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Uruguay Setting up New Cannabis Shops After Challenge by Banks

Banks are refusing to deal with companies linked to cannabis in order to follow international financial laws that ban receiving money tied to the drug, pharmacists and officials said.

Long Lines, $1.30 Grams Mark Uruguay’s Legal Cannabis Debut

Pharmacies began dispensing medical cannabis to registered patients on Wednesday. It's available, but it's weak: 2% THC. Hey, it's a start.

Uruguay’s Adult-Use Cannabis Market to Open for Business

It’s taken four years, but tomorrow, July 19, Uruguay will finally launch its legal, adult-use cannabis market.

State of the Leaf: Colorado Bans Co-ops, May Shelter Cannabis From Feds

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

Uruguay Cannabis Sales Coming in July

It's been three years since Uruguay legalized cannabis, but adult-use sales are finally within reach!

These Are the Best 420-Friendly Hotels in the World

We sifted through hundreds of options to find the top cannabis accommodations in the world, with perks from complimentary flower to in-room vapes.

ExpoCannabis Uruguay

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay’s government announced Wednesday that it is changing its retail system for legalized marijuana because banks are making it difficult for…

State of the Leaf: Maryland Lawmaker Wants a Piece of MMJ Program He Helped Pass

Arizona advocates are fighting to keep a legalization measure on the ballot, Hawaii dispensaries are in a holding pattern, and Uruguay just crowned its cannabis champions.

Uruguay’s Cannabis Cup Crowns Top Indoor, Outdoor Growers

At the Cannabis Cup over the weekend, a panel of regional experts judged entries for aroma, flavor, effects and strength before picking the winners of the best indoor and outdoor crops.

Security Fears Are Holding Back Uruguay’s Cannabis Rollout

Most pharmacists haven't signed on to the country's pioneering cannabis program, citing security concerns and complaining of paperwork, cost increases or opposition from customers.

State of the Leaf: Congress Could Open Doors to MMJ Research

Cannabis research in the U.S. could be getting easier, Arkansas and Massachusetts make strides toward legalization, and a New Mexico official is in hot water over delays to medical patients.

Canadian and Mexican Lawmakers Seek Broad Leeway From U.N. Drug Summit

Representatives from Canada and Mexico are calling on the United Nations to give countries broad authority to regulate cannabis within their borders.

The Shake: SCOTUS Rejects Colorado Lawsuit, Racial Disparities Persist, and Infused Nutella is a Thing Now

Arrest data paint an unflattering picture, the federal government criticizes its own handling of cannabis, and cannabis growers look to farmers for inspiration.

Uruguay’s First Official Cannabis Strains Are Coming Soon

This week Uruguay announced the types of cannabis that will be available for sale to the public at approved legal pharmacies.

Chile Removes Cannabis from Its Schedule of Hard Drugs: The Leafly Legalization Roundup

There's plenty to be thankful for as the end of the year grows near, but 2016 will need more support for cannabis reform than ever before. Stay up-to-date on the latest!

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