marijuana legalization

Future Uncertain for Washington State Drug Possession Bill

As Washington State’s legislative session drew to a close this weekend, lawmakers approved a bill that for the next two…

April 26, 2021

Marijuana Injustice and Forced Hospitalization in Bolsonaro’s Brazil

Despite global progress, the decriminalization and legalization of marijuana for adult use in Brazil is still far off on the…

April 1, 2021

New York Legislators Vote to Legalize Marijuana for Adult Use

A bill to legalize marijuana in New York is heading to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D) desk following back-to-back votes in the…

March 31, 2021

New York Reaches Long-Awaited Marijuana Legalization Deal

After months of negotiations, New York lawmakers and the governor have reached a tentative deal on a bill to legalize…

March 25, 2021

New Jersey Police Protest Long-Awaited Marijuana Reforms

On a Jersey Shore boardwalk on March 20, the Ocean County Police Chiefs Association stood together in front of a…

March 24, 2021

What Will a Legal Cannabis Market Mean for Mexico?

If all goes according to plan, you’ll soon be able to light a joint on a park bench in Mexico…

March 16, 2021

Feds: DC Can Prep for Legal Cannabis Sales Amid Congressional Ban

Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD), a legalization opponent who’s routinely sponsored the amendment to stop DC from spending its own local…

March 9, 2021

Marijuana Legalization Could Curb West Virginia’s Overdose Crisis, Governor Says

If West Virginia lawmakers send a bill to legalize marijuana to his desk, he will sign it, Gov. Jim Justice…

March 3, 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

Marijuana Legalization Bills Passed by Virginia Senate and House

The Virginia House of Delegates and State Senate voted to pass two bills that would legalize marijuana—but questions about regulation…

February 5, 2021