Multi-state operator Curaleaf was told to remove ground flower from its New York dispensaries in September. After lengthy negotiations with the Department of Health, ground flower is now available again at Curaleaf's Empire State shops.
Israeli chemist and researcher Raphael Mechoulam celebrated his 90th birthday on November 5. He's best known for discovering THC in 1964.
Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer says the marijuana legalization wave in red states is a promising development.
New Jersey, Arizona, Montana and South Dakota voted in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana on November 3. In addition, medical marijuana in Mississippi and South Dakota, magic mushrooms in Oregon and Washington, DC and drug decriminalization in Oregon passed.
There are now 15 states that have legalized marijuana recreationally (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, Oregon, South Dakota, Vermont and Washington), 16 more with decriminalization laws and 48 with medical-marijuana laws.