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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.

Colorado Will Ban Cannabis Gummy Bears

Sponsors say that gummy bears, gummy worms and chewy candies shaped like fruits are too attractive to children.

Denver Shuts Down 26 Legal Cannabis Businesses, Makes Arrests

The city's order shuttered 26 retail stores and other marijuana growing facilities operating under the name Sweet Leaf. Police investigation focused on eight locations licensed by the company.

10 Things to Know About Florida’s Medical Marijuana Bill

The Florida Legislature on Friday finally approved a bill establishing a framework for the state's constitutional amendment expanding medical marijuana.

California’s Legal Cannabis Countdown: What’s Coming by Jan. 1

Don't count on being able to stroll into your local dispensary on New Year's Day to celebrate with an infused cookie or a joint.

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Hot Cannabis Seized in Jalapeño Shipment at Border

High-caryophyllene shipment: Customs officials found more than 7,500 pounds of brickweed hidden in a cargo of red hot peppers.

California Man Convicted of Torturing Cannabis Store Owner

A California man who escaped from jail has been convicted of kidnapping and torturing a dispensary owner who he mistakenly believed had buried money in the desert.

Hidden in Plain Sight: California Illegal Cannabis Market Booming

Consumers are spending roughly $3 in the state's underground cannabis economy for every $1 in the legal one, says a new report from industry analysts.

French Legalization Debate Ignores Race, Religion, Mass Incarceration

France’s brief experiment with CBD—not to mention the growing international trend toward reform—seems to have started a movement to legalize cannabis, which has been illegal since 1970.

Is Cannabis Safe When Pregnant? Study Seeks Answer, Draws Critics

"I don't want us to cry wolf," says the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "We have to do these studies in a way that can identify risks."

Study: Colorado Teens Reduce Cannabis Smoking, Increase Edibles

"We haven't seen an increase in use among youth but we are seeing a difference in how young people are consuming," said the study's co-author. "Understanding that can help to inform public health efforts."

Is Your Cannabis Legal? Sorry, You Can Still Be Deported

Immigrants face severe consequences for cannabis, even in states where it is legal. From 2003 to August 2018, more than 45,000 people were deported nationwide for simple possession.

Woodstock Sues Woodstock Over Cannabis Branding Rights

Conflict is such a bummer, man. But hey: Look for Woodstock preroll packs coming soon to a dispensary near you!

Michigan Cuts Cannabis Fees in 19 Cities Impacted by Drug War

New shops in minority, poor communities in Detroit and Flint may see fees cut by 60%.

In the Vermont Capitol’s Flower Beds: 34 Cannabis Plants

A visitor alerted police to what turned out to be 34 plants found by officers this week among the cultivated flowers that line the walkway in front of the Statehouse in Montpelier.

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