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Election could stoke US marijuana market, sway Congress

Voters in four states from different regions of the country could embrace broad legal marijuana sales on Election Day, and a sweep would highlight how public acceptance of cannabis is cutting across geography, demographics and the nation’s deep political divide.

Ticker: Pols blast pending pot delivery regs; Providence unveils program to support small businesses

A handful of lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have asked that Massachusetts marijuana regulators scrap the proposed delivery license that would let operators buy marijuana wholesale from cultivators and manufacturers, store it in a warehouse and deliver it to consumers at home.

Pot shop a no-go in Quincy Market after landlord’s cease and desist

Plans for a pot shop in Quincy Market are on hold for now after the property management firm for the popular downtown tourist destination issued a cease and desist letter for the cannabis retailer, city officials confirmed.

Guest Commentary: The use of cannabis in the United States should be decriminalized

Amid the long-overdue national conversation about achieving true social justice, one key element is being largely overlooked: The need to end decades of misguided drug policy that has disproportionately taken a toll on minority communities.

Seven indicted for allegedly running prostitution ring out of Denver massage parlors

A Denver grand jury on Thursday indicted seven people and 12 businesses for running an alleged international human trafficking operation comprised of illicit massage parlors and black market marijuana grow operations, the Denver District Attorney’s Office announced.

June was Colorado’s biggest marijuana sales month ever. July was likely bigger.

June marks the first month in Colorado history that recreational marijuana shops sold more than $150 million in worth of products as cannabis consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic continues to set industry records.

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says pardons for marijuana convictions can start in 90 days

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill into law Monday that allows him to mass-pardon Coloradans with minor marijuana possession convictions, but he has not said exactly how the process will work.