.

Australian Lawmaker Rips Medical Cannabis Law: ‘Reality Doesn’t Match the Rhetoric’

More than a year after the Australian government legalized medical cannabis, patients in South Australia are still waiting on medicine.

Advocates to MA Lawmakers: Don’t Amend Cannabis Law Just Yet

Backers of legal cannabis urged Massachusetts legislators to hold off, at least for now, on making any changes to a law voters approved in November.

SC Prosecutor Contender at Odds With Feds on Medical Cannabis

The front-runner for the state's top federal prosecutor job is a Republican state representative who introduced comprehensive medical cannabis legislation.

Australian Regulator Grants First Commercial Cannabis License

While licenses have been issued to state governments, these are the first granted to a commercial entity.

California’s Great Cannabis Unbanning

How (and why) the state's conservative bastions are learning to stop worrying and accept the cannabis industry.

Feds Still Jail More People for Cannabis Than Heroin

But there's a silver lining: The number of people sentenced for federal cannabis-related crimes has dropped for the fifth year in a row.

Group Urges MA Lawmakers to Hold off on Cannabis Law Changes

The group behind a ballot initiative that legalized recreational cannabis in Massachusetts is now urging state legislators to keep the new law intact.

Legalization Catches Eye of Connecticut Legislature

Despite growing enthusiasm, it's questionable whether any of the state's adult-use bills will ultimately survive this session.

Denver FBI Honors Youth Program Partly Funded by Cannabis Taxes

The Denver FBI honored a youth dropout prevention group Thursday, apparently without realizing it is partially funded with taxes from the marijuana industry.

Bills Aim to Increase Diversity in Maryland Medical Marijuana Industry

State lawmakers are considering a spate of bills outlining different solutions intended to address a lack of diversity in licenses, and two lawsuits that have delayed the rollout of Maryland's nascent medical cannabis industry.

Yes, Jeff Sessions Could Use RICO. No, It Wouldn’t End Legal Cannabis

Trying to topple a multibillion-dollar industry wouldn't be quite so simple.

Los Angeles Sheriff Thinks Feds May Target Legal Cannabis

Sheriff Jim McDonnell says it's likely there will be federal raids targeting the cannabis industry in California.

MA Speaker: Use Cannabis Taxes to Help Fight Opioid Addiction

A Democratic lawmaker who opposed legalization now wants to use tax revenue from legal cannabis sales to help fund the state's opioid crisis.

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