Studies Link Legal Marijuana With Fewer Opioid PrescriptionsCan legalizing marijuana fight the problem of opioid addiction? Pot can relieve pain, so advocates for liberalizing marijuana laws have proposed it as a lower-risk alternative to opioids.
Texas University Fires Baseball Coach For Colorado Marijuana EmailA Texas university has fired a baseball coach there for telling a high school player from Colorado that the team doesn't recruit from the state because players there fail drug tests.
Should Employers Keep Testing Workers For Pot?Most employers screen job applicants for marijuana use, even in states where it's legal for medical and recreational use. That has some experts arguing that the practice is a waste of time.
Fans Of Trump And Marijuana Feel Allegiances Go Up In SmokeThe Trump administration's anti-marijuana move has some members of the president's voting base fuming.
Sessions Rescinds Policy That Allowed Legal Marijuana To FlourishAttorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded a policy that paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish across the country, creating confusion about enforcement and use.
California Issues 1st Licenses For Legal Pot MarketCalifornia's legal marijuana market is taking shape. The state has issued the first batch of business licenses to sell and transport recreational-use pot, just 18 days before legal sales will begin on January 1.
Scientists Call On U.S. To Allow Research On Pot Meds For PetsPeople anxious to relieve suffering in their pets are increasingly turning to oils and powders that contain CBDs, a non-psychoactive component of marijuana.
Study Links Legalized Pot With Increase In Car Crash ClaimsA recent insurance study by the Highway Loss Data Institute links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana.
States Offer Breaks To Minority Marijuana EntrepreneursSome states that have legalized marijuana are encouraging minorities to enter the cannabis industry after years of drug enforcement that had a disproportionate effect on black and Hispanic communities.
Texas Lawmakers To Debate Decriminalizing MarijuanaNext week, Texas lawmakers are expected to debate a bill that would decriminalize marijuana in the state.
A Tip Sheet For Workers And Workplaces Where Pot Is LegalChanging marijuana laws aren't necessarily making weed more welcome in the workplace. For now, many employers seem to be sticking with their drug testing and personal conduct policies, even in states where recreational marijuana use is now per