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


While there are 29 states with medical marijuana, only four currently allow students to take it on school property.

Ashley Surin standing in a office with a bow in her air

Governor Jerry Brown is launching an initiative to crack down on illicit pot operations in the state.

Federal Agents Raid Medical Marijuana Club in 2005

Not only is it nearly impossible to access CBD in Texas, but, once patients do, it’s often prohibitively expensive.

Cannabis oil made at the Compassionate Cultivation Texas facility is refined into special formulations that contain precise amounts of cannabidiol (CBD) and low amounts of psychoactive tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). (Photo by Compassionate Cultivation via Facebook)

They’re setting up in other parts of the state.

A worker tends to cannabis plants growing at the Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a medicinal marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles, California, on March 24, 2017. (Photo by MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images)

Men who smoke cigarettes and younger parents are also more likely to light up.

Parents With Children Living At Home Are Smoking More Cannabis: Study

If your lawmaker isn’t on this list, they are not supporting cannabis legalization by co-sponsoring the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017 and the REFER Act of 2018.

If you don't live in one of these area's, your local lawmaker isn't supporting cannabis legalization

The majority of physicians in the U.S. feel completely unprepared to talk marijuana with their patients.

Most Physicians Don't Know About Cannabis And Medical Schools Are To Blame

The products are being marketed at Lidl as a more ‘relaxing’ alternative to tobacco.

Swiss Supermarket Lidl Sells Rolling CBD Next To Tobacco To Help People Quit Cigarettes

Despite research showing otherwise, Dr. Nora Volkow still believes legalization increases harmful teen use.

The Director Of The National Institute on Drug Abuse Claims Weed 'Dumbs You Down'

The research on cannabis for opioid use disorder is growing rapidly.

Yet another study suggests that cannabis could help solve the opioid crisis

Patient stories are driving progress, even if there’s little research to back them.

Compassion Is Driving Cannabis Reform. Is That A Good Thing?

Most med schools still don’t teach physicians about medical marijuana.

Most Oncologists Recommend Medical Marijuana Even Though They Don't Know About It: A Study

It’s putting money behind candidates for governor, Congress, and state legislatures.


The rally was a part of the global “Marijuana March,” with similar events taking place around the world.

100,000+ Colombians Participated In The Global Marijuana March To Call For Cannabis Reform

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.


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