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Why a Federally Licensed Marijuana Researcher is Suing the DEA - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Dr. Sue Sisley holds the rare distinction of being licensed by the Drug Enforcement Administration to study marijuana, so why is she suing the DEA over its marijuana research policies?
How can Texas fix its marijuana problem after legalizing hemp? Forensic experts have a plan - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Prosecutors and crime lab scientists were scrambling to find a solution after a change in the state's definition of marijuana imperiled criminal cases.
Louisiana 'weeks’ away from medical marijuana rollout - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Medical marijuana could finally be available for Louisiana’s sickest patients in “the next few weeks," according to grower, GB Sciences’, Vice President John Davis.
Maine’s tourist attractions include lobster, quaint towns, blueberries and now, for some, weed - Cannabis News
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New Jersey medical marijuana patients vacationing in Maine this summer won’t have to pack their own cannabis medicines when they travel to Lobster Land.
Medical marijuana is legal in Hawaii. But traveling inter-island with it could get you in trouble - Cannabis News
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Governor Ige appears ready to veto a measure that would allow medical cannabis patients to carry their marijuana with them as they travel between the Hawaiian islands.
Scientists Sue DEA Over Marijuana Cultivation Application Delay - Cannabis News
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A group of researchers recently filed a lawsuit against the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), asking a federal court to force the agency to respond to its application to manufacture marijuana for research purposes.
District Attorneys In Four Texas Counties Say They'll No Longer Prosecute Misdemeanor Marijuana Cases - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
A new law that legalized hemp in Texas is creating a haze of confusion for authorities as most crime labs around the state can't do the testing to tell the difference between the cannabis plant and its illegal cousin, marijuana.
Massachusetts Officials Release Rules for Cannabis Delivery, Cafes - Cannabis News
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State officials overseeing the medical and recreational marijuana industries have released rewritten rules regarding marijuana vaping lounges and home delivery.
Drug Testing in the Era of Marijuana Legalization - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
In a constantly changing legal landscape, employers must take care when creating a zero-tolerance policy.
With Governor's signature, Maine finally has rules for recreational marijuana market - Cannabis News
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Maine's adult-use marijuana industry will have the strictest residency rules in the nation.
New York state decriminalizes marijuana after legalization fails - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Efforts to legalize marijuana in New York state have failed, so lawmakers did the next best thing: Decriminalize it.
United States of Weed - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
Curious about the status of cannabis? Here’s a map of where marijuana legalization stands across the country — and a deeper look into some places with disparate approaches to pot.
U.S. Postal Services Unveils New Policy On Mailing Hemp-Derived CBD Products - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) confirmed in an expanded policy update last week that hemp products are legal to mail under certain circumstances since the crop is no longer a federally controlled substance.
Hempfest organizer, cannabis retailers say ban on pot advertising at the annual festival violates free-speech guarantees - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
The organizers of Hempfest, Seattle’s annual giant celebration of all things marijuana, and a pair of the state’s largest cannabis retailers have filed a lawsuit and are seeking an injunction to prevent the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) from enforcing a ban on advertising at the festival.
Arizona Supreme Court rules marijuana extracts are legal - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
According to some estimates, extracts account for nearly half of the sales at Arizona dispensaries.
TSA Updates Marijuana Rules To Allow Hemp-Derived CBD On Flights - Cannabis News
Law & Crime
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) updated its policy on cannabis over the Memorial Day weekend, changing the medical marijuana section of its “What Can I Bring?” webpage from reading “no” to “yes” (with “special instructions”).

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