Sunday, January 19, 2020
Five states will vote on marijuana legalization Nov. 8. Polls show strong public support in all of them, but one is especially important, maybe more critical to the future of marijuana reform than the other four states combined. That state...
Sheldon Adelson, a Las Vegas billionaire, newspaper publisher, and casino magnate, is one of the Republican Party's wealthiest backers. He is also one of its staunchest. And now Adelson, who has thrown at least $100 million into the campaigns of...
Life has not been especially easy for tourists who want to sample some of Colorado's famous legal weed. While the drug has been available at retail stores for almost three years, out-of-state visitors still have few places to use...
It's common knowledge by now that five states will vote on marijuana legalization Nov. 8: Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada. Recent polls show support is strong in all these places, with chances good for a five-state sweep. But cannabis...
The Maine Secretary of State’s Office announced on Monday that signatures had been certified on two recount petitions, and is now making plans for hand-counting more than 700,000 ballots cast for and against legalization of cannabis. The office is currently...
There's no avoiding it: Election Day is almost here, and roughly 99 percent of the American public couldn't be happier to see it pass. It has been that ugly. But ugly is not the same as unimportant. The stoner vote...
In one of the dumbest, most wasteful, and least productive marijuana busts on record, Massachusetts State Police officers raided the property of an 81-year-old woman in September, just so they could seize a single illicit cannabis plant. Margaret Holcomb, who...
No one wants to get arrested. Jail sucks, fines suck, the simple inconvenience sucks. Even a low-end bust for marijuana possession can be a decidedly unpleasant experience. But the consequences for many people are much worse than a few days...
Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton got herself into a fair amount of trouble in September when she suggested marijuana can kill in combination with other drugs. Reformers pounced on the comments, pointing out that there has never been a credible...
Former TV reporter Charlo Greene went viral in 2014 when she announced during a live broadcast that she was resigning to run a cannabis club she had secretly opened. "Fuck it," she famously said before walking off the air....

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