The Associated Press

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4/20 fizzle: Pot industry tested as virus slams economy

It was supposed to be a long weekend of festivals and music culminating on April 20, or 4/20... Instead, it has been reduced to an online replica.....

A pot shop at your door: Home delivery surges amid outbreak

California, are among the cities labeling dispensaries “essential” businesses that can remain open during virus lockdowns...

Medical marijuana bill clears Alabama Senate committee

A medical marijuana bill cleared its first hurdle Wednesday in the Alabama Legislature, giving hope to advocates after years of setbacks....

Pot shops turn to highway sponsor signs amid strict ad rules

Cannabis companies are using a loophole in Colorado’s strict limits on marijuana advertising by sponsoring state highways....

Chicago's former top cop consulting local cannabis company

A former head of the Chicago Police Department is advising a local cannabis company on security after more than $200,000 was stolen....

Africa's black farmers fight to enter marijuana market

“One of the most important aspects of this industry is for us to find ways to uplift small farmers, particularly black rural farmers,” said McClelland...

Cannabis startup pulls out of CES tech show amid limits

A Canadian cannabis tech company has pulled out of the CES gadget show after being given constraints on how it could promote its products....

Thailand launches full-time clinics dispensing cannabis oil

NONTHABURI, Thailand — Thailand on Monday opened its first two full−time clinics dispensing cannabis oil for medical treatment,...

Illinois sees first legal sales of recreational marijuana

CHICAGO — Illinois’ first day of legal recreational marijuana generated nearly $3.2 million in sales, state officials announced Thursday....