Where Buying Marijuana Is Legal, But There’s Nowhere to Smoke It

Although some lawmakers have tried, no state legislature has yet carved out rules for cannabis lounges, cafes or tasting rooms.

Colorado Ski Towns Look to Fund Mental Health Services by Taxing Pot

Idyllic locales sometimes stigmatize mental illness the most.

Legal Marijuana Is Not Staying Where It’s Supposed to in the U.S.

New research shows that its tough to keep legalized marijuana from moving across state borders.

Another Volley Between States and the Justice Department Over Recreational Marijuana

In the latest round of official correspondence, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown highlighted the state’s tracking measures for pot and noted flaws with a report U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions referenced.

As Sessions Looks More Closely at Legal Weed, State Officials Point to Regulatory Successes

“We're trying to be flexible, to bring the understanding…, the agency's history and legacy of knowledge to bear on this new industry,” according to Mark Pettinger, an Oregon Liquor Control Commission public affairs officer.

Despite Growing Support for Marijuana, Legalization Faces Rocky Road

This year, Vermont came close to becoming the first state to legalize recreational marijuana through the Legislature. Other states spent the first half of 2017 battling over regulations to govern voter-approved pot sales.

A California County Supervisor’s Wisdom on Regulating Legalized Marijuana

WATCH: According to Humboldt County Supervisor Rex Bohn, the marijuana industry isn’t just about growing and selling.

New Mexico's Contentious 'Pot Powwow'

A cannabis company believes the pot industry could save tribal nations from poverty. But many argue it would only make a drug problem worse.

How Prosecutors Are Responding to Shifting Views on Marijuana

A new National District Attorneys Association report “puts prosecutors on the map” on key issues facing the future of marijuana use.

N.J. Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Is ‘Beyond Stupidity,’ Gov. Says

Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: NYC maps rampant sidewalk sheds; Conn. city settles police discrimination suit; Sacramento strengthens ‘sanctuary city’ status.

Local Police Department’s Tweet About ‘Undercover 420 Operations’ Goes Viral

Police in Wyoming, Minnesota had some fun on social media on April 20, a celebratory day for marijuana enthusiasts.

White House Suggests Feds Could Crack Down on Recreational Pot

“I do believe that you’ll see greater enforcement,” press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday.

Patients Are Ditching Opioid Pills for Marijuana

Can marijuana help solve the opioid epidemic?

As More Voters Legalize Marijuana, States Left With Regulatory Hurdles

Lawmakers and regulators are often left to iron out complicated rules after voters back legal marijuana through ballot initiatives.

Is Marijuana the Answer to Traffic Fatalities in the U.S.?

Weed as a pain killing substitute for opioids doesn't sound so bad.

Trump’s Attorney General Could Scrap Rule Protecting State-Legalized Marijuana

As Attorney General, Sessions could issue a directive that would give prosecutors in states with legal marijuana a freer hand to prosecute marijuana companies.

State and Local Government Elections: Ballot Initiatives We’re Tracking

Beyond races for the White House and Congress, voters across the nation are considering a wide variety of state and local proposals and initiatives. Here’s our rundown of what’s important to watch ...