October 10, 2022 | The immediate impacts are modest, but the order marks a top-level recognition that 100 years of cannabis prohibition were a mistake.
Articles by Paul Armentano
September 22, 2022 | The politics of ending cannabis prohibition are good. The policy is even better.
August 31, 2022 | Legalization opponents have lost the hearts and minds of the public, so they’re trying to take the public out of the equation.
March 23, 2022 | Public officials are spreading rumors about “fentanyl-laced” cannabis. These concerns are way overblown, but there is an easy solution.
January 12, 2022 | Even without Congress, the president could take important steps to ease federal cannabis prohibition. What’s he waiting for?
May 26, 2021 | Voters in several red states have decided overwhelmingly to legalize marijuana, but their leaders keep undermining them.
March 10, 2021 | Cannabis, like alcohol, is available in a variety of potencies. Unlike alcohol, a potent dose of cannabis won’t kill you.
December 9, 2020 | The House just took a huge step toward repealing the marijuana prohibition. What’s next?