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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Trump Signs Spending Bill; Medical Marijuana Protected Through September

The president grudgingly signed the $1.3 trillion bill, effectively renewing critical Rohrabacher-Blumenauer MMJ protections.

Congressional Budget Deal Includes Medical Marijuana Protections

The $1.3 trillion spending bill prevents the Justice Department from spending money to prosecute MMJ cases in legal states.

This Map Reveals California’s Hidden Prohibition Problem

A new report projects $3.7 billion in legal California cannabis sales in 2018. But local bans still shut millions of customers out of the regulated market.

Death Penalty for Drugs? Trump Makes the Loser’s Choice in Opioid Fight

Seeking the death penalty for drug dealers is stupid, cruel, and dangerous. Trump thinks it works. The evidence says it doesn't.

Philadelphia DA Drops Cannabis Cases, Joining National Trend

Philly will no longer prosecute cannabis possession cases. Similar policies were recently enacted in Houston and Brooklyn.

White House Official Resigns Over Cannabis Use 5 Years Ago

The latest Trump official to resign apparently did so because he hit a joint in 2013. Seriously? That usually doesn't trigger a clearance hold.

Jim Carroll Tapped as Trump’s Drug Czar

No, not the 'Basketball Diaries' Jim Carroll. This one is a Republican lawyer. And nobody knows much about him.

Bernard Noble, Serving 13 Years for Two Joints, Granted Parole

Arrested for bicycling while black, Noble became one of America's most infamous cannabis prisoners. He'll be free by this weekend.

Trump Pressured Netanyahu to Stop Israeli Cannabis Exports, Reports Say

Israel was to become the second nation, after Canada, to legally export cannabis. Prime Minister Netanyahu just put that on hold.

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.

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