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Family: Peter Tosh’s Son Left in Coma Following Jail Beating

Jawara McIntosh suffered traumatic brain injuries in the attack at a New Jersey jail, where he was serving a six-month sentence on cannabis possession charges.

Air Fresheners as Probable Cause? A New Jersey Lawyer Talks Garden State Cannabis Arrests

When it comes to cannabis in New Jersey, any amount could land you in jail for 6 months with a major fine - even half a joint or shake.

New Report Shows New Jersey’s Cannabis Laws Failing Its People

An ACLU investigation finds that New Jersey police make an arrest for cannabis possession every 22 minutes.

New Jersey’s Primary Was a Huge Win for Legalization. Here’s Why

The Democratic nominee, Phil Murphy, is all-in on adult use legalization. Even the Republican is for decrim.

New Jersey Pols Ready to End Prohibition When Christie Exits

State Sen. Nick Scutari introduced an adult-use legalization bill this morning, with an eye on Jan. 2018.

State of the Leaf: Sacramento Sees 500% Drop in Cannabis Arrests

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

Cannabis Legalization Looms Large in NJ Governor Race

New Jersey's Legislature plans to move forward with legislation, and lawmakers hope Gov. Chris Christie's successor will sign it.

New Jersey Man (Kind of) Wins Medical Marijuana Insurance Coverage

It's workers comp, not health insurance. But the court victory may be a sign of things to come.

State of the Leaf: Massachusetts Legalization Likely to Face Delays

Oregon municipalities wrestle with local regulations, Maryland hires a diversity consultant, and the Irish overwhelmingly support medical cannabis.

State of the Leaf: Are Dispensaries (Finally) Coming to Michigan?

Canadian banks pull plug on medical marijuana clients, New Jersey OKs cannabis for PTSD, and U.K. report says ignoring medical benefits is "irrational."

NJ Gov. Christie Signs PTSD Law, Finally

You can now qualify for MMJ in New Jersey if you have PTSD after Gov. Christie signed the bill Wednesday.

State of the Leaf: Michigan Asks, ‘What Counts as a Cannabis Plant?’

Montana group seeks to undo state's MMJ law, California makes moves to limit police property seizures, and Chris Christie's back in the cannabis spotlight.

Will NJ Gov. Chris Christie Approve Cannabis for PTSD? He Might Not Have To

Christie's record on cannabis is so abysmal that the bill's prospects are still up in the air.

State of the Leaf: Will Anti-Cannabis Chris Christie OK Medical Marijuana for PTSD?

Illinois expands qualifying conditions and hits new sales record, New Mexico still fumbling with patient delays, and and a Japanese MMJ advocate dies while awaiting trial.

New Jersey Gov. Christie to Decide PTSD Medical Marijuana Bill

Republican Gov. Chris Christie will decide whether New Jersey residents with PTSD can be treated with medical marijuana after lawmakers approved a measure Monday.

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