Democratic Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.) introduced legislation Tuesday to end the federal ban on marijuana and encourage states to begin legalizing it.
A Senate committee passed an amendment on Thursday to protect legal medical marijuana, contravening a request in May from Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Medical marijuana users are now a protected class in Massachusetts after the state’s highest court declared that workers dismissed for positive drug tests can launch anti-discrimination suits against their former employers.
Civil rights activist and MSNBC host Rev. Al Sharpton will be keynoting the Cannabis World Congress Conference, organizers announced.
Durango, Colo. was once a picturesque mountain resort town. But the advent of marijuana legalization has reportedly transformed it into a haven for panhandling.
Rep. Brad Sherman (D., Calif.) tweeted Wednesday that North Korea may be able to smuggle a nuclear weapon into the U.S. by hiding it inside a bale of marijuana.
The Department of Justice reimbursed crime victims for $7,630 in medical marijuana costs, according to an audit from the agency’s inspector general.
Marijuana legalization activists are planning to give away thousands of joints to people traveling to the nation’s capital on Inauguration Day.
President Obama said in a recent interview with Rolling Stone magazine that he believes marijuana should be treated as a public-health issue like cigarettes and alcohol.