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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In Rebuke to Sessions, Senate Committee OKs Medical Marijuana Protections

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

‘Cool Hispanics’ Billboard Continues Tradition of Horrible Anti-Drug Ads

Is that 'Hispanics Are Cool' ad the worst teen cannabis prevention campaign ever? You decide: Here are some classic awful ads (and a few that got it right).

The Haymaker: Will Trump Fire Sessions By the Time You Finish This Headline?

The President's fury has reached a boiling point. Is a recess appointment in the works?

The Haymaker: Living Large in Mooch’s ‘Zombie Apocalypse’

Anthony Scaramucci once joked about legal cities overrun by stoned zombies. So how are those cities faring, post-prohibition?

Marijuana Stigma Hurts Doctor–Patient Relationship, Study Says

The fear of being labeled a "stoner" can make some patients leave painful symptoms untreated. Others may avoid the doctor entirely.

The Haymaker: How Prohibition Aided a Pennsylvania Murder Spree

Two of the four victims in the Bucks County horror would never have been lured to their deaths—if they'd lived in a legal state.

The Haymaker: That’s the Smell of Jobs and Freedom, Boston

Who let the skunks out? Suddenly the scent of cannabis is all over the city. Here's how to handle it, Beantown.

The Haymaker: Betting Against the House in Las Vegas

What if millions of Las Vegas tourists bought legal cannabis but had nowhere to consume? We're about to find out.

The Haymaker: Solving the Roger Stone Dilemma

What do you do when the dirtiest man in politics adopts your cause?

The Haymaker: Which Patients Will Sessions ‘Come After’ First?

The AG considers medical marijuana a crime. Here are the mothers, veterans, nurses, kindergartners and Congressmen he'd arrest.

Introducing ‘The Haymaker,’ Leafly’s Politics & Culture Column. This Week: Sessions Out?

In his new weekly column, Leafly Deputy Editor Bruce Barcott dreams of the Justice Department after the departure of Jefferson Beauregard.

How Many of These DEA ‘Cannabis Slang’ Terms Do You Know?

The DEA just updated its "drug slang" list, and it makes us wonder if somebody's punking the agency. Seriously, "Smoochy Woochy Poochy"?

High Times Sold to Industry Investor Group

The new owners, led by Los Angeles investment firm Oreva Capital, include Damian Marley and Denver Relief's Ean Seeb.

Expungement Day: Get Help Clearing an Old Cannabis Arrest

With help from an industry program, people convicted of nonviolent cannabis crimes are going through process that allows them to expunge past charges.

5 Reasons Why Jeff Sessions’ Drug War Reboot Will Fail

The American public is embracing legalization, and it may help the opioid crisis. So why is Jeff Sessions still hating on cannabis?

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