What a difference a few decades make when it comes to letting the states decide marijuana's status.Listen
The black market is how you get things done when government gets in the way.
Spoiler alert: They didn't find any.
"At a time when the nation's really divided, let's try to do something good," says BudTrader CEO Brad McLaughlin.
Nearly a quarter of the U.S. population lives in a jurisdiction where recreational use is legal.
2018 was a mixed bag, but that means there was still a lot of good news.
Two-thirds of the states have now legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use.
The initiative's success is especially striking given the Mormon church's opposition.
Ballot initiatives in Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota, and Utah will give voters a chance to loosen their cannabis laws.
In one of the country's highest-profile campaigns, featuring Democratic heartthrob Stacey Abrams vs. Trumpian Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Ted Metz is likely pulling enough votes away to force a runoff.
Patrick Beadle was convicted on a drug trafficking charge, even though there's very little evidence he was a dealer.
The FDA approved Epidiolex in June, and today the DEA made it a Schedule V drug, the least restrictive classification for controlled substances.
Republican Members of Congress Just Sent Jeff Sessions Yet Another Letter Asking Him To Stop Holding Up Marijuana Research
Two years after the DEA announced it would approve new manufacturers of research cannabis, Sessions refuses to explain why he's sitting on the applications.
Doctors' groups recommend abstinence, but expectant mothers who suffer from severe nausea may reach different conclusions.
The move "highlights the extreme confusion around banking in cannabis."
Two years after accepting applications, the DEA has yet to grant licenses to growers.
The question now: Will the governor and her allies try to override the will of the voters?
Cannabidiol, recognized by most states as a treatment for epilepsy, now has the federal government's blessing.
Although the state recognizes cannabis as a treatment for epilepsy, it says letting your son use it is "reckless conduct."
As medical and recreational marijuana become more widely accepted and legalized, it's not only government agencies that have to deescalate the drug war.
The attorney general claims that approving new producers of cannabis might violate anti-drug treaties.
Epidiolex shows great promise in relieving two severe forms of epilepsy.
He's doing it for the vets. And probably for the potential new customer base.
The interference seems inconsistent with the president's support for cannabis as a medicine.
Next week's budget showdown will include a fight over an amendment prohibiting the DOJ from preventing states from legalizing medical marijuana.
Sources say he's rescinding a memo that restricted Justice Department's role under Obama administration.
But they're still forbidden from recommending or prescribing, and the government won't pay for it.
The drug war "often dealt harshly with non-violent offenders, taking men away from their families" the secretary of housing and urban deveopment admits.
Despite his fear and loathing of cannabis, Jeff Sessions has good reasons to tolerate legalization.
A company that wants to cultivate marijuana in Ohio alleges the state's licensing rules are unconstitutional
Citing state law, Honolulu's police chief tells them to turn in their guns.
Yet another cohort study finds a correlation between medical marijuana and reduced reliance on opioids.
Former player: If there's any sport or league that should be leading the way in experiments with cannibis, of course it's the NFL.
After trying for years to imprison the Kettle Falls Five as drug dealers, prosecutors concede they are patients protected by federal law.