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The Netherlands: in Cannabis Coffee Shops, a Change is Coming

For decades, cannabis has been sold in coffee shops, but illegal to grow. A government experiment, approved by the Senate this week, aims to resolve that tension.

Netherlands
Connecticut

Connecticut Adult Use Cannabis Sales Will Start in January

In neighboring Rhode Island, adult use sales began in early December, and New York’s first adult use sales are expected by the end of 2022, too.

New York

New York Regulators Release Cannabis Delivery Guidance, Setting Up First Legal Sales

Regulators have for months said the first sales would happen by the end of 2022. Now it’s clear it will happen by bicycles, scooters or cars.

Congress

Missed Moments: How Congress Almost Decriminalized Cannabis

President Biden’s reforms are significant, but they highlight other leaders’ fumbled opportunities to change course through the decades.