Stephen Calabria

Stephen Calabria is a journalist currently living in New York City. His work has also appeared in The Huffington Post, Deutsche Welle, and Talking Points Memo, among other outlets.

Stephen.a.calabria@gmail.com


The Louisiana House of Representatives has passed a measure that would legalize medical cannabis in the Bayou State.


The third-largest city in Colorado has announced it will allocate $1.5 million in cannabis-derived revenue to support the city’s homeless population.


The rate of racially disproportionate arrests has risen since Colorado legalized recreational cannabis, according to a newly-released report from the Colorado Department of Public Health.


A Maine ballot initiative that would legalize recreational cannabis includes a restriction that observers believe is unconstitutional.


While the victories on the medical front have been since been steady, 2016 looks to be the year in which legalization truly comes into the mainstream.


The family of a man accused of murdering his wife after he ate a cannabis-laced piece of candy is suing a dispensary and the company that manufactured it.


Rolland Gregg from Washington state was caught with roughly 70 cannabis plants that he maintains were for medical purposes.


The major obstacle to financial institutions dealing with cannabis businesses has been the federal prohibition on cannabis.


A small coalition of cannabis industry insiders have proposed sweeping legislation in Colorado that would significantly alter the state’s cannabis laws.

cannabis Industry Insiders

The UK government has confirmed that it will institute across England and Wales a ban on “legal highs”, classified as imitations of illegal drugs.

Legal Highs

Canadian dispensaries are under threat as Vancouver begins a crackdown on unlicensed vendors.

Canadian Dispensaries

The Colorado Senate has unanimously voted to allow the use of medical marijuana in schools.

Medical marijuana In Schools

The German government announced exciting plans that it will approve a measure to legalize medical marijuana by 2017.

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Not only does George Zimmer openly express support for marijuana legalization, he also discussed his own history with cannabis.

support for marijuana legalization

Several members of the Senate unveiled legislation seeking to overhaul the Criminal Justice System of non-violent crimes like pot prisoners.

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The Canadian health minister is creating a federal task force to study the issue of cannabis.

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The state’s attorney general approved an initiative that would allow for the “cultivation, production, distribution, sale, possession, and use of the cannabis plant and cannabis-related products.”


The Italian mafia has been collaborating with ISIS to smuggle cannabis into Europe from North Africa, according to the Italian government’s head of counterterrorism.


A massive 420 block party took place in downtown Washington, D.C., as the city continues to refine its laws regarding the smoking of cannabis.


Sir Richard Branson took to Reddit on Wednesday to voice his support for cannabis legalization, answering questions on a number of different topics, including cannabis policy.


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