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Rhode Island Lawmakers Pitch ‘Incremental Legalization’ Plan

Under a new plan being proposed by Rhode Island lawmakers, the possession of less than an ounce of cannabis could be legal as soon as next summer.

State of the Leaf: Congressman Urges Trump to Respect State Cannabis

State of the Leaf is Leafly’s weekly roundup of legalization news from around the nation and the world.

Rhode Island Cannabis Legalization Proponents Push for Vote

Rhode Island state legislators hoping to legalize cannabis say they have enough support to pass a bill in the Democrat-controlled General Assembly.

State of the Leaf: Rhode Island to (Finally) Hold First MMJ Meeting

Connecticut flirts with adult-use legalization, West Virginia balks at reform, and Kenya mulls loosening bhang restrictions.

Cannabis Legislation 2017: We’re Tracking All Legalization Bills

Is your state considering changes to its cannabis laws? It's legislature season, and we're watching all the states in play.

State of the Leaf: Oregon Weighs Cannabis Protections for Workers on Days Off

Minnesota eyes long-shot bid for legalization, Vermont lawmakers sign adult-use petition, and North Dakota advocates gear up for a fight.

Rhode Island Cannabis Proponents Kick Off Legalization Campaign

The legalization of adult-use cannabis in Massachusetts is causing some Rhode Island lawmakers to try to catch up to their neighbor and possibly race ahead.

State of the Leaf: US Lagging as Mexico and Canada Move to Legalize

Canada and Mexico both took major steps toward of cannabis legalization, but the US is arguably losing ground on the federal level.

Which States Are Most Likely to Legalize Cannabis Next?

Here are our predictions for which US states could be the next to legalize cannabis.

State of the Leaf: With Legalization on Horizon, California Turns to Water Restrictions

Cannabis advocates and opponents are waging campaign battles across the country, Hawaii allows nurses to recommend MMJ, and Maine tables cannabis as a treatment for opioid addiction.

Public Cannabis Consumption Laws: A State-By-State Guide

Learn the public cannabis consumption laws and penalties for your state with our useful guide outlining the regulations for legal markets.

Home Cannabis Cultivation & Possession Laws: A State-by-State Guide

We put together a helpful guide outlining the home cultivation status for states that have legalized some form of cannabis.

State of the Leaf: Support Up in Florida and Pennsylvania, Moderate in Massachusetts

On the international front, the Global Cannabis Campaign saw traction in Colombia and South Africa, while Canada’s cracking down and Australia introduced medical legislation.

The State of the Leaf: Pennsylvania to Become Next Medical Cannabis State

Nevada and Rhode Island are making progress, but Vermont’s efforts to legalize have stalled. Ohio legislators made a bold new medical proposal, and Pennsylvania is so close they can almost smell it.

The Shake: White House Protest Draws a Crowd, SpeedWeed is Sold, and Now There’s a Hemptsy

Colorado issues two more pesticide recalls, Maine lawmakers abandon THC blood limit for drivers, and are cannabis mini-malls on the way?

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