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Drug Policy Alliance: Time to Decriminalize, NYC Racial Disparities Remain

The Drug Policy Alliance, a leading advocacy group, released a report Tuesday calling for an end to criminal penalties for drug use and possession.

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.

As New York Relaxes Cannabis Rules, Industry Wants In

Eager to get in on what’s expected to be a booming industry, cannabis companies and investors are starting to flock to New York.

New York Lawmakers to Renew Push for Cannabis Legalization

Lawmakers are expected to introduce a bill to legalize cannabis in the state during a news conference in Albany on Monday.

Brooklyn DA Challenges Sessions, Says Decriminalization Works

Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez has long advocated against prosecuting low-level marijuana crimes, especially since taking office in 2016.

Find a New York Medical Marijuana Doctor Using Our Map

The New York health department finally released a list of doctors qualified to recommend medical marijuana. Use our map to find one near you.

Chronic Pain Is Now a Qualifying Condition in New York State. Here’s What That Means for Patients

After months of regulatory review and public comment, New York has officially added chronic pain as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis.

Long Time Investor: From SaaS to Grass

February 22nd Long Time Investor: From SaaS to Grass Our February 2017 speaker will be Jeanne M. Sullivan, founding team of […]

State of the Leaf: Peruvian President Wants to Legalize MMJ

From Arkansas to Guam, stay informed on the cannabis legislation and policy news across the globe.

Cannabis Legislation 2017: We’re Tracking All Legalization Bills

Is your state considering changes to its cannabis laws? It's legislature season, and we're watching all the states in play.

NYC Cannabis Arrests Ticked Up in 2016

Not only was there a 9 percent increase in cannabis arrests in 2016, there continues to be a troubling trend of racial disparity for cannabis arrests.

Former Industry Officials in Minnesota Face Felony Charges for Illegal Shipment

Prosecutors in Minnesota filed felony charges against former officials from a state-licensed MMJ manufacturer for allegedly shipping cannabis oil to a facility in New York.

State of the Leaf: Arkansas Lawmakers Aim to Gut MMJ Program

New York eyes full legalization, Maryland is drafting a constitutional amendment to legalize, and Minnesota's MMJ program is low on cash.

New York Governor Wants to Fix Cannabis Possession Loophole

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his commitment this week to ending the so-called public view loophole in the state’s cannabis laws.

State of the Leaf: US Lagging as Mexico and Canada Move to Legalize

Canada and Mexico both took major steps toward of cannabis legalization, but the US is arguably losing ground on the federal level.

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