Across the country, more state laws are aligning with voter attitudes about recreational use of marijuana. The wave of cannabis legalization has had a significant influence on individuals, communities and governments, and driven the development of a burgeoning commercial industry.
By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press
If growing marijuana in Oregon were to stop today, it could take more than six years by one estimate to smoke or eat it all.
By Amy Adamczyk, Christopher Thomas, Jacob Felson, The Conversation
And it’s not about older, more conservative Americans being replaced by younger generations who are more familiar with marijuana.
By Associated Press
One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market.
By Gretchen Frazee
Canada is only the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana, opening up a multi-billion dollar market to businesses and investors.
By Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo, Hari Sreenivasan
As states across the country legalize marijuana, efforts to determine whether someone is too high to drive is becoming a thorny public health issue. From brain functioning analyses and phone apps to training police officers on looking for signs, Hari…
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. — Green Thumb Industries had a business plan, expertise and plenty of ambition to grow its marijuana business. What the Chicago-based company didn't have was access to enough capital to make it all happen.
By Megan Thielking, STAT
A neurobiologist at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York thinks cannabidiol -- one of the two main compounds plucked from the marijuana plant -- might hold the potential to curb cravings for heroin and other opioids.
By PBS NewsHour
California this week joined a growing list of states and the District of Columbia where it is now legal to sell marijuana. But on Thursday Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded an Obama-era policy that discouraged federal prosecutors from bringing charges…
A component of cannabis reduced seizures in children with a rare form of epilepsy, marking a significant step in efforts to use marijuana and its derivatives to treat serious medical conditions.
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