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NY Democrats Are All-In On Marijuana Legalization; Will GOP Follow Suit?

In an opening political gambit that puts the GOP between a rock and a hard place, the New York State Democrats announced this week that it officially endorses the full legalization of cannabis.

Reefer Madness Is Alive And Well In Russia

A Moscow restaurant got popped with a $13,700 (840,115 rubles) fine for placing a cannabis leaf on a beer menu. Yes, the long arm of Reefer Madness extends all the way to Russia.

Cannabis And Churchgoers Don’t Mix Well, Study Shows

Americans who hold strong religious beliefs consume less cannabis than those who are less devout or non-believers, according to a new study conducted by Florida researchers.

Here’s How Marijuana Is Helping Keep Denver Safe

The city collects nearly $45 million a year from marijuana, nearly doubling its revenue in just four years.

Study: Cannabidiol Shows Promise As Treatment For Tobacco Addiction

Good news for all you struggling to kick the tobacco habit: Cannabis may hold the key to help cigarette addicts stop smoking, according to new research.

Marijuana’s CBD Can Help Sufferers Of Lennox–Gastaut Syndrome

A recently published article in the New England Journal of Medicine explored the potential for CBD combined with current medicine therapies to help patients with  Lennox–Gastaut syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy characterized in part by frequent drop seizures.

Canadian Beer Industry Is Freaking Out About Legal Marijuana

Canadian brewers can see the righting on the walls. And they don't like what the writing says.

Why Michigan Prohibitionists Now Support Marijuana Legalization Plan

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. That appears to be the approach for one Michigan prohibitionist group that was originally created to fight cannabis legalization but is now supporting it.

Former Attorney General Holder: Cannabis Is Not Addictive

When Eric Holder held his tongue when he held the office as US attorney general. Now that he is a civilian, the nation's former top cop is singing quite a different tune.

The Fresh Toast Marijuana Legislative Roundup: May 21

Momentum toward legalization grew in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Missouri last week. Find out more in our weekly marijuana legislative roundup.