Politics + Legalization

Cannabis Legalization on the Ballot in Florida, But Hawaii Bill Dies

Florida voters will decide on a marijuana legalization measure in November, despite opposition from top elected Republicans there. Thousands of…

April 5, 2024

Activists Pushing for Pennsylvania to Finally Authorize Syringe Programs

Pennsylvania harm reduction activists will rally at the State Capitol in Harrisburg on April 8, demanding that state lawmakers protect…

April 4, 2024

Federal Court Grants DOJ Request to Dismiss Safehouse SCS Challenge

A federal court has granted the Justice Department’s motion to dismiss a challenge from a Pennsylvania-based harm reduction center that’s…

April 4, 2024

Our Ban Has Failed: Time for India to Regulate Vapes

The first Indian state to ban vapes was Karnatataka, in 2016. The reason for this is that Karnataka, in the…

April 3, 2024

HIV Rights Advance for Cops, Ahead of the Sex Workers They Criminalize

On March 23, the city of Nashville settled a federal discrimination lawsuit over barring people living with HIV from serving…

March 29, 2024

Only One in 10 People in the US Still Supports Marijuana Prohibition

Nine in 10 people surveyed in the United States say marijuana should be legal for adult use or medical purposes,…

March 28, 2024

Spokane Eyes Involuntary Treatment for Anyone Revived With Naloxone

The City Council of Spokane, Washington, has proposed that being administered naloxone should be automatic grounds for mandatory treatment. If…

March 27, 2024

Utah’s New Law to Authorize MDMA and Psilocybin Therapy

Utah is the latest state, and a notably conservative one, to authorize some form of psychedelic therapy. On March 21,…

March 25, 2024

Germany to Legalize Marijuana in Days, After Lawmakers Reject Delay

A bill to legalize marijuana in Germany will be implemented on schedule in April, with lawmakers representing individual states in…

March 22, 2024

Minnesota Lawmakers Seek Fairness in Its Coming Cannabis Market

Minnesota's legislature legalized cannabis in 2023, but it's not yet certain what the new legal market will look like. Lawmakers…

March 19, 2024