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Texas Gov. Says Nobody Should Be Jailed For Weed Possession, Though Confuses Current Law

By Nicolas Jose RodriguezTexas Governor Greg Abbott (R) said on Monday that he doesn’t believe people should be incarcerated over low-level marijuana possession, effectively endorsing decriminalization on the same day that Austin...

Why 2021 Should Prove The Year Of Federal Cannabis Legalization

By Lauri Kibby President Biden is not there yet. Neither are Republicans in Washington. But the wave of momentum toward nationally legalized cannabis only continues to mount. It is time lawmakers in...

South Dakota’s Supreme Strikes Down Recreational Cannabis Vote, Overturning People’s Will

By Nina ZdinjakFinally, the decision on South Dakota’s voter-approved initiative legalizing recreational cannabis is here. Unfortunately, the state’s Supreme Court decided to kill it.One of five states to vote on a cannabis initiative in...

Chuck Schumer’s Cannabis Reform Plan Is Becoming Clearer

The cannabis community has been sniffing around for the past month, trying to figure out what Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer means when discussing the comprehensive cannabis reform bill he wants to pass this year. All of the evidence suggests that the U.S. Senate will hear legislation aimed at legalizing the leaf nationwide. However, the intentions of the highly anticipated bill, which Schumer says will be introduced “shortly,” are becoming clearer.

Colorado Gov. Inks Bill To Expand Student Access To Medical Marijuana

By Jelena MartinovicColorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill on Wednesday that would expand access to medical cannabis for school children in need by removing obstacles to its administration.The new legislation,...

Is Cannabis Legalization On The Horizon In Maryland? Top Lawmaker Unveils Marijuana Referendum Bill

By Jelena MartinovicAfter months of exploring the ins and outs of legalizing recreational cannabis, Maryland lawmaker Luke Clippinger (D) pre-filed a bill to put marijuana legalization on the state’s 2022 ballot, Forbes reported.The move came months...

Panama’s Congress Legalizes Medical Cannabis By Unanimous Vote

By Franca Quarneti via El PlanteoPanama’s National Legislative Assembly approved a bill legalizing medical cannabis in a unanimous vote of 40 to 0.Thus, the country will become the first in Central...

Legalization In Latin America: Who’s Next After Mexico?

In what has undoubtedly been the biggest cannabis news to come out of Latin America in a while, Mexico’s Supreme Court declared the prohibition on adult-use cannabis to be unconstitutional. This...

More Women Oppose Sha’Carri Richardson’s Marijuana Ban Than Men

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) suspended runner Sha’Carri Richardson after she failed a marijuana test. Richardson was set to represent the U.S. in the 100 meter dash in the upcoming...

Will Weed Ever Be Federally Legal In The US? What The Experts Say

By Tia MoskalenkoMany states have already passed laws and legislation to legally allow the sale and use of marijuana. The question is whether the U.S. will federally legalize the drug.With a...

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