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2020 candidate Andrew Yang promises to legalize marijuana and pardon all non-violent drug offenders on 4/20 if he’s elected

"I would pardon them on April 20, 2021 and I would high-five them on the way out of jail," Yang said.

A mysterious syndrome that makes marijuana users violently ill is starting to worry doctors

A key driver of marijuana-related ER visits to a Colorado hospital was a mysterious syndrome called CHS, characterized by severe nausea and vomiting.
Regulators at the FDA will hold a meeting in April on CBD.

There’s been a spike in ER visits in Colorado following marijuana legalization, and edibles are doctors’ biggest concern

A new study documents a sharp rise in ER visits linked with marijuana in Colorado. One key driver was edibles like pot brownies and cookies.
A woman smokes a joint on the day Canada legalizes recreational marijuana at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 17, 2018.

A bear market in stocks could be good news for legal marijuana

The "green rush" in 2018 could have something to do with last year's highly volatile stock market, says Chuck Thompson, a socionomics analyst.

Kamala Harris admits she smoked marijuana in college even though she didn’t support legalization until recently

"I did inhale," Harris said in an interview, laughing. "I just broke news." The California senator added that marijuana "gives a lot of people joy."
Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) gestures while delivering remarks on the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Cory Booker kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign by calling for legal marijuana

"It means changing our drug laws. Ending prohibition against marijuana," Cory Booker said.

All the states that have decriminalized marijuana and what that means

The decriminalization of marijuana and legalization of it are two very different things. Here's what you need to know.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says legalizing marijuana is one of his top legislative priorities for 2019

It's official: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to legalize marijuana next year. It's one of his top legislative priorities.

A money manager explains why buying ‘pick-and-shovel’ stocks is the best way to play with the ‘green rush’

A money manager believes companies providing fertilizing and packaging solutions for marijuana producers are the way to play the green rush.

The cannabis producer Cronos posts strong revenue growth but a bigger loss

The Canadian cannabis producer Cronos on Tuesday reported third-quarter financial results that saw revenue grow but its loss widen.