marijuana legalization

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

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

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

Cannabis Coalition Unveils Equity Proposals for SAFE Banking Act

With the end of the current Congress approaching, efforts to find areas of compromise on marijuana reform are increasing—with lawmakers,…

August 15, 2022

Missouri Will Vote on Marijuana Legalization in November

Missouri officials announced on August 9 that an initiative to legalize marijuana will appear on the state’s November ballot. While…

August 10, 2022

The Fight to End Firing of Federal Workers for Cannabis Use

The largest union representing federal government employees is flexing its muscles to stop employers firing workers for cannabis use in…

August 4, 2022

Legalization Doesn’t Lead More Teens to Try Cannabis, Researchers Find

A perennial question around legalizing cannabis for adults is whether it leads to more young people trying the drug. According…

August 2, 2022