Bruce Barcott
Bruce is Leafly’s deputy editor. He is a Guggenheim Fellow and author of Weed the People: The Future of Legal Marijuana in America.
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New DEA Rule Says CBD Oil is Really, Truly, No-Joke Illegal

The agency released a notice this morning clarifying the rules around CBD oil. It's still a federally illegal Schedule I substance, even if it comes from hemp. But is the new rule legal?

Here’s What a Gram of Cannabis Costs in Cities Around the World

There are bargains to be found in Montevideo. Value shoppers, stay away from Tokyo.

In Rebuke to Sessions, Senate Committee OKs Medical Marijuana Protections

The Attorney General asked Congress to reject the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment. Senators said: Nope.

Cannabis Withdrawal Syndrome: How to Ease the Symptoms

If you're on a tolerance break, you may experience insomnia and other issues. Here's how to combat them.

Cannabis Science 101: The Complex Chemistry of the Bong

What is the science behind the water pipe? Are those bubbles actually making your toke any healthier? It’s complicated.

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RAND Study Says Cannabis Ads May Increase Underage Use

California teens exposed to medical marijuana ads in the pre-legalization years were affected by the message, researchers say.

That Sports Betting Ruling Just Gave Cannabis Legalization a Boost

In a 7-2 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court said the feds can't prevent New Jersey from regulating sports betting. The implications for cannabis are huge.

California Shocker: Dianne Feinstein Drops Opposition to Cannabis Legalization

Feinstein's office said that the senator’s views changed after meetings with constituents, including parents of children who have benefitted from medical marijuana.

3 Things We Learned About Jeff Sessions Today

Even Sessions admits (finally) that cannabis may have some medical benefit. Also, he likes cheap turkey sandwiches.

Michigan GOP Considers Legalizing Now to Depress Voter Turnout This Fall

It may sound crazy, but this theory shows how popular legalization is in 2018.

Facebook Has a Cannabis Problem That ‘Community Standards’ Don’t Solve

It's 2018, and the social media giant still treats cannabis as if it's 1986.

This 60 Minutes Reporter Could Bounce a Legalization Advocate From Congress

Rep. Tom Garrett, a Virginia Republican, has introduced legislation in Congress to legalize cannabis nationwide.

Schumer Bill Would Deschedule Cannabis Nationwide

Schumer says he'll introduce the measure next week. But how does it differ from Sen. Cory Booker's Marijuana Justice Act?

Meet Acreage Holdings, John Boehner’s New Cannabis Crush

They're no hippies: The firm formerly known as High Street Capital was founded by ex-Wall Streeters with sharp elbows.

Court: Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Doesn’t Protect Grows on Federal Land

“Nothing in California law purports to authorize the cultivation of marijuana on federal land,” the 9th Circuit ruled.

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