Legalization


Police in Michigan are being accused of censoring pro-cannabis Facebook comments ahead of the legalization vote.

Further, police in Michigan promoted an organization making blatantly unverifiable claims about cannabis and calling them “facts.”

Drug trafficking at the borders of states with legalized cannabis is at a 10-year low

In addition to falling rates of drug trafficking, violent crime has significantly declined in states that have legalized medical cannabis.

During the 2016 election, then-candidate Donald Trump made multiple references to his opinion on cannabis and its legalization. Now the White House is expected to reveal its legalization policy after the election.

Congressman Dana Rohrabacher says he has been talking to people inside the White House about cannabis legalization.




Church officials are determined to get something passed.

Mormon Church Backs Plan to Legalize Cannabis in Utah This Year. Here, President Russell M. Nelson appears opening the Saturday morning session of the 188th Semiannual General Conference of the Church at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on October 6, 2018.

A federal court set precedent by ruling that cannabis patients get workers’ rights and can’t be discriminated against.

cannabis patients win workers rights after a woman sued an employer who discriminated against her medical cannabis use. here, a woman is shown peering out the window w/ a joint

The Marijuana Policy Coordination Committee instructed 14 agencies to dig up negative stories about weed.

Donald Trump speaking. Under his presidency, the Marijuana Policy Coordination Committee instructed 14 agencies to dig up negative stories about weed.

As of October 17, travelers can officially bring cannabis on domestic flights in Canada.

View from the window of an airplane. As of October 17, travellers can bring cannabis on domestic flights in Canada.

The bill would have allowed parents to bring their children medical cannabis at school.

. HCalifornia Gov. Rejects Bill Allowing Medical Cannabis At School. Here, Governor Jerry Brown is shown at an event in San Leandro, California

Dosist resolves a problem Canada has completely failed to address: how patients can regulate their intake.

dosist dose control pens at a recent pop up event in Toronto, Canada

On October 17, history will be made when the first major developed country in the world ends cannabis prohibition. Here’s what you need to know about how and where to buy legal weed in Canada on that momentous occasion.

Wondering where to buy legal weed in Canada on Oct. 17? Check out Herb's comprehensive guide. In this photo, a man is shown smoking a joint.

Only one farm has been licensed to grow cannabis for research in the U.S. for decades. A solution? Allow other countries to send their cannabis to scientists.

Tilray employees inspecting cannabis plants at the Tilray Facility. Tilray received approval from the DEA to send cannabis for research to the U.S.

Ricky from Trailer Park Boys might be one of TV’s most iconic smokers, but that doesn’t mean he supports legalization.

Ricky from Trailer Park Boys hits a bowl

The Mormon Church supports the immediate legalization of cannabis for medical purposes in Utah, but they’re not happy about the measure going before voters in November.

Elder Nelson speaks with Recife Mission President Rubens C. Lanius during a priesthood leadership meeting. The Mormon Church supports cannabis legalization in Utah, but not the bill that will go before voters in November.

South Africa legalizes cannabis following a court decision that banning it within homes violates citizens’ privacy rights.

Thousands of people take part in a march through the central city, calling for the South African government to legalize marijuana or cannabis (also called dagga locally) on May 7, 2016 in Cape Town. In this story, “South Africa legalizes cannabis,” we report on the decision of the country’s highest court to permit cannabis use in the home for personal use. (Photo by Rodger Bosch/AFP/Getty Images)

A 29-year-old man sentenced to death for cannabis oil in Malaysia has inspired a petition signed by nearly 10,000 people.

Malaysian Man Sentenced to Death for Cannabis Oil Given to Patients. Here, a shadow of a man is shown beside a noose

With legalization around the corner, colleges debate what to do about weed smoking on campus.

Most universities prohibit weed smoking on campus. Here, two students are shown smoking at sunset

States like Colorado and Washington have served as testing grounds for the rest of the country. We take those stats and predict the most significant effects of cannabis legalization nationwide.


Find out why these are the top contenders for countries most likely to legalize cannabis.

A man in Jamaica smokes weed. Jamaica is one of the five countries most likely to legalize cannabis in the near future.

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