Category: Politics

South Dakota: Six Months Later, Supreme Court Still Silent on Marijuana Legalization Vote

Justices on the state’s highest court have yet to render a decision regarding the fate of Constitutional Amendment A, the voter-approved initiative which sought to legalize the adult-use possession and sale of cannabis. Fifty-four...

Some Activists dressed as Apes and put up a Monolith for Drug Stance Evolution

2001: A Space Odyssey is phenomenal. It’s a breathtaking piece of cinema that changed the way we saw the medium, and what it can do. Needless to say, the images are still...

Bank of America suddenly shuts down account of Marijuana Research Institute

In a perfect example of the need for better banking rules, Bank of America sent a notice to Scottsdale Research Insitute, which is federally approved to study marijuana and psilocybin, that it...

Should the way legalized weed is regulated be changed?

Since legalization has become a hot topic over the last few years many are questioning the way it is being implemented within the states. According to an article on Vox, many of...

Senate Spending Proposal Removes ‘DC Rider,’ Maintains Existing State Medical Cannabis Protections

In the newly released annual spending packages by the Senate Appropriations Committee, cannabis policy is scantly mentioned yet by omission, it could advance a critical element of reform that has long been...

Mississippi: Governor Still Hasn’t Called a Special Session to Address Medical Marijuana

Mississippi legislators are still waiting for Governor Tate Reeves (R) to call a special session to enact legislation regulating medical marijuana access in the state. It’s been weeks since the initial request, and...

Safe Injection Site Case Rejected by the Supreme Court

After gaining lots of traction nationwide and garnering many briefs sent to the courts asking for the case to be heard, the request by Safehouse in Philadelphia was rejected by the Supreme...

Virginia: Officials Seal Over 64,000 Misdemeanor Marijuana Distribution Convictions

Virginia officials sealed 64,651 conviction records related to misdemeanor marijuana distribution charges since the state legalized marijuana in July. The state legislature’s Cannabis Oversight Commission made the announcement during a Thursday meeting. 333,886 simple...