Sniff and search is no longer the default for police in some of the 33 states that have legalized marijuana.
By Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press
No illnesses have yet been reported north of the border, but they are monitoring the situation closely, and British Columbia’s top health official says it’s just a matter of time before symptoms are reported in Canada.
By Rob Gillies, Gene Johnson, Associated Press
The Justice Department said Monday it would move forward to add to the number of marijuana growers for federally-authorized cannabis research.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
As medical marijuana has become legal in much of the U.S., more senior citizens are starting to use it to manage pain and opioid addiction. In Arizona, one retired police officer overcame his own personal biases to become a medical…
By Andrew Brown, Arizona Public Media
The state government of California is currently developing rules that will define whether a geographic area can be deemed a marijuana growing region. For small farmers, who are threatened by industrial competitors and the cost of regulation, survival may depend…
By John Ferrugia, Rocky Mountain PBS
Some states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use have experienced a surge in the drug’s black market activity. In particular, Colorado has become a haven for underground marijuana cultivation, sale and export, prompting questions about how legalization led to…
By Yamiche Alcindor
As marijuana legalization expands across the country, who is benefiting from the blossoming industry? In most cases, it is a very different population from that which has previously borne the brunt of marijuana criminalization. Millions are still dealing with scars…
By Nsikan Akpan, Jamie Leventhal
If you buy or sell CBD, you could be breaking the law. These science lessons can explain why.
As marijuana has been legalized in states across the country, investors have identified a major business opportunity. Still, the cannabis market isn’t all easy money. In California, new companies are scaling up operations, but some smaller ones fight to survive,…
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