The House Judiciary Committee approved the proposal 24-10 after more than two hours of debate. It would reverse a longstanding federal prohibition by removing marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, while allowing states to set their own rules on pot.
By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says the agency will publish an interim final rule Thursday that formalizes the hemp program approved in the 2018 farm bill.
By Associated Press
Sniff and search is no longer the default for police in some of the 33 states that have legalized marijuana.
By Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press
No illnesses have yet been reported north of the border, but they are monitoring the situation closely, and British Columbia’s top health official says it’s just a matter of time before symptoms are reported in Canada.
By Rob Gillies, Gene Johnson, Associated Press
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday they are looking at 215 possible cases across 25 states.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Federal health officials are issuing a national warning against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize some forms of the drug's use.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The Justice Department said Monday it would move forward to add to the number of marijuana growers for federally-authorized cannabis research.
By Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press
Louisiana is becoming the first Deep South state to dispense medical marijuana on Tuesday, four years after state lawmakers agreed to give patients access to therapeutic cannabis.
By Yamiche Alcindor
As marijuana legalization expands across the country, who is benefiting from the blossoming industry? In most cases, it is a very different population from that which has previously borne the brunt of marijuana criminalization. Millions are still dealing with scars…
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