Pew Research Center: 6 facts about Americans and marijuana

Marijuana is illegal under federal law, but a growing number of states have legalized the drug for medical or recreational purposes in recent years. The changing legal landscape has coincided with a dramatic increase in public support for legalization, which is...

Vox: Federal marijuana legalization is stopped in its tracks

It has been nearly a decade since the first time a majority of Americans supported legalizing cannabis. Two years ago, that number reached a record high, according to Gallup, with 68 percent supporting marijuana legalization — a number that has held...

The Hill: lHouse approves bill legalizing marijuana

Lawmakers passed the bill largely along party lines, 220-204, with three Republicans joining all but two Democrats in support. The three Republicans who voted for the bill were Reps. Matt Gaetz (Fla.), Brian Mast (Fla.) and Tom McClintock (Calif.), while Democratic...

AP NEWS: 1st NY pot sales permits will go to people with convictions

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The first licenses to sell recreational marijuana in New York will go to people who were casualties of the war on drugs, state officials said Wednesday. People with marijuana-related convictions will get dibs on the first 100 to 200 retail cannabis...

MG MAGAZINE: Influential people of color in cannabis

As we survey the landscape in 2022, it’s clear the cannabis industry’s work has only begun when it comes to creating a vibrant, diverse ecosphere where all can thrive. Although many businesses are eager to discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion, actions...