To date, 11 states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for adult recreational use.
"As our legal cannabis industry continues to flourish, it's important to ensure that the door of economic opportunity remains open for all Nevadans," Gov. Steve Sisolak said.
The former House speaker once famously said that he was "unalterably opposed" to decriminalizing marijuana at the federal level.
We can't allow a lucrative new legal cannabis industry worth billions to ignore the millions harmed by over-policing and discriminatory policies.
A group opposing the legalization of marijuana across the U.S.—out of fear it will become "the next Big Tobacco"—unveiled an online tool to track industry donations to federal politicians.
Ottawa moved to legalize and regulate recreational cannabis in June, fulfilling a campaign promise put forward by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
It will put some strain on the individual businesses, but I think it will be better for the consumer," Morgan Fox, a spokesman for the National Cannabis Industry Association, told Newsweek of the new regulations.
The Canadian government has warned citizens on its website that legal cannabis use could still cause problems when traveling abroad.
The Republican Party of Texas will now support the decriminalization of marijuana and use of medical marijuana.
The Florida Department of Health said it has appealed the ruling, which triggers an automatic stay.
Now that GOP senators are coming out in support of legalization, Democrats may be playing a game of catch-up that could have consequences at the polls.
The research on marijuana's effect on IQ is still unclear.
The papers features Jeff Session's face with a joint drawn into his mouth to send a message: "We're not criminals, junkies or idiots."
After a long, hard road, the first marijuana dispensary in Texas is poised to open its doors to treat epilepsy patients.
The state's January 1 kickoff to legal marijuana sales has brought in around $2 billion in stock value.
"The momentum behind marijuana law reform will not only continue but increase as we head into 2018."
Is it more profitable for pot producers to stay underground?
Canadians consumed $4.8 billion worth of weed in 2015, putting the industry on par with the wine industry.
For eighth graders, binge drinking and prescription drug abuse decreased after medical marijuana legalization, but increased for 12th graders.
The data was not interpreted as a decrease by anti-marijuana groups, who said use remained higher in legal states than the rest of the U.S.
Nova Scotia's sole alcohol distributor will sell the drug in its stores and online, as a few other provinces are doing.
Federal and state laws concerning the drug are at odds.