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.
At a town hall in Las Vegas on November 16, Democrat presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden invoked the gateway theory when asked about legalizing recreational marijuana.
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.
On September 25, PA Gov. Tom Wolf and Lt. Gov. John Fetterman called for the legalization of recreational cannabis. A bill sponsored by two State Senators would do just that.
Ten-time Grammy Award winner John Legend has announced a partnership with California edibles company PLUS Products.
The law New York State's legislature passed in June and Gov. Cuomo signed amends the one that was enacted in 1977. It's a step in the right direction, but is still not legalization.
There are now 11 states that have legalized marijuana recreationally (Alaska, California, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont and Washington), 15 more with decriminalization laws and 47 with medical-marijuana laws.
New Jersey's best-known legalization advocate Whoopi Goldberg is calling on the legislature to pass a bill that would tax and regulate cannabis. A vote is expected on March 25.
Now that cannabis is legal for adult use in the Bay State, New Yorkers are traveling north to sample the products at stores that have just recently opened.
Maryland's Democratic candidate for governor Ben Jealous grew up with Dave Chappelle. Now the comedian is backing his friend, who he calls a "good dude" and an "important voice."