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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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Seed Certification, Global Research Lab Set Out to Standardize US Hemp

A global hemp research lab, a nascent national review board for hemp varieties, and a handful of seed certification programs are working to standardize US hemp for a world market.

Nevada Law Bars Most Employers From Rejecting Cannabis Consumers

The law makes it unlawful for would-be employers in Nevada “to fail or refuse to hire” a prospective employee whose screening test results indicate the presence of marijuana.

Health Claims Draw Patients as Cannabis Science Catches Up

The number of medical marijuana cardholders more than tripled in the last five years, as more states jumped on the bandwagon. Meanwhile, barriers to research are finally falling.

Texas Moves Ahead With Weakened Decriminalization Bill

Something's better than nothing: Texas Republicans want more, but Gov. Abbott refuses to consider legalization.

Years After Legalization, Maine Releases First Cannabis Industry Rules

Residents voted in favor of legalizing marijuana in 2016, but crafting the rules has been a long and sometimes contentious process.

Local Governments Sue to Stop Statewide Cannabis Delivery in California

Beverly Hills and 24 other local governments sued Friday to overturn a rule allowing home deliveries across California, even into communities that banned commercial cannabis sales.

Florida Lawmakers Move to Limit Medical Marijuana Potency

Less than a month after Florida lifted a ban on smokable medical cannabis, some lawmakers want to cap potency at just 10% THC.

LA Could Spend Millions to Tackle Illegal Cannabis Market

Industry officials welcomed the plan. By some estimates, up to 80% of the sales in the state still are under the table, snatching profits from legal storefronts.

Louisiana Takes a Step Toward Finally Delivering Medical Marijuana

Patients have been waiting nearly four years. But one company finally has the go-ahead to grow cannabis.

Support for US Cannabis Legalization Reaches New High, Poll Finds

Support for legalization is strongest among 18-to-34-year-olds, with nearly 75% favoring it, according to a widely respected survey of social trends.

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