Fifty-eight percent of Americans surveyed said they were unaware of any difference between marijuana and CBD use.
The New York senator, who once supported tough drug laws, said he changed his mind after seeing how legalization helped Colorado.
"I'm running out of ways to say that this is devastating, that the system needs to change, that no amount of weed or mental illness or melanin is punishable by death," a Democratic state candidate said of the 26-year-old's death.
New York became the 15th state to fully legalize cannabis use on Wednesday as Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act.
Governor Andrew Cuomo legalized marijuana on Wednesday, but there are restrictions on where a person can smoke.
"I am proud that through strong collaboration, we have reached the finish line," New York state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D) said after a bill legalizing recreational marijuana for adults passed on Tuesday.
"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.
Republican South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem reportedly urged state lawmakers to make "necessary changes to allow for a successful implementation" of a medical marijuana bill approved by nearly 70 percent of voters last November.
Greenery isn't new in homes, but Pot Plant aims to make cannabis plants as common as your succulents.
Five White House staffers were fired for past marijuana usage and "additional factors at play," press secretary Jen Psaki announced on Friday.
We strongly urge state governments considering reforming their marijuana laws to base their decisions on science, not on public pressure or business interests.
President Joe Biden signed into law a historic $1.9 trillion stimulus bill on March 11 that is aimed at helping Americans through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Marvin D. Scott III died in custody at the Collin County Detention Facility in McKinney, Texas, hours after his arrest for alleged possession of marijuana under two ounces.
They allegedly impersonated ATF agents nearly a year after their law enforcement team had been disbanded.
Houseplant sells both weed and home goods and is described as: "for people who love weed, by people who love weed."
Mexico was once a major supplier of marijuana into Texas, but smugglers from Colorado, California and Oregon have begun bringing their states' legalized cannabis into the Lone Star State.
More and more Americans have realized that cannabis' criminalization has been deeply racist from the beginning.
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.
The program would be the first in the nation and is intended to make amends for discriminatory housing policies in the Illinois city.
The interior secretary nominee maintained that "we should diversify our funding streams for education, and not just rely on one," during Wednesday's confirmation hearing.
As of Monday the state has legalized cannabis use and possession for adults, and residents can expect a regulated cannabis marketplace.
The once-rejected herb is becoming a cornerstone of so much beneficial treatment—and my mission is to make it available to observant Jews and anyone else who requires it.
A judge appointed by Republican South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem on Monday struck down a voter-approved constitutional amendment that would have legalized marijuana.
"There have been a few bumps, but I'm hopeful that we'll have a polished bill we can agree upon in the next few weeks," Virginia Senate Adam Ebbin said Friday.
"The War on Drugs has been a war on people—particularly people of color," a trio of top Senate Democrats wrote in a joint statement released Monday.
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.
In advance of what would be John Belushi's 72nd birthday, the younger Belushi shares stories about grief and the healing properties of cannabis.
Lawmakers in seven states are attempting to pass legislation that would ultimately legalize adult-use marijuana in the upcoming year.
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