About 170 years after California's gold rush came the promise of the green rush.
A millennial Republican congressman, and one of President Donald Trump's closest allies on Capitol Hill, is hitting back at White House counselor Kellyanne Conway's concerns about marijuana legalization.
Aurora Cannabis is angling to become the world's leading cannabis company, and the Canadian operator's next big move could come south of its border.
Abortion regulations were in the news earlier this year, with highly restrictive state bans making national headlines. Republican-leaning states, emboldened by the conservative-majority Supreme Court and efforts by the Trump administration to
At the stroke of midnight on Monday, Northern Ireland's restrictive abortion and same-sex marriage laws came to an end, after the region failed to restore its power-sharing executive that collapsed more than 1,000 days ago.
Some Northern Ireland assembly members were returning to Stormont on Monday for the first time in nearly three years in a last-ditch attempt to prevent the province's abortion law from being reformed by the UK government.
The House of Representatives voted to pass legislation that would allow the cannabis industry access to banking and financial services, even as the substance remains illegal under federal law.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is calling on the General Assembly to seriously debate marijuana after he said, he supports recreational use of the drug in the state.
The Australian capital Canberra will become the country's first city to legalize marijuana following a landmark vote Tuesday night.
The recent rash of vaping-related illnesses and deaths could represent a crisis for the legal cannabis industry, which relies on vaping for an estimated quarter of its business in some states.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday further decriminalizing marijuana use in the state.
Vermont's Capitol Police have quite the mystery on their hands after a visitor pointed out a possible cannabis plant growing in the flower beds on the front lawn.
Hawaii decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana on Tuesday, becoming the 26th state to decriminalize or legalize the drug.
Marijuana use among young people in the United States overall has climbed in recent years, but a new paper suggests that in states where recreational marijuana has been legalized, marijuana use among youth may actually be falling.
Bruce Linton, founder and co-CEO of Canopy Growth, seemed unfazed last month when his company's stock sunk after a poor financial showing. Now he's out of a job.
Bruce Linton, one of the most well-known executives in the rapidly growing cannabis industry, is stepping down as the co-CEO of Canada's Canopy Growth. Linton is leaving the board as well.
If you've been arrested for weed in Illinois, you can breathe a sigh of relief.
Illinois is now the 11th state in the United States to legalize the purchase and possession of recreational marijuana.
New York's Legislature has passed a bill that would create a path to expunge low-level convictions for marijuana and decriminalize possession of greater amounts of the drug following a failed effort at legalization earlier this week.
Fueled in part by CBD product sales and Canada's recent legalization of marijuana, the world's cannabis market could notch $15 billion this year.
State leaders in New York failed to reach a consensus Wednesday on key details in the state's plan to legalize recreational marijuana, flattening a final push from Democratic leaders hoping to pass an agreement this year.
Beijing's leading drug enforcement body has blamed the legalization of marijuana in Canada and parts of the United States for a spike in the amount of drugs smuggled into the country, describing it as a "new threat to China."
Colorado, the pioneering state for pot peddling, has now made more than $1 billion in revenue since it legalized marijuana sales in 2014.
Starting in 2020, Nevada employers cannot refuse to hire a job applicant for failing a marijuana screening test, making it the first state to pass such a law.