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St. Louis Alderwoman’s Bill Would Legalize Marijuana

A St. Louis alderwoman has introduced a bill that would prohibit the city from enforcing marijuana laws, essentially allowing residents to use, sell, and grow cannabis.

All the Cannabis Legalization Measures in Play Right Now

Most of this year’s cannabis-related politicking involves laying the groundwork for 2018, when at least a half-dozen medical and adult-use measures may go up for a vote.

State of the Leaf: Colorado Bans Co-ops, May Shelter Cannabis From Feds

State of the Leaf is Leafly’s weekly roundup of legalization news from around the nation and the world.

Which States Are Most Likely to Legalize Cannabis Next?

Here are our predictions for which US states could be the next to legalize cannabis.

Missouri Secretary of State Urges Legislature to Pass Medical Marijuana Law

Secretary of State Jason Kander, the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate, said it's "time for the state legislature to step up" and pass a law allowing medical marijuana.

State of the Leaf: Arizona Adult-Use Cannabis Measure Makes November Ballot

California's adult-use campaign is heating up, Maryland makes progress after long delays, and Dutch authorities can't keep up with illegal grows.

Missouri Medical Marijuana Effort Falls Short on Signatures for Ballot

A group backing medical marijuana in Missouri says it doesn't have enough valid signatures but will go to court to get a proposed constitutional amendment on November's ballot.

State of the Leaf: Maryland Lawmaker Wants a Piece of MMJ Program He Helped Pass

Arizona advocates are fighting to keep a legalization measure on the ballot, Hawaii dispensaries are in a holding pattern, and Uruguay just crowned its cannabis champions.

State of the Leaf: Italy Thinks Legalization Could Undercut ISIS

Happy 420 to one and all! This year’s celebration brings big news and plenty of evidence of how far we’ve come on the road to legalization.

The Shake: 60% of America Likes Legalization (but Hillary Doesn’t), and Broccoli Proves a Poor Smuggling Cover

Hillary Clinton doubles down in opposition to federal legalization, Missouri wrinkles its nose at concentrates, and Georgia falls (just barely) short.

Polls Show Support for Legalization on the Rise: The Leafly Roundup

California lawmakers are wrangling with a typo in state law, New Orleans could ease penalties for cannabis, and Mexico's cartels are seeing cannabis profits nosedive.

Year in Review: 2015’s Biggest Moments in Cannabis

It’s been a year of notable progress for cannabis. Here's a roundup of some of the biggest victories we saw in 2015.

The DEA Allows Unlikely Candidate to Import Cannabis Internationally

The United States Drug Enforcement Administration approved the New Jersey-based organization Catalent to receive imported cannabis for research purposes.

Scotland Changes How It Handles Low-Level Cannabis Offenses: The Leafly Roundup

In Scotland, police are introducing a new system in January to handle low-level crimes such as cannabis possession, emphasizing warnings over prosecution.

Did False Concentrate Reports Lead to Harsher Penalties in Michigan? The Leafly Roundup

A frustrating situation for one medical patient in Michigan may set a new precedent for how law enforcement treats marijuana concentrates.

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