cannabis

Biden Pardons All Federal Cannabis Possession Convictions

In a historic moment for drug policy reform in the United States, President Joe Biden announced on October 6 that…

October 6, 2022

The State of Research on Cannabis as an Opioid “Exit Drug”

It’s legal for adult use in 19 states, two territories and DC, and for medical use in 37 states, four…

September 29, 2022

Legalizing Medical Marijuana Would Immediately Lower Prescription Opioid Use, Study Shows

Another study has found that giving people legal access to medical marijuana can help patients reduce their use of opioid…

September 28, 2022

Arkansas Majority for Nov. Cannabis Legalization Grows, Despite Republicans’ Attacks

Arkansas’s governor and other conservative officials have their work cut out for them as they attempt to convince voters to…

September 16, 2022

New Jersey Bans Employment Discrimination Over Cannabis Testing Alone

New Jersey marijuana regulators have approved new guidance for employers that makes clear they cannot penalize workers based solely on…

September 12, 2022

Illinois Social Equity Program Near “Collapse,” Say Cannabis Advocates

A group of cannabis advocates led by Chicago NORML demonstrated outside the offices of the Illinois Department of Financial and…

September 12, 2022

CA Bills to Protect Workers’ Off-Duty Cannabis Use, Veterinary Prescribing Go to Newsom

California bills to provide broad employment protections for workers who use marijuana off the job and clarify that veterinarians can…

August 31, 2022

Record Binge Drinking, Cannabis and Psychedelics Use Among Young Adults

Cannabis and hallucinogen use among young adults in the United States—people 19 to 30 years old—climbed to record highs in…

August 24, 2022

California Bill Would Protect Workers’ Off-Duty Cannabis Use

Although California has fully legalized cannabis, workers can still be tested for THC while employed or applying for a job,…

August 24, 2022

The Dr. Oz, Fetterman Senate Battle Is About Harm Reduction, Somehow

The race for a United States Senate seat in Pennsylvania is putting drug policy reform in the spotlight, with the…

August 22, 2022