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Weed Killers: Bowing to Blue Dogs, Democratic Leadership Delays 'Enormously Popular' Marijuana Legalization Bill Until After Election

"If you're trying to punt it as a result of a political calculation, I disagree with that calculation," Rep. Ocasio-Cortez said earlier of the MORE Act.

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·

Rest in Power, Kevin Zeese (1955 - 2020)

Kevin fought to bring truth every day. We must not lose this struggle.

Margaret Flowers ·

'Absolutely History' in the Making: Advocates Applaud House Democrats for Scheduled Vote on Federal Marijuana Legalization

"This bill meets the political moment, and it also happens to be an incredibly bipartisan opportunity."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·

'Just the Beginning': Illinois Gov. Pardons Over 11,000 on Eve of Recreational Cannabis Legalization

"This is just the first wave of Illinoisans who will see a new world of opportunities emerge as they shed the burden of their nonviolent cannabis-related convictions and records."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

Danny Glover Supports Landmark Reparations Fund in Chicago Suburb

The Hollywood actor spoke at an Evanston town hall in support of a new policy to use revenue from marijuana legalization to narrow racial economic gaps.

Sarah Anderson ·

'Too Many Lives Were Ruined': Bernie Sanders Releases Plan for Federal Legalization of Marijuana

"We will legalize marijuana and vacate and expunge past marijuana convictions."

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·

Washington, DC Residents Deserve the Full Benefits of Citizenship

Equal representation is fundamental to American democracy

Monica Hopkins ·

Why We Must Legalize Marijuana

The federal prohibition of marijuana has been unnecessarily cruel—wasting billions of dollars, unjustly harming millions of lives, and furthering racist policies

Robert Reich ·