cannabis

Bill to Allow Food, Live Music at CA Cannabis Lounges Advances in Senate

A California Senate panel has approved a bill to legalize cannabis cafes in the state, months after the governor vetoed a…

June 11, 2024

Are We Ending Marijuana Prohibition Only to Criminalize Contraception?

The United States stands at a critical juncture: poised to decriminalize cannabis, but threatened with the criminalization of contraception. Progressive…

June 6, 2024

South African Cannabis Legalization Comes as the ANC Loses Majority

On May 28, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa signed into law a bill that legalizes cannabis nationwide, though without regulated…

June 4, 2024

Drug Czar Overstates Cannabis Rescheduling Impact on Criminalization and Race

The White House drug czar says the Biden administration’s move to reschedule marijuana will have “historic and long-lasting impact” that…

May 28, 2024

Cannabis Advocacy Groups Set Out Their Goals for Rescheduling Process

The Biden administration’s proposed rule to federally reschedule marijuana has officially been posted, kicking off a public comment period that’s…

May 22, 2024

NH Governor Says He’ll Only Sign Marijuana Legalization on His Terms

With a House-passed marijuana legalization bill now pending in the New Hampshire Senate, Governor Chris Sununu (R) is repeating his…

May 7, 2024

DEA Agrees to Make Marijuana Schedule III, in Historic Move

Nearly two months after President Joe Biden stated that “no one should be jailed for simply using” cannabis in his…

April 30, 2024

Daily Weed Use Linked to Being “More Motivated,” Compared to Weekly

A new study on effects of frequent marijuana use challenges a number of cannabis stereotypes, with researchers finding no association…

April 30, 2024

NY Unlicensed Cannabis Dispensaries to Get Padlocks First, Hearings Second

New York's long-promised crackdown on unregulated cannabis sales is coming into focus. With a $237 billion state budget finalized April…

April 24, 2024

Activists in DC for 4/20, Demanding Federal Action for Marijuana Justice

Activists have gathered in Washington, DC to demand that Congress and President Biden take action to legalize marijuana federally and…

April 19, 2024