Germany's "traffic light" coalition is set to move on limited marijuana legalization on Friday. (Pixabay)
There will be no commercial sales, but home cultivation and cannabis social clubs will be permitted.
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) is just the latest Republican to beat the war drums against the cartels. (Creative Commons)
Yet more bellicose posturing on drugs from the Grand Old Party.
An Arkansas medical marijuana expansion initiative is cleared for signature-gathering, Wisconsin GOP lawmakers declare medical marijuana is dead for the session, and more.
A Michigan narc developed a taste for the stuff he was supposed to be repressing, a San Diego detention deputy got caught with cocaine in his car in the jail parking lot, and more.
A South Dakota bill to heighten penalties for drug sales resulting in a fatal overdose is advancing. (Creative Commons)
Germany Pot Legalization One Vote Away, SD Bill to Hike Sentences in Fatal ODs Advances, More...(2/5/24)
The US and China form an official counternarcotics working group to deal with fentanyl and its analogs, a Virginia bill to clear the way for retail marijuana sales advances, and more.
Fifty members of Congress are worried that the Chinese Communist Party is profiting from illegal weed grows, Pennsylvania's governor calls (again) for marijuana legalization, and more.
The DEA settles with another opioid distributor, Oklahoma's Republican governor calls for civil asset forfeiture reform, and more.
A South Carolina medical marijuana bill is back, an eighth Massachusetts municipality endorses psychedelic reform, and more.
Some Pennsylvania drug courts are being forced to allow the use of opioid addiction medications. (Creative Commons)
SF Mayor's Bid to Drug Screen Welfare Seekers Draws Opposition, PA Drug Courts to Allow Opioid Meds, More... (2/9/24)
A pair of Tennessee bills would allow voters to weigh in on marijuana policy questions, the European Union gives the go-ahead for a multi-national initiative campaign on medical marijuana and research, and more.
You still can't legally grow a plant at home in Washington state after a bill to allow it died. (Creative Commons)
Virginia lawmakers keep moving toward approving a legal marijuana marketplace, Hawaii lawmakers now have a pair of complementary marijuana legalization bills to ponder, and more.
The psilocbyin molecule. New Mexico lawmakers are considering a resolution to promote psilocybin therapeutics. (Creative Commons)
Battles over what to do with Oregon's drug decriminalization continue, an Arizona bill ostensibly aimed at homelessness would heighten penalties for some drug crimes and create a new offense, and more.
Voters in San Francisco appear set to approve anti-crime and anti-drug measures next month. (Creative Commons)
Marijuana-related legislation is popping up at statehouses around the country, North Carolina lawmakers ponder banning "gas station heroin," and more.
It's all marijuana policy today, from Madison and Phoenix to Bonn and Kyiv.
South Dakota lawmakers remove job protections for medical marijuana patients, Virginia lawmakers add them for state workers, and more.
New York Approves Draft Home Grow Rules, Idaho Resorts to Fentanyl Mandatory Minimums, More... (2/20/24)
Bills addressing therapeutic psilocybin advance in Alaska and Hawaii, Honduran forces destroy more coca plots, and more.
VA Lawmakers Seek MJ Sales Compromise, AR MedMJ Expansion Init Approved for Signature-Gathering, More... (2/21/24)
Arizona could be the next state to okay interstate commerce in marijuana, the Idaho House approves a fentanyl test strip bill, and more.
A Utah bill with powerful backers would punish cities who punish medical marijuana patients, a New Hampshire bill to legalize marijuana wins a House floor vote, and more.
The Mexican military is investigating clashes between rival drug gangs in Guerrero. (Creative Commons)
Vets' Groups Urge Quick Marijuana Rescheduling, German Parliment Votes to Legalize Weed, More... (2/23/24)
Lawmakers in Virginia are working toward a compromise on getting legal retail sales going, prohibition-related violence flares in Mexico's Guerrero state, and more.
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