Two studies published in November found that legalization has not been associated with increases in adolescent marijuana use or addiction.
Home cultivation remains banned.
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.
No home cultivation? Increased criminal penalties? This is not the way to end a drug war.
Nationwide, marijuana arrests peaked at nearly 873,000 in 2007; the 2019 number was 37 percent lower.
To Protect 'Children' From E-Cigarettes, Congress Imposes New Restrictions on Everything Related to Vaping of Any Kind
The law bans mail delivery of vaping products and requires all vendors to comply with burdensome tax reporting rules.
Yes, taxes and regulation are bad. No, they're not worse than locking people up.
The bill is unlikely to make headway in the Senate, but it could nudge President-elect Joe Biden toward more ambitious reforms.
San Francisco Board of Supervisors Passes Ban on Smoking Tobacco, but Not Cannabis, in Private Apartments
Violators face fines of up to $1,000.
Plus: Trump says he'll veto defense bill if it doesn't destroy the internet, House moves to free federal court records, and more...
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.
A bill under consideration by the city's Board of Supervisors would ban smoking in private dwellings located in apartment buildings with three or more units.
Gallup shows 68 percent supporting legalization.
Voters came out for legalizing marijuana, removing criminal penalties for psychedelic use, and treating drug addiction as a public health concern.
Tax hikes? Drug wars? Racial Preferences? Not today.
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.
It is the first state to do both at the same time.
Mississippi is the 35th state, and the second in the Deep South, to recognize marijuana as a medicine.
The constitutional amendment charges state legislators and regulators with writing specific rules.
Although the Halloween scare stories continue, journalists are starting to recognize the lack of evidence to support this mythical menace.
States should stop treating sober cannabis consumers as public menaces.
The odds of getting arrested for consuming cannabis are getting smaller.
Two states are voting to permit medical marijuana. Four are voting for legalization.
Democrats Scuttle Marijuana Decriminalization Vote Over Fears of Not Being Deferential Enough to Cop Lobbyists
If Congress is too afraid to vote on marijuana reform, how the hell are they ever going to pass policing reform?
Federal Proposal Would Expand Hair Testing of Job Applicants and Employees To Make Sure They Are Obeying Drug Prohibition
The method, which can detect drug metabolites for up to a year, does not measure impairment or recent use.
More Than a Year Before Breonna Taylor's Death, Some of the Same Cops Were Involved in Another Home Invasion Based on Dubious Evidence
The overlap suggests a pattern of shoddy investigation and reckless paramilitary tactics in Louisville.
The Cops Took This Guy's $15,000 Jeep Because His Girlfriend Allegedly Used It for a $25 Marijuana Sale
Kevin McBride argues that Arizona's civil forfeiture law is unconstitutional.
Substituting drug courts for prosecution unfortunately still often leads to incarceration.
Once a staunch prohibitionist, the Democratic vice-presidential pick is arguably the most libertarian senator on marijuana.
The SAFE Banking Act is not a pork-barrel spending bill. Is that why it’s struggling?
Kamala Harris Is So 'Radical,' Trump's Campaign Says, That She Criticized Joe Biden's Criminal Justice Record. So Does Trump.
Harris and Trump are both right that the Democratic nominee has a long record of championing draconian penalties.
The party rejects a position shared by two-thirds of the country (but not its presidential nominee).
Plus: More (bad, weird, and occasionally good) new state laws that start taking effect today.
For half a century, Grinspoon tirelessly advocated a more rational and tolerant approach to marijuana and other psychoactive substances.
Michael Thompson is serving a 40- to 60-year sentence for a pot crime in a state where both recreational and medicinal marijuana are currently legal