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Chicago Mayor Wants to Keep Cannabis Out of City’s Core

When the adult use of marijuana becomes legal in Illinois, Chicago's mayor wants its sale banned in the central business district, near schools and in residential areas.

What Are You Smoking Episode 82: Dispensary Myths Debunked

Leafly news editor Bruce Barcott joins the show to talk about the myths surrounding cannabis dispensaries, and why legalization advocates still have work to do setting the record straight.

Boston Man Says Offensive Comments Misconstrued

The comments shocked both opponents and supporters of the proposed dispensary in a high-end shopping district.

Recreational Marijuana Rules Rile Cannabis-Friendly San Francisco

Writing local rules in the cannabis-friendly city has taken a contentious turn as critics try to restrict where products can be sold.

Finding the ‘Green Zone’: How Specialty Realtors Are Cashing in on Cannabis

As California creeps closer to legalization, a commercial land grab has led to soaring lease and sale prices.

Baltimore Preps for First Batch of Dispensaries

Residents are looking for answers as Maryland finally readies to begin serving patients through 102 planned dispensaries.

Two Cannabis Proposals Head to the Ballot in Michigan

Michigan will be one of the select US states with cannabis on the ballot next month, as two separate proposals make their way to voters on Nov. 7.

Detroit Voters Will Have Say in Cannabis Regulations

Detroit voters will have an opportunity to weigh in on the region’s cannabis industry on Nov. 7, when newly proposed regulations appear on the local ballot.

Cannabis Regulation in the Wild West: What We Can Learn From San Jose

How tough is it for cities to craft workable dispensary rules? Consider the conundrum in San Jose, California.

Want to Open a Dispensary in Detroit? This Map Will Blow Your Mind

The map is a gob-smacking testament to the power of zoning. Or rather, the power of city officials to use zoning as a way to keep dispensaries from operating.

Who Got Medical Licenses in Seattle? You Might Be Surprised

Last week it became clear just how few of Seattle's unlicensed medical dispensaries will survive as the state transitions to a new licensing system.

No More Little Amsterdams: Seattle Zones Out Dispensary Districts

Changes to Seattle's buffer zones between cannabis businesses and areas like schools and parks are expected to bring shops into new neighborhoods.