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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.

The Associated Press - July 20, 2017

Colorado Will Ban Cannabis Gummy Bears

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

The Associated Press - June 10, 2016

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.

The Associated Press - December 14, 2017

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.

The Associated Press - June 9, 2017

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.

The Associated Press - November 17, 2017

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Largest US tribal nation to study cannabis industry

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. appointed the seven-member committee to study how the tribe might become involved in the hemp and cannabis industries.

The Associated Press - January 24, 2020

Virginia faces spate of legislation, protests supporting cannabis reform

Virginia legislators and activities are working on 10 different bills supporting legalization and decriminalization.

The Associated Press - January 16, 2020

Michigan town ‘stinks,’ so officials buy a cannabis odor detector

Homegrow, USA: Bessemer city council buys the Nasal Ranger to check on an increasing number of odor complaints.

The Associated Press - January 10, 2020

Rhode Island governor, legislative leaders disagree over medical cannabis rules

Rhode Island's medical cannabis legislation is caught in a power struggle between the governor and legislators.

The Associated Press - January 9, 2020

CES tech show bans all cannabis talk—in Las Vegas

Award-winning Keep Labs pulls out of big annual tech show when officials won't let them display their legal product in a legal state.

The Associated Press - January 8, 2020

Maine governor issues historic pardon to tribal attorney for 1968 cannabis conviction

Don Gellers had been 'singled out and targeted' to stop the Passamaquoddy tribe's land claims.

The Associated Press - January 8, 2020

Thailand launches full-time clinics dispensing cannabis oil

Thailand introduced clinics that provide free cannabis oil to patients with various medical concerns.

The Associated Press - January 7, 2020

Cannabis shortages force temporary dispensary closures in Illinois

Days after recreational cannabis became legal, dispensaries face temporary closures due to shortages and employee fatigue.

The Associated Press - January 7, 2020

Utah picks companies, sites for medical cannabis ‘pharmacies’

Utah makes advances in its medical cannabis program, announcing site locations and companies that will be operating its first round of medical cannabis pharmacies potentially opening as early as March.

The Associated Press - January 6, 2020

Cannabis among top priorities for New York legislators in 2020

Cuomo waffled on legalization last year, and some legislators got cold feet. Will anything change in 2020?

The Associated Press - January 6, 2020