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The Shake: Is Cannabis the ‘Worst Kept Secret in Athletics’?

The NYPD chief's backward logic on cannabis, 19 great ways to derail your new business venture, and 2 Chainz's expensive indulgence.

NFL Player Eugene Monroe Calls Out League’s Opioid Use, Endorses Cannabis

You’ve heard that football players are regularly pumped full of painkillers. Ever wonder what that looks like? Baltimore Ravens tackle Eugene Monroe wants to show you.

The Shake: California Police and Prisons Fight Legalization, and Vets Can Talk to Docs About Cannabis

Toronto dispensaries vow to fight the mayor's crackdown, Vermont entrepreneurs are feeling bullish, and the DEA is a stick in the mud.

Crash and Burn in Burlington: How Legalization Failed in Vermont

A session that began with a serious chance to legalize in Vermont ended with no legalization, no expansion of decriminalization, and not even a commission to study the issue.

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: Walgreens Acknowledges the Reality of Medical Cannabis

San Diego threatens criminal charges, legalization will be harder than you think, and a presidential candidate in the Philippines says he'd kill his kids over drug use.

Can Cannabis Help Treat Painkiller and Heroin Addiction?

The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their painkiller habit has intrigued lawmakers and emboldened advocates.

Man’s Jail Death Adds New Face to Debate on Cannabis Laws

The recent death of a man behind bars on a cannabis possession charge has put a face on the debate over decriminalizing marijuana in New Hampshire, the only New England state without some form of marijuana decriminalization law.

The Shake: 4/20 Edition

We can’t even begin to encompass all the news that’s breaking on this, the biggest and grandest and most blow-up-iest 4/20 in the history of time and the universe.

Maine Could Be First State to OK Medical Cannabis to Treat Addicts

Caregivers and patients told state regulators Tuesday that cannabis eases the symptoms of opioid withdrawal and offers a healthier alternative to the prescription painkillers.

Vermont Cannabis Hearing Draws Supporters, Opponents

Vermont lawmakers heard differing views Thursday on a bill to legalize marijuana, although a majority of those who testified before legislative committees said they support the measure.

The Shake: SCOTUS Rejects Colorado Lawsuit, Infused Nutella Is a Thing Now

Arrest data paint an unflattering picture, the federal government criticizes its own handling of cannabis, and cannabis growers look to farmers for inspiration.

Leafly Science Roundup: Can Cannabis Improve Your Workout?

Cannabis doesn't make you anxious or depressed, a new study says. The DEA walks back its argument on stoned bunnies. And the effort to develop for a cannabis breathalyzer could be harder than you think. That and more in the (first-ever!) Leafly science roundup.

The Shake: Roseanne Gets in the Biz, Chris & Carly Get Out

A new Senate bill expected Thursday afternoon would also give students with drug convictions a chance at federal student aid.