Rob Hoffman

Rob Hoffman is a health and drug policy reporter at Herb. His work has also appeared in Politico, ThinkProgress, and Fusion.

rob@herb.co


They’re not subject to the same regulations as the rest of the U.S.

How Legal Weed Could Save American Indian Communities

It kept him calm during a heart attack.

Kevin Smith's Doctor Told Him Smoking Weed Saved His Life

The study aimed to find out if the disproportionate effect of “The War on Drugs,” influenced Americans’ beliefs and opinions on cannabis legalization.

Study finds that have different reasons for wanting marijuana legalization

According to a report by The Intercept, the rise of marijuana arrests in many states has been dramatic.

Marijuana arrests increased since 2014

It’s the largest private donation ever given to cannabis research in the U.S.

University of California, San Diego Just Got $4.7 Million To Research CBD For Autism

Researchers from Washington State University took a step closer to proving that cannabis could be an effective treatment for depression and anxiety.


Marijuana-related ER visits among teens have been growing since legalization.

Study finds that teen emergency room visits have increased since marijuana legalization

Adults, 50 and older, have seen the greatest increase in marijuana use in recent decades.

Older Americans Are 20x More Likely To Be Getting High Than They Were Thirty Years Ago

A growing number of adolescents are switching from cigarettes to e-cigs.

Teens Who Use E-Cigarettes Are More Likely To Smoke Marijuana: A Study

He spent 10 days behind bars until his doctor could prove he’s a patient.

Pennsylvania marijuana patient jailed for legally using marijuana

Currently, patients can only use marijuana in pill, oil, topical, tincture, or liquid form.

Pennsylvania approves the sale of flower for their medical program

The Attorney General has been stubbornly standing in the way of progress.

Jeff Sessions signals that he'll finally allow marijuana research to move forward

According to Reuters, a deal worth up to US$235 million was recently made between Globus Pharma and an unnamed Canadian company.


The gold standard for treatment is still prescription drugs.

Physicians Fail To Consider Cannabis For Opioid Addiction

The country has medical marijuana but it’s extremely difficult to access.

Australian political party suggests legalizing weed, but government shuts them down


Fans can get discounts and Lights-branded herb.

The Las Vegas Lights Become The First Sports Team To Partner With A Dispensary


Almost all Americans want prohibition to end. So why hasn’t it?

The 4 Biggest Barriers To Marijuana Legalization: The Harvard Political Review

Some of the highest quality cannabis in the world can be found growing in the small town of Toribío, Colombia.


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