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State of the Leaf: House Republican Wants to Deschedule Cannabis

A House GOP wants to deschedule cannabis, California is trying to protect the industry, and Denmark residents overwhelmingly support medical marijuana.

Facing Pressure From Patients, New Zealand Moves Ahead on Medical Cannabis

But the recent reforms, while helpful, aren’t exactly a giant leap into the future.

State of the Leaf: Oregon Weighs Cannabis Protections for Workers on Days Off

Minnesota eyes long-shot bid for legalization, Vermont lawmakers sign adult-use petition, and North Dakota advocates gear up for a fight.

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?

The Shake: California’s Golden Opportunity for Legalization

Canadian cities launch dispensary crackdowns, Chris Christie throws a cannabis tantrum, and Washington tells kids to "Listen2YourSelfie."

The Shake: Turns Out Baby Boomers Love Cannabis. Vermont, Not So Much.

Oregon issues the first adult-use licenses, Colorado sees yet another recall, and a new study says legalization doesn't make cannabis any easier for teens to obtain.

The Shake: Kosher Cannabis for Passover, and the Lucas Bros Do a Dowd

People are still buying Mexican brickweed, Iowa wants Minnesota's cannabis, and a U.S. Supreme Court justice takes a 4/20 nap.

The Shake: U.N. Drug Summit Begins With Fireworks, and DEA Science Stinks

Researchers in California are designing cannabis sobriety tests, D.C. lawmakers ban cannabis cafés, and New Zealand police make an oopsie.

State of the Leaf: Costa Rica Gets Closer to Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Costa Rica gets closer to legalizing medical marijuana, Alaska's retail program hits a snag, New Hampshire tries once again to decriminalize, and more in the State of the Leaf.

The Shake: Racial Disparities in Arrests and a ‘Willy Wonka’ Cannabis Party

D.C. votes to ban cannabis clubs, childhood epilepsy drug shows potential, and combat soldiers grow free cannabis for veterans.

The Shake: Tricky Dick’s Racist Drug War. Also, What’s ‘Biosynthesis’?

The Brookings Institution takes on the "medical marijuana mess," the U.S. Supreme Court deals a blow to a California dispensary, and Washington state issues recall rules.

The Shake: The Shire’s Pipe Weed Shortage, a Safer St. Paddy’s, and Whitewashing the Green Rush

An effort's underway to expand New York's medical program, Oregon officials answer industry questions, and more evidence that legalization doesn't encourage teen use.

The State of the Leaf: Maine Falls Short and Washington Sets Hemp Free

In the latest State of the Leaf, Maine’s legalization bid failed to make the ballot, Washington welcomes industrial hemp, and Michigan and Rhode Island try to legalize.

The Shake: Cannabis Cup Moves to Pueblo, Boston Globe Discovers Denver

A change to Utah's medical marijuana bill has placated Mormon Leaders, and Wyoming wants to make gummies a felony. More crazy cannabis happenings in today's Shake.

Which State Has Cleared Over 80% of Its Prior Cannabis Convictions? The Leafly Legalization Roundup

This week brings surprising news from Louisiana, while California discusses legalization and New York gears up to select growers for their medical program.