Politics

Former Governor of Massachusetts Bill Weld says it makes a lot of sense for Republicans, like President Donald Trump, to support de-scheduling marijuana.

Read more ...

Politics isn't always red or blue. Lately, it has been green.

Read more ...

If the Congress ever legalizes pot nationally, expect 50 unique versions of legalization.

Read more ...

The Georgia House of Representatives is calling on the U.S. Congress to allow medical research of marijuana.

Read more ...

Several potential rival presidential candidates are teaming up on legislation to end the federal war on marijuana.

Read more ...

Ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, these five politicians have thrown their support behind weed.

Read more ...

Governor Ralph Northam signed a major piece of medical marijuana legislation on Friday.

Read more ...

New legislation released Tuesday would dump the Department of Veterans Affairs’ excuse for not better researching the possible benefits of cannabis for suffering veterans, a move that could have wide-ranging ramifications for the nationwide legalization of medical marijuana.

Read more ...

The Albuquerque City Council has voted to decriminalize marijuana possession in small amounts and send the measure to the mayor for final approval.

Read more ...

More and more states are now pushing to legalize recreational marijuana use, perhaps in part because Americans see it as less dangerous than another already-legal substance.

Read more ...

One of Congress’s leading proponents of marijuana law reform — a key Trump ally — announced he will soon be filing new legislation in line with the president’s pledge to support changing federal cannabis laws.

Read more ...

One veterans organization called David Shulkin’s tenure at the VA, “a blunder that has caused harm to millions of veterans.”

Read more ...

Democratic candidate for governor Dennis Kucinich wants to fully legalize marijuana, a move he said would have positive implications for criminal justice, agriculture and even the state's ongoing opioid crisis.

Read more ...

The election is still a ways off, but one state has legalized pot already in 2018.

Read more ...

Over the objections of law enforcement and health officials, a second House committee approved a bill Wednesday that would legally allow some Tennesseans to use medical cannabis.

Read more ...

The Trump administration's decision to step up enforcement of federal marijuana laws is a "tipping point" in the effort to legalize the drug nationally, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker told NJ Cannabis Insider.

Read more ...

Actress Cynthia Nixon is challenging New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for the Democratic nomination in next fall's election, and it appears the Sex and the City star is making marijuana legalization a cornerstone of her campaign.

Read more ...

Since the state of Colorado legalized recreational marijuana, many people ask the question, where does all the tax money go from pot sales? Denver provides one "concrete" answer.

Read more ...

Voters in the nation's smallest state could have a chance to send a big message about marijuana legalization this fall.

Read more ...

“Over the last 10 or 15 years, the American people’s attitudes have changed dramatically,” he said in an interview. “I find myself in that same position.”

Read more ...

Seeking to avert another government shutdown at midnight Friday, Congressional leaders struck a deal on a $1.3 trillion spending bill that would keep the federal government open through September.

Read more ...

Quite a few states could pass marijuana laws this year. Legalization has been a slow but steady process in recent years.

Read more ...

A measure to help improve diversity in Maryland's new medical marijuana industry received final approval by the General Assembly on Monday, as lawmakers worked toward a midnight deadline when the legislative session is scheduled to end.

Read more ...

Voters in the Illinois county that includes Chicago have backed the recreational use of cannabis in a nonbinding referendum.

Read more ...

Tennessee Republicans are warming to the idea of medicinal marijuana.

Read more ...

The Colorado legislature has advanced a bill that would allow school nurses to administer medical marijuana to students.

Read more ...

November’s midterm elections are just around the corner and a new poll offers some timely advice for candidates running for the House or Senate – support medical marijuana as part of your platform in 2018.

Read more ...

The leader of the U.S.’s largest military veterans organization pressed Congress to allow the use of medical marijuana during a hearing on Wednesday.

Read more ...

Connecticut lawmakers have advanced a recreational marijuana bill out of committee, setting up the state legislature to vote on legalizing the substance in the state for the first time.

Read more ...

The Alaska House is asking the federal government not to interfere in state-authorized marijuana businesses.

Read more ...

At their annual meeting, pro-pot governors say the AG isn't stopping them from advancing plans for medical and recreational legalization.

Read more ...

Nearly half of New Jerseyans want the state to legalize the use of recreational marijuana — while a slightly smaller number say Trenton should stay away from legalizing weed — as lawmakers consider a variety of proposals that would make it easier to use the drug in the Garden State.

Read more ...

"Our constitutional framework has afforded the whole nation the chance to allow states to differ on many matters of public policy, including marijuana."

Read more ...