marijuana

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

A 4/20 Call for Feds to Pursue Equitable Cannabis Legalization

On 4/20, the Federal Cannabis Regulations Working Group—consisting of cannabis regulators, public health experts and criminal justice reform advocates convened…

April 20, 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

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

In Nigeria, a Young Generation Finds Its Way Past Myths About Drug Use

In the late 2000s, Nigeria witnessed a surge in various kinds of drug use. Tramadol, a pharmaceutical opioid, became increasingly…

March 4, 2021