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By Jim Heintz, Associated Press
More Louisiana residents will have access to medical marijuana under a significant expansion of the state's therapeutic cannabis program that Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed into law.
By Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press
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
Louisiana is becoming the first Deep South state to dispense medical marijuana on Tuesday, four years after state lawmakers agreed to give patients access to therapeutic cannabis.
And it’s not about older, more conservative Americans being replaced by younger generations who are more familiar with marijuana.
By Amy Adamczyk, Christopher Thomas, Jacob Felson, The Conversation
By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press
At year's end, California's effort to transform its longstanding illegal and medicinal marijuana markets into a unified, multibillion-dollar industry remains a work in progress.
By Sean Murphy, Associated Press
A growing group of traditionally conservative Republican voters in Oklahoma have shifted their position on medical marijuana as they approach a Tuesday vote that could ensure Oklahoma joins the growing list of states that have legalized some form of pot.
By Craig Nard, The Conversation
Although marijuana continues to be classified as a Schedule 1 drug, private companies are quietly securing patents. Here's why that matters.
By Andrew Joseph, STAT
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.
By Angus Chen, Scientific American
Cannabis breeders have long been crossing plants to develop distinctive strains that purportedly do different things. But many scientists see the whole thing as a pipe dream.
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