legalization

April 19, 2019

Chronic Chronology: Great Moments in 4/20 History

Fire one up and hop on the bus for a detour-laden timeline of 4/20 throughout cannabis history. The post Chronic Chronology: Great Moments in 4/20 History appeared first on Leafly.
April 23, 2019

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. The post Years After Legalization, Maine Releases First Cannabis Industry Rules appeared first on Leafly.
April 26, 2019

New Report Says an Adult-Use Cannabis Industry Could Provide $4 Billion for New York State

Despite adult-use cannabis’ exclusion from the New York State budget this year, a new report says it could provide the state at least $4 billion. The post New Report Says an Adult-Use Cannabis Industry Could Provide $4 Billion for New York State appeared first on […]
May 6, 2019

Illinois’ New Legalization Bill Looks Pretty Rad

Gov. JB Pritzker’s Senate Bill 7 would grant broad personal freedoms and learns the lessons of past legalization. The post Illinois’ New Legalization Bill Looks Pretty Rad appeared first on Leafly.
May 15, 2019

New California Bill Would Override Local Bans on Cannabis Stores

An unprecedented bill would triple the number of retail outlets to over 2,200. The post New California Bill Would Override Local Bans on Cannabis Stores appeared first on Leafly.
May 20, 2019

5 Powerful Stories Helping to Debunk Dispensary Myths

Former mayors, police officers, current city leaders, and operators speak their truths on the impact of local cannabis retail. The post 5 Powerful Stories Helping to Debunk Dispensary Myths appeared first on Leafly.
May 23, 2019

Federal Lawmakers Join Industry Advocates in Call for Equity

Advocates and legislators increasingly agree: Full cannabis legalization is right around the corner. For many, the next big issue is equality. The post Federal Lawmakers Join Industry Advocates in Call for Equity appeared first on Leafly.
June 7, 2019

Medical Marijuana Sales Soar in Oklahoma, Topping $23M in May

To date, medical marijuana sales have generated nearly $10.7 million for state coffers in Oklahoma. The post Medical Marijuana Sales Soar in Oklahoma, Topping $23M in May appeared first on Leafly.
June 20, 2019

US House OKs Plan to Block Federal Cannabis Interference

The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized cannabis for adult use. The post US House OKs Plan to Block Federal Cannabis Interference appeared first on Leafly.
July 21, 2019

Banks Are Redlining the 99% Out of the Legal Cannabis Industry

Shannon Hattan is the co-founder and CEO of Fiddler’s Greens, a California cannabis tincture maker, and as an entrepreneur she should be feeling great. Her ten-person company, based in Santa Rosa, got one the first adult-use licenses to grow cannabis in the state. Fiddler’s award-winning […]