Vermont Legalization Not Dead Yet as Vermont Governor Phil Scott Lays Out Requirements for Legalization.
Vermont's Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization, Sets Stage For ore Restrictions in Summer Session;
Trump's Budget includes largest requests ever for High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) and Drug-Free Communities Grants. President Donald Trump is seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in funding for two anti-drug grant programs that the White House Office of Management and Budget called “duplicative” and worthy of elimination. After swift push-back from lawmakers and outside interest groups earlier this month, Trump sen... Read more
Drug Czar Website is Back Online, Budget Cuts Could Fizzle as the Trump administration is proposing to gut the budget of the White House "drug czar" by 95 percent.
Drug Policy Alliance Board Member and Columbia neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart has been directly targeted by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
S. 22, a bill to legalize cannabis in Vermont for adults over 21, landed on Republican Governor Phil Scott's desk – potentially making the state the first in the country to legalize marijuana through the legislative process, and not a ballot initiative. The bill has already been approved by both chambers of the state legislature; now the governor has five days to decide whether to sign or to veto it. But even if he does neither, on... Read more
Democratic lawmakers called for legalizing marijuana, taking a step toward tolls, cutting aid to towns, and opening a third casino as part of budget recommendations released Tuesday. ven though marijuana legalization is included in the proposal, Democratic legislators concede that they do not have enough votes in their own caucus to pass the measure. But they placed the item into the package to spur conversation and help balance th... Read more
New Jersey files legislation legalizing commercial marijuana sales, personal possession, but no home-grow. New study on risks from propylene glycol thinning agents used in cannabis vaporizer cartridges.
Bipartisan Political Backlashing Against Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ memo detailing a new charging criminal policy .
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered federal prosecutors to pursue the toughest possible charges and sentences against crime suspects, reversing ease of penalties for some nonviolent drug violations.
New Hampshire Marijuana Decriminalization Up for Passage as the New Hampshire Senate is expected to vote on a marijuana decriminalization bill.
Vermont Legislature to Pass Marijuana Legalization, and the Senate is set to consider a conference committee report to expand medical cannabis.
Michigan Activists Start 2018 Legalization Campaign as efforts to legalize it for recreational use have stalled in recent years.
Congress's new proposed funding legislation would even further crack down on D.C.'s ability to spend its own money legalizing and regulating marijuana
Tom Marino Withdraws Name From Drug Czar Consideration as the U.S. Rep. has withdrawn his name from consideration to become President Donald Trump's drug czar
National Institute on Drug Abuse Admits Marijuana Helps Opiates, that medical marijuana could reduce the use of opioids needed to control pain.
Colorado Marijuana DUIs Drop 33 Percent as the number of citations for driving while under the influence of marijuana dropped by 33.2 percent in the first quarter of 2017.
Presidential Advisor Jared Kushner and Attorney General Jeff Sessions are at Odds Over Criminal Justice Policy.
Liberals Introduce Bills to Legalize Canadian Marijuana by July 2018 as Adults 18 and can soon legally buy and cultivate small amounts of marijuana.
Guam’s governor drops his support for his own legalization bill,also citing the threat of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. Concerns in the current administrations ideals of marijuana. Sessions said he was surprised the american people didn't like his comments about marijuana.