Julia Conley, staff writer
"This bill meets the political moment, and it also happens to be an incredibly bipartisan opportunity."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"This is just the first wave of Illinoisans who will see a new world of...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Former Vice President Joe Biden, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, gives a speech on July 11, 2019 in New York City.
"Perpetuating unsubstantiated theories like this hurts people."


Even as a new report calls for ending a war on drugs with "enormous negative outcomes and collateral damage,” Congress has rejected an amendment to a veterans' funding bill to allow VA doctors in medical marijuana states to discuss pot - not prescribe it or provide it but suggest it - to treat PTSD and other ills they got serving the country that is now denying them what "a mountain of evidence" says is their best treatment. The close 222–195 vote suggests the tide is turning, but not quickly...