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The Fresh Toast Marijuana Legislative Roundup: April 23

On the state level, Maine and Alaska made progress on their legalization efforts. Find out more in our weekly marijuana legislative roundup.

Most Americans Want Legal Marijuana, But States Can’t Agree On How To Do It

Polls show that 64 percent of Americans favor legalizing marijuana. But, despite the majority support, there’s no clear consensus on how it should be regulated.

Federal Cannabis Prohibition: Is The End Finally Near?

The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States caught many pundits and prognosticators off guard.

Sanjay Gupta Is Back This Weekend With Part 4 Of His ‘Weed’ Series

The popular TV doctor will examine marijuana’s potential as both an alternative to opioids in treating pain and in ending opioid addiction. The report, called "Weed 4: Pot vs. Pills," will air on CNN Sunday at 8 am.

Sen. Chuck Schumer: It’s Time To End Marijuana Prohibition

In a shocking announcement of global and historic significance,  Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), the Senate minority leader, said he will introduce a bill to decriminalize cannabis nationwide.

Let’s Talk About How Scotts Miracle-Gro Is Becoming A Major Player In The Cannabis Market

Scotts Miracle-Gro is quietly becoming one of the major players in the cannabis industry — and the 150-year-old multinational garden giant doubled down on its investment this week by purchasing a hydroponics company.

Inside Lyft’s 420 Campaign That Hopes To Keep Roads Safe

If you're going to be celebrating 4/20, the unofficial cannabis holiday, the last thing you want to do is drive impaired.

Here’s What Happened When New Orleans Decriminalized Marijuana

One year ago, the New Orleans City Council voted unanimously to decriminalize marijuana possession. The results of the change in law have been staggering.

Study: Marijuana Legalization Associated With This Important Social Change

This, of course, is not the first study to make the connection between marijuana legal reform and social change, but the findings are staggering.

Tracking Marijuana Consumption By Testing Sewage?

A federal agency has come up with an innovative way to monitor consumption: Sewage.