Most Americans live in states where marijuana is legally available in some form. But most banks don't want anything to do with money from the cannabis industry for fear it could expose them to legal trouble from the federal government,…
By Associated Press
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Saturday he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year.
By Sara Burnett, Associated Press
While it’s easy for police to screen drivers for alcohol impairment using a breath-testing device, there’s no such machine to screen for drug impairment. As a result, more police are ordering electronic warrants and drawing blood roadside, sparking concerns about…
By Jenni Bergal, Stateline
Products containing CBD are already in stores and sold online, so it's easy to believe there must be something special about the ingredient. But the claims are largely unproven and quality control standards don't exist.
By Carla K. Johnson, Candice Choi, Associated Press
By Morgan Lee, Associated Press
The idea for state-run pot shops comes from a trio of GOP state senators who broke with local Republican Party orthodoxy to embrace legal marijuana with a decidedly big-government approach that would have the state directly oversee most sales —…
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 Lori Jane Gliha, Rocky Mountain PBS
As more states legalize recreational use of marijuana, edible forms of the drug are also becoming increasingly popular. But little research has been done on potential complications of consuming the substance, and some scientists believe they can cause hallucinogenic reactions.
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
Liberal California became the largest legal U.S. marketplace, conservative Utah and Oklahoma embraced medical marijuana, and the U.S. East Coast got its first commercial pot shops.
By Associated Press
One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market.
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