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State of the Leaf: US Lagging as Mexico and Canada Move to Legalize

Canada and Mexico both took major steps toward of cannabis legalization, but the US is arguably losing ground on the federal level.

State of the Leaf: Minnesota OKs Cannabis to Treat PTSD

This week: Colorado plans crackdown on homegrow, Montana dispensaries could re-open immediately, and California testing rules could change everything.

State of the Leaf: Massachusetts Legalization Likely to Face Delays

Oregon municipalities wrestle with local regulations, Maryland hires a diversity consultant, and the Irish overwhelmingly support medical cannabis.

State of the Leaf: Election Wins Push Texas Toward Reform

Lawmakers in the Lone Star State have introduced six cannabis reform bills, California patients get a tax holiday, and Denver readies for onsite consumption.

State Officials Could Slow Legalization in Maine and Massachusetts

Advocates for legalization are worried that the states will take their time implementing laws recently passed by voters.

Which States Are Most Likely to Legalize Cannabis Next?

Here are our predictions for which US states could be the next to legalize cannabis.

State of the Leaf: The Election That Changed America

Eight of nine US states considering cannabis legalization measures passed those laws on Tuesday, ushering in a new chapter for American cannabis.

Ayuh, Maine Just Legalized Cannabis! Now What Happens?

The measure’s passage, now projected by AP and local media, is a huge step in bringing legal cannabis markets to the East Coast. But it won’t happen overnight.

Maine Legalization Race Stays Crazy/Amazing Right to the End

At 3 a.m., the Bangor Daily News called Question 1, adult-use legalization, a winner. But hold on! That wasn't the end of it.

America’s 2016 Cannabis Laws and Legalization State Map

The 2016 election changed the legalization landscape profoundly. Here it is in a snapshot.

Earl Blumenauer Handicaps Tuesday’s ‘Very Consequential’ Legalization Votes

The Oregon congressman, famous for his bow ties and bicycle pins, has long been one of the strongest voices fighting for the end of federal cannabis prohibition.

One Sane Mainer Rides Out the Campaign Madness

Taking heat and opening minds: A Maine street cop-turned-legislator speaks out for regulated legalization. Mark Dion may be Question 1's most persuasive advocate.

Early Voting is Already Happening in Legalizing States

Why wait until Nov. 8? You can vote right now (or very soon) in most of the nine states that have legalization measures on the ballot.

How a Maine Nurse is Leading Cannabis Legalization in the Northeast

Carey Clark, a medical professional for more than 20 years, only recently opened her eyes to the benefits of cannabis legalization. Here is her story.

Maine Postcard: When Advocates Turn On Each Other, It Gets Ugly

United they stand. Divided they squabble, bicker, and fall. It's legalizer vs. legalizer in Maine, Arizona, Arkansas, and other states this season.