With marijuana legal in some form in 26 states and the District of Columbia, the old script for talking to your children about pot is changing. Behavioral scientist Elizabeth D’Amico, who has researched drug and alcohol use among teens for…
By Craig Nard, The Conversation
Although marijuana continues to be classified as a Schedule 1 drug, private companies are quietly securing patents. Here's why that matters.
By Joshua Barajas, Gretchen Frazee
Eighteen states raised the minimum wage. California broadened restrictions on cellphone use for drivers.
By PBS NewsHour
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 Associated Press
Maine voters have approved a ballot question making recreational marijuana legal for adults age 21 or older.
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.
While some accuse Snapchat of promoting blackface, others point to a bigger problem with the Bob Marley filter.
By PBS NewsHour
This election, Ohio voters said no to legalizing marijuana, Houston voters defeated an ordinance to curb LGBT discrimination and San Francisco voters refused to limit how often homeowners can rent out rooms. Stuart Rothenberg of The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political…
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