cannabis

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 and criminal justice reform advocates convened…

April 20, 2021

What to Make of the Recent Resurgence of Delta 8?

Gentry Matthews was over it. Like many others in his industry, he had founded a nicotine vape company with a…

April 14, 2021

New Mexico Just Legalized Marijuana: Here Are the Details

The governor of New Mexico signed a bill on April 12 to legalize marijuana in the state, as well as…

April 13, 2021

Will Oregon Do the Right Thing for People With Marijuana Convictions?

An important political initiative aims to right some of the wrongs of the War on Drugs in Oregon. Though the…

March 2, 2021

Mexico on the Brink of Legalizing Marijuana—But on What Terms?

Mexico is on the verge of becoming the third country in the world, after Uruguay and Canada, to legally regulate…

January 28, 2021

New York’s Two Marijuana Legalization Paths: Will Lawmakers Get It Right?

After two years of false starts, could 2021 be the year that New York finally legalizes marijuana? All the stars…

January 26, 2021

2021 Marijuana Reform Must Not Exclude Justice-Involved People

Last month, the US House of Representatives took a major step toward repairing some harms of the drug war by…

January 5, 2021

Ten Photos From 2020 That Reflect 2021’s Biggest Challenges

Few years in living memory have been as dramatic and distressing as 2020, and many of us were glad to…

January 4, 2021

The Struggle for Medical Marijuana Access in Brazil

Theo, a 14-year-old living in Rio de Janeiro, suffers from a type of epilepsy that causes absence seizures—brief lapses in…

December 14, 2020

My Psychedelic Love Story: An Interview With Filmmaker Errol Morris

On the surface, Joanna Harcourt-Smith had the kind of life many people dream of. As a young socialite in the…

November 24, 2020