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Are Cannabis Clubs Coming to Oregon? The Proposed Bill Sounds Promising

An Oregon Senate bill could bring cannabis clubs to the state, giving locals and tourists alike a legal place to consume outside of their homes.

Backers of Cannabis Legalization Hope for Compromise in Vermont

Supporters of a bill vetoed by Republican Gov. Phil Scott that would have legalized marijuana in Vermont said they are hopeful in a compromise.

Vermont Gov. Vetoes Cannabis Legalization Bill

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott announced his decision to veto a bill that would have made Vermont the ninth state in the US to legalize adult-use cannabis.

Is Vermont Going Legal? We’ll Know on Wednesday

At noon EST, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) will reveal whether or not Vermont will become the ninth US state to legalize adult-use cannabis.

Poll: Canadians Want Ottawa to Erase Cannabis Convictions

A new Globe and Mail / Nanos Research poll finds 62% of Canadians want to pardon people convicted of cannabis possession.

Cannabis Convictions Go up in Smoke With California Legalization

Jay Schlauch's conviction for peddling cannabis haunted him for nearly a quarter century. The felony prevented him from landing jobs and gave his wife doubts.

Why Cannabis Reform Crashed in Texas

Last week two bills were sailing through the Texas House. Both were dead by Saturday. What happened?

Federal Appeals Court Sidesteps Major Marijuana Ruling

The US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals dodged an issue where federal and state marijuana laws clash.

Calif. Sen. Harris Warns Sessions: “We Don’t Need Help Going After Grandma’s MMJ”

California Sen. Kamala Harris spoke out against the Trump administration’s drug policies yesterday, calling to decriminalize cannabis.

Diversity Lawsuit Asks Court to Halt Maryland Licensing Process

The wait for medicinal cannabis in Maryland could be even longer after a medical marijuana company filed an emergency motion Monday.

Midwest’s Cross-Border MMJ Proposal Is ‘Absolute Lunacy,’ Poses Nationwide Threat

An unusual proposal aimed at speeding access to medical cannabis could ultimately land patients in jail—and put medical programs in 29 states at risk.

Iowa Looks to Team With Minnesota for Medical Cannabis

Lawmakers are trying to work out a system allowing Iowa residents to buy cannabis oil in Minnesota, a novel system that could raise issues with the feds.

Vermont Awaits Decision From Governor on Cannabis Legalization

The future of legalized adult-use cannabis use in Vermont hinges on a decision by Republican Gov. Phil Scott.

New Hampshire on Verge of Decriminalizing Cannabis Possession

If the bill becomes law as expected, the Granite State will remove criminal penalties for possession of up to 3/4 oz. of cannabis.

Calls Grow for Florida Special Session on Medical Cannabis

Florida's House Speaker has joined the growing number of those calling for a special legislative session to finalize the state's medical marijuana rules.

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