By many measures, pot is far safer than alcohol. But that doesn't necessarily mean it's good for you, some public-health experts say.
Voters in three of four states with marijuana ballot proposals passed initiatives that loosen restrictions on the substance, but that won't necessarily result in nation-wide expansion of this policy.
Unlicensed dispensaries have been popping up throughout Los Angeles at a rapid clip, and now dwarf their licensed counterparts in number.
Across the country, there's a growing movement for economic empowerment through legalization.
Soaring commercial real estate prices are a sign of a thriving pot industry in Denver—but low-income communities of color are taking a disproportionate property-tax hit.
Though the office will no longer charge possession, those who are caught selling or delivering marijuana will still be charged.
In Massachusetts, state officials are looking to utilize sanctuary laws similar to those used for immigration to protect the legalization of cannabis.
In the aftermath of California's devastating wildfires, cannabis producers are struggling to overcome decimated crops and a lack of federal support.
Across the country, minor pot infractions disproportionately affect people of color. Newly enacted legislation in the Golden State is working to ease those penalties.
Women across the country are working to build economic empowerment in the fledgling legal marijuana industry for people of color.
A study found that 11-year-olds who demonstrated medium or high academic ability were more likely to smoke cannabis at ages 18 to 20.
Activists smoke joints during a protest against the imposing of fines for smoking marijuana by police according to their new code, in Bogota, on August 1st, 2017.
The league is softening its stance on the potential medical benefits of marijuana. Research shows why that might be a good thing.
Medical marijuana outlets increase street traffic, which deters potential criminals.
Research has documented a wide range of positive effects from marijuana use.
The ruling comes during a big moment in the drug’s road toward legalization.