• November 28, 2020

Tags : Joe Biden

Many Dems (quietly) say Biden’s Out of Step on Weed

With two-thirds of Americans fully behind marijuana legalization, many Democrats are wondering why their party’s presidential nominee still isn’t. In the wake of the nationwide unrest over police brutality against black Americans and systemic racism, presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden recently unveiled his “Plan For Black America” in which he calls to “decriminalize the […]Read More

Joe Biden Includes Marijuana Decriminalization In New ‘Plan For Black America’

Former Vice President Joe Biden is using a newly released plan on racial justice to tout his existing modest marijuana reform proposals. The presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee said he would “decriminalize the use of cannabis and automatically expunge all prior cannabis use convictions” as part of a “Plan For Black America” his campaign released on Monday. […]Read More

No, You Don’t Need to Smoke to Enjoy Cannabis

Willie Nelson recently sparked a cannabis controversy when he told a local San Antonio news station that he has stopped smoking marijuana for health reasons. “I don’t smoke anymore – take better care of myself,” Nelson said, leading to a slew of misleading headlines and subsequent disbelief from the cannabis community.  In response to the […]Read More

Cory Booker’s Marijuana Agenda Highlighted In Three Super PAC Ads

A super PAC working to get Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) elected president is putting a lot of emphasis on the candidate’s marijuana reform agenda, releasing multiple new advertisements highlighting his position on the issue. United We Win, an organization that’s not formally associated with Booker’s presidential campaign but supports his candidacy, included cannabis reform in […]Read More

Joe Biden Walks Back Marijuana ‘Gateway Drug’ Comment After Week Of Criticism

About one week after former Vice President Joe Biden said he opposed legalization in part because marijuana might be a gateway drug, the Democratic presidential candidate is now saying research doesn’t support that position. In a call with reporters on Monday, the Nevada Independent’s Megan Messerly asked Biden whether he was wrong about suggesting that cannabis […]Read More

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