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JoAnna McKee, Co-Founder of Seattle’s First Cannabis Co-op, Dies at 74

McKee and her partner, Stich Miller, founded Seattle's first cannabis co-op, Green Cross Patient Co-Op, in 1993, five years before Washington approved medical marijuana.

Shutdown Averted, but Medical Marijuana Protections Still at Risk

A stopgap measure may fund the government (and protect patients) through Dec. 22. But after that it's anybody's guess.

Ohio Criticized for Marijuana Consultant’s Past Drug Conviction

Jimmy Gould, CEO of CannAscend, an unsuccessful applicant, publicized the 2015 conviction to protest the selection process.

Michigan Issues Rules Before Start of Marijuana Licensing

The rules include requirements on advertising, security and how much capital businesses need to secure a cannabis license.

Making Medical Cannabis Easy in New York

As New York’s medical marijuana program expands, patients from Buffalo to Brooklyn are turning to telemedicine services to cut wait times and consult with their doctors from home.

Oklahoma Governor Plans to Set Medical Marijuana Ballot Date

Gov. Mary Fallin says voters will be asked to decide the issue during the primary election in June or the November general election.

First Maryland Medical Cannabis Dispensary Opens, Finally

After years of delay, Potomac Holistics opens to serve patients in Rockville. As many as 1,000 patients are expected this weekend.

Ohio Picks 12 Large Growers for Medical Cannabis Program

The state rounded out the list of 24 companies authorized to produce medicinal crops under a new system expected to go live by September.

Autism, Sleep Apnea Added as Minnesota MMJ Qualifiers

Minnesota health officials say they're adding autism spectrum disorders and obstructive sleep apnea as qualifying conditions, effective in July.

Two New Import Deals Hurry Medical Cannabis Into Australia

One of the most important pieces of Australia's medical cannabis puzzle—distribution—may finally be falling into place.

Love the Drug, Hate the Driver: Canada’s Pro-Cannabis/Anti-DUI Ad Campaign 

“We wanted to be really careful that our message wasn’t anti-marijuana, but was very anti-driving-while-impaired,” says BBDO creative chief Denise Rossetto.

How a Visionary Cannabis Producer Became This Canadian Town’s Biggest Employer

“This is an opportunity we won’t see again," says Cronos CEO Michael Gorenstein. "I won’t say once in a lifetime but in multiple lifetimes.”

UNM Study: Medical Marijuana an Alternative for Opioids

Surveys showed a significant proportion of pain patients substituted their opioid prescriptions with cannabis.

Surrender Your Guns, Police Tell Hawaiian Medical Marijuana Patients

Honolulu police cross-checked the state MMJ patient list and firearms purchase registry. If you're on both: Choose one and lose one.

California’s New Edibles Limits Will Ban Popular Products

Restrictions on the amount of THC in cannabis-infused edibles kick in next year and will outlaw some of the state's most popular products.

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