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Several leading cannabis companies across the United States have banded together to form a political advocacy group aimed at protecting the legal cannabis trade.
Hemp initiatives in states from tiny Rhode Island in the east to expansive Washington state in the USA’s northwest are seeing advances as proponents of the crop see its potential to revive the farm sector and boost state tax coffers — sooner or later.
To investigate the real-world effects of marijuana researchers need a product that looks and feels like the real thing. And they're increasingly frustrated with government weed that is something else entirely.
A handful of federal bills can protect the marijuana industry and patients.
Lawmakers are proposing to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois but say the legislation probably won't come up for a vote until next year.
Across the country, advocates are hailing industrial hemp as a miracle crop. Some Floridians even think the plant could surpass oranges as an agricultural powerhouse. But lawmakers in the capitol are urging caution.
The Medical Cannabis Act has made its way past the first hurdle of many on the road to becoming law in Nebraska.
"It can be a billion-dollar crop if we wanted it to be," said Geoff Whaling, president of the Pennsylvania Hemp Industrial Council.
It has been nearly a year since the state granted eight medical marijuana dispensary licenses, but it wasn't until last month that several licensees started pot production.
Hearings on Massachusetts' recreational marijuana begin in the Statehouse in Boston Monday, where lawmakers will mull potential changes to the voter-approved legislation legalizing marijuana use among adults and paving the way for commercial sale of the drug.
Legislation is advancing in the Arkansas House of Representatives that would legalize the cultivation of industrial hemp in the state.
ALBANY -- Chronic pain sufferers will now be able to get medical marijuana prescribed to them in New York.
Lawmakers appear to have reached a compromise Thursday that would expand Georgia’s medical marijuana law.
Cannabis industry thought leaders share some thoughts on how the Trump administration may affect them.
The country as a whole might be in trouble – but it looks like marijuana measures are probably safe.
Will Donald Trump turn over a new leaf for the cannabis industry?
Both candidates have expressed support for medical marijuana, and have encouraged the federal government to allow more states to vote on legalizing marijuana.
If Hillary Clinton can consolidate the support of young left-wing voters — and motivate them to turn out on Election Day — she will win the White House. And there’s no better cure for millennial apathy than legal marijuana.
Why not ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump some pointed questions about legalizing marijuana?
Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump will have their first of three debates on Monday.
Clinton's stance on marijuana came up in the primaries.
Marijuana is on the ballot in nine states this year—five voting on legalization and four voting on medical marijuana—and Democrats hope the measures will be a draw for liberal voters.