Articles By Stephen Paulsen

Arizona

The New Charge to Legalize Cannabis in Arizona

An adult-use ballot initiative failed in 2016, but cannabis industry giants are organizing to try again in 2020.

Congress

US House Subcommittee OKs Spending Bill with Key Cannabis Protections

The bill could offer some cannabis banking protections and would allow the District of Columbia to legalize adult use sales.

Texas

Texas Senate Votes to Expand Access to Medical Cannabis

Countless new patients could now qualify for the state’s Compassionate Use Program—but activists and Democratic lawmakers say the reforms don’t go far enough.

Texas

Medical Cannabis: Once Again, Texas Teeters on the Edge of Reform

Two bills headed out of the Texas House have advocates hopeful, but the Senate has sent mixed messages. The state has edged up to cannabis reform before, only to retreat.