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Maine Governor vetoes cannabusiness regulations

Maine Gov. Paul LePage vetoed legislation to initiate a regulated cannabis market that state voters called for in 2016 when they approved Question 1. On November 6, the Maine House let the veto stand...

Record high support for cannabis reform

Even amid the hard press of prohibitionists since Trump took office last year, public support for cannabis reform continues to grow. A new Gallup poll released October 25 shows solid majority support...

Why marijuana should be legal infographic

Cannabis is our nation’s number one cash crop and now 64% of the population, including a majority of Republicans, believe it should be legalized. Trump said he would legalize medical marijuana and...

Oaksterdam U holds 10th anniversary fete

Ten years ago, the world’s first cannabis college featuring a multicourse curriculum, examinations and a graduation certificate opened its doors on 15th Street in Downtown Oakland with a small paper...

Using cannabis in place of anxiety meds

Everyone feels anxious at one point or another, but this anxiety becomes debilitating when its associated symptoms start to impede a person’s ability to function normally every day. General anxiety...

Major criminal justice reforms approved in CA

California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law several measures supported by drug policy reform groups, including two on October 14, during a meeting of the world’s largest international conferences...

Maine governor pressured to sign cannabis regulations

Maine voters passed the legalization initiative, Question 1, almost a year ago. Its passage was challenged and then affirmed by the state. Then the legislature dragged its feet in addressing the...

Atlanta decrims as drug reformers meet, hold vigil

The largest international conference on drug policy reform convened in Atlanta on October 10, with about 1500 people attending, just days after the City adopted a policy that dropped the fine for...