cannabis

Amid the Crisis, Marijuana Legalization in New York Will Have to Wait Again

During New York’s worst health crisis in a lifetime, a deadline came up for the state’s lawmakers to put forth…

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When Methadone Clinics Support Patients Who Use Marijuana

Methadone patients face many harsh restrictions. Among them, clinics frequently test for and punish cannabis use, including by withdrawing services—even when…

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San Francisco Cannabis Shops Can Stay Open Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

As people across the US see their lives disrupted by the pandemic, many can at least still get their medical…

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Colorado Teen Could Face Decades in Prison—For Cannabis

Vaping-associated pulmonary illness reportedly contributed to 68 deaths through February 18, 2020. After an initial, misplaced drug scare around nicotine…

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UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs Once Again Postpones Key Cannabis Vote

The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) has decided to delay until December a vote due to take place…

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The Fight to Let Kids Get Medical Marijuana in Schools Comes to Maryland

Many parents feel joy and relief upon finally giving their child medical marijuana to treat debilitating seizures and other conditions.…

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Lawsuit Over Equity Plan Sees Cambridge, MA Pause All New Cannabis Businesses

The city of Cambridge, Massachusetts is effectively stopping all new cannabis businesses from opening. This temporary order is in response…

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The Promise and Limitations of Potential Marijuana Decrim in Virginia

Under current marijuana laws in Virginia, you can face up to a $500 fine and 30 days in jail for…

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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 people with the big bucks can…

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In Albany, A Flash Mob for Marijuana Justice

The sun was absent on a bitter morning in New York City on January 28. I trudged across a deserted…

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