According to American for Safe Access, 2021 was not a great year for medical marijuana. The organization's 2021 "State of the States Report" analyzes medical-cannabis access in the U.S. No state scores an "A" and only two states (Maine and Illinois) receive "B" marks.
Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes advises New Yorkers to keep an eye on the prize: a fair and just cannabis market. Her EquityPAC promises to help.
Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis seemed to oppose penalties for cannabis possession at a campaign event in Tallahassee, but then decided to focus on pot's notable odor.
In remembering and paying tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 15, some may turn to cannabis strains King's Kush and Double Dream for comfort.
Longtime hemp activist Steve Levine has passed away. Levine was former president of the Hemp Industries Association and a board member of Vote Hemp.
While five blue states legalized adult use via legislation, red states pushed back against voter initiatives passed in 2020. Pot prisoners were released, events began going live again and Willie Nelson turned 88.
Marijuana Policy Project has a new president and CEO, Toi Hutchinson. She replaces Steve Hawkins, who was executive director since 2018. Hutchinson is the first Black woman to head the organization.
MariMed and their new brand Bubby's Baked whipped up what they believe is the largest weed brownie ever at 850 pounds, but Guinness World Records refuses to credit the massive infused pastry.