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.

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.

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 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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Election 2018: A Complete Guide to Cannabis on the Ballot

Michigan & North Dakota will vote on adult-use legalization. Missouri & Utah consider medical. We've got info, analysis, and poll data.

Could Florida’s Next Governor Make It the 10th Legal Cannabis State?

Andrew Gillum, the upset winner in Florida's primary, doesn't just tolerate legalization—he embraces it.

Schizophrenia May Lead to Cannabis Use, Not the Other Way Around

Researchers have long suspected a correlation -- but it turns out the illness may lead patients to self-medicate with cannabis.

Arizona Judge Rejects Autism as a Medical Cannabis Condition

Lack of peer-reviewed studies sunk the bid, leaving parents with a tough choice: break the law or let their children suffer.

Red States Are Embracing Cannabis Legalization, Expanding Access

North Dakota, Oklahoma, and Utah move ahead while Maine overrides Gov. LePage's veto.

Why June 2018 Will Go Down as the Month Prohibition Crumbled

Canada, Oklahoma, and the FDA: Here's how each delivered a mortal blow to cannabis prohibition this month.

The Jeff Sessions Cannabis Crackdown Has Arrived—And It’s Awesome

Federal agents are raiding illegal grows in legal states, and that's good news for state-licensed companies and consumers.

Legalization Advocate Rep. Tom Garrett Drops Re-election Bid, Citing Alcoholism

The Virginia Republican, a rising member of the Freedom Caucus, faced a tough fight in November from a '60 Minutes' reporter.

Things Are Canna Crazy in New York City These Days

25 New Yorkers were just hospitalized because of cannabis prohibition. It's time to stop the madness.

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.

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