Lawmakers can try to hide from the facts, but the truth consistently comes out in data addressing marijuana's impact on communities, youth and more.
New York became the 15th state to fully legalize cannabis use on Wednesday as Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act.
New York on Wednesday became the 15th state to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
"I am proud to be a part of Milwaukee County taking this bold step in reforming marijuana laws," Milwaukee County Board Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez said after the board adopted a resolution that dropped marijuana possession fines to $1 on Thursday.
If passed, the Empire State would become the 15th state to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use.
We strongly urge state governments considering reforming their marijuana laws to base their decisions on science, not on public pressure or business interests.
Historically, drug laws have had a particularly harmful impact on the Black community, but now more Black-owned cannabis companies are opening as marijuana legalization spreads through the country.
As of Monday the state has legalized cannabis use and possession for adults, and residents can expect a regulated cannabis marketplace.
A judge appointed by Republican South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem on Monday struck down a voter-approved constitutional amendment that would have legalized marijuana.
Over the last several years, the marijuana industry has mounted a multi-million-dollar campaign to persuade the public that marijuana is safe, all the while saturating the market with new, extremely high potency products.
We need a humane drug policy—holistic strategies and programs that get people into recovery and reduce addiction's severe financial and human costs.
A new Gallup poll showed that 68 percent of U.S. adults favored making marijuana legal.
While Kornacki may use Diet Coke to help fuel him on Election night and the week following, Columbia Cares is offering him a little something to help him calm down after the election (finally) ends.
Voters in five states—Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota—weighed in on marijuana reform ballot initiatives on Tuesday.
While legalization advocates insist their lobbying derives from a desire to increase racial equality and social justice, the real reason is far more cynical: the almighty dollar.
Legislators ought to vote 'no' on the MORE Act now before Congress.
The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act was introduced by Harris in the Senate, where it is awaiting action.
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NORML does not base its advocacy of marijuana legalization on the assumption that it is harmless, and they certainly don't claim to be experts on heart disease, so why would the "media" be expecting NORML to respond to a study?
The negotiations have not been finalized, but they are a correlation of the country's growing legalization of marijuana—from medicinal to recreational.
In a recent Pew poll, an overwhelming percentage of Americans said marijuana should be legalized for medical or recreational use.
The South Bend, Indiana Mayor said Wednesday that he'd smoked marijuana a "handful of times", but Fox News host Greg Gutfeld says he's "pretty sure" no one's tried drugs a "handful of times."
As of 2017, more than 80 percent of U.S. marijuana business owners and founders were white. Local governments are doing their part to try and change that.
Two Pennsylvania state senators introduced Senate Bill 350 on Tuesday which would allow adults 21 and older to possess, cultivate and purchase cannabis from licensed retailers.
Even in states where marijuana can be legally obtained, black market marijuana is still in demand.
Democratic state legislator David Delloso proposed a bill that would allow people over the age of 21 to buy marijuana for recreational use in state-operated liquor stores.
Percy Harvin said he was prescribed multiple different medications to help deal with anxiety and migraines throughout his NFL career, but marijuana was the only thing that seemed to help.