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A Canadian flag with a marijuana leaf is flown during a 4/20 rally to demand the legalization of marijuana on Parliament Hill in Ottawa April 20, 2012.

Canada just became the 2nd country in the world to legalize marijuana

Canada just became the second country in the world — and the first G7 nation — to legalize marijuana nationwide. The move was a key part of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's campaign promise.
Sen. Chuck Schumer.

Senator Chuck Schumer is introducing legislation to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level

Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the Senate, has announced that he wants marijuana decriminalized.

Products made with a component of marijuana that doesn’t get you high are surging in popularity

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is thought to be responsible for many of marijuana's therapeutic effects, from reducing pain to soothing anxiety.
Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) speaks with reporters about the withdrawn Republican health care bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 18, 2017.

A powerful Republican Senator hints that Congress may discuss nationwide marijuana legalization this year

Cannabis legalization is set to be a hot-button issue for the 2018 midterms and beyond.
Customers shop for marijuana at the MedMen store in West Hollywood, California, on Tuesday.

Jeff Sessions is on a crusade to stamp out legal marijuana — but Republicans might not be onboard

Republicans are warming to legal weed, which could make a marijuana policy decision from the Justice Department an unpopular one.

A scientist leading the largest marijuana study in history says it’s ‘5x stronger’ than in 1980 — but there’s a catch

Christian Hopfer, is a lead researcher on a forthcoming $5.5-million study of cannabis in twins — the largest and most long-term study of its kind in history.

Students can now major in ‘medical plant chemistry’ — or marijuana — at a Midwestern university

Northern Michigan University is offering a first-of-its-kind major in medicinal plant chemistry that will ready students for a career in marijuana.

Nevada sold out of legal marijuana so quickly, the government used a ‘statement of emergency’ to bring in more weed

Nevada adopts an emergency regulation in order to ease the state's marijuana shortage.

Nevada sold out of legal marijuana so quickly that the governor endorsed a ‘statement of emergency’

Less than two weeks after sales of recreational marijuana kicked off in Nevada, stores are running out of pot to sell.

You can now buy legal marijuana in Nevada

Recreational marijuana is coming to Las Vegas and beyond.