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German Parliament Greenlights Plan for Cannabis Prescriptions

German lawmakers have approved legislation that would allow some patients to get cannabis as a prescription-only medication.

Arkansas House OKs Delay to Medical Marijuana Program

The House voted to delay the launch of the voter-approved medical marijuana program and ease a restriction on doctors who certify patient eligibility.

Patient Advocates Say Florida Proposal Would Be Illegal

Officials charged with implementing a new medical marijuana law are ignoring "both the law and the role of the legislature," United for Care campaign manager says.

Maine Legalization Faces Yet Another Challenge as Lawmakers Seek to Delay Cannabis Law

Lawmakers in Maine and other states are pushing bills to delay recently passed cannabis legalization initiatives.

Willie Nelson Wants Loretta Lynn to Try Cannabis Again

The 83-year-old outlaw country icon actually wants to help a lot of people give marijuana a try.

Sessions Hearings Fail to Answer Questions on Cannabis

Statements by the AG nominee did little to ease cannabis advocates’ fears that the incoming administration could put state-legal cannabis programs at risk.

Rhode Island Cannabis Proponents Kick Off Legalization Campaign

The legalization of adult-use cannabis in Massachusetts is causing some Rhode Island lawmakers to try to catch up to their neighbor and possibly race ahead.

Pressure Mounts for Slovenia to Embrace Medical Cannabis

Facing growing pressure from patients and activists, the Central European country could finally see change in 2017.

We’re Watching the Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearings So You Don’t Have To

If confirmed, Trump's nominee for US attorney general could determine the future of legal cannabis in the country.

We’re Watching the Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearings So You Don’t Have To

If confirmed, Trump's nominee for US attorney general could determine the future of legal cannabis in the country.

Despite Growing Demand, Dutch Health Insurers Dropping Cannabis Coverage

One of the biggest health insurers in the Netherlands announced last month that it will stop covering medical cannabis treatment.

From Vermont to Texas, State Lawmakers Eye Legalization Measures in 2017

Lawmakers are pushing for reforms in South Carolina, Vermont, Nebraska, Wisconsin, and Texas. As the year stretches on, other states are likely to follow.

Here’s the First Batch of California Cannabis Bills in 2017

With Proposition 64 the law of the land, California lawmakers are now introducing legislation to tinker with the state’s current cannabis laws.

Wisconsin Republicans Reach Deal on Bill to Allow Out-of-State CBD Oil

A bill to allow CBD oil has a chance at passing, but it would require patients to bring cannabis products across state lines.

Serbian Cannabis Leader Arrested Ahead of Public Hearing

Scheduled to give public testimony on the plant’s therapeutic powers, Dragan Alargić was jailed before he could make his legalization plea.

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