Recent polling shows majorities of nearly every demographic in the U.S. favors changing federal law regarding marijuana.
Cannabis has quickly become a billion dollar industry in Oregon that employs tens of thousands of people.
Marijuana increasingly does look to be a gateway drug — away from alcohol consumption.
Presidential spokesman Sean Spicer spuriously linked marijuana to opioid addiction and warned that the leniency extended medical marijuana won’t be offered to the recreational industry.
LA voters consider how to transition from prohibition and mass incarceration to shared prosperity and respect for adult personal choice.
The most serious potential obstacle to fast growth in cannabis employment is the Trump Administration.
Cannabis has already quasi-legal long enough in enough states for the industry to spawn its own specialized lobbyists.
The first state to legalize recreational adult use of marijuana is now funding a host of programs with the proceeds.
Twentyeight states have legalized marijuana to some extent but only four congressmen are advocating overtly for the industry.
California, long a pioneer in legalizing cannabis, is intent on giving the industry the legal tools to grow.
Softening attitudes among police lags general public acceptance but seems to confirm an inexorable social trend.
Federal rules effectively barring marijuana businesses from using banks stymie the medical marijuana industry.
The Attorney General nominee’s answers to questions from senators about marijuana enforcement policy were disconcertingly vague.
How do you argue those counterfeit water pipes are illegal under trademark law when the original is illegal under federal criminal law?