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DC’s Cannabis Confusion Could Be Solved by Maryland Voters

Allison Galbraith wants to unseat Maryland Rep. Andy Harris, who's blocking cannabis sales in the nation's capital.

Trump Vows to Back Law to Protect Legal Cannabis Industry

Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado said Trump made the pledge to him in a Wednesday night conversation.

Cannabis-Friendly States Want Meeting With Jeff Sessions

California, Oregon and other states are seeking a meeting with the AG in hopes of resolving the conflict between federal and state laws that has left the nation's cannabis industry in legal limbo.

Budget Deal Extends Medical Marijuana Protections, but Only Temporarily

After a brief government shutdown—and another moment of angst for the cannabis industry—a key protection for state-legal cannabis will live another day.

Why Washington DC Police Are Cracking Down on Cannabis ‘Gifting’

Yes, cannabis is legal in DC. But you can't sell it, and cops aren't buying the gifting concept.

Washington DC’s Cannabis Market Is Still Untested, Untaxed, and Underground

The District legalized three years ago, but Congress blocked all regulations. The result: An underground market where 'art' is sold by the gram.

Here’s Where US Attorneys Stand on Cannabis Enforcement

We’re tracking how US attorneys in legal states have responded to the removal of the Cole memo—and how likely they are to take action.

Sessions Rescinds Cole Memo, Which Protected State-Legal Cannabis From Feds

LIVE COVERAGE: Leafly editors and correspondents across the US are covering this important breaking story. Check back for rolling updates all day.

How FCC’s Net Neutrality Rollback Could Hurt Cannabis

The new rules pose a big threat to the cannabis movement, which has relied on the internet as a vital tool for education, research, and political organizing.

280E Tax Reform Effort Still Alive, Senator Says

A Colorado Republican behind the measure said he’s still promoting it as the House and Senate hammer out differences between their tax bills.

How Zendo Training Taught Me To Calm Freaked-Out Festival Fans

When festival-goers fall into a bad trip, volunteers with the Zendo Project are there to protect them from harm. I sat in on a training session.

DCMJ Activists Protest Outside HUD for Public Housing Rights

DCMJ protested outside the Department of Housing & Urban Development in opposition of cannabis evictions from public housing, handing out cannabis to federal employees.

Charges Dropped Against DC Activist After 4/20 Arrest

Charges against DC advocate Adam Eidinger have been dropped after his 4/20 arrest for possession of cannabis on the steps of the US Capitol.

Cannabis States Try to Curb Smuggling, Fend off Administration

Legal cannabis states are trying to clamp down on "diversion" even as U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions presses for enforcement of federal laws against marijuana.

DC Cannabis-Dealing Arrests Back to Pre-Legalization Levels

Washington, DC, voters legalized cannabis possession and cultivation in 2014, but thanks to Congress blocking a regulated market, sales remain illegal.

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