President Joe Biden’s stance on cannabis has waived quite a bit since referring to the plant as a gateway drug back in 2010. While the newly inaugurated President stands strong in his support for medical cannabis, his ongoing opposition to recreational use raises concerns for advocates hoping for federal legalization. Trailblazer and Activist, Dr. Rachel … [Read more...] about President Joe Biden Nominates Transgender Cannabis Advocate, Dr. Rachel Levine, as U.S. Assistant Health Secretary
Rap duo, Run the Jewels, first entered the cannabis industry back in July 2020 with the release of their branded strain, “OOH LaLa.” Now, while more states turn to legalization as prohibition continues to disproportionately affect communities of color, one half of the duo, Killer Mike, is making his voice heard regarding the need for reform. In a recent … [Read more...] about Rapper Killer Mike Challenges President Elect Joe Biden to Cannabis Reform
It’s official. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-CA, has joined former Vice President Joe Biden on the Democratic presidential ticket. During their first joint interview last weekend, the pair discussed cannabis criminalization and drug policy reform. Harris, who previously called for more law enforcement officers in the streets in her 2009 book Smart on Crime, took time … [Read more...] about Where Does Kamala Harris Stand on Cannabis?
Written by Rita Thompson For those who haven’t paid much mind to the presumptive 2020 Democratic nominee's stance on weed, it’s changed quite a bit over the years. Looking Back at Biden’s Vice Presidency While serving as Vice President in 2010 back, Joe Biden held strong in his position as a cannabis-critic. In a December 2010 interview with ABC News, Biden … [Read more...] about Joe Biden’s Stance on Cannabis Waivers With “New Plan for Black America”