Legalization


A woman consumes cannabis, to find out how the recent midterms affected legal cannabis, read more here.

The stigma around cannabis is dissolving at breakneck speed.

Michelle Rainey-Fenkarek, who has been diagnosed with Crohns disease, smokes marijuana for medicinal purposes on August 10, 2001 in Vancouver, Canada. Rainey-Fenkarek is the deputy financial agent for the BC Marijuana Party and assistant to Marc Emery, the party''s leader in British Columbia. The legalization of medical marijuana is an important moment on Herb's canada legalization timeline.

How did Canada, of all places, become the first major country to legalize weed? We take a look back at history with a Canada legalization timeline.




Herb partnered with Burb and MagicalButter to launch a legalization party that had one simple mission: spread good vibes.

The Herb legalization party was a night to remember

Everyone will remember this moment differently.

Three Cannabis Enthusiasts Give their thoughts on recreational marijuana legalization in Canada on October 17th 2018

They’re calling it “Prohibition 2.0”

Dillon McArdle is among the people hurt by canadian legalization


Legalization has become official in Canada, but what will happen to those who have been previously charged with cannabis possession?

What Happens To Cannabis Offenders After Legalization?


Before you start celebrating with that fat blunt—consider this.

A man is shown smoking in his home. In this article, Herb writer Miro Tomoski writes about the downsides to Canada legalizing weed

Today, more than a century of prohibition ends.

It's Official: Legal Weed is On Sale in Canada. Here, a crowd is shown celebrating

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

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

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

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

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

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.



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