Politics

March 29, 2019

Local Laws Cut Cannabis Access for California Retirement Community

When the City of Laguna Woods banned cannabis businesses from operating in city limits, they left a lot of local retirees who depend on cannabis cut off. We visited the retirement community to learn about how that impact is being felt. The post Local Laws […]
March 31, 2019

After Budget Setback, What’s Next for Legalization in New York?

Advocates wanted equity measures. Companies wanted to jump the line. Rural counties wanted to opt out. In the end, nobody got anything. Maybe slowing down isn’t the worst thing. The post After Budget Setback, What’s Next for Legalization in New York? appeared first on Leafly.
April 1, 2019

Oklahoma’s Green Rush Is Even Wilder Than You Imagine

Licenses mania. Dispensaries next to dispensaries. In Oklahoma’s Wild West, even the cops and holy rollers are jumping into the industry. The post Oklahoma’s Green Rush Is Even Wilder Than You Imagine appeared first on Leafly.
April 4, 2019

How the Cannabis Industry Defeated Legalization in New York

Why did legalization fail in New York? Many factors. But chief among them: The cannabis industry ignoring social equity. That’s got to stop. The post How the Cannabis Industry Defeated Legalization in New York appeared first on Leafly.
April 5, 2019

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Mar. 29-Apr. 4

Cannabis news from around the web. The post This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Mar. 29-Apr. 4 appeared first on Leafly.
April 8, 2019

Cannabis Enters the Kentucky Governor’s Race

Democratic challenger Adam Edelen offers a plan to decriminalize personal possession. More than 11,000 Kentuckians were convicted under prohibition last year. The post Cannabis Enters the Kentucky Governor’s Race appeared first on Leafly.
April 12, 2019

The Roll-Up #83: Ngaio Bealum and Poop Weed

Comedian Ngaio Bealum talks edibles, and we have a cautionary tale about Spanish hash. The post The Roll-Up #83: Ngaio Bealum and Poop Weed appeared first on Leafly.
April 12, 2019

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Apr. 5-11

Cannabis news from around the web. The post This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Apr. 5-11 appeared first on Leafly.
April 15, 2019

Is Nebraska Headed for a No-Rules Medical Marijuana Market?

Nebraska advocates warn state legislators: If you don’t pass an MMJ law this session, they’ll put an Oklahoma-style legalization measure on the ballot. The post Is Nebraska Headed for a No-Rules Medical Marijuana Market? appeared first on Leafly.
April 16, 2019

Doctors Have a Cannabis Problem, and It’s Harming Patients

When doctors refuse to learn or talk about cannabis, they put their patients at risk. A new study proves it. And it’s got to stop. The post Doctors Have a Cannabis Problem, and It’s Harming Patients appeared first on Leafly.