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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.

9 States to Vote on Expanding Legal Access to Cannabis

Collectively, the ballot measures amount to the closest the U.S. has come to a national referendum on marijuana legalization.

Cannabis Legalization 2016: America Votes

If 2012 was cannabis legalization's breakthrough election, 2016 may prove to be the movement's tipping point.

Is Maine’s Governor Losing His Ever-Lovin’ Mind?

Legalization advocates feared opposition from Maine Gov. Paul LePage might sway undecided voters. Then LePage went LePage, and those fears vanished.

State of the Leaf: With Legalization on Horizon, California Turns to Water Restrictions

Cannabis advocates and opponents are waging campaign battles across the country, Hawaii allows nurses to recommend MMJ, and Maine tables cannabis as a treatment for opioid addiction.

Maine Rejects Petition to OK Medical Cannabis as Opioid Addiction Treatment

The state Department of Health and Human Services says there aren't yet human test studies published that support such treatment.

State of the Leaf: Congress Could Open Doors to MMJ Research

Cannabis research in the U.S. could be getting easier, Arkansas and Massachusetts make strides toward legalization, and a New Mexico official is in hot water over delays to medical patients.

Public Cannabis Consumption Laws: A State-By-State Guide

Learn the public cannabis consumption laws and penalties for your state with our useful guide outlining the regulations for legal markets.

Home Grown Maine 2016

No one knows the importance of the legalization measures being decided Tuesday more than Rep. Earl Blumenuer. The Oregon congressman, famous for his bow ties…

State of the Leaf: Illinois Extends MMJ Through 2020, Maine Battle Catches Fire

Maine's fight for legalization heats up!

The Shake: Ohio’s MMJ Campaign Shuts Down

Racial disparities persist in California, the fallout in Toronto continues after last week's raids, and can cannabis actually damage your DNA?