Marijuana Legislation

Texas Police Won’t Arrest Low-Level Marijuana Cases, Against the Governor’s Wishes

Texas lawmakers created a sticky mess by legalizing hemp,. Prosecutors and law enforcement won't pursue low-level marijuana cases.

What We Learned About Marijuana Reform From The Presidential Debates

Marijuana reform inspired two serious clashes at the latest presidential debates, with Booker taking on Biden, and Gabbard going after Harris.

Why Is the DEA Dragging Its Feet To Approve Marijuana Suppliers...

The DEA announced plans to grant licenses to additional growers for marijuana research. In three years, no license has been approved. Dr. Sue Sisley, in response, is suing.

The Surprising Effect Marijuana Legalization Has On Police Traffic Searches

Roadside searches dropped by 70 percent in one local Vermont police department. But legalizing marijuana can also focus police's attention to more serious crimes.

Poll: Young Americans Prefer Marijuana Over Tobacco

The new data reveals a changing perspective on smoking tobacco, a number that has dropped from 45% in the 1950s to 15% in 2019.

The Future Of Cannabis In The UK

Unfortunately for British tokers hoping a change in government meant a change in marijuana policy, that will unlikely be the case.  

CBD Regulations Might Come Sooner Than Expected From FDA

Has pushing from Sen. Ron Wyden pushed the FDA to finally enforce strict guidelines around hemp-derived CBD products?

Can The ‘Costco of Cannabis’ Fix California’s Black Market Problem?

Marijuana legalization does not automatically equate the erasure of a decades-long underground operations, but the 'Costco of Cannabis' hopes to persuade black market consumers.

Cory Booker Slams Joe Biden’s Marijuana Reform Plan

This week saw Sen. Cory Booker aim directly at former Vice President Joe Biden, who released his extensive plan for criminal justice reform, which included Biden’s proposal to reclassify marijuana as a Schedule II drug.

Joe Biden’s Marijuana Reform Includes Decriminalization, But Not Legalization

Joe Biden released a criminal justice plan that includes expungement of all past marijuana use convictions and reclassifying cannabis as a Schedule II drug.