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Seattle Officials Drop Enforcement Actions Against Hempfest

Seattle has dropped a $1,000 fine against the nonprofit organization that runs HempFest, the annual summer marijuana celebration.

Lyft and Uber Cashing in on Vegas Canna-Tourism

Reports are emerging from Las Vegas that rideshare drivers are making a killing since Nevada began allowing adult-use cannabis sales on July 1.

The Haymaker: Betting Against the House in Las Vegas

What if millions of Las Vegas tourists bought legal cannabis but had nowhere to consume? We're about to find out.

DC Cannabis-Dealing Arrests Back to Pre-Legalization Levels

Washington, DC, voters legalized cannabis possession and cultivation in 2014, but thanks to Congress blocking a regulated market, sales remain illegal.

Are Cannabis Clubs Coming to Oregon? The Proposed Bill Sounds Promising

An Oregon Senate bill could bring cannabis clubs to the state, giving locals and tourists alike a legal place to consume outside of their homes.

A Quick Guide to Denver’s Proposed Cannabis Club Rules

No alcohol, show your ID, and you'll need to sign a waiver. Also, the venue's neighbors have to be cool with the idea.

Colorado Senate Passes First-in-Nation Cannabis Clubs Bill

The Colorado Senate on Thursday passed a first-in-the-nation bill permitting marijuana clubs as long as they don’t serve alcohol or any food beyond light snacks.

Colorado Cannabis Club Measure Clears Early Hurdle

Colorado is moving ahead with a first-in-the-nation attempt to allow cannabis social clubs, but the measure doesn't go as far as some hoped.

Alaska Rejects Plan to Allow On-Site Consumption at Cannabis Stores

Regulators in Alaska on Thursday narrowly rejected a proposal that would have made the state the first to allow adults to consume on-site at retail cannabis stores.

Portland’s Summer Fair Will Offer Free Cannabis Samples, but No Consumption

Portland officials have made clear they plan to crack down paid events that allow consumption or offer free samples. So the Summer Fair will be free.

Two Public-Use Measures Compete for Ballot Space in Denver

Private cannabis consumption clubs could be coming to Denver — in some form, at least — thanks to two competing initiatives gunning to make it on November’s ballot.

Where Can I Smoke Legally in a Legal State?

The question is more complicated than you might think.

The Shake: Oakland Aids Drug War Victims, Grover Norquist Calls for Cannabis Tax Reform

Portland warns of coming crackdown on cannabis events, NORML is tired of crummy concentrate coverage, and "synthetic marijuana" really stinks.

The Shake: 4/20 Cannabis Cup Bolts to California, Public Use in Toronto Ends, and Bernie Inhaled but Didn’t Enjoy

The Las Vegas Strip gets its first dispensary, Maine advocates file suit, and the mainstream media is finally paying attention to the NFL and cannabis.