Democrats need to decide whether they want to legalize marijuana or just want credit for seeming to try.
Police are still pushing this discredited scare, but it seems fewer people are falling for it.
The 36 percent drop may also be partly due to pandemic-related restrictions that drove cannabis consumers indoors.
Oregon will license and regulate psilocybin-assisted therapy by 2023. Some health care professionals aren't willing to wait.
Small-scale drug possession is now a $100 infraction that can be dismissed with a call to a drug abuse assessment hotline.
Much of what government does is tax people to try to fix problems that government caused.
The Senate majority leader's racial rhetoric and overly prescriptive approach make an already iffy effort even more quixotic.
The evolution of Pollan's thinking reflects the confusion caused by arbitrary pharmacological distinctions.
Sha’Carri Richardson’s suspension for marijuana use highlights an arbitrary distinction that makes less sense than ever before.
Losing Patience With Legislators, Mexico's Supreme Court Orders Permits Allowing Consumers To Grow and Possess Marijuana
Six years after the court ruled that pot prohibition was unconstitutional, the Mexican Congress is still dithering about how to license and regulate commercial suppliers.
Although 44% of Americans Live in States That Have Legalized Pot, Federal Prohibition Is Not Likely to End Anytime Soon
The president supports the ban, and his fellow Democrats do not seem serious about attracting Republican support for repealing it.
A Study Finds That Crash Injuries in 5 States Rose After They Legalized Marijuana Use but Not After They Allowed Marijuana Sales
Adding to the puzzle, another study from the same organization found "no increased crash risk" associated with cannabis consumption.
The 9th Circuit Considers Whether the DEA's Classification of Marijuana Violates Federalism and the Separation of Powers
The puzzle of marijuana's Schedule I status invites a reconsideration of the agency's vast discretion to decide which substances should be prohibited.
The MORE Act, which was reintroduced today, is full of contentious provisions that go far beyond repealing federal prohibition.
This 87-Year-Old Republican's Bill Would Restore the Second Amendment Rights of Cannabis Consumers in States That Have Legalized Marijuana
Under current law, marijuana users who possess firearms are committing a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
The Biden Administration's Obfuscation on Using Clemency To Free Pot Prisoners Is Not a Hopeful Sign
Press Secretary Jen Psaki repeatedly tried to muddy the issue by changing the subject to reclassifying marijuana.
Florida Supreme Court Nixes Pot Legalization Initiative, Worrying That Voters Might Think It Repeals Federal Prohibition
By the court's logic, the ballot summaries for many successful legalization initiatives were "affirmatively misleading."
Kristi Noem is determined to defy the will of her constituents. The South Dakota Supreme Court will decide whether she can.
If states generally don't limit the potency of distilled spirits, why is such a safeguard necessary for a much less hazardous product?
Joe Biden, meanwhile, supports continued national prohibition, maintaining an untenable conflict between state and federal laws.
The law is surprisingly permissive in some ways, but it includes high taxes and other provisions that hurt consumers.
A compromise is now circulating that would establish a market but also allow growing at home.
New Mexico could be the 16th state to legalize pot, while Texas considers tinkering with its onerous penalties and Pennsylvania continues to arrest cannabis consumers.
Two studies published in November found that legalization has not been associated with increases in adolescent marijuana use or addiction.
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After getting a ballot initiative voided, she says she’ll also resist legislators attempting to legalize marijuana.
Voters approved it, but the governor resisted. A court came down on her side.
His new book, Drug Use for Grown-Ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear, is a provocative manifesto for legalizing all drugs.
No home cultivation? Increased criminal penalties? This is not the way to end a drug war.
The bill is unlikely to make headway in the Senate, but it could nudge President-elect Joe Biden toward more ambitious reforms.
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The MORE Act, which would repeal federal prohibition, is scheduled for a vote this week.
Depending on how soon Mexico acts, Israel could be the third country in the world to allow recreational use.
Gallup shows 68 percent supporting legalization.
Yesterday's Clean Sweep for Drug Policy Reform Suggests That Prohibition May Collapse Sooner Than Expected
Ballot initiatives continue to reverse marijuana prohibition while making the treatment of other drugs less oppressive and more tolerant.
The ballot initiative allows recreational consumers to grow their own or buy cannabis from state-licensed stores.