A letter signed by eight drug-law reform organizations asks law enforcement to suspend marijuana arrests and release those currently imprisoned on pot charges during the COVID-19 crisis.
With pot now legal in Illinois, "The Simpsons," set in Springfield, weighs in on the state of marijuana with an episode that parodies Mike Tyson and focuses on the schism between old-school THC dealers and new-age CBD healers..
Football players who use marijuana have long been targeted by the NFL's draconian drug policy that led to countless suspensions. Now, in this new era of relaxed cannabis laws, that policy has been reversed.
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.