Category: National News

Ocasio-Cortez Calls for Decriminalizing Psychedelics

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) called for decriminalizing the use of and research on psychedelics, as well as comprehensive marijuana legalization, in a video message played for a drug policy reform conference on Thursday. At the opening plenary of the International Drug Policy Reform Conference, organizers played the video, in which the congresswoman offered a welcome […]

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Federal Cannabis Farmer Says 8% THC Extremely Potent

The head of the nation’s only federally authorized marijuana farm said he’s baffled by why consumers would want marijuana containing 15 percent or more THC when, according to him, even eight percent is too high. During a podcast interview published last month, federal cannabis farmer Mahmoud ElSohly described how demand for higher potency research-grade cannabis […]

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