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.

Mexico Inches Toward Legal Cannabis

Case by case, a team of lawyers chips away at prohibition, and a new president may soon take a swing.

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.