marijuana

Austin’s Decision to Decriminalize Cannabis, Ban “No-Knock” Raids

Voters in Austin, Texas, approved Proposition A on May 7, which decriminalizes cannabis and prohibits "no-knock" police raids. An overwhelming…

May 13, 2022

South Dakota Voters Likely to Approve Cannabis Legalization—Again

On May 3, activists in South Dakota submitted petitions to put adult-use cannabis legalization on the ballot in November 2022.…

May 5, 2022

One Drug Dominates Our Prison’s Supply. We Don’t Know What It Is.

During the pandemic, the Michigan Department of Corrections suspended all Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, “substance abuse” classes and support groups, many…

April 27, 2022

Voting Begins on Marijuana Decrim, No-Knock Warrants Ban in Austin

Early voting kicked off in Austin, Texas on April 25, giving voters a chance to decide on a local initiative…

April 25, 2022

Ben & Jerry’s Launches 4/20 Campaign, Calls Out Senate for Stalling on Marijuana Legalization

It’s not just traditional advocates and stakeholders who are fed up with Senate inaction on marijuana legalization. Even the ice…

April 18, 2022

Federal Legalization Still Wouldn’t Free All Cannabis Prisoners

"Tell everybody in this government that y’all need to let everybody out of jail for selling weed before y’all start…

April 7, 2022

Biden Still Won’t Back Marijuana Legalization After House Passes It

President Joe Biden agrees that “our current marijuana laws are not working,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters…

April 4, 2022

New Jersey Lawmakers, Regulators Clash Over Delayed Cannabis Sales

The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) voted on March 24 to approve "conditional" licenses for 68 different businesses—but chose…

April 1, 2022

Stage Set for US House to Vote on Cannabis Legalization This Week

With a vote on a bill to federally legalize marijuana set for House floor consideration this week, lawmakers released a report…

March 28, 2022

Brittney Griner: US Steps Up Pressure Over Cannabis Detention in Russia

Weeks after it was disclosed that American professional basketball player Brittney Griner was arrested in Russia over alleged possession of…

March 21, 2022