South Korea's policy of strict abstinence from drugs takes a toll.
The Hawaii attorney general's office opposes marijuana legalization but sees the writing on the wall.
Biden Grants Pardons to Thousands for Federal MJ Convictions, Clemency for Eleven with Drug Convictions, More... (12/22/23)
A Ukrainian rightist faction is blocking the signing of the just-passed medical marijuana bill, the Biden administration moves to expand access to naloxone at federal facilities, and more.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has commuted the sentences of a dozen people imprisoned for "unlawful ingestion" of drugs. (CC)
There is yet another hiccup in the effort to get Alabama medical marijuana dispensaries open, South Dakota's Republican governor commutes the prison sentences of a dozen people for using drugs, and more.
Somebody in Washington state thinks people who smoke pot should not be hired in drug treatment positions, Iran hangs nine more people for drug convictions, and more.
Honolulu. It is now the first American city to require that venues carry naloxone. (Creative Commons)
A New York bill takes aim at unlicensed pot shops, the Honolulu city council approves an ordinance requiring that naloxone be on hand at bars and nightclubs, and more.
HI AG Releases Draft Legal Weed Bill Without Supporting, WI GOP Leader Files MedMJ Bill, More... (1/8/24)
A Florida Republican lawmaker files a bill to cap THC limits in legal weed if voters approve an initiative, the new Thai government attempts to rein in recreational marijuana sales and use, and more.
A new NORML report looks at marijuana expungements, a Kentucky bill that would legalize pot possession and home grows but not commercial sales is filed, and more.
A Rhode Island bill would temporarily legalize the possession, cultivation, and sharing -- but not the commercialization -- of psilocybin, a California bill is the first in the nation to target roadside field drug tests and more.
Los Choneros leader Jose Adolfo Macias Villamar, known as "Fito," being transferred between prisons in 2023. (FFAAE)
The US is set to send assistance ot Ecuador as it battles rampaging drug gangs, a medical marijuana expansion bill gets filed in Delaware, and more.
A bill requiring warnings that medical marijuana users cannot own guns is moving in South Dakota, a pair of Alaska lawmakers file a psychedelic reform bill, and more.
The Department of Health and Human Services releases its full review of marijuana rescheduling, Oregon GOP lawmakers plot to undo drug decriminalization there, and more.
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