The Associated Press

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Marijuana excise taxes outpace alcohol in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) — Excise taxes for marijuana sold for adult recreational use exceeded alcohol excise taxes for the first time in Massachusetts, reflecting...

Medical marijuana moves 1 step closer in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is moving closer to joining most other states in allowing people to use marijuana to relieve medical conditions....

In ad, Senate hopeful smokes pot, slams arrest disparities

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A political newcomer in Louisiana whose adept use of social media drew notice when he finished strong in a U.S. House race last yea...

Medical marijuana advances with Mississippi senate vote

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A bill to create a medical marijuana program is headed for debate in the Mississippi Senate in coming days....

New Hampshire House again passes marijuana legalization bill

The New Hampshire House has again voted to legalize the personal use and cultivation of small amounts of marijuana....

Authorities: Beware of vapes, gummies in some Kansas stores

Kan. (AP) — Confusion is clouding the legality of vapes, gummies, teas and other products that include a chemical cousin of marijuana’s main intoxicat...

Pot, political maps, COVID aid on Hochul, lawmakers' agenda

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s Democrat-controlled Legislature will make key decisions in 2022 on everything from the roll-out of recreational marijua...

Over1,500 applications filed for social equity pot licenses

Over 1,500 applications have been filed for the 26 social equity dispensary licenses....

Company weeds out competition, bakes 850-pound pot brownie

A Massachusetts cannabis company is celebrating National Brownie Day on Wednesday with what it believes is the “largest THC−infused brownie ever made....