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Cash-Strapped Greece Sees Growth in Medical Cannabis

Greece says it's fast-tracking plans to legalize growth of medical cannabis, arguing that interest from investors could help efforts to pull the country out of years of crisis.

GOP Senator Offers Bill to Legalize Cannabis in Kentucky

The bill was introduced a day after Republican Gov. Matt Bevin proposed spending cuts of more than 6 percent across most of state government.

California Auditor Accuses Sheriff of Misusing Cannabis Fees to Fund Raids

The Calaveras County auditor says the sheriff improperly spent some of the $1 million his office made from legal cannabis fees to go after illegal operators.

Puerto Rico Betting on Medical Marijuana to Help Ease Crisis

The island's treasury secretary says the medical cannabis industry could generate up to $100 million a year and help ease an unemployment rate of around 12%.

Colorado Has Brought in a Cool Half-Billion in Cannabis Taxes

With legal, regulated markets in legal states continuing to grow, it can sometimes feel like sales records are broken every week.

State of the Leaf: Hawaii Misses Dispensary Launch, and Washington MMJ Shift Sparks Alarm

Illinois expands its MMJ program, New York patients' slim options get even slimmer, and how exactly will Alaska get cannabis to consumers?

Dispensaries Make More Money per Square Foot Than Whole Foods

Move over, kale — there’s a new leafy green in town.

State of the Leaf: Irish Like a Bit o’ Green, and Can Cannabis Save Atlantic City?

Colorado sees record sales, three legalization petitions vie for primacy in Arkansas, and a cannabis advocate in Hawaii makes an unusual argument in court.

Colorado Cannabis Breaks Sales Record (Again)

It’s the third time in the history of the state’s legal cannabis market that total sales topped $100 million.

The Shake: Urine Tests Wash Out Tech’s Best and Brightest, and Cannabis ‘Twinkie’ Defense Used

Prohibition costs states billions in lost funds, the Chicago Tribune calls out the NFL, and students are going to college on cannabis' dime.

Colorado Voters Want to Give Cannabis Cash Back to Colorado

Colorado residents voted to allow state lawmakers to spend the $66.1 million that has been collected in taxes from recreational marijuana revenue instead of receiving a refund.