State legislators across the country, including Maine, are resisting the will of the people by gutting or even repealing citizen initiatives.
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President Donald Trump’s commission on the opioid crisis called Wednesday for a nationwide system of drug courts and easier access to alternatives to opioids for people in pain.
Over the past 10 years, Virginia police have arrested more than 133,000 people suspected of marijuana possession, costing taxpayers up to $10,000 per day.
High taxes on legal marijuana in California could have the potential to turn many consumers away from the state’s cannabis shops and toward the black market, according to a new report.
Speaking at separate events Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and President Donald Trump delivered remarks on drug policy that matched messaging straight out of the 1980s.
Regular marijuana users have about 20 percent more sex than abstainers, according to a new study from researchers at Stanford University.
President Donald Trump declared Thursday afternoon that the opioid crisis – which is killing more than 100 people each day – is a public health emergency.
Medical marijuana regulators in Maryland have approved licenses for two cannabis businesses that were under investigation for potential conflicts of interest.
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern, who tightened up the league’s policy on marijuana during his tenure from 1984 until 2014, has reversed his opinion on the subject.
Prototypes of Trump’s border wall have taken shape this month in a California area known for border tunnels that could undermine a wall’s effectiveness.
President Donald Trump promised during the campaign to aggressively take on the opioid crisis, but his efforts to address the public health epidemic since taking office have been more show than substance.
Frustrated lawmakers threatened to subpoena information from the Drug Enforcement Administration, accusing the agency of delaying responses to their questions about wholesale drug distributors.
The program, Medicinal Plant Chemistry, offered by Northern Michigan University, is the first 4-year undergraduate degree focusing on marijuana.
For California marijuana growers, the fires have compounded existing problems with the 2018 start of adult-use cannabis sales because of a regulatory mess.
Members of Trump’s commission to combat the opioid epidemic are increasingly worried the Trump administration will not have a robust response.
Can President Donald Trump solve the opioid epidemic? How much power does the White House have to stop a crisis that kills so many Americans each year?
The cultivation of New Martha Stewart, of Hip-Hop Martha, of Martha the Queen of Dank Memes, has culminated in “Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party,” with Season 2 set to debut on VH1.
Joe Rannazzisi, former head of the Office of Diversion Control for the Drug Enforcement Administration, says he was pushed out by members of Congress and the pharmaceutical industry.
Law enforcement leaders sent a letter to Jeff Sessions and President Donald Trump, urging them not to return to arresting and imprisoning low-level drug offenders.
A unit will be set up in the Justice Department to oversee a policy that allows police to take cash and property from people suspected of a crime, even if they have not been charged.
The NFL has decided to endorse a bipartisan criminal-justice reform bill that reduces mandatory minimum sentences for low-level drug offenders.
Marijuana legalization in Colorado led to a “reversal” of opiate overdose deaths in that state, according to new research published this week.
In April 2016, Congress effectively disabled the Drug Enforcement Administration in its war against large drug companies suspected of releasing narcotics onto the streets.
Congressional Democrats reacted sharply to reports that Rep. Tom Marino steered legislation that reduced federal enforcement capabilities against drug companies.
If the United States hopes to come to grips with the opioid epidemic, two authorities on the crisis say there are specific steps the government must take.
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon, suspended since 2014, is admitting to his substance-abuse problems in his attempt to return to the field.
The World Anti-Doping Agency has removed CBD, an anti-inflammatory compound derived from cannabis, from its 2018 prohibited substances list.
A federal watchdog has identified cases in which the Internal Revenue Service may have given extra scrutiny to groups with names including “medical marijuana.”
Prime Minister Justin Tredeau vowed to legalize marijuana nationwide by next summer. It hasn’t been that easy.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may start cracking down on unproven claims that marijuana has health benefits, the agency’s commissioner said Tuesday.
Opiates were wickedly addictive to early 19th century Americans, and their control became a cause celebre for Progressive-era reformers.
Acting Drug Enforcement Administration head Chuck Rosenberg, who has found himself at odds with the Trump administration in recent months, said he is planning to step down from his post in less than a week.
In 2016 more people were arrested for marijuana possession than for all crimes the FBI classifies as violent, according to 2016 crime data released by the agency on Monday.
A recent study found teens are increasingly avoiding alcohol consumption. For some of them, it is because they prefer the effects of marijuana.
Official Russian media has attacked Morgan Freeman, saying he is “sick” from marijuana use, which is why he made a video questioning Russia’s involvement in the 2016 U.S. election.
A panel “Minority Leaders in Cannabis,” gathered at Howard University said entrepreneurs – particularly women and minorities – should not fear the industry.
Oz echoed many researchers, who have found marijuana effective in dealing with chronic pain and states with medical marijuana see fewer opiate deaths.
The Coast Guard has set a record for cocaine seizures at sea for the second consecutive year, an effort that admirals are linking to border security as they look to build new ships while President Trump presses for a border wall.
The number of people who consume marijuana on a daily or near-daily basis is increasingly precipitously, new federal data shows.
Would a wall between the US and Mexico “stop much of the drugs from pouring into this country,” as President Trump claims?
Marijuana use among the nation’s teens dropped to its lowest level in more than two decades, according to federal survey data released this week.
Republican Ed Gillespie said he supports “limited, tightly regulated” use of marijuana for some medical conditions but is opposed to decriminalization.
The details on accessing medical marijuana in Maryland: Finding a doctor, qualifying medical conditions, approved cannabis products, reciprocity and more.
One consequence of legalizing recreational marijuana has become evident almost immediately: the price of weed has never been lower.
Four years after the state legalized cannabis for medical use, there are plants growing for the Maryland medical marijuana program.
Republican Dana Rohrabacher from California asks his congressional colleagues to keep his medical marijuana protections sponsored amendment intact.
Maryland medical cannabis regulators announced they would give 10 companies that missed a deadline additional time to complete their licensing requirements.
Congress will likely renew protections next month for state medical marijuana laws but advocates are nervous Attorney General Jeff Sessions could still sabotage.
Last week, Lagunitas debuted SuperCritical, an IPA made with marijuana terpenes provided by CannaCraft, a company that makes cannabis vape cartridges.
Where a buzz hits you can tell you a lot about what you’ll be in for. Here, the 303 Kush sat in the center of my head — right behind my eyes — and camped out. This is the kind of “Magic Eye High” where you find yourself looking at something, but also through it at the same time. And, to be fair, this is exactly what I was looking for.
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