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


A judge has ruled that a teacher who sampled cannabis while visiting Colorado should not receive any administrative punishment.

judge

A police department caused controversy this week when it posted a bag of weed to its Facebook page and dared people to come to the station to retrieve it.

police

Cannabis remains federally illegal, yet three of the country’s most lethal recreational substances are legal despite causing half a million deaths per year.

Deadliest Drugs

The new chief executive is violating the clause in the Constitution that prohibits acceptance of payments from the president from foreign governments.

Constitution

Pearl Schomburg is a sufferer of chronic pain stemming from RSI and rheumatoid arthritis. She’s fighting for medical cannabis reform for herself and others.

Pearl Schomburg

According to the Harvard Medical School Professor of Pediatrics, changing attitudes to cannabis makes increased research all the more essential.

addiction

Current policy in Virginia in regards to cannabis is among the more stringent of the states that still criminalize the use of cannabis.

Virginia

A groundbreaking new study has found that Americans spend a staggering $53.3 billion on both legal and illegal cannabis, with more growth projected.

billion

John Payne is Campaign Manager of New Approach Missouri, the group driving the legalization effort, and believes approval of the measure is within reach.


The DEA’s controversial cannabis eradication program is being met with resistance from both policy makers and pro-cannabis activists.

DEA

North Dakota lawmakers called for a special joint session of both houses to pass Senate Bill 2154, which delays the medical cannabis measure.

North Dakota

Brazil has approved the country’s first-ever license for a cannabis-based medical product, representing a watershed moment in the country’s cannabis policy.


The DEA tweeted a chart meant to highlight why they think cannabis should continue to be illegal – but it’s a perfect argument against it.

DEA

A political breakthrough could lead France – one of the countries with the strictest drug laws in Europe – to softening its approach to cannabis.

France

Several Rhode Island state lawmakers announced last week that they will submit legislation intended to legalize recreational cannabis.

rhode island

New Jersey politicians have indicated that they intend to push forward in making the substance more widely available for residents of the Garden State.

New Jersey

While the police and the public diverge in opinion on many key issues, the two groups share many general attitudes towards legalizing cannabis.

Epileptic

One of the only cannabis dispensaries licensed to distribute in the state of New York has announced that it will start delivering in the next 90 days.

Vireo Health

Senator Jeff Sessions said that he will not commit to state laws regarding cannabis use, indicating that he could favor federal intervention.

Federal Intervention

The yearly rate at which cannabis sales are climbing is currently greater than that which was measured at the height of the dot-com era.

Green Rush

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