Politics + Legalization

    Budget Hawks Threaten Hopes for Cannabis Equity In San Diego

    In San Diego, the second-largest city in California, marijuana is big business. But only ...

    Trump’s 2020 Drug Strategy Includes Harm Reduction (Sort of)

    President Donald Trump’s administration introduced the first national plan on substance use disorder treatment ...

    Santa Cruz, California Becomes Third US City to Decriminalize Psychedelics

    On January 28, Santa Cruz, California became the third US city to decriminalize psychedelics. ...

    US Finally Condemns and Sanctions Philippines Drug Warriors

    Philippines officials involved in the country’s bloody drug war and a subsequent crackdown on ...

    The Futile Cruelty of the US-Led Drug War in Afghanistan⁠—What Now?

    A report published last month by the Washington Post—The Afghanistan Papers: A secret history ...

    Will Research Cannabis Be Freed in 2020?

    In August 2019, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced movement on its policy limiting US-based ...

    Frustrations Boil Over Massachusetts Cannabis Equity Delays

    Tensions and frustrations building for years have spilled into Massachusetts’ cannabis regulatory meetings in ...

    More Cannabis Workers Are Unionizing as Legalization Rolls Forward

    Cannabis industry workers are winning key battles to unionize and make labor provisions a ...