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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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.

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.

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