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."
Despite her recent endorsement by the New York Times for the Democratic presidential nomination, Senator Amy Klobuchar remains far behind in the polls. This article assesses her stances on criminal justice and drug policy reforms as a prosecutor and Congresswoman.
The race is on to become the next U.S. state to legalize marijuana for adult and/or medical use in 2020. So far, measures in Mississippi, New Jersey and South Dakota have been approved for the November 3 ballot.
Linda Ronstadt, who's the subject of a current documentary, thinks marijuana and other drugs should be legalized.
Alyssa Boston stunned the Miss Universe audience during the costume competition when she walked out in a green outfit with pot leaves on it.
Businessman turned presidential candidate Tom Steyer says he's "smoked marijuana outside the country." It's the best dodge since Bill Clinton said he smoked marijuana, but didn't inhale.
Michigan become the eighth state to sell marijuana for adult use starting on December 1. Longtime activist John Sinclair was one of the first customers at Arbors Wellness in Ann Arbor.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders has issued a plan for federal marijuana legalization that's strong on equity for people of color and insists tobacco companies will not be welcome to participate in the cannabis industry.