Dr. David Casarett will always remember the moment in 2013 when a patient asked for his opinion on medical marijuana. "Do you think it could help me," she asked. He replied with what he knew, that it was illegal federally and also in Pennsylvania, where he lives and practices at Penn Medicine. Continue reading on the Cannabist.
Federal cannabis prohibition is a buzzkill on many levels, but for cannabusinesses in legal states, it's an especially frustrating hurdle to expansion. When a brand outgrows its home turf, it can't just start shipping packages of product to the next state over. Despite the difficulty, a number of companies have managed to cross state lines. Continue reading on Leafly.