Jeffrey L. Smith

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Illinois Has Legalized but What's Going on In New York and New Jersey?

So much for the coastal elites thinking they can show Middle America how to get things done.

SCOTUS Declines to Hear Challenge to Anti-Cannabis Tax Provision

Section 280E was written with to preclude drug dealers from taking business deductions but has used mostly against the legal marijuana industry.

Illinois Is Now the 11th State to Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana -- $2B Market Projected

The legalization measure contains social equity provisions activists believe could be a national model.

Domino Effect? Illinois Marijuana Legalization Could Spur Other States

The Illinois Legislature is winning praise for having dealt upfront with the tough social equity issues raised by legalization.

The Politics of Reforming Federal Marijuana Laws Increasingly Favors the Reformers

Business interests and public opinion clearly favor ending prohibition but the status quo still has a lot of momentum.

Cannabis Banking Bill Wins Approval in Crucial House Committee

The fate of the SAFE Banking Act is far from certain but there is progress to celebrate.

Florida Finally Allows Actual Marijuana Flower in Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

A new law is likely to result in many millions of dollars in sales to patients who have been denied whole flower.