Sophie Quinton

Pizza, Pad Thai and Pot: Home Delivery of Marijuana Is Legal in These States

This story is part of an occasional series on marijuana laws in the states.

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Why It’s Getting Easier for Marijuana Companies to Open Bank Accounts

Editor's Note: This story was updated 12/7 to correct the year when medical marijuana dispensaries opened in Hawaii (it was 2017), and 12/6 to clarify comments made by Brian Smith, who said that many marijuana businesses were reluctant to open bank accounts because they were hesitant to enter a highly regulated system.

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In These States, Past Marijuana Crimes Can Go Away

When Californians voted to legalize marijuana last year, they also voted to let people petition courts to reduce or hide convictions for past marijuana crimes. State residents can now petition courts to change some felonies to misdemeanors, change some misdemeanors to infractions, and wipe away convictions for possessing or growing small amounts of the drug.

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Where Buying Marijuana Is Legal, But There’s Nowhere to Smoke It

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy.

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States Confront a New Era of Crazy Wildfires

NORTH FORK, Montana — The 2003 Wedge Canyon fire missed Molly Shepherd’s property by a quarter mile. From her cabin deck, she watched flames lick down the mountainside through acres of pine and larch forest toward her home. The fire burned for more than two agonizing months, consuming seven homes and over 53,000 acres.

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