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."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) during the event dubbed "Bernie's Back Rally" comes as Sanders returns to campaigning after suffering a heart attack earlier this month. An estimated 26,000 people attended. (Photo: Michael Nigro/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"We will legalize marijuana and vacate and expunge past marijuana convictions."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
worker at marijuana shop
The legislation would expunge roughly 800,000 cannabis-related convictions and...


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...