New York’s Cannabis Legalization Workgroup Comes to Manhattan

As state officials craft a legalization bill, a question recurs among advocates: when the cannabis industry blooms, who gets a slice of the pie?

A ‘Historic Moment’ in House Judiciary Hearing on Cannabis, Veterans, and Research

Democrats want to work with Republicans on cannabis reform. But the hearing indicated that the minority party may be willing to walk away if criminal justice takes a back seat in those efforts.

Advocates Expect Equity, Expungement, and Micro-businesses in New Jersey Legalization Bill

A bill to legalize cannabis for adult use is expected any day now. A key advocate outlines what to expect and what sets the state’s plan apart.

Medical Cannabis in Utah? Mormon Church Suddenly Says No

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had kept a low profile on Prop. 2, but its opposition now could sway the faithful away from medical cannabis.

Cannabis in the NY Governor’s Race: Big Donations and a Big Debate

Last month, Cannabis Wire reported that Governor Andrew Cuomo accepted nearly $100,000 from two of the largest cannabis companies in the country. But Cuomo received more money from the industry than his campaign finance disclosures showed.

Ballot Initiative Could Determine Fate of Colorado’s Hemp Industry

As Congress prepares to decide on hemp legalization, Colorado lawmakers say Amendment X provides flexibility to keep the state's hemp crop compliant and competitive.

Jury Trial Set for Closely Watched Anti-Cannabis Case in Colorado

The anti-racketeering, or RICO, case plaintiffs are backed by a D.C. law firm with ties to conservative causes — and Jeff Sessions.

Conservative North Dakota Might Be the Next State to Legalize Cannabis

An initiative to legalize recreational cannabis has qualified for the state's November ballot.

From Alleged Fake Texts to ‘Dumpster Fire,’ Keeping up with Oklahoma’s Wild Path to Medical Cannabis

Here’s a timeline of the events leading up to the August 25 deadline for Oklahoma officials to finalize the medical cannabis plan.