Without expensive tests that measure THC content, Texas prosecutors can't prove that green stuff is marijuana.
RIP Mark Kleiman, Who Brought Rigor, Dispassion, and Candor to a Frequently Overheated Drug Policy Debate
The widely quoted and consulted academic died yesterday at the age of 68.
It's an unconventional approach befitting of an unconventional presidential candidate.
Should federal marijuana reform be tied to a broader "racial justice" agenda?
Survey data contradict fears that underage cannabis consumption would rise after states allowed recreational use by adults.
Cannabidiol products are legal for sale and consumption, but adding it to other things is somehow forbidden.
John Hickenlooper's Bragging About the Pot Legalization Measure He Opposed Shows That Reality Can Change People's Minds
Colorado's former governor came around on the issue when he realized that legalization was not the disaster he had anticipated.
Facing Legal Challenge, Washington Weed Regulators Lift Ban on Cannabusiness Signs at Seattle Hempfest
The state's Liquor and Cannabis Board changed its policy after Hempfest and two marijuana retailers challenged it on constitutional grounds.
A solid majority of congressmen, including 41 Republicans, voted for a spending rider that bars the Justice Department from interfering with the legalization of cannabis for medical or recreational use.
Booker would move the process away from prosecutors and into the White House.
It's not illegal for inmates to have marijuana, but it's still a felony if they try to smoke it.
Also: Mike Lee says Congress must reassert power over the presidency. And so long to Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
"After all our service members have sacrificed, how can we penalize them for working in their state's legal economy?"
The answer may depend on how you measure patients' legal access to cannabis.
Thomas J. Franzen is going to prison for ordering too much medicine.
Regulators are gearing up for a long debate about the size, shape, and other specifications of edibles.
The Seattle festival's organizers argue that banning signs referring to state-licensed cannabusinesses violates the state and federal constitutions.
The sale of cannabidiol-infused food and drink is still against the law, even as entrepreneurs flout those restrictions across the country.
After Virginia Beach Shooting, a Quick Pivot to Squabbling About 'Silencers' and Trump's Golf Clothes
Plus: Spending bill includes pro-marijuana changes, State Department starts collecting social media accounts of visa applicants, and more...
The researchers found no statistically significant relationship between testing positive for THC and contributing to accidents.
New York legislators also are taking another shot at legalization.
Giving consumers more accurate dosing for vaped THC is a huge market opportuntiy, but it has important public policy implications too.
As a Deadline for Legalizing Marijuana in Illinois Approaches, a New Poll Finds Strong Public Support
According to the survey, three-fifth of voters think pot should be legal for recreational use.
Anti-prohibitionists are now trying to help those still impacted by old drug convictions.
A Sniff by a Pot-Detecting Dog Requires Probable Cause and Does Not Justify a Search, Says Colorado Supreme Court
Marijuana legalization changes the constitutional status of canine olfactory inspections.
She uses it for her arthritis.
The Bexar County District Attorney plans to stop prosecuting people for trace drug amounts and less than one ounce of pot in order to focus resources on violent crime.
The tourist mecca will be one of the few U.S. jurisdictions that give visitors a place where they can legally use the marijuana they can legally buy.
Illinois Survey That Supposedly Shows Support for Legalizing Marijuana Is 'Dwindling' Actually Shows It Is Rising
An anti-pot group's own polling shows that support for legalization is up by 78 percent since November 2017.
The settlement is the latest in a string of costly settlements resulting from violent drug raids by Detroit police that left family pets dead.
High taxes and harsh regulations lead to a $223 million cut in budget projections.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed three bills to limit civil asset forfeiture.
The case against prohibition cannot depend on persuading people that certain substances are benign and beneficial.
UPDATED: What Does the Failure [or Success!] of Denver's Psilocybin Initiative Mean for the Future of Pharmacological Freedom?
Majority support for legalizing marijuana does not mean most Americans believe people have a right to control what they put into their bodies.
The bill applies to all federal marijuana offenders, and it creates a process for sealing records of other nonviolent offenses.
Plus: marijuana in the 2020 election, Harris follows up on voting behind bars, another Palm Beach massage arrest, and more...
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Experiments in California show that the government can quickly and efficiently expunge thousands of marijuana convictions. There's no reason it shouldn't.
The one potential holdout? Joe "gateway drug" Biden.
A policy alert from the USCIS agency clarifies that smoking weed, even in states that've legalized it, can still be grounds for denying citizenship applications.
Erik Altieri of NORML sees a bright future for American pot.
Just in time for 4/20!
As 4/20 approaches, we share tips for dealing with a bad high (and avoiding one).