Marijuana

CBD Might Be More Popular Than Weed

Survey shows how little-regulated drug has taken off in past year

More Americans use products infused with cannabidiol (CBD) than use marijuana or other illegal drugs, according to a Gallup poll. CBD, one of marijuana's active ingredients, has risen swiftly in prominence despite a lack of scientific understanding or careful regulation of the substance.

CORRECTION: Kamala Locked Up More People for Weed Than We Thought

Free Beacon regrets the error

Kamala HarrisThe Free Beacon's finding that Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) had locked up at least 1,560 people for marijuana-related offenses while she was California's attorney general was off, according to California's Department of Corrections, which now says at least 1,974 were admitted to prison under Harris.

Michigan Bill Would Expunge 235,000 Marijuana Charges

Only 6.5 percent of those eligible for record expungement seek it due to time and cost restrictions

When state representative Jeff Irwin introduced a bill that would automatically expunge about 235,000 misdemeanor records for marijuana use and possession without going through the costly court system, he said he wanted to save taxpayers money.

Journos Hit Hick for Pot Flip-Flop

Former governor opposed legalization but appears to take credit

Journalists are crying foul over an Instagram post from John Hickenlooper's long-shot presidential campaign in which he champions marijuana reform, especially as it relates to sentencing and racial disparities in the criminal justice system.