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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.

State of the Leaf: Minnesota OKs Cannabis to Treat PTSD

This week: Colorado plans crackdown on homegrow, Montana dispensaries could re-open immediately, and California testing rules could change everything.

Which States Are Most Likely to Legalize Cannabis Next?

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

Why Are New York Times Reporters So Dumb About Cannabis?

The paper of record says five state legalization measures may usher in a bold new era. But its reporters still repeat discredited claims from a bygone age.

Welcome to Czechia: A New Yorker’s Cannabis Experience in Bohemia

How does cannabis culture in the Big Apple compare to the scene in Central Europe?

Major Rights Groups: Decriminalize Use of All Illicit Drugs

Human Rights Watch and the ACLU jointly issued the call in a detailed report contending that enforcement of drug laws has unjustifiably ruined lives.

State of the Leaf: Is ‘Europe’s Cannabis Capital’ Doomed?

Alaska gears up to open its adult-use market, Denver gets set to vote on social consumption, and New York is finally expanding medical marijuana.

New York Looks to Expand Medical Marijuana Program

Only about 7,000 New Yorkers have signed up as patients in one of the most cautious medical marijuana programs in the nation. Now the state is looking to expand it.

State of the Leaf: Montana Dispensaries Shut Down in Droves

Arizona's adult-use legalization measure qualifies for November ballot, Israel begins clinical autism study, and where are the Nevada prohibitionists?

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