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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.

The Kid Won’t Quit the Company: Inside the Epic Battle for MassRoots

In 2016 MassRoots was "The Biggest Hit in the Marijuana Business." Then it lost millions and fired CEO Isaac Dietrich. Now it's hard to know who's in charge.

How to Save Water in a State of Drought

Under strict new water rules in California, cannabis farmers who haven’t thought through their water use could be left out to dry.

This Canadian Staffing Agency Will Help You Find a Job in the Cannabis Industry

“We’ve placed people in a wide range of positions, from sales and marketing to quality assurance, compliance and cultivation,” says cannabis-industry headhunter Alison McMahon.

Massachusetts Taking First Steps to Allow Cannabis Clubs

The Cannabis Control Commission unanimously approved a policy to allow the establishments, where patrons could to purchase and consume cannabis on site.

Toronto’s Pop-Up Edibles Market Preps for the Legal Future

Just like old-school raves, the location of a Green Market event is usually announced the day before, and for a similar reason: What they’re doing is officially illegal.

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