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.

Illinois
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.”