Sen. Bernie Sanders apparently was not able to convince Joe Biden that marijuana legalization is preferable to decriminalization. That's clear in the newly released 110-page "Biden-Sanders Task Force Recommendations."
TV newsman and anchor Hugh Downs passed away on July 1. He was 99. In 1990, Downs wrote an article about hemp that was published by ABC News. Read and listen to it here.
There are now 11 states that have legalized marijuana recreationally (Alaska, California, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont and Washington), 16 more with decriminalization laws and 47 with medical-marijuana laws.
Cypress Hill frontman B-Real turns 50 today. He co-founded the popular hip-hop group in 1991 and now owns several Dr. Greenthumb's dispensaries in California.
Amy Klobuchar is on Joe Biden's list as a possible running mate, but the Minnesota Senator's poor criminal justice record as Hennepin Country Attorney may stand in her way.
Asked to explain the difference between marijuana decriminalization and legalization by Charlamagne tha God on "The Breakfast Club," Joe Biden botched the answer. Can this old dog learn a new trick before it's too late?
Measures in Mississippi, New Jersey and South Dakota have been approved for the November 3 ballot. However, petitioning has stopped due the coronavirus. New Approach Montana has sued the state to allow electronic signature gathering.
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..
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.
Democrat presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden refuses to support legalizing marijuana, instead insisting: "We should just study it and decriminalize it."