Politics + Legalization

    Massachusetts Moves Toward a Fairer Marijuana Legalization Model

    On May 18, the Massachusetts House finally answered the calls of cannabis advocates, passing ...

    The Methadone Clinic System Needs Abolition, Not a Tepid Reform Bill

    Peter Vanderkloot’s groundbreaking article—Methadone: Medicine, Harm Reduction or Social Control—hit me hard. As a ...

    Criticism as Brian King Named Director of FDA Center for Tobacco Products

    Brian King, currently a higher-up at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ...

    “A Dire Public Safety Issue”: Cannabis Regulators Push Congress for Accessible Banking

    As lawmakers work to advance marijuana banking reform, a coalition of cannabis regulators representing ...

    NY Bill to Expand Safe Consumption Sites Advances, With Time Short

    A New York State Assembly committee has voted to advance legislation that would authorize ...

    Austin’s Decision to Decriminalize Cannabis, Ban “No-Knock” Raids

    Voters in Austin, Texas, approved Proposition A on May 7, which decriminalizes cannabis and ...

    Hope After Safe Consumption Advocates’ “Productive” DOJ Talks

    Advocates say that talks with the Justice Department over the establishment of safe consumption ...

    Hawaii Bill to Ban Flavored Vapes Awaits Governor’s Signature

    On May 3, the Hawaii House of Representatives passed legislation that would ban the ...