After failing to legalize marijuana through its legislature, New Jersey will try a constitutional amendment to pass cannabis reform. Read more

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People in both Wisconsin and Oklahoma have expressed strong support for reform and decarceration, but it seems Wisconsin’s political structures have become less responsive to the will of the people. Read more

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Mexican lawmakers are poised to legalize recreational marijuana in the very near future. Read more

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Made possible through a cannabis business initiative in West Hollywood, Calif., America’s first cannabis cafe shows what a truly cannabis-friendly city could look like. Read more

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Recreational marijuana is still banned federally in Australia, but its capital chose to legalize it, following in the footsteps of some U.S. states. Read more

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The Great Midwest Marijuana Harvest Festival has music, vendors and fun, but focuses on political activism. Read more

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Although recreational cannabis has been legalized in Illinois, municipalities can still choose to ban its sale. Read more

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A national survey shows how America’s marijuana use and perceptions of the substance have evolved in the past couple of decades. Read more

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Selling “drug paraphernalia” is illegal federally; what about in Wisconsin? Read more

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Fighting alone for cannabis reform since the beginning of his political career, Bernie Sanders has recently been joined by other champions of legal marijuana. Read more

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Sweeping judicial reform will emphasize expunging criminal records and helping disadvantaged communities in legalization’s wake. Read more

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Some favor decriminalization without legalization, while others want nothing short of legalized marijuana use nationally. Read more

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So long as cannabis is illegal federally, anyone can be in legal trouble, even in states where marijuana is legal. Read more

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What effects does cannabis actually have? Researchers can’t properly study the effects of cannabis in the U.S., so we cannot know for sure. Read more

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As cannabis legalization is being proposed in Wisconsin, it is time to debunk a few incorrect beliefs about the “devil’s lettuce.” Read more



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While antiquated regulations are stalling pharmaceutical research, the legalization of hemp and the rapid popularization of CBD products is drawing attention to the medical potential of the compound. Read more

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Legalizing marijuana in Wisconsin might bring in more than $140 million in taxes and save tens of millions of dollars in law enforcement costs. Read more

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Michiganders voted in the November 2018 election to legalize recreational marijuana. Under the new law, adults can possess, consume and grow weed in private. Read more

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A strong vote will let legislators know that their constituents are serious and want Wisconsin to move into the 21st century. Read more

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The STATES Act would not only revive our Founding Fathers’ view of how states should manage their own affairs but also remind us that individualism, populism and personal liberty still matter. Read more

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