Pennsylvania U.S. Senate candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz has never been a fan of recreational cannabis. He stated on May 19: "We need to get Pennsylvanians back at work, and I don't want marijuana to be a hindrance to that."
Pennsylvania's pro-legalization Lt. Gov. John Fetterman won the Democratic nomination for the state's open U.S. Senate seat by a 59% margin in the primary on May 17. He'll face either Dr. Mehmet Oz or Dave McCormick in November.
After Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer touted possible federal bipartisan support for marijuana legalization at the NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally on May 7, the stock market reacted negatively.
Despite a steady rain, New Yorkers marched and huddled together in Union Square Park for the NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally on Saturday, May 7. Here are seven highlights from the soggy day.
The White House granted clemency for 78 individuals on April 26. All but one have been imprisoned on drug offenses. These are President Biden's first pardons and commutations since he took office in 2021.