President Biden's nominee for the drug czar post in his administration, March of Dimes chief medical and health officer, Dr. Rahul Gupta, has been hailed by Kevin Sabet who heads the anti-pot group SAM, as well as by Sen. Joe Manchin.
"I get my weed from California," Justin Bieber croons on his 2021 hit, "Peaches." He's not kidding. Bieber recently purchased more than $1,000 worth of flower and edibles at Los Angeles' hottest new dispensary, Wonderbrett.
After a complete wipeout in 2020 due to Covid-19, cannabis-industry conferences and festivals are coming back in 2021. Check out our 2021 event guide.
The draft of the Senate's Cannabis Administration & Opportunity Act was released today in Washington, DC. Check out five proposals in the bill that would end federal prohibition.
The Showtime documentary "The One and Only Dick Gregory" hints at the '60s comic's distain for cannabis. He once called pot worse than coke and heroin and said, "It will wipe out your memory bank."
Rapper Lil Baby was arrested for weed in Paris while attending Fashion Week with NBA star James Harden. Also busted in 2021: Lakers' guard Alex Caruso, rapper NLE Choppa and MLB minor leaguer Jesus Camargo-Corrales.
Sha'Carri Richardson is one of five U.S. runners who've been disqualified from competing in the Summer Olympics, but she's the only one barred for pot.
Sha'Carri Richardson has been suspended for a month by the USADA for failing a drug test for THC. The track star was tested at the Olympic Trials in June. "I'm not encouraging anybody to do it," she says. "I'm not saying, Oh, don't do it."
July 1 is a big day for the residents of Connecticut and Virginia, where adult-use cannabis legalization goes into effect. It also went into effect in New Mexico on June 29. Nineteen states have now legalized it.
The most conservative justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas, says federal cannabis prohibition "may no longer be necessary or proper." Thirty years ago I predicted something like this would happen.