Raishad Hardnett

The Prisoners Left Behind

How Barack Obama’s clemency operation failed thousands of drug offenders, some serving long sentences for cannabis crimes, and left them at the mercy of Donald Trump’s whims.

Longread
New York

New York’s Nail-Biter: Will “Zombie” Cannabis Legalization Bill Make It?

Today in Albany, the legislative session draws to a close.

Q&A

Q&A: How Clark University Hopes to Prepare Future Cannabis Regulators

“It is our responsibility to bring a legitimate and serious educational response to... an issue that is straining many municipalities, state agencies and police and other public safety officials.”

Q&A, Research

Q&A: Do Competing Cannabis Interests Repackage Opioid Research?

A recent cannabis and opioid study highlighted that “corporate actors” with “deep pockets have substantial ability to promote congenial results, as suffering people are desperate for effective solutions.”