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All the Cannabis Legalization Measures in Play Right Now

Most of this year’s cannabis-related politicking involves laying the groundwork for 2018, when at least a half-dozen medical and adult-use measures may go up for a vote.

Santee Sioux Trial Verdict: Cannabis Consultant Acquitted on All Charges

State prosecutors tried to paint Colorado consultant Eric Hagen as a marijuana mastermind. The jury didn't buy it.

Santee Sioux Trial, Day Three: “Whose Marijuana Is It?”

State prosecutors painted Colorado consultant Eric Hagen as the marijuana mastermind. But tribal officials testify: It's our project, not his.

Santee Sioux Trial, Day Two: Ex-Partner Denies Hagen’s Guilt

"I'm not afraid of the truth," Jonathan Hunt testifies, as he refuses to throw Eric Hagen under the bus.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Trial, Day One: Why Did Cops Refuse Evidence?

The small town of Flandreau, South Dakota, stepped into the national spotlight this week when one of the trials of the year in cannabis made it to court.

Cannabis Trial of the Year Opens in Flandreau, South Dakota

Colorado consultant Eric Hagen faces 15 years for helping the Santee Sioux tribe set up a grow operation.

State of the Leaf: Sacramento Sees 500% Drop in Cannabis Arrests

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

South Dakota Could See Cannabis Legalization on 2018 Ballot

Supporters of a pair of ballot measures that would legalize medical and recreational cannabis in South Dakota plan to launch their push Saturday to get on the ballot in 2018.

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.

South Dakota House Blunts GW Pharma Bill

The bill would have given GW a temporary monopoly on CBD in the state. New language moves all forms of CBD to Schedule IV.

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: As Opinions Shift, Unlikely States Weigh Legalization

With the results of the 2016 election in hand, many state legislators and advocates are weighing their options for legalization...

State of the Leaf: Arizona Adult-Use Cannabis Measure Makes November Ballot

California's adult-use campaign is heating up, Maryland makes progress after long delays, and Dutch authorities can't keep up with illegal grows.

South Dakota Court Denies Bid to Put Medical Marijuana Measure on Ballot

A state court judge has denied a request from the sponsor of a medical cannabis ballot measure to put the proposal before voters in November.

South Dakota Brings Felony Charges Against Colorado Cannabis Consultants

State Attorney General Marty Jackley announced charges against leaders of the Colorado-based cannabis company Monarch America, which a Native American tribe had asked to help launch a cannabis project on tribal land.

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