Massachusetts legalized medical cannabis in 2012, recreational use four years later, and just this year gave 45 profoundly ill orContinue reading
“This plant literally saved my life”: Republican Congresswoman Nancy Mace is leading a charge in the House to legalize cannabis
You may be surprised to learn who’s in favor of legalizing cannabis these days. Exhibit A: South Carolina’s Rep. NancyContinue reading
Hey Joe Biden, Fox News wants to know: “When will the federal government get on board with the will of the people” and legalize cannabis?
Here’s a first: A Congressional hearing on federal cannabis law reform took place this month at the instigation of SouthContinue reading
The Midterms: Voters in four of five states chose freedom over slavery as a punishment for crime – leaving 42 more states to go
As it turns out we’re wrong to think – as I was taught in law school – that slavery andContinue reading
Election Watch: Cannabis legalization is on the ballot in five states – and so is slavery
Ten years ago, Washington and Colorado were the first states to legalize cannabis for recreational use when voters approved ballotContinue reading
Cannabis, Candy, and Kids: If you make cannabis really yummy – to look & taste like candy – guess who’ll find it and possibly end up in the ER?
The Upstate New York Poison Center has seen a sharp increase – “a drastic change” – in the number ofContinue reading
All Western democracies have sensible gun control laws – except one. And that’s not because Americans are morally inferior – it’s because the US, unlike everyone else, doesn’t have a parliamentary system, where it’s much easier to implement policy
The massacre of nineteen fourth-graders and two of their teachers in Uvalde, Texas, last month, prompted the immediate tightening ofContinue reading
British Columbia allowed to decriminalize possession of illegal drugs for personal use. How long until the rest of Canada follows suit?
The Canadian government said this week that it will let British Columbia decriminalize possession of small amounts of drugs forContinue reading
It’s Personal: Joe Biden’s refusal to legalize cannabis has nothing to do with the science – it has to do with his son, says Orlando attorney
Joe Biden continues to double down on cannabis prohibition. Last year, Forbes reports, he fired five employees in his administrationContinue reading
Of Outlaws & Oligarchs: The cannabis space is evolving into both an underground economy and one dominated by big business – marginalizing the mom & pop store in the process
California is the cannabis bread basket of the world yet 8 in 10 cannabis businesses operate in the black market,Continue reading