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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:

Illinois Stalls, Massachusetts Progresses, and Washington and Colorado Face Black Market Competition: The Leafly Cannabis Legalization Update

Happy new year, everyone! 2015 is already making headway towards major cannabis progress. Here are the latest updates from both near and far:

New Mayor Says Washington D.C. May Sue Congress Over Cannabis Legalization

The new mayor of Washington D.C., Muriel Bowser, says the city will "explore every option" to enforce cannabis law, even if that means suing Congress.

Qualifying Conditions for Medical Marijuana by State

Here's a list of which states authorize medical marijuana for valid, qualified patients. Each entry includes a link to the state's qualifying conditions.

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