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Slowly but Surely, Efforts Mount to Expunge Old Cannabis Convictions

A cannabis conviction can follow you around even after you’ve done your time or paid your fine. Your record may come back to haunt you when you apply for a job or an apartment, even if you live in a state when the “crime” you committed is no l...

Ohio Finally Begins Medical Marijuana Sales After 2-Year Delay

After years of waiting, Ohio patients finally have access to medical marijuana as of Wednesday morning, when the first legal sales of medical marijuana are set to take place. Back in June of 2016, Gov. John Kasich signed H.B. 523, making Ohio the 25...

Michigan Brewery Becomes Part-Time Cannabis Lounge, In Search of Legal Loopholes

Although marijuana is now legal for recreational use in 10 states — in many places regulated “similar to alcohol” — cannabis consumers in those jurisdictions still do not have the same freedoms as many social drinkers enjoy on a regular basi...

HR 420, a Bill to Deschedule Cannabis, Has a Decent Chance of Passing This Year

The latest bill to legalize cannabis at the federal level is the first to be introduced to the 116th Congress, which opened at the start of the year under new Democratic House leadership. The odds for its passage look better than for previous such e...

Kentucky Republican Smoked Marijuana, Changes Mind About Legalization

It has been said that all that really needs to happen to further the marijuana legalization movement in the United States is to get all of the pot-hating naysayers stoned for the first time. Then these political figures, religious zealots and cold-f...