Politics

Meet the U.S. Senate Candidate Who Smoked a Blunt In His First Campaign Ad

If you didn't before, everyone now knows Louisiana entrepreneur Gary Chambers.

Lesley Balla

The 2020 Election and Cannabis: What To Expect At The Ballot Box

The Supreme Court vacancy, state legalization, and changing voter views on weed could all impact the election.

Joe Caltabiano

Pennsylvania Governor Says His State Must Legalize Recreational Cannabis

Governor Tom Wolf says the sales will help a distressed state economy.

Jonathan Small

Trump Claim On Cannabis Ballot Initiatives 'Lacks Evidence'

"There is no clear indication" that a cannabis reform ballot initiative helps one party or the other, said Matthew Schweich, deputy director with Marijuana Policy Project.

WeedWeek

Democrats Keep Cannabis Legalization Out of 2020 Platform

Members of the Democratic National Committee rejected an amendment to the platform that called for legalization by a 105-60 vote.

Cannabis Legalization Is Not A Priority for Congress, Biden, or Trump. Here's Why.

The industry doesn't have the political clout or voter passion behind them to push weed over the finish line, but you can help.

Greg Miller

Will Joe Biden Change His Position On Legalizing Cannabis?

As nationwide protests focus the country's attention on racial issues, marijuana legalization–and how it ties to social justice–is moving to centerstage.

Bernie Sanders And Cory Booker On What Legal Cannabis Would Mean For People Of Color

The senators analyzed how cannabis criminalization drives deep wedges into society with long-term, damaging consequences.

Brendan Bures

Where Do The Top Democratic Candidates Stand On Marijuana Legalization?

Here is where each candidate stands on the legalization of adult-use cannabis