New Hampshire lawmakers have a new strategy to legalize marijuana in the state that involves putting a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot for voters to decide on in 2022.
Youth marijuana use does not increase after states enact legalization for medical or recreational use, researchers concluded in a study published in a prominent scientific journal on Tuesday.
Former New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason said Friday that medical marijuana saved him from a “downward spiral” after his ALS diagnosis.
Another North Carolina Senate committee has approved a bill to legalize marijuana, getting the measure one step closer to the floor.
Marijuana is allowed at the New York State Fair this year, and officials say it hasn’t caused issues so far.
In a new legal brief filed before Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Appeals Commission, state Attorney General Dana Nessel argues that residents fired from the jobs for cannabis use outside the workplace are still eligible by law for unemployment benefits.
A representative of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency this week shifted blame for the Olympics suspension of U.S. runner Sha’Carri Richardson over a positive marijuana test, saying the national sports organization is “heartbroken” over the case and supports “liberalization” of current bans but claiming that its hands are tied with respect to enforcing international drug policy.
Marijuana advocates have been waiting anxiously for this day: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Sen. Cory Booker have released their draft bill to federally legalize marijuana.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a law allowing medical cannabis recommendations to be made via telehealth services.
The White House’s drug policy arm is looking for input on whether its existing policies are creating “systemic barriers to opportunities for underserved communities” and whether future programs could be developed to better promote equity.