Articles By Jeremy Borden

Texas: As Many Focus on the Midterms, Pro-Cannabis Energy Builds Around 2019

When it comes to cannabis, even the consequential congressional midterm elections here serve as a primer for the main event, when the Texas General Assembly reconvenes next year.

Three Competing Medical Cannabis Initiatives Debated in Missouri

Despite anticipated voter confusion, advocates are confident at least one initiative will pass.

Effort to Oust Texas Rep. Pete Sessions Hampered by Fundraising Shortfall

A fundraising push promised by Rob Kampia, the former head of Marijuana Policy Project, one of the nation's largest and oldest pro-legalization groups, fell flat.

The Cannabis Factor in Michigan’s Governor’s Race

Voters have a chance to legalize, and a choice between candidates with opposite views on cannabis.

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.

Advocates Expect Equity, Expungement, and Micro-businesses in New Jersey Legalization Bill

A bill to legalize cannabis for adult use is expected any day now. A key advocate outlines what to expect and what sets the state’s plan apart.

Ballot Initiative Could Determine Fate of Colorado’s Hemp Industry

As Congress prepares to decide on hemp legalization, Colorado lawmakers say Amendment X provides flexibility to keep the state's hemp crop compliant and competitive.

Jury Trial Set for Closely Watched Anti-Cannabis Case in Colorado

The anti-racketeering, or RICO, case plaintiffs are backed by a D.C. law firm with ties to conservative causes — and Jeff Sessions.

Conservative North Dakota Might Be the Next State to Legalize Cannabis

An initiative to legalize recreational cannabis has qualified for the state's November ballot.