While many approve of the government edging closer to cannabis legalization via federal drug rescheduling, others think the HHS recommendation, if approved by the DEA, will benefit Big Pharma the most.
Or when 200,000 New Yorkers were busted for weed during the indicted Trump disciple's eight years as mayor.
Now that the Delaware and Minnesota legislatures have passed legalization, there are 23 U.S. states with adult-use marijuana laws. Several more states - New Hampshire and Ohio - might join them in 2023.
As a Bronx, NY resident I'm happy to report the borough now has one legal adult-use cannabis store – Statis – located at 817 E. Tremont Ave. It opened on July 6 with speeches and media attention.
These days, paraquat – a chemical pesticide – is best known as a cause of Parkinson's disease. But in the late '70s, the spraying of paraquat on marijuana grown in Mexico was a hot-button issue.