legalization

Which Towns and Cities in New York Will Ban Cannabis Sales?

Local governments in New York State are debating whether or not to ban recreational cannabis sales. They can either ÔÇťopt…

December 14, 2021

Global Drug Policy Index Shines Light on Harm Reduction, Human Rights

Following the bouncing ball of international drug policies is an almost impossible task, as every variable imaginable can impact the…

November 15, 2021

Biden Has the Power to Practically Legalize Marijuana Without Congress

President Joe Biden can grant mass amnesty to people who have violated federal marijuana laws, congressional researchers said in a…

November 4, 2021

NIDA to Congress: Schedule I Is Obstructing “Critical Research” on Marijuana, Opioids

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) told Congress in a report obtained by Marijuana Moment that the Schedule I…

October 26, 2021

Legalization Has Not Increased Youth Cannabis Use, Per American Medical Association Study

Youth marijuana use does not increase after states enact legalization for medical or adult use, researchers concluded in a study…

September 8, 2021

How Mexico Has Legalized But Still Not Regulated Cannabis

Mexico has never seemed so close and yet so far from fully regulating the adult-use cannabis market. A first Supreme…

July 30, 2021

Legalizing Opioids: Three Proposed Models for Non-Medical Use

A rarity among academic papers, a new piece of research┬áproposes models for legalizing opioids for non-medical use. A glut of…

April 19, 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

What Could Cannabis Reparations Look Like In DC?

Nothing short of a reparative approach to recreational cannabis policy in the District of Columbia will sufficiently address the harm…

February 18, 2021

The Biden Administration and Drug Policy: Expectation Versus Reality

As President Joe Biden replaces President Trump, advocates are balancing hope with more realistic expectations about how much progress the…

January 20, 2021