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Australian Universities Receive $2.5 Million for Cannabis Research

The funds will be used to establish the Australian Centre for Cannabinoid Clinical and Research Excellence (ACRE), to coordinate cannabis research.

In Surprise Move, Justice Dept. Stands Down on ‘Kettle Falls Five’ Case

After a five-year court battle, the Dept. of Justice acknowledges it had no legal right to prosecute medical marijuana growers in Washington state.

Michigan Update: Mad Dash for Licenses, NMU Launches Cannabis Program

Michigan officials are gearing up for a mad rush on Dec. 15, the first day cannabis business-license applications become available in the state.

Colorado Hits Billion Dollar Sales Mark in Nine Months

Sales continue to increase year-over-year: It took the state 10 months to reach $1 billion in sales in 2016.

Quebec Police Continue Zero-Tolerance Policy for Medical Dispensaries

Never mind that cannabis will be recreationally legal in nine months—right now it’s against the law, and the law is the only thing Quebec police care about.

Blumenauer Calls for Cannabis Research to Combat Opioid Crisis

Rep. Earl Blumenauer took the floor during a Committee hearing to make an impassioned plea for medical cannabis research.

Data Dive: Breaking Down Maryland’s Medical Cannabis Industry By Race & Gender

Statistics offer insight into the state's licensing system, and how it reflects the state's demographic makeup.

‘Reasonable Access’: This Court Case Could Decide the Future of Ontario Dispensaries

The two-day hearing pits the City of Toronto against Canna Clinic, with precedent-setting implications.

She’s Got a Golden Ticket: Meet One of the Five Licensed Cannabis Producers for New York

Leafly chats with Hillary Peckham, COO and Founder of Etain, the only women-owned family-run medical cannabis company in New York.

Australian Biotech Company Wants to Treat Autism Symptoms With Cannabis

Zelda Therapeutics announced it has completed an observation trial that found positive results when treating core symptoms of autism with cannabis extracts.

3 Out of 4 Americans Oppose Federal Crackdown on Legal Cannabis

New data show more Americans opposing Jeff Sessions' wrongheaded views on legal cannabis. The tide is running against him.

Michigan Proposal Could Allow Dispensaries to Stay Open Past Dec. 15

Lawmakers in Michigan have introduced legislation that would allow all existing medical marijuana dispensaries to stay open while they apply for licenses.

Olivia Newton-John Joins Aussie Senator to Improve Medical Cannabis Access

Senator Richard di Natale, leader of the Australian Greens party, has introduced a new bill which he hopes will fix two impediments in the Australian medical marijuana bill.

6 Takeaways From Dr. Ethan Russo’s ‘Cannabis: An Unconventional Solution to the Opioid Crisis’

Earlier this month, internationally renowned neurologist and psychopharmacologist Ethan Russo joined forces with Americans for Safe Access to address the surprising history of cannabis and opioids, highlighting the efficacy of mitigating the problems of opioids with cannabis.

The Wellness Soldier: How War and Cannabis Created a Canadian Force for Good

Combatting PTSD, veteran Cody Lindsay turned to cannabis and cooking. As the kitchen-mastering Wellness Soldier, he's helping millions of others help themselves.

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