Illinois Ushers in Legal Cannabis, With a Focus on Social Justice

Calling its new law the nation’s “gold standard,” lawmakers vow to support the communities hardest hit by the drug war. Critics worry that the bill was rushed and won’t be able to deliver it promised social justice reforms.

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What’s Going On With California’s Cannabis Appellations?

The groundbreaking proposal to recognize how and where cannabis is grown, as happens for wine, became law five years ago. But a program has been slow to get off the ground.