Law & Crime

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has denied a request from an anti-legalization group to place marijuana and its derivatives on a list of restricted substances that are not "generally recognized as safe and effective."

Stricter rules on testing, packaging and labeling of products loom large for the state’s pot industry, possibly weeding out smaller players.

As of Monday, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission was considering 63 license applications that included all four of the required packets of information.

Like it or not, starting July 1st people in Vermont will be able to possess up to an ounce of marijuana.

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) has introduced legislation to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level.

Virginia has received 49 applications from medical-cannabis companies hoping to be among the first to set up shop in the state, giving officials plenty of options as they prepare to hand out five licenses this summer.

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