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Eric Howard

Eric Howard, who lives in Los Angeles, is a staff writer for Marijuana and the Law. His most recent book, Taliban Beach Party, appeared in 2017.
Wyoming Man Arrested Marijuana

Wyoming Man Busted With More Than 60 Lbs of Marijuana

Marijuana remains illegal in Wyoming, although an opinion poll shows that support for legalization is growing. While cannabis remains illegal, the black market is the only source for medical and adult users in the...
West Virginia Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana Still Not Available in West Virginia

In West Virginia, medical marijuana has not yet reached the market, even though it was legalized in 2017. Although programs have been successful in many other states, banking issues have so far prevented implementation...
Indiana considers medical marijuana

Indiana Legislators Considering Medical Marijuana

A poll of Indiana voters shows overwhelming support for medical marijuana, but in October in the statehouse, a legislative committee appointed to study the issue was unable to reach consensus on what it should...
Hawaii licenses medical marijuana dispensary

First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in Hawaii

Hawaii legalized medical marijuana in 2000, but until 2015, patients were obliged to grow their own or buy on the black market, as no dispensary system was established. That changed in 2017, when a...
Louisiana medical marijuana delays

Further Delays for Medical Marijuana Roll-Out in Louisiana

Three years after medical marijuana was legalized in Louisiana, implementation has yet to be realized, even though November 2018 was a stated goal. The Louisiana Department of Public Health has listed some of the...
Medical Cannabis UK

Cannabis-Derived Medical Products Are Now Available to UK Patients

On November 1, medical cannabis became legal in the United Kingdom, as promised in July. Home Secretary Sajid Javid issued an announcement detailing the rationale for this change, which is that cannabis medicine should...

Support Just Keeps Growing: Gallup Poll Reveals Two-Thirds of Americans Back Legalization

Support for legalization continues to grow among Americans, according to a Gallup poll released October 22. Two-thirds are now in favor, the highest number in 50 years. During the 1970s, 1980s, and early 1990s,...

Review Shows Exponential Growth in Cannabis Research

A review of scientific literature shows that research into the medical potential of marijuana has greatly increased in recent years. Israeli researchers surveyed scientific databases for papers published from 2000 to 2017 and published...
Georgia voters want legalization

Poll: Majority of Georgia Voters Want Legal Cannabis

A recent poll of Georgia voters finds that 55 percent favor adult-use legalization and only 33 percent oppose it, with 12 percent not sure. In contrast, a poll conducted in 2017 showed that only...
How to get marijuana in Washington DC

How to Get Marijuana in Washington D.C.

In Washington, D.C., recreational marijuana is legal but not necessarily easy to obtain because the law does not allow for sales. With medical marijuana, the process is similar to that of other areas of...