There are now 10 states that have legalized marijuana recreationally (Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont and Washington), 13 more with decriminalization laws, 46 with medical-marijuana laws and 40 with hemp laws.
Legislation allowing the use of low-THC, CBD-rich marijuana oil primarily for children suffering from seizure disorders has been approved in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Celebrities like Cheech & Chong, Grateful Dead drummers Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann and country singer Margot Price are lining up to support the Cannabis Voter Project's voter registration drive.
Different cannabinoids (THC, CBD) and terpenes (myrcene, limonene) cause the effects in cannabis that can hype you up or make you sleepy. Here's a primer on the endocannabiniod system, terps and and anandamide.
One of the most important political races in 2018 is Rep. Beto O'Rourke's attempt to unseat Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. On "Real Time," O'Rourke told Bill Maher that he supports ending federal marijuana prohibition.