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Border Patrol keeps seizing legal cannabis far from border in California

And it’s costing fledgling businesses—licensed by the state, and following the rules—millions of dollars.
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COVID-19 interstate compacts could be a model for regional marijuana trade

A ‘western alliance’ of legal states could regulate interstate cannabis commerce, say some industry leaders.
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Bernie Sanders says he’d legalize cannabis by executive order. Can he do that?

It’s a great stump speech crowd-pleaser. But can a president actually make it happen? It’s complicated.
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Congress takes a historic first step on national cannabis legalization

A House committee is scheduled to consider the MORE Act, which would remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act.
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