The Senate has approved the bipartisan House-passed Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act, the first standalone piece of cannabis reform legislation to ever be sent to President Biden for signature.
If you're wondering why cannabis is still illegal, even though two-thirds of Americans support federal legalization, history has the answer. Racism and political fear had everything to do with Reefer Madness and the War on Drugs.
Honeysuckle joined cannabis activists at the White House protesting the Biden administration's failure to release incarcerated citizens. Read on for insights from organizers and attendees, including an exclusive from iconic cultivator DC Scroger.
Hip hop icons Redman and M1 of Dead Prez will join cannabis activists in Washington, DC to protest the Biden administration's failure to release incarcerated people, an event organized by Students for Sensible Drug Policy, Last Prisoner Project, DC Marijuana Justice, and Maryland Marijuana Justice.
President Biden's new federal initiative on marijuana reform seems like a historic step for cannabis justice. But will his pardons and calls for rescheduling truly have any positive effects, or is the good will a symbol without substance?
Dasheeda Dawson Appointed New York City's First "Cannabis Czar" By Mayor Eric Adams: A Global Industry Trailblazer Comes Home
New York City Mayor Eric Adams has appointed Dasheeda Dawson, a global cannabis industry leader, as Founding Director of the Cannabis NYC initiative. Meet the city's accomplished and trailblazing first "cannabis czar."
President Biden Pardons Thousands Convicted Of Cannabis Possession Among Historic Federal Policy Reforms
President Biden has finally announced a groundbreaking reform of federal cannabis policy, beginning by pardoning thousands of people nationwide convicted of marijuana possession.
United Nations Climate Week NYC fostered conversations with influential and global leaders of climate action from businesses, governments, and the climate change community.
Business of Cannabis: New York Returns For Second Annual Conference Ahead Of Adult-Use Market Launch
Business of Cannabis: New York returns for its second annual conference, a premier gathering of industry leaders and policymakers, ahead of the state's adult-use market launch and nationwide opportunities for cannabis on the ballot.
After six months being held in a Russian prison, WNBA star Brittney Griner has been sentenced to 9 years' incarceration. Government officials, including President Biden, have reacted quickly to condemn Russia for the unconscionable verdict.
On July 15th, WNBA star Brittney Griner pled guilty to criminal charges in Russia over cannabis oil found in her suitcase. What's next in her trial proceedings and the campaign to bring her home?
Senators Chuck Schumer, Cory Booker and Ron Wyden have officially filed the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, the first bill in Senate history aiming to federally legalize cannabis.
Brittney Griner, WNBA Star, Begins Trial In Russia Over Cannabis Oil Possession And Smuggling Charges
WNBA star Brittney Griner goes on trial in Russia, four and a half months after her arrest for possession of cannabis oil. Here's why her punishment makes no sense.
Following a recent act of gun violence in Harlem, New York State Assembly candidate Shawanna Vaughn discusses the importance of adequate mental health care as a preventative measure against future violence.
Shawanna E. Vaughn, founder of the nonprofit Silent Cry, is a first-time candidate for the New York State Assembly's 70th District (Harlem). This Juneteenth, she reflects on the legacy that led to New York's current public housing crisis.