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Statewide Delivery to Launch in Massachusetts

A Brockton-based dispensary will become the first in Massachusetts to provide same-day home delivery to card-carrying patients across the state.

Advocates to MA Lawmakers: Don’t Amend Cannabis Law Just Yet

Backers of legal cannabis urged Massachusetts legislators to hold off, at least for now, on making any changes to a law voters approved in November.

Group Urges MA Lawmakers to Hold off on Cannabis Law Changes

The group behind a ballot initiative that legalized recreational cannabis in Massachusetts is now urging state legislators to keep the new law intact.

Legalization Catches Eye of Connecticut Legislature

Despite growing enthusiasm, it's questionable whether any of the state's adult-use bills will ultimately survive this session.

MA Speaker: Use Cannabis Taxes to Help Fight Opioid Addiction

A Democratic lawmaker who opposed legalization now wants to use tax revenue from legal cannabis sales to help fund the state's opioid crisis.

State of the Leaf: House Republican Wants to Deschedule Cannabis

A House GOP wants to deschedule cannabis, California is trying to protect the industry, and Denmark residents overwhelmingly support medical marijuana.

State of the Leaf: South Africa Approves MMJ Production

A congressional bill could shield state-legal marijuana businesses, Australia eases import rules, and Colorado gets a cannabis drive-through.

State of the Leaf: As Opinions Shift, Unlikely States Weigh Legalization

With the results of the 2016 election in hand, many state legislators and advocates are weighing their options for legalization...

Patriot Care Panned for Felony Stand

When the Massachusetts dispensary lobbied to ban drug felons from the industry, outrage followed.

What’s Behind All the Delays in Newly Legal States?

Eight states legalized cannabis for medicinal or adult use during the 2016 election, so why are so many states seeing delays in implementation? Let's take a look...

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.

Elizabeth Warren Wants to Get the Cannabis Industry Out of Banking Limbo

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is leading an effort to ensure vendors working with cannabis businesses don't have their banking services taken away.

These States and Countries Had the Biggest Cannabis Wins in 2016

2016 has been a rollercoaster, but this year, there was no bigger winner than cannabis.

Mass. Officials Go Against Voters, Delay Cannabis Shops from Opening

The Massachusetts House and Senate passed a bill Wednesday morning that delays the opening date for recreational cannabis stores by half a year.

Strolling Boston At Midnight, At Legalization’s First Hour

Massachusetts officially ushered in adult-use cannabis legalization at 12:01am this morning. Leafly's Jay Lassiter was there. Few others joined him. It was very cold.

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