Widney Brown

Widney Brown is the Drug Policy Alliance’s Managing Director of Policy.

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Marijuana Is The Hottest Accessory For These Big Box Retailers This Holiday

Big-box retailers plan to enter the cannabis market by selling you all the marijuana accessories you'll ever need.

Cory Booker Rolled Up And Smoked Joe Biden At Last Night’s Debate

Cory Booker addressed Joe Biden's recent comments that marijuana is a "gateway drug," a view other presidential candidates did not share.

Elon Musk Had To Apologize For Smoking Weed With Joe Rogan

Though California legalized recreational marijuana, Elon Musk instructed SpaceX employees not to smoke joints like him.

House Judiciary Committee Just Approved Historic Bill To Legalize Marijuana

The MORE Act would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, and provide funding for individuals harmed by the war on drugs.

Vaping Could Be Worse For Your Heart Than Smoking Cigarettes

A new Cedars-Sinai study found that e-cigarettes placed a greater strain on the heart than traditional tobacco products.

Tiki Barber Explains How His NFL Career Helps Him Run A Cannabis Company

Barber entered the cannabis business because he trusts the plant’s potential in relieving the physical consequences that playing a professional sport can leave on an athlete’s body.

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Is The State Of Wisconsin’s Drug Testing Plan Unconstitutional?

Governor Scott Walker announced plans this week to move forward with making Wisconsin the first US state to drug test people applying for food stamps.

White House Opioid Commission Blows A Teachable Moment

The White House opioid commission report contained many recommendations including increasing the number of drug courts. Here's what went wrong.