Lawmakers Want To Charge Doctors Who Prescribe Cannabis With A Felony

The post Lawmakers Want To Charge Doctors Who Prescribe Cannabis With A Felony appeared first on High Times. State legislators in Arizona are looking to crack down on pre-existing medical marijuana laws with a bold, albeit harsh, set of regulations. In order to further regulate the plant amongst its medical […]

Top 10 Marijuana Policy Issues For 2018

The post Top 10 Marijuana Policy Issues For 2018 appeared first on High Times. More states will consider marijuana’s legalization in 2018. For example, there are promising efforts to present voters with ballot initiatives in Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Utah. In addition, there looks to be promising […]

Radical Rant: 20 Percent of U.S. Has Legal Weed, Arrests Still High

The post Radical Rant: 20 Percent of U.S. Has Legal Weed, Arrests Still High appeared first on High Times. The Trump administration doesn’t want you to know that as we’re legalizing marijuana nationwide, there are still a troubling number of pot arrests around the country. The latest Uniform Crime Report […]

Meet the Activist Leading the Marijuana Movement

Whenever there are rumblings of new developments in the cannabis industry, there’s one resource many insiders visit first for reliable information—cannabis activist Tom Angell’s Twitter account. Inspired by two defining personal experiences, Angell has spent the last 15 years educating people and diligently shining a spotlight on opportunities to take […]

What’s Happening on Capitol Hill? Cannabis Reform Proposals and the 115th Congress

As CIJ readers are probably aware, last month Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017—the annual budget, in other words. Lying within this 1,665-page document is Section 537, which for one year restricts the Department of Justice from using any funds to prevent states from implementing their medical cannabis […]