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A Brief Guide to Massachusetts’ New Cannabis Law

Gov. Charlie Baker signed a sweeping cannabis bill into law, marking a milestone in a battle that began when voters approved adult-use legalization in November.

Online Portals Guide Australian Doctors Through Medical Cannabis Maze

Doctors in Australia aren’t big prescribers of medical cannabis—not yet, at least. Online portals hope to help streamline process, speeding patient access.

Massachusetts Cannabis Overhaul Could Prompt Legal Challenge

A top Senate Republican and some outside lawyers worry a key provision in the measure could be unconstitutional.

San Francisco Creates Centralized ‘Office of Cannabis’

Ahead of legal, adult-use sales kicking off next year, San Francisco has created a new office to serve as a hub for all things cannabis.

The Future of California Cannabis Depends on Rain

California will assuredly face droughts in the future. Can new water rules keep the state's multibillion-dollar cannabis industry from drying up?

Keep Canada’s Medical and Adult-Use Systems Separate, Researchers Say

As Canada works towards next year’s launch of an adult-use cannabis market, there are still some key regulatory issues to hammer out.

Public Consumption Gets Another Go in Alaska

A proposal to allow open consumption at Alaska’s retail cannabis dispensaries was narrowly rejected by state regulators in February.

Nevada Officials to Consider Emergency Rule on Cannabis Distribution

"We are now informed that many [dispensaries] have only days or weeks of product to be sold," says the chief of staff for Gov. Brian Sandoval.

Washington State Cannabis Advertising Rules Take a Hit

WSLCB just released new rules on advertising for cannabis businesses and they could have a significant impact on Washington state cannabis companies and dispensaries.

Massachusetts Senate Passes Cannabis Bill Calling for Revisions to Law

The Senate passed a bill Thursday calling for revisions to the voter-approved adult-use cannabis law, setting the stage for negotiations with the House.

As Cannabis Comes Out of Black Market, Regulators Face Scrutiny

Recent cases in Colorado and Washington are the first known instances of current or former cannabis regulators being accused of having improper dealings.

Contaminated Cannabis Still Hitting the Shelves in Oregon, Report Finds

For the first few states that legalized adult-use cannabis, the early years have included a lot of learning on the fly in the early days of the industry.

California Lawmakers to Consider Cannabis Rules Thursday

California would set standards for organic marijuana, allow samples at county fairs and permit home deliveries under legislation set to be considered Thursday.

California Lawmakers Pass Changes to Cannabis Rules

"We are building the airplane as we’re flying it," Sen. Mike McGuire said at a Senate hearing Tuesday, "and we are going to make some mistakes."

10 Things to Know About Florida’s Medical Marijuana Bill

The Florida Legislature on Friday finally approved a bill establishing a framework for the state's constitutional amendment expanding medical marijuana.

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