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Ayr receives final license to sell adult-use cannabis in Watertown, the company’s second approved adult-use dispensary in Greater Boston
Cassie Cope ~ The State ~
Because she has seizures every day and slams into the ground, 18-year-old Dixie Pace has worn a helmet since November.
Fly the Friendly Skies with Hemp – Cannabis News
HARRISBURG — With the legalization of medical marijuana now before the House, Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday hosted supporters at the governor’s residence for what he described as “a chance to get the facts out.”
Iowa youth advocate seeks to launch Marijuana education campaign
CHICAGO (AP) — Advocates of Illinois' troubled medical marijuana experiment hope to reassure investors by pushing to have lawmakers extend it beyond 2017, when it expires, but the initiative faces an uncertain fate on Gov. Bruce Rauner's desk.
Lisa Riley Roche ~ KSL.Com ~ SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he's open to legalizing marijuana in Utah for medical use.
Kurtis Lee ~ LA Times ~ New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's response in a recent radio interview to a question about legal marijuana was in keeping with his tough-on-crime persona.
Matt Ferner ~ Huffington Post ~ Here are the positions that each of the GOP's many 2016 presidential hopefuls -- from the definitely-running to the definitely-maybes -- has taken on marijuana legalization.
Why Tobacco Prices are rising in the U.S. while those for weed are dropping — and what that Means for Consumers
Gillian Graham ~ Portland Press Herald ~ Five state legislatures are working on legalization bills, and two states could put the question to voters.
Matt Ferner ~ Huffington Post ~ In a letter sent Friday, lawmakers are urging President Barack Obama to select a more progressive head of the DEA, following the embattled current chief will resign in May.
Puff, puff, buzz: survey says cannabis branding will be more important as consumer expectations rise - Cannabis News
Matt Ferner & Elise Foley ~ Huffington Post ~ WASHINGTON -- Multiple members of Congress suggested Wednesday that the misguided policies of the drug war have played a central role in brewing tensions between police and residents in Baltimore that exploded into chaos after the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray.
Gilliam Graham ~ Portland Press Herald ~ But Maine hospitals say they face federal penalties if they allow patients, including children, to use nonsmokable forms of medical marijuana prescribed by their doctors.
Larry Meyer ~ The Argus Observer ~ ONTARIO — Marijuana took up most of the discussion on the April 23rd Legislative Hotline, with state Sen. Ted Ferrioli expressing frustration with the slow pace of rule-making.
Margaret Talev ~ Bloomberg ~ Late in his term (and on the eve of a visit to Jamaica), the former Choom Ganger finally seems to be softening toward his old friend.