Politics + Legalization

Why Wisconsinites Spend Millions on Cannabis in Other States

Wisconsin residents are spending millions of dollars buying legal cannabis out of state, while it remains illegal back home. A…

March 22, 2023

Nation’s First Therapeutic Psilocybin Facilitators Graduate in Oregon

In Oregon, the first cohort of students has graduated a class in how to administer psilocybin therapy. Now, they can…

March 21, 2023

“A Stable Foundation”: Meet the 22-Year-Old Suing Alberta for Safe Supply

There are many things that Ophelia Black, 22, would like to do. Going back to school, building a career and…

March 21, 2023

Massachusetts Post-Menthols Ban: Mixed Smoking Impacts, More Policing

Massachusetts is experiencing the aftershocks of menthol prohibition. In 2020, the Bay State became the first in the country to…

March 15, 2023

Vermont Has Multiple New Drug Decriminalization Bills

Vermont lawmakers have introduced four major drug policy reform proposals in March. Two of the bills would decriminalize simple possession…

March 14, 2023

Florida’s Complicated Prospects of Cannabis Legalization

A new poll shows that a large majority of people in Florida want cannabis legalized for adult use. But efforts…

March 13, 2023

Oregon Advances Bill to Boost Naloxone Access and Affordability

Oregon has advanced a bill that would make naloxone more accessible to individuals and more affordable for harm reduction groups,…

March 10, 2023

Kentucky Takes Steps Toward Decriminalizing Fentanyl Test Strips

A bipartisan bill in Kentucky would decriminalize fentanyl test strips. In early March, House Bill 353, introduced by Rep. Kimberly…

March 10, 2023

How Jamaica’s Medical Cannabis Market Abandons Traditional Farmers

The landscape of Jamaica's medical cannabis industry may be shifting. After a Canadian company recently exported cannabis into Jamaica—undercutting the…

March 9, 2023

Oklahoma Voters Heavily Reject Cannabis Legalization Measure

Oklahoma voters rejected a ballot initiative that would have legalized marijuana for adult use in the state on March 7.…

March 8, 2023