Politics + Legalization

    Colorado’s Two Psychedelic Ballot Efforts Present Competing Visions

    Colorado activists representing two different and competing campaigns are now going all-out in the ...

    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 ...