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Arkansas Announces 5 Companies Picked to Grow Medical Marijuana

Arkansas took the first step toward launching its medical marijuana program, as state regulators named the five businesses they intend to license to cultivate cannabis.

Judge Dismisses Case to Overturn Schedule I Status of Cannabis

The lawsuit, known as Washington v. Sessions, was brought by five medical cannabis patients. The federal judge sympathized, but had to follow procedural law.

‘Dear God…So Crazy…COUGHCOUGH’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From Seth Rogen's gravity-bong-inspired proclamations to US senators slamming the pharmaceutical industry for opposing legalization, here are the week's most notable cannabis quotes.

UK Parliament Members Blame Own Party for Blocking Medical Cannabis Vote

“To my shame, my party … voted to sabotage this bill today,” MP Paul Flynn, who introduced a medical marijuana measure, told reporters.

England, a Holdout in Western Europe, to Consider Medical Cannabis Bill

Parliament on Friday will consider a bill to legalize medical cannabis. It's the furthest the UK legalization movement has come in years, but it's still a long shot.

After Error, Ohio Senator Seeks Review of Medical Cannabis Program

Legislation introduced by a Republican state senator would hold up grower, processor, and tester licenses until program flaws can be addressed.

How the Hippocratic Oath Drove This Doctor to Speak Up About Medical Cannabis

Dr. Michael Verbora spent six years in medical school, during which only 30 minutes were devoted to learning about cannabis. Now he's fighting to change that, one conversation at a time.

Meet the Lawyer Suing Jeff Sessions to End Cannabis Prohibition

A blockbuster lawsuit in New York could end cannabis prohibition nationwide. Leafly sat down with David Holland, an attorney for the plaintiffs.

Canadian Health Insurer Announces Groundbreaking Medical Cannabis Plan

Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada announced that members who qualify will have the choice to sign up for an extended-health care plan that insures medicinal marijuana.

Arizona Proposal Would Jail Cannabis Doctors Who Break Rules

Republicans hailed the proposal, but Democrats warned that Arizona would be slapping heavy penalties on doctors who can already face sanctions from licensing boards.

North Dakota Chooses System for Medical Marijuana Program

The management system will track medical marijuana from seed to sale, as well as help register dispensaries and patient card holders.

Pennsylvania Begins Legal Medical Cannabis Sales

The first legal medical marijuana sales under a 2-year-old state law began Thursday at a dispensary in western Pennsylvania.

Meet the 24-Year-Old Fighting for Canadian Cannabis Patients’ Rights

Driven by his teenage battle to access medicinal cannabis, Jonathan Zaid founded Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM) in 2014, and has been helping Canadian patients find affordable medicinal cannabis ever since.

‘Trading a Constitutional Right for Pain Relief’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From entrepreneurial Girl Scouts to enlightened gun lovers, here are the week's notable cannabis quotables.

Cash-Strapped Greece Sees Growth in Medical Cannabis

Greece says it's fast-tracking plans to legalize growth of medical cannabis, arguing that interest from investors could help efforts to pull the country out of years of crisis.

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