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Alaska Authorities Vow to Fight Feds on Legal Cannabis

From the governor to the attorney general to the state's top senator, Alaska politicians are ready to defend their state's legal cannabis market.

Washington State Vows to Defend Cannabis From Federal Crackdown

From Governor Jay Inslee to Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, Washington state politicians are coming out swinging against the rescinding of the Cole memo.

Politicians Outraged: Sessions Move ‘Trampled the Will of the Voters’

"With no prior notice to Congress, the Justice Department has trampled on the will of the voters in CO and other states."—Cory Gardner, US Senator from Colorado

Get a Pencil: California Cannabis-Tracking System Not Yet in Use

The state Department of Food and Agriculture said in a statement the system was "implemented" Tuesday. But growers and sellers are not required to use it yet

Medley of Agencies Tasked to Enforce California Cannabis Law

A hodgepodge of enforcement agencies will be trying to make sure the state's cannabis businesses adhere to a slew of new rules.

The 5 Most Surprising Cannabis Stories of 2017

From mandatory cannabis lockboxes to suddenly pro-cannabis senators, these are the stories that triggered our "surprise" emojis in 2017.

California’s New Packaging Rules Bring Price Bump for Retailers

“Most of the burden upfront is going to be on the retailer,” says Nick Kovacevich, CEO of LA-based packaging manufacturer Kush Bottles.

California Legalization Brings Host of Environmental Rules

Hopes are that legalization will help rein in environmental damage from black-market grows, much of it in Northern California old-growth forests.

Dear Prime Minister: ‘Tis the Season to Discuss Cannabis Advertising

Canada’s Federal Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation has released their naughty-or-nice list of cannabis advertising rules. Let’s review!

Massachusetts Panel OKs Draft Cannabis Regulations

Marijuana regulators have signed off on a wide-ranging set of rules for the recreational cannabis industry in Massachusetts.

Guest Opinion: Don’t Let Big Business Shape California Cannabis

It is critical that as many California cannabis growers as possible have an opportunity to transition to a regulated system.

Are Too Many Canadian Medical Marijuana Patients ‘Faking It’?

Are there a bunch of ‘fakers’ in Canada’s medical marijuana program? That’s what the Canadian government has suggested as it defends a new tax being imposed on the nation’s medical cannabis system.

Maine Lawmakers Face Big Cannabis Decisions

The sale of recreational marijuana is set to become legal Feb. 1, even though lawmakers failed this year to put a licensing and regulatory structure in place.

Massachusetts Regulators Busy Rolling out the Rules for Legal Cannabis

From "cannabis cafes" to "craft cooperatives," regulators have been laying out a vision for what a potential multibillion dollar marijuana industry might look like.

How FCC’s Net Neutrality Rollback Could Hurt Cannabis

The new rules pose a big threat to the cannabis movement, which has relied on the internet as a vital tool for education, research, and political organizing.

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