Attorney General Jeff Sessions kicked off 2018 by rescinding an Obama-era policy on marijuana, triggering a level of paranoia among weed users and entrepreneurs more commonly associated with that person who ate way too many edibles from the dispensary.
When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned cannabidiol producers against making medical claims about cannabis products, it seemed par for the course for any federal agency.
Congresswoman Dina Titus voted for the marijuana legalization measure on Nevada’s ballot a year ago.
For months, many have worried that the Trump administration would initiate a crackdown on marijuana in states where it’s legal.
The nation’s first federally approved study to see if medical marijuana can ease pain for those with terminal illnesses is under way. Advocates hope it will make patients less reliant on opioids.
As stoner holiday 4/20 approaches, cannabis advocates say the last days of April are also about the serious business of keeping otherwise legal medical marijuana businesses from being raided by federal authorities.
Some of the highlights from the suite of bills introduced Thursday by the federal Liberal government to legalize recreational marijuana:
In the last few years, attitudes to marijuana in the U.S. appeared to be easing.
At some point in the New Year, the Liberals will unveil details of how recreational marijuana will be legalized.
Every year as summer comes to an end, teams of Canadian military and police officers patrol the skies in helicopters hunting for illegal marijuana grow-ops nestled in farm fields below.