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Arizona May Finally Begin Lab Testing Medical Cannabis for Contaminants

More than seven years after Arizona legalized medical cannabis, the state may begin to require lab testing to identify mold, pesticides, and other contaminants.

7 Takeaways From Statistics Canada’s ‘Cannabis Stats Hub’

Examining data such as the Canadian share of the American market and seizure data at the border, this wide-ranging study illuminates the Canadian cannabis sector from 1961 to 2017.

America Mourns Passing of Dennis Peron, Father of Medical Marijuana

Rebel, nonconformist, American hero: The father of medical marijuana died at age 72, less than a month after California legalized.

Indiana Eyes Medical Marijuana Legalization, Governor OKs CBD Sales Until Mid-March

Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Friday the extension of an enforcement moratorium on cannabidiol, or CBD oil, products until the legislative session ends in mid-March.

New Jersey Gov Signs Order to Expand Medical Marijuana Access

NJ Gov. Phil Murphy took the first step toward opening up a state program that was notoriously tight under predecessor Chris Christie.

Senate Revives Gov’t, and Medical Marijuana Protections, Until Feb. 8

Senate leaders Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell struck a deal that will keep the government open, and MMJ protected, for 17 days.

What the Federal Shutdown Means for Medical Marijuana

When the Senate vote failed, the budget expired and the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer medical marijuana protections vanished. So what's next?

Lawsuit Aims to Halt Maine’s Medical Marijuana Inspections

The lawsuit in U.S. District Court targets a new rule that allows the state to provide same-day inspections of medical cannabis providers and to inspect a user's home with a day's notice.

Nebraska Proposal Would Put Medical Marijuana on 2018 Ballot

A Nebraska state senator is proposing a ballot measure that would give Nebraska voters the chance to legalize medical marijuana in November.

Florida Supreme Court Disbars Medical Marijuana Lawyer

The court said Ian Christensen's "Official Legal Certification" certificates were legally meaningless and his incompetence caused his clients serious harm.

Report Supports Help for Minorities in Medical Cannabis Industry

The report supports efforts by Maryland lawmakers who are sponsoring legislation that would create five new medical marijuana cultivation licenses for minority-owned businesses.

Illinois Pain Patients Must Have Medical Marijuana Access, Judge Rules

The decision could open access to medical cannabis to thousands of patients seeking a safer alternative to dangerous opioids.

Now Trump’s ‘Shithole’ Comment Is Affecting Medical Marijuana

The president's outburst blew up immigration talks that were key to the budget, which is where MMJ protections live.

Pennsylvania MMJ Patients Face Choice: Cannabis or Guns?

More than 800,000 guns are sold or transferred in Pennsylvania annually, and more than 10,000 people in the state have signed up for medical marijuana.

Kentucky Medical Cannabis Bill Faces Uphill Fight

Medical cannabis advocates face a tough challenge. Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer later predicted such a bill wouldn't garner enough votes to pass.

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