Despite adult-use legalization in Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Washington, DC, marijuana arrests rose nationally in 2016 by 1.5%, according to the FBI's latest Uniform Crime Report.
Vermont, New York and California colleges dominate The Princeton Review's 2017 survey of what they call "Reefer Madness" schools. The University of Vermont in Burlington tops the list
The much-anticipated report from the Justice Department's Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety fails to contradict Obama-era marijuana policies. Meanwhile, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has turned his focus to adult-use legalization in Colorado and Washington.
Appointed in May 2015 to replace Michele Leonhart as the DEA's Administrator, Chuck Rosenberg got off to a rough start when he challenged the "notion that marijuana is also medicinal." He repeated that sentiment on Thursday.
Gov. Phil Scott harshed the mellow buzz around legislative legalization when he refused to approve a bill that would have allowed marijuana possession and cultivation in the Green Mountain State on May 24.