Tag: marijuana

    After Colombia’s Election, What Are the Prospects for Better Drug Policy?

    Colombia’s federal election this month brought victory for Gustavo Petro, who is seen as ...

    US Drug Czar Acknowledges the Medical Value of Marijuana

    On June 27, the White House “drug czar” recognized the therapeutic potential of marijuana ...

    Why It Matters If the FBI Is Inflating Marijuana Arrest Data

    Is the Federal Bureau of Investigation miscounting the true number of marijuana arrests nationwide? ...

    Five Texas Cities Have Now Qualified Marijuana Decrim for November Ballot

    Texas activists announced on June 3 that they’ve collected more than enough signatures to ...

    Cannabis Research Has Rocketed in Recent Years, Despite Prohibition

    The volume of studies on marijuana has “grown steeply” over the past couple decades ...

    Will New York’s Adult-Use Cannabis Licensing Repair Drug-War Harms?

    New York State legalized adult-use cannabis through the legislature in early 2021, and is ...

    Rhode Island Becomes the 19th State to Legalize Marijuana

    The governor of Rhode Island signed a bill on May 25 to legalize marijuana, ...

    Massachusetts Moves Toward a Fairer Marijuana Legalization Model

    On May 18, the Massachusetts House finally answered the calls of cannabis advocates, passing ...

    “A Dire Public Safety Issue”: Cannabis Regulators Push Congress for Accessible Banking

    As lawmakers work to advance marijuana banking reform, a coalition of cannabis regulators representing ...