The latest pot and politics news for the northeastern United States. Updated daily and weekly. New Jersey—June 6 If elected governor in November, Phil Murphy says he will end marijuana prohibition in New Jersey. “The criminalization of marijuana has only served to clog our courts and cloud people’s futures, so we will legalize marijuana,” he said […]

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Canada's Cannabis Bill

In his opening monolog, late night talk show host, Jimmy Kimmel, joked that Canada is “about to become the stoner living in America’s attic.” However, legalization is not what Quebecers would call a  fait accompli. After 94 years of prohibition on pot, Canada under the leadership of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released proposed legislation on Thursday that […]

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It’s rare for a bill to have its first public hearing and become law in its first year, but elected officials in the Constitution State are still taking the matter of marijuana legalization very seriously right now. Rhode Island and Vermont have been the two “most likely” states when it comes to marijuana legalization but […]

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Cannabis elevates while alcohol depresses, but the popularity of beer would paint a different picture. Abraham Lincoln said he firmly believed in the spirit of American, as long as they had “the facts and beer”; Edgar Allen Poe and Charles Bukowski wrote pages about their favorite beverages. Beer is a venerated American tradition, just like hemp […]

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