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Legalization of Cannabis: A Guide to Marijuana Cultivation Laws by State
The United States is the land of the free, but some states are just a little bit freer than others. Among 25 states that have legalized marijuana, only five have also allowed the recreational use of the substance.
Jul 8, 2016 9:30 AM
Legalization of Cannabis: A Guide to Marijuana Laws by State
Cannabis legalization is gaining momentum across the U.S. The number of states where marijuana is legal continues to increase, yet the precise meaning of “legal” depends on your location. This article is our quick guide to state marijuana laws.
Jul 1, 2016 6:19 AM
Descheduling vs. Rescheduling: Not All Paths To Legalization Are Created Equal
Descheduling cannabis and rescheduling cannabis do not mean the same thing for federal legalization.
Feb 22, 2019 11:24 PM
The Weed Blog
Medicinal cannabis: Why has it taken so long to get to patients in UK?
Medicinal cannabis was legalised last year but so far, virtually no-one in the UK has been able to access it.
Feb 17, 2019 4:09 AM
BBC
NYC Cracks Down on CBD-Infused Food and Beverages
This week, New York City’s flourishing CBD market hit a colossal roadblock.
Feb 7, 2019 1:58 AM
Leafly
Could Democrats Use Trump Shutdown Strategy To Decriminalize Marijuana?
Republican tactics could backfire in the near future
Jan 29, 2019 12:25 PM
The Fresh Toast
California’s Final Cannabis Rules: 8 Things to Know
Many consumers want those who bore the brunt of the drug war’s negative effects to benefit from legalized cannabis.
Jan 24, 2019 12:34 PM
Leafly
Pot stocks: cannabis breaks winning streak
There was a major milestone for the industry as the descheduling of hemp in the US farm bill starts to bear fruit
Jan 21, 2019 12:00 PM
Business Day
Rhode Island Governor Proposes Legalizing Marijuana
Top Rhode Island lawmakers are coming to terms with marijuana legalization
Jan 13, 2019 3:00 PM
Marijuana Movement
Skirting Italian Cannabis Law With EasyJoint
In Italy, cannabis light doesn’t exceed the legal amount of THC. EasyJoint is capitalizing on this legal loophole.
Jan 7, 2019 11:10 AM
Hightimes
Industrial Hemp Finally Legalized (Again) in the United States
States may now apply to start producing hemp and hemp-derived products under Department of Agriculture supervision.
Jan 3, 2019 2:45 PM
Israeli Parliament Approves Export of Medical Cannabis Hours Before Dissolving
Israel will join the Netherlands and Canada as nations that allow the legal export of medical cannabis.
Dec 29, 2018 10:20 AM
The Weed Blog
12 Marijuana-Themed Gifts To Spread Holiday Cheer And Support Cannabis Reform
​‘Tis better to give than to receive. But ’tis even better when you live in a state where marijuana is legal and you can pick up some cannabis-themed gifts to spread holiday joy.
Dec 18, 2018 1:01 PM
Marijuana Moment
Why are so many countries now saying cannabis is OK?
Around the world attitudes towards the use of cannabis are shifting.
Dec 11, 2018 2:02 PM
BBC
Maryland panel approves ban on most cannabis advertising
This Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 photo shows a marijuana plant at SLOgrown Genetics in the coastal mountain range of San Luis Obispo, California. The company provides wholesale medicine to licensed dispensaries and delivery services. They specialize in the farm-to-table cultivation and production of high quality, organic, medical grade cannabis. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Dec 8, 2018 6:12 AM
WJLA
New Jersey Lawmakers Taking First Steps Towards Legalization
The controversial “New Jersey Marijuana Legalization Act” would establish a regulated market, expunge criminal records, and promote small businesses.
Nov 27, 2018 12:21 PM
Hightimes
What to Expect When Your State or Nation Legalizes Cannabis
No, legalization isn't already failing in Canada. This is how it works in new markets, every time.
Nov 22, 2018 1:10 PM
Leafly
Will Michigan law push Indiana toward cannabis?
When it comes to marijuana, Michigan is changing fast, and some in Indiana are taking note.
Nov 12, 2018 12:00 PM
South Bend Tribune
A look at other countries that could legalize recreational cannabis
Here's a look at other nations that could be influenced by Canada's legalization
Nov 2, 2018 10:05 AM
CTV News