Earlier this week, Canadian marijuana producer Canopy Growth signed a $3.4 billion deal to take over medical marijuana firm Acreage Holdings as soon as the federal government ends prohibition.
Although cannabis is legal for adult use in 10 states plus Washington D.C., marijuana possession is still a crime in the United States.
We get a ton of questions about whether it’s legal to import hemp into the U.S. It’s a complicated question without a clear answer.
A recent study from the folks at Clever Real Estate finds that property values in legal pot states are worth $6,000 more than in places where possession of the herb means living in a jail cell.
New York City Council’s Committee on Civil Human Rights approved a measure that would make it illegal for most employers to drug test job applicants for marijuana.
Attorney General William Barr told Congress this week he supports the STATES Act and believes the federal government should just get out of the way if states should continue legalizing cannabis.
This week the House pushed a bill that would place a THC cap on smokable marijuana for patients, which led to “fiery exchanges with veterans and patient advocates who accused a legislative leader of relying on faulty research."
Rep. Earl Blumenauer said that supporting marijuana prohibition and demonizing users is an inevitably losing strategy in the political sector moving forward.
Let’s take a closer look at three major arguments around marijuana legalization – and how the statistics stack up against them.