cannabis

Do Cannabis “Desert” States Arrest More People After Neighbors Legalize? Probably Not.

Cannabis legalization has spread to states once considered unlikely, like conservative-leaning Missouri and Ohio. Law enforcement in neighboring cannabis "desert"…

February 29, 2024

End of Wisconsin Gerrymander Offers Hope for Drug Policy Reform

Wisconsin politics could be transformed after Governor Tony Evers (D) signed new legislative maps into law on February 19. The…

February 23, 2024

“Greatest Challenge Is the Purchase of Policy”—Marijuana Lobbyist Bows Out

At Dulles International Airport in Washington, DC, in January, Justin Strekal fought back tears, reflecting on the storied congressional cannabis…

February 14, 2024

Inside Thailand’s U-Turn on Cannabis Decriminalization

Amongst the throngs of tourists, we spotted the neon green cannabis sign. Initially unexpected, it had become a familiar sight…

February 12, 2024

With Aptly Named HB 420, KY Would Legalize Cannabis, Expunge Records

Kentucky legislators have introduced a bill to legalize and regulate cannabis for adults over 21, as well allow people to…

February 6, 2024

Major Concerns Over Hawaii Cannabis Legalization Bill

A marijuana legalization measure unveiled in draft form by Hawaii’s attorney general in 2023 has now been formally introduced in the…

January 31, 2024

New York’s Proposed Rules for Growing Cannabis in Your Home

New York regulators have released a preview of proposed rules for home cultivation of marijuana by adults ahead of the…

January 23, 2024

Congressional Resolution Demands Cannabis Equity, Push for UN Reform

The Democratic co-chairs of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus have reintroduced a resolution “urging action to increase equity within cannabis policy…

January 12, 2024

“Cannamoms” Find Community Can Overcome Stigma

Almost nobody in Ashley’s* life knows that she uses cannabis to help cope with her anxiety as a mother. She’s…

January 10, 2024

UK Medical Cannabis Access Beset With Social and Systemic Barriers

While a number of countries have been taking recent steps toward legalizing cannabis, the United Kingdom lags behind. Unlike in…

January 8, 2024