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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: Turkey Legalizes Cannabis Production for Medicine, Research

Alaska's cannabis industry deals with parking-lot problems, Utah warms to medical marijuana, and will the legal age for cannabis in Canada be set at 25?

Maryland Patients Still Waiting on Medical Marijuana

Maryland is on pace to have one of the slowest medical cannabis rollouts in the country. Patients across the state must skirt the law if they want to treat themselves.

State of the Leaf: Alaska’s First Legal Cannabis Harvest Just Began. It’s Already Stalled.

While campaigns in the U.S. gear up for elections, an Israeli company is developing a cannabis testing system that doesn't destroy samples.

Maryland Medical Marijuana Applicant Plans to Sue Over Lack of Diversity

A would-be grower plans to sue a Maryland commission for allegedly failing to consider racial diversity when the panel named the top 15 license applicants.

State of the Leaf: Colorado Lawmakers Warm to Cannabis for PTSD

Michigan moves to tax medical cannabis, Ohio lawyers get OK to advise MMJ clients, and Australia's new national cannabis farm is itty-bitty.

State of the Leaf: Are Dispensaries (Finally) Coming to Michigan?

Canadian banks pull plug on medical marijuana clients, New Jersey OKs cannabis for PTSD, and U.K. report says ignoring medical benefits is "irrational."

State of the Leaf: Is ‘Europe’s Cannabis Capital’ Doomed?

Alaska gears up to open its adult-use market, Denver gets set to vote on social consumption, and New York is finally expanding medical marijuana.

Maryland Medical Marijuana Panel Releases Applicant Rankings

Maryland's medical marijuana commission on Wednesday released details on how top applicants to grow and process marijuana in the state were ranked.

State of the Leaf: Michigan Asks, ‘What Counts as a Cannabis Plant?’

Montana group seeks to undo state's MMJ law, California makes moves to limit police property seizures, and Chris Christie's back in the cannabis spotlight.

Maryland Names Top Medical Marijuana Applicants

A Maryland commission on Monday named the top applicants in line to become growers and processors of cannabis under the state's medical marijuana program.

State of the Leaf: Arizona Adult-Use Cannabis Measure Makes November Ballot

California's adult-use campaign is heating up, Maryland makes progress after long delays, and Dutch authorities can't keep up with illegal grows.

Maryland Issues Initial Approvals on Medical Cannabis Licenses

After long delays, a Maryland panel voted Friday to give initial approval to 15 growers and 15 processors. But it will be at least several months before they get final approval.

State of the Leaf: Is Ohio’s MMJ Law Unconstitutional?

Florida opens its first (limited) dispensary, Germany and Italy consider MMJ expansion, and a Maryland lawmaker denies a cannabis conflict of interest.

Maryland Lawmaker Says He Should Have Revealed Ties to Cannabis Industry 

Delegate Dan Morhaim said he wished he'd been more transparent about his business connection to the cannabis industry prior to championing MMJ legalization.