Politics + Legalization

    Biden’s American Jobs Plan Leaves Out Key Health Care Promises

    President Joe Biden has introduced a $2 trillion plan to invest and rebuild crumbling ...

    Buprenorphine X-Waiver Burden Eased Under New Federal Rules

    Amid the growing opioid-involved overdose crisis, the Department of Health and Human Services released ...

    FDA Announces Menthol Cigarette Ban

    On April 29, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a national ban on ...

    Federal Bill Aims to Tax Vapes as Much as Cigarettes

    On April 22, high-ranking Democratic legislators introduced a bicameral bill that would create the ...

    Future Uncertain for Washington State Drug Possession Bill

    As Washington State’s legislative session drew to a close this weekend, lawmakers approved a ...

    Drug Decriminalization in Oregon: How’s It Going So Far?

    Tanesia DeMacon is no stranger to jail. She estimates she was arrested no fewer ...

    A 4/20 Call for Feds to Pursue Equitable Cannabis Legalization

    On 4/20, the Federal Cannabis Regulations Working Group—consisting of cannabis regulators, public health experts ...

    Legalizing Opioids: Three Proposed Models for Non-Medical Use

    A rarity among academic papers, a new piece of research proposes models for legalizing opioids ...

    Advocates Call on Feds to End Fentanyl Analogs’ Schedule I Classification

    On April 8, the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) spearheaded a coalition—including the Leadership Conference ...