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Quebec Battles Federal Law and Facts En Route to Legalization

Its government is fighting the federal home-grow mandate, its landlords want the right to ban cannabis, and its top-ranking officials are peddling easily disproven lies. What is Quebec’s problem?

Massachusetts Delays Action on Cannabis Cafés, Home Delivery

In the face of opposition from the governor, the state Cannabis Control Commission voted Monday to postpone licensing home deliveries and the cafes until the fall.

Michigan Unveils New Label for Medical Marijuana

The symbol is an upside-down green triangle with an image of a green marijuana leaf in the middle along with the words "CONTAINS THC" above it.

Massachusetts Regulators Face Questions on Cannabis Cafés

Social consumption has been a matter of discussion in nearly every legal state, but the Massachusetts proposal would go further than what others have allowed.

LA’s Cannabis Office Is Woefully Understaffed, Chief Says

“We have many responsibilities and not a lot of capacity,” the department’s director told Leafly. “We’re going to at least need to quadruple our team.”

Alberta’s Cannabis Plan: Private Retailers With Strict Government Oversight

Today's announcement brought a wealth of specific information for Alberta’s would-be cannabis retailers.

Massachusetts Governor Pushes Back on Cannabis Cafés

Gov. Charlie Baker, who opposed cannabis legalization in the state, said that "people should crawl before they walk and walk before they run."

Proposals for Denver’s First Cannabis Clubs Take Shape

"I have visited the facility, I've had numerous conversations with the owners and we're really pleased to have them in the community."

Will Cannabis Delivery Survive in California’s Legal Market?

Many independent operators are shutting down, concentrating the industry in the hands of delivery services with state licenses.

BC Cannabis Regulations: What You Need to Know

In newly unveiled rules, British Columbia stipulates that individuals aged 19 and up will be allowed to buy recreational cannabis in standalone retail stores, some privately owned and operated, others run by the government.

‘Sensible Ontario’ Brings the Fight for Ontario Cannabis Lounges to the People

The grassroots campaign Sensible Ontario is challenging Ontario's cannabis legislation, pushing for both licensed cannabis lounges and private cannabis stores.

Oregon Steps Up Penalties for Cannabis Sales to Minors

The rule follows findings by regulators that a number of shops across the state failed compliance checks in late 2017.

California Farmers Group Files Lawsuit to Block Mega-Grows

A loophole in the temporary state regs allows growers to "stack" small-farm licenses. The lawsuit challenges that rule.

New Jersey Gov Signs Order to Expand Medical Marijuana Access

NJ Gov. Phil Murphy took the first step toward opening up a state program that was notoriously tight under predecessor Chris Christie.

Ontario: Want Licensed Cannabis Lounges? Weigh in Now!

The existing draft of Ontario’s Cannabis Plan sees cannabis consumption forbidden in all public places—essentially restricting legal use to private residences—but the new proposals could open things up considerably.

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