The Associated Press

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Mississippi negotiators reach proposal on medical marijuana

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi House and Senate negotiators said Thursday that they have agreed on a proposed medical marijuana program. Leaders ar...

State cannabis lobbying group forms even as drug's illegal

The industry has already launched a lobbying group in the state to help influence the rules that will regulate the industry....

Director tapped for medical marijuana commission in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — State Treasurer John McMillan has quit to take over a new state panel dealing with medical marijuana....

South Dakota lawmakers reject a handful of medical pot rules

South Dakota lawmakers on Monday rejected a handful of rules proposals governing medical marijuana from Gov. Kristi Noem’s administration but approved...

Court blocks drive for more marijuana in Mount Pleasant

The Michigan Court of Appeals has blocked an effort to increase the number of marijuana businesses to 10 from three in a mid−Michigan college town....

Cannabis Commission wants plants next year, hires director

The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission will ask state lawmakers to revise the state’s medical marijuana law in order to get plants in the ground next...

Judge: County can't ban water delivery to Hmong pot farmers

A federal judge has ruled Northern California county officials can’t stop trucks from delivering water to Hmong farmers who are illegally growing....

Canada's marijuana legalization provides lessons to the world on selling cannabis

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary....

South Dakota lawmakers push to outlaw homegrown medical pot

They recommended outlawing growing medical marijuana in homes and allowing local governments to prohibit dispensaries....