Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Virginia / Gage Skidmore

A ‘Historic Moment’ in House Judiciary Hearing on Cannabis, Veterans, and Research

Democrats want to work with Republicans on cannabis reform. But the hearing indicated that the minority party may be willing to walk away if criminal justice takes a back seat in those efforts.

Congress
California

LA Mayor’s Proposed Budget Doubles Down Against Unlicensed Cannabis Shops

Mayor Eric Garcetti's budget puts millions toward law enforcement and cannabis regulators, and promises to establish an equity program.

Longread

History Repeating

Hemp is legal. Cannabis legalization is close behind. How did we get here? This 4/20, unwind with this excerpt from A New Leaf: The End of Cannabis Prohibition.

Colorado

Colorado Lawmakers Advance Bill to Allow Out-of-State Cannabis Investors

A Senate Committee voted in favor, but not before union members blasted Colorado’s cannabis industry.