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A Changing Climate for Cannabis on Capitol Hill

The Drug Policy Alliance Reform Conference is underway in Washington D.C., fostering far-reaching discussions on how to improve cannabis policy in the United States.

Berlin Aims to Tear Down the Wall of Cannabis Prohibition: The Leafly Legalization Roundup

What do thousands of Berliners have to say about cannabis legalization? Find out in this week's roundup, which includes updates from Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii, Maryland, and more.

Quiz: Which Legal Cannabis State (or District) Should You Live In?

Now that four states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis, take our quiz to find out which legal cannabis state or district you belong in!

Weekend Weirdness: Which State Fair is Featuring a Marijuana Growing Contest?

Who doesn't love going to the state fair, especially ones that offer the tried-and-true mix of fried foods, carnival rides, adorable livestock, and a cannabis growing competition?

How Many Cannabis Dispensaries Will Hawaii Say “Aloha” To? The Leafly Legalization Roundup

We’ve got landmark federal cannabis rulings happening all over the world, from the American Senate to Canada’s Supreme Court, and progress is even being made all the way in Australia!

When’s Nevada Debuting Medical Marijuana Dispensaries? The Leafly Legalization Roundup

The future of cannabis is progressing by leaps and bounds. Check out this week’s legalization update to catch up on the latest in cannabis legislation from your region:

Why is Washington, D.C. Passing Out Cannabis Seeds? The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

D.C. groups are handing out cannabis seeds, the Irish are growing some funny “tomatoes,” and Guam wants in on the CARERS Act. Here’s what’s happening on the road to legalization:

Cities Facing Penalization for Pungent Cannabis: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

Two cities may be in hot water over the pungent cannabis aroma that is permeating their area. Here’s the good, the bad, and the stinky marijuana legislation news for this week:

D.C. and Alaska Officially Legalize: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

The last two weeks brought us legislative updates full of monumental moments for cannabis, including Alaska and Washington, D.C. officially legalizing recreational cannabis.

NYPD Commissioner and Washington D.C. Police Chief Have Starkly Different Views on Cannabis and Violence

Recently both the NYPD commissioner and the Washington, D.C. police chief spoke about cannabis and violence. Their messages couldn't be further apart from one another.

Washington D.C. Prepares for Legalization Despite Threats from Congress

With the hours counting down until February 26th, DC officials outlined a plan of agreed-upon rules for law enforcement and for citizens to abide by until further notice.

Berkeley’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Win Big in Federal Court: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

This week is full of battles to be won (and some have been won already!). Here’s the latest from the front lines of the cannabis movement:

Obama Supports D.C. Cannabis with New Budget Proposal

President Obama's budget proposal for 2016 contains a little beacon of hope for Washington, D.C. residents who are frustrated by Congress' efforts to block retail cannabis legalization.

Washington, D.C. Challenges Cannabis Legalization Ruling

Washington, D.C. City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson submitted a new cannabis legalization initiative to Congress for review, defying previous efforts by Congress to veto the measure.

Florida Fights for Medical Marijuana and Potentially Good News for Georgia Patients: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

Progress is everywhere and change is imminent! Will 2015 bring legalization to more states? Let’s see what’s happening in cannabis news:

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