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State of the Leaf: Texas Decriminalization Measure Moves Ahead, MMJ Stalls in SC

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

State of the Leaf: Tennessee Halts Decrim in Memphis & Nashville

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

Conservatives Bolster South Carolina Medical Cannabis Bill

Rep. Eric Bedingfield once shunned all marijuana use, but when his eldest son's six-year struggle with opioid addiction ended with his overdose a year ago, the conservative Republican co-sponsored medical cannabis legislation.

SC Prosecutor Contender at Odds With Feds on Medical Cannabis

The front-runner for the state's top federal prosecutor job is a Republican state representative who introduced comprehensive medical cannabis legislation.

State of the Leaf: Nevada Might Let You Light Up

From Arkansas to Ireland, we've got the latest cannabis legislation updates and how the changes may affect you.

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.

From Vermont to Texas, State Lawmakers Eye Legalization Measures in 2017

Lawmakers are pushing for reforms in South Carolina, Vermont, Nebraska, Wisconsin, and Texas. As the year stretches on, other states are likely to follow.

The Shake: Reefer Badness in NYC and a Republican in South Carolina Touts Medical Cannabis

NYC Police Commissioner blames cannabis for the city's violence but shrugs at its heroin epidemic -- that and more in today's Shake roundup.

Which Illegal States Are the Most Cannabis Curious?

We identify the states that have limited medical marijuana laws or are completely illegal, yet check the Leafly website because they're "cannabis curious."

State of the Leaf: Hawaii May Decriminalize Drugs, Newsom Has a Cali Crush on Legalization

Hawaii considers legislation that could decriminalize all drugs, and Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has signed on in support of California's Adult Use of Marijuana Act.

Weekend Weirdness: “Sorry for Robbing You, Here’s Some Cannabis”

Being held up at gunpoint is a traumatizing experience, which is presumably why a robber in South Carolina tried to soften the blow by offering his victim a little consolation prize.

79-Year Old Charleston Woman Grills Marco Rubio on Legalization

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio got grilled by a 79-year old woman during his campaign stop in Charleston on whether or not he supports legalizing cannabis.

Uruguay Announces When It Will Start Selling Recreational Cannabis: The Leafly Roundup

This past week brought a whirlwind of excitement as Oregon opened dispensary doors to recreational consumers for the first time and Uruguay made a major announcement.

Florida and Pennsylvania Work on New Medical Marijuana Bills and Jamaica Makes History on Bob Marley’s Birthday: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

The tide is turning in favor of cannabis and the electrifying results are creating new and unexpected conundrums. We've got a bunch of updates in this week’s legalization roundup:

Michigan Wants Cannabis Taxes Over Higher Sales Tax and Mississippi Tries to Legalize: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

Cannabis supporters all across the globe continue to fight the good fight towards legalization. Here's a roundup of the good, the bad, and the unexpected in cannabis legislation:

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