If you missed part 1 click here to catch up. It's amazing how rapidly the cannabis industry is moving, despite opposition from the federal government....
Although many believe that marijuana has essentially been legal in California because it was the first state to legalize medical marijuana in 1996 - it's not legal yet.
Marijuana is a substance that has been used by half of Americans, is cheerfully enjoyed throughout pop culture, and in several states is a burgeoning legal commodity. But apparently, if you're black in North Carolina, marijuana possession is also just cause for a public slaying.
Even people of goodwill who are not yet ready to jump on any prison abolition bandwagon might agree that we could stop sending people to jail for many misdemeanors.
Some of these names might not be surprising. But each one should enlighten and encourage you to expand your mind about the possibilities within the ...
The stigmatization of cannabis is fading, but it won't come easy.
“Why on earth did you write a book on weed? What is there to say?” This is one of the first questions strangers ask when I tell them what...
Tuesday's issue of Variety is called the "Legalization and Entertainment Report." The issue takes a deep dive into how marijuana legalization has influenced the entertainment industry.
Our next several blogs will catalogue the various ways drug companies have ruthlessly promoted our nation's deadly opioid epidemic. This first installment on just the latest outrage- political lobbying to block the legalization of medical marijuana. Future blogs will each tell other aspects of this sordid story.
Legalizing marijuana is something we might feel that we can do little about. Yet we can do more than we think. If legalization is your state's ballot this year, make you vote count. If your state is nowhere near legalization, then vote for pro-legalization candidates.
Snoop Dogg producing MTV's Mary+Jane, a show about marijuana, is about as surprising as Bill Gates producing a show about bundling software.
Many marijuana activists and reformers were disappointed recently when the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued their long anticipated "big announcement" of the summer and marijuana wasn't rescheduled.
On November 8th, American voters will turn out in record numbers to make the much-maligned choice between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. But those in Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada have another choice to make.
The most recent polls show 54% of Americans favor legalizing marijuana. Here's why you should get behind it, too.
My opponent is not just one of a group of obstructionist legislators, he is personally responsible for killing bills in his Judiciary Committee related to any number of issues important to the majority of Americans.