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Author: Mike Gianakos

Connecticut Lawmakers Legalize It!

The state legislature has approved Cannabis legalization and all signs point to Gov. Lamont signing the bill into law.

Hall of Famer Paul Pierce Unveils Pot Line

The Celtics legend will debut his Truth-branded pot products later this year.

Rhode Island Makes Marijuana History

A state legislative committee has approved a Cannabis legalization measure for the first time ever.

Beware New Jerseyans Bearing Gifts

The state’s top law enforcement official is attempting to shut down companies running “free” marijuana gift schemes.

Maine Sets Retail Record

Recreational pot sales are up in Maine as the state has set retail records in consecutive months.

First Legal Pot Delivery in Massachusetts

Recreational marijuana deliveries are underway thanks to the state’s first Cannabis courier company.

Opting Out in New York

Jurisdictions that wish to opt out of the retail marijuana industry have until the end of the year to pass an ordinance.

Mass Cities Squeeze Pot Businesses for Millions

Local governments are taking advantage of a state law that allows cities to collect an "impact fee" from pot businesses.

New Jersey Towns Ignore Voters, Look to Ban Pot

Despite widespread support for legalization, local governments are opting out of the state's budding cannabis industry.

Ex Mayor Guilty of Taking Pot Business Bribes

Jasiel Correia took hundreds of thousands of dollars from pot business hopefuls. Now he faces decades in prison.

Church Leaders Oppose Legalization in Connecticut

Religious leaders held a press conference to express their opposition to the state's potential adult-use program.

New York’s Marijuana Millions

A new analysis of the state's adult-use pot program shows Cannabis tax revenue making a major impact by 2025.

Legal Pot Definitely Maybe in Rhode Island

Despite general optimism about legalization, lawmakers haven't been able to make much progress when it comes to pot.

Maine Considers Psychedelic Therapy

Maine becomes the latest state to contemplate legalizing the consumption of psilocybin.

Court: Company Must Pay for Worker’s Medical Pot

New Jersey's high Court sided with a medical cannabis patient, ruling an employer must pay for medical pot.

Virginia Governor Signs Bill Officially Legalizing Cannabis

The 16th state to legalize pot is also the first Southern state to approve the reform.

New York Vs. New Jersey: The Battle for Pot Supremacy

As the Green Rush heads east with billions of dollars on the line, an old interstate rivalry heats up.

Connecticut Gov’s Pot Bill Gets a Rewrite

A series of amendments emphasizing social equity are giving Gov. Lamont's legalization bill new life.

New Mexico Legalizes Cannabis!

Following a flurry of reform in 2021, New Mexico becomes the latest state to pass an adult-use marijuana law.

Maine Law Would Decriminalize All Drugs

A new proposal would help end the War on Drugs by eliminating jail time for possession of all illicit substances.