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Keep Canada’s Medical and Adult-Use Systems Separate, Researchers Say

As Canada works towards next year’s launch of an adult-use cannabis market, there are still some key regulatory issues to hammer out.

Puerto Rico Governor Signs Medicinal Marijuana Bill

Puerto Rico became the latest corner of US to adopt a medical marijuana law, with the territory’s governor on Sunday signing a bill that legalizes it.

New Mexico Group Protests Use of ‘Pharmaceutical’ by Local Dispensary

A local anti-drug group in New Mexico is protesting the use of the word “pharmaceutical” by a cannabis dispensary in Carlsbad, NM.

Fate of New York’s PTSD Bill Rests With Cuomo

A proposal that would add PTSD as a qualifying condition for New York’s medical marijuana program has received final approval from state lawmakers.

Florida Attorney Plans Lawsuit to Allow for Smoking of Medical Cannabis

The Florida Legislature's passage of a bill to enact the state's amendment expanding the use of medical marijuana has ended one chapter in the battle.

Michigan Police May Get $8.8M to Increase Cannabis Enforcement

The department has a checkered past with cannabis patients, with the Michigan State Crime Lab altering evidence to allow prosecutors to charge patients with felonies.

Maryland Grants First-Ever License to Grow Medical Cannabis

Four long years after Maryland lawmakers legalized cannabis for medical use, regulators have finally issued the state’s first license to grow the plant.

Marijuana Business Expo & Conference

May 16th-19th MMJ Biz Spring Conference Marijuana Business Conference & Expo – America’s Oldest & Largest National Cannabis Trade show […]

Updates From DC: Congress Could Pass MMJ Protections This Week

Jeff Sessions and the DOJ won’t be touching your medicinal marijuana anytime soon, at least not if Congress passes its newly unveiled stopgap budget bill.

Mexico’s Lower House Approves Medical Uses of Cannabis

Mexico's lower house overwhelmingly passed a bill Friday approving the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, the latest in a series of legal changes.

Pennsylvania MMJ Licensing Draws Hundreds of Applicants

Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program remains on schedule after hundreds of applications poured in from those who want to grow, process and dispense it.

Houston Officials Set New Cannabis Tone in Texas

New Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg declared that her office would no longer seek to put small-time cannabis offenders in jail.

Hawaii Law Lets Nurses Certify Medical Cannabis Patients

Gov. David Ige signed a bill Monday, facing a shortage of doctors willing to certify patients.

Desperation in Washington State Over Medical Dispensary Closures

Patients say the changes will shut down nearby shops, increase the cost of their medicine, and limit access to necessary products.

As Washington Deadline Looms, Cities Warn Unlicensed Cannabis Shops to Close

July 1 marks the date when, after nearly two decades of confusion about the status of medical marijuana, the industry becomes regulated for the first time.

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