The legislation currently contains a provision that would define industrial hemp a regular agricultural crop.
Marijuana legalization was supposed to decrease crime—but the reality is more complicated.
New York City's mass transit system has been facing financial stress and service problems. Could legalizing pot help?
Garden City, Colorado, has fewer than 300 residents, but has spent $3 million on downtown infrastructure upgrades since retail marijuana was legalized.
There’s now a 10th state where weed will be legal. But not an 11th.
With recreational marijuana now permitted in nine states, questions remain over the best way to detect high drivers.
Ballot Measure 3 includes an unusual provision that would automatically seal criminal records for marijuana offenses.
But experts caution pot tax revenue doesn’t necessarily solve state budget problems.
Five states have marijuana-related ballot initiatives primed for the general election on Nov. 6.
Nineteen of the states that allow hemp cultivation reported a crop last year.
In California, officials have destroyed thousands of the illegal pot plants they say Mexican cartels were growing on public land.
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The new report found that pot grown in Oregon is flooding illegal markets in at least 37 other states.
The state provided a detailed update on the industry, which is clearing $1 billion in sales annually.
When advocates now seek marijuana legalization, they also are focusing on investment in poor communities and fixing longstanding criminal justice problems.
Small businesses are struggling in California's recreational marijuana industry, hurting state revenue and prompting lawmakers to look how to improve participation in the regulated market—instead of the black market.
Sen. Rick Jones says the legislation is necessary because Michigan voters may soon decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
The recent action at the State Capitol in Juneau echoes sentiments nationally about the use and regulation of cannabis.
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