New congressional bill pressures states to expunge drug convictions

Just two weeks into his short term in the House, a congressman who stepped in to fill the seat of the late Rep. John Lewis (D-GA)...

Seven in ten Americans back expunging marijuana convictions, new poll finds

Seven in ten Americans support clearing the records of people with non-violent marijuana convictions, according to a new poll. The YouGov survey, which was released on Tuesday...

House approves federal cannabis legalization bill

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill to federally legalize marijuana in a historic vote on Friday. It's the day that cannabis reform advocates have been...

Key House committee sends marijuana legalization bill to floor for vote

A key House committee advanced a bill to federally legalize marijuana on Wednesday, clearing its path to a floor vote that leadership said will come on...

New York marijuana legalization support is higher now than ever before, poll finds

New York voters support legalizing marijuana by a nearly two-to-one ratio, according to a new poll released on Tuesday. The Siena College survey found that 60% of...

SXSW wants you to vote on weed and psychedelics panels for 2021 event

Dozens of marijuana-related panels have been proposed for next year's South by Southwest (SXSW) event, and several other submissions mention psychedelics. Now the festival needs the...

Virginia governor calls for marijuana legalization in 2021 as commission issues recommendations on provisions

The governor of Virginia said on Monday that he wants the state to legalize marijuana and will work with lawmakers to pass a reform bill in...

Mexican Senate committees approve marijuana legalization bill with floor vote planned soon

Several Mexican Senate committees on Friday tentatively approved a revised bill to legalize marijuana during a joint hearing, with a formal in-person vote scheduled next week. The...

AOC wants to work with Republicans to legalize marijuana and end War On Drugs

Democrats and Republicans might be divided on a number of major policy issues, but Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said on Thursday that ending the drug war...

Mexican Senate will vote on marijuana legalization bill by end of October, majority leader...

The Mexican Senate will likely vote on a bill to legalize marijuana within the next two weeks, the chamber's majority leader recently said. Activists have been eagerly...

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