marijuana legalization

The Way Forward for Cannabis and Racial Justice

The way forward first involves looking back. It requires us to acknowledge and understand the history that led us to…

May 24, 2023

Minnesota to Become 23rd State to Fully Legalize Cannabis

Minnesota is poised to become the 23rd state to legalize cannabis for adult use. The House and Senate have sent…

May 23, 2023

Many Young Adults Won’t Apply for Federal Jobs Due to Cannabis Policies

As the federal government struggles to recruit young people, a recent survey found that 30 percent of those between the…

May 19, 2023

Fired for Cannabis Impairment? What Recourse Do You Have?

As cannabis legalization spreads across the United States, it helps protect people from criminalization, but it doesn’t protect you from…

May 16, 2023

We Must Avoid Corporate Capture of Brazil’s Medical Cannabis Market

Back in March, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva recreated the National Council for Economic and Social Development, an…

May 11, 2023

GOP Leadership Will Bring Marijuana Legalization Bill to Vote, Sponsor Says

The Republican speaker of the United States House of Representatives has agreed to hold a committee debate and vote on…

April 28, 2023

Delaware Legalizes Cannabis Sales, Clearing Path for Regulated Market

At midnight on April 27, Delaware legislation to regulate and tax cannabis sales took effect by default, as the 10-day…

April 27, 2023

On 4/20, Advocates Demand Federal Cannabis Legalization and Justice

April 20, "4/20," has long been established as an unofficial holiday to celebrate the cannabis plant. Its roots are reportedly…

April 20, 2023

“Cleaning Up After the Drug War”—the Work of an Expungement Attorney

The drug war inflicts further, lingering harms on the communities that it targets with police violence and mass incarceration. Even…

April 10, 2023

Cleveland Mayor Planning Thousands of Cannabis Record Expungements

The mayor of Cleveland, Ohio said on April 4 that the city will be moving forward with plans to seal…

April 6, 2023