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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Edible Sales Up in Wake of Vape Crisis

Consumers are spending more money on cannabis-infused edibles, suggesting the vape crisis has turned customers toward those in the place of vape products. The first vape-related death was reported in August, and since then edibles sales have climbed steadily in four states while those of vaping products have declined, though the vaporizer market appears to […]

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Illinois Focusing on Social Equity in New Cannabis Industry

Illinois will gain legal, recreational marijuana in a couple of months, and state officials are working to make sure all communities can participate in the new cannabis industry. Pritzker Administration released maps that designate areas they are considering “disproportionately impacted areas” for cannabis program’s social equity applicants. According to the administration, more than 2 million […]

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