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 former Attorney General thinks President-elect Donald Trump’s prospective cabinet appointments indicate that he may lead a crackdown on cannabis.

Attorney General

Congress is addressing the nation’s widening heroin epidemic, but is it just an unacceptable giveaway to the pharmaceutical industry?

Heroin Epidemic

The former CEO of the company that manufactures the powerful painkiller Oxycontin has moved on to seek out other methods of pain relief for patients.

Oxycontin

The inhaler is unique because it enables medical professionals to prescribe and deliver precise control over patients’ cannabis dosage.

inhaler

Election Day saw eight more states further relax their cannabis laws. But some are talking about going one step further and decriminalizing weed.

decriminalizing

The sale of legal recreational cannabis has provided an economic boost to multiple struggling or uninhabited rural communities throughout the United States.

Rural Communities

A major political party of South Africa this week indicated that it would soon allow a pathway forward in enabling medical patients to access cannabis

South Africa

Federal raids of cannabis facilities complying with cannabis laws have renewed anxieties that prohibition-style cannabis crackdowns will continue.

Prohibition-Style Cannabis Crackdown

A glitch in California’s recently-passed recreational cannabis initiative threatens to deprive California of millions of dollars in tax revenue.

tax

Trump has announcement that the position of Attorney General has been offered to outspoken opponent of cannabis reform, Sen. Jeff Sessions.

Jeff Sessions

Texas legislators have submitted multiple cannabis-related bills, one of which seeks to decriminalize the possession of up to one ounce of cannabis.

Texas

Each state stands to make tens of millions of dollars in tax revenue from the sale of cannabis, but laws differ on how the extra money will be allocated.

Extra Tax Money

The government of Denmark has announced that it will impose a trial program in which medical cannabis may be prescribed for certain medical conditions.

Denmark

Dr. Huhana Hickey has been cleared by a high-ranking government official to receive experimental medical cannabis treatment for multiple sclerosis.

New Zealand

Officials in an Ohio town have decided not to enforce a new law decriminalizing recreational cannabis, just days after the town voted yes on the measure.

Ohio

One of the biggest victories of the election was the amendment to the Florida laws that allows for the extended use of medical cannabis.

Florida

A city in Ohio has decriminalized the possession of small amounts of cannabis, thanks to an activist group founded by two of the town’s mothers.

Ohio

Maine has voted yes to legalizing recreational cannabis after a nail-biter of an Election Night saw the measure pass by three-tenths of a percentage point.

Maine

Cannabis potency is one of the most commonly misunderstood, and most often exploited, areas of the industry. What’s it all about?

cannabis potency

Arkansas on Tuesday approved an amendment to its state constitution, which would establish a medical cannabis program within the state.

Arkansas

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