Although marijuana continues to be classified as a Schedule 1 drug, private companies are quietly securing patents. Here's why that matters.
By Craig Nard, The Conversation
Eighteen states raised the minimum wage. California broadened restrictions on cellphone use for drivers.
By Joshua Barajas and Gretchen Frazee
On November 8, multiple states legalized the use of marijuana for either recreational or medicinal purposes -- thus marking a major shift in U.S. drug policy. William Brangham speaks with Taylor West of the National Cannabis Administration and Jonathan Hudak…
By PBS NewsHour
Maine voters have approved a ballot question making recreational marijuana legal for adults age 21 or older.
By Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
There are more than 150 ballot initiatives this year at the state level, capable of creating huge change for voters. Nine states are voting on the legalization of recreational or medical marijuana. Other measures concern gun control, the minimum wage…
By Shayla Love, STAT
The states that currently have legalized marijuana in some form represent ongoing experiments in public health.
By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
Business owners are replacing idealists in the pot-legalization movement as the nascent marijuana industry creates a broad base of new donors.
By Astrid Galvan, Associated Press
Five states will vote Nov. 8 on whether to allow recreational pot. How drug cartels respond to legalization has been a focus of debate in Arizona.
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