Former Mayor of Tallahassee and 2018 Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum admitted that he "had too much to drink" in a Miami hotel room where police were called to deal with a possible drug overdose on March 12.
In the 1930s and 1940s, marijuana was popular among jazz musicians. Many wrote songs about it. One of the so-called reefer songs, "If You're a Viper," has been performed by everyone from Fats Waller to Dick Van Dyke.
If Arizona and Florida lawmakers get their way, marijuana patients in both states will only be able to access lower-potency THC products.
In a takedown that reminded New Yorkers of the tragic Eric Garner incident, police violently tackled and arrested 20-year-old Fitzroy Gayle on March 5. It all started when he was allegedly seen smoking pot in a Brooklyn park.
With the coronavirus spreading throughout the U.S. and the world, marijuana users have to adjust to the new health paradigm. That means no sharing of joints, pipes, bongs and vape devices.
One of New York's fiercest drug law reform advocates, Kassandra Frederique, is taking over the reins as executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance.
The first celebrities to be arrested for marijuana possession in 2020 are NFL players Muhammad Wilkerson and Greg Robinson. Both are free agents.
Bernie Sanders has the most celeb endorsements in the Democratic presidential race, followed by Elizabeth Warren, Michael Bloomberg and Joe Biden.