The Curious Backstory of Missouri’s Three Medical Cannabis Measures

Here's what voters should know about the dark money and wealthy backers behind two of them—and the promises of all three.

Texas: As Many Focus on the Midterms, Pro-Cannabis Energy Builds Around 2019

When it comes to cannabis, even the consequential congressional midterm elections here serve as a primer for the main event, when the Texas General Assembly reconvenes next year.

Who Gets Busted at the Border for Cannabis? Frequently, US Citizens with Small Stashes

Along the US border, the line between immigration enforcement and thinly-veiled federal drug stops is becoming difficult to see.

An Anti-Cannabis Crusader Ramps Up for the Midterms—and Beyond

The leading anti-cannabis organization, Smart Approaches to Marijuana, is raising unprecedented money. Here’s where it’s throwing its weight.

Three Competing Medical Cannabis Initiatives Debated in Missouri

Despite anticipated voter confusion, advocates are confident at least one initiative will pass.

Effort to Oust Texas Rep. Pete Sessions Hampered by Fundraising Shortfall

A fundraising push promised by Rob Kampia, the former head of Marijuana Policy Project, one of the nation's largest and oldest pro-legalization groups, fell flat.

Trump, Former World Leaders, Diverge on Solutions to the Global Drug Problem

During a meeting at the UN on Monday, President Donald Trump urged countries to ramp up drug law enforcement. On the same day, former world leaders convened in Mexico City to call for the regulation of drugs like cannabis.

New York’s Cannabis Legalization Workgroup Comes to Manhattan

As state officials craft a legalization bill, a question recurs among advocates: when the cannabis industry blooms, who gets a slice of the pie?

California Begins Process of Creating Cannabis Appellations

Soon, cannabis farmers could set their products apart with geographic origin names, like Champagne for wine.