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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West Virginia Gov’s Defense of Medical Marijuana Has Us All Verklempt

Before making West Virginia the 29th legal MMJ state, Gov. Jim Justice made a surprisingly moving speech about the value of compassion.

No Risk Please, We’re Canadian: New Ad Rules May Be a Challenge

Rules aimed at reducing teen use will make it tough to produce any cannabis ads at all.

Trump Taps Tom Marino as Drug Czar. That’s Good (and Bad) for Legalization.

The Pennsylvania Congressman voted against drug reform, but he isn't an anti-cannabis obsessive.

LA Votes on Licenses Today, Raids Tomorrow. Confused?

City residents vote on Prop M today. County supervisors vote on raiding dispensaries tomorrow. We explain all.

If Sessions Resigns, Who’s Next in Line?

The Attorney General may have saved himself with that press conference. But if he doesn't survive, here's who might replace him.

South Dakota House Blunts GW Pharma Bill

The bill would have given GW a temporary monopoly on CBD in the state. New language moves all forms of CBD to Schedule IV.

Las Vegas Cannabis Cup May Go On Without Cannabis

Yes, Nevada just turned legal. But the Cup will be held on tribal land, where federal law is a trickier issue.

GW Pharma Responds: ‘Not Creating a Monopoly’

The pharmaceutical developer says it's pioneering markets, not elbowing out competitors.

Leafly Exclusive: GW Pharma is Moving CBD Bills on the Down Low

The proposed state measures would give the British pharma company's new drug--but not other CBD products--legal status.

Trump: Cartel Drugs Are ‘Cheaper Than Candy Bars’

In his news conference this afternoon, the president doubled down on his call to stop the flow of drugs over America's southern border.

Did Chris Christie Just Interview for a Job with Trump?

His Valentine's Day lunch at the White House may have been more than just lunch.

AG Nominee Sessions Headed to a Full Senate Vote

Though the ultimate outcome—passage out of committee—was expected a week ago, few expected such a close tally.

How to Find a Job in the Cannabis Industry

There are more than 122,000 jobs in the cannabis industry. Employers are creating more every day. Want one? Take these steps.

Hold On! The DEA’s Move Against CBD May Not Be Legal

15 years ago the DEA tried a similar sneaky move to ban hempseed oil. The agency was defeated by--get this--Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps.

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