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Presidential pot: Why 2020 Democrats are ready to legalize marijuana

Joe Biden's reluctance to endorse full legalization could upset younger, cannabis-focused voters interested in social-justice reform.        ...

Presidential pot: Why 2020 Democrats are ready to legalize marijuana

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2020 candidate Seth Moulton says he'd legalize marijuana and boost mental health care for veterans Samantha Lee 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton, a US Marine Corps veteran, joined Business Insider Today for a town hall. Moulton answered questions from an in-studio audience and comments section in the Facebook livestream. He dis...
2019-06-20 05:16

Here's Every 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate's Plan to Legalize Weed On Wednesday, Senator Bernie Sanders announced his plan to legalize weed by executive order if he were to become president. Like several other Democratic candidates (or all of them—except for one) who intend to legalize weed, many presidential hopefu...
2019-08-09 19:00

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday afternoon....
2019-06-02 05:32

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana and eventually legalize the drug. The ...
2019-06-16 06:16

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.       ...
2019-06-14 18:32

Factbox: Climate policies of top U.S. Democrats in 2020 presidential race Ten Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday evening in a series of CNN town halls, sure to pit moderates like Joe Biden against progressives like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders....
2019-09-05 06:32

Canberra becomes first Australian city to legalize marijuana for personal use Australia's capital city of Canberra will become the first in the country to legalize the possession, use and cultivation of small amounts of cannabis following a vote on Wednesday....
2019-09-25 21:32

Efforts to legalize marijuana in New York take big hit in state Senate The top backer of legalizing marijuana in New York, Manhattan state Sen. Liz Krueger, admitted defeat Wednesday, after days of contentious negotiations between moderate and liberal Democrats failed to produce a last-minute breakthrough. “This is not ...
2019-06-19 21:48

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
2019-07-11 05:00

State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana ALBANY — State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A top Cuomo administration official on Saturday confirmed to The Post that three-way negotiations betwe...
2019-06-16 10:16

Beto O'Rourke's plan to legalize marijuana includes clemency Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Thursday morning released a marijuana legalization plan that calls for clemency for everyone currently serving sentences for possession....
2019-09-19 23:32

Fewer teens smoke weed in states that legalize marijuana: study Not everyone is getting higher in 420-friendly states. Marijuana use has plummeted with young people in states where pot has been legalized for recreational use — despite reports that weed has blown up with teens across the country in recent ye...
2019-07-09 01:16

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois would become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state legislature on Friday....
2019-05-31 23:00

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
2019-06-01 01:32

Thailand to legalize ride-hailing services by early 2020: ministry Thailand has drafted guidelines to regulate ride-hailing companies and aims to legalize the services by March 2020, the transport ministry said on Friday....
2019-09-06 15:32

The Democratic Presidential Candidates Mostly Agree on Marijuana Legalization. The Exception? Joe Biden In 2016, legalizing marijuana was a niche issue. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders mentioned it occasionally, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supported the lesser step of removing pot from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. Things...
2019-06-08 23:16

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2019-08-05 19:48

Democrats face recriminations as marijuana banking bill splits legalization groups The imminent House passage of historic legislation to allow banks to serve marijuana businesses is splitting marijuana advocates, some of whom argue that the vote will slow the broader push to legalize weed....
2019-09-26 05:00

Marijuana industry could surpass NFL in revenue by 2020 Cannabis has been extending its reach through legalization over the past several years. Starting with early adopter Colorado, 37 states have passed legislation allowing adult consumption for medical and, in some cases, recreational purposes. So how h...
2019-06-09 05:16

Arizona’s 2020 marijuana initiative tries to fix what went wrong the last time PHOENIX — Arizona’s second attempt to legalize recreational marijuana responds to the questions that doomed the first effort, in 2016. Worried about your kids eating pot gummies? Supporters say they’ve got you covered. How about people ge...
2019-08-12 22:48

Maine on track for legal marijuana sales by spring 2020 A key act passed by the state legislature is now in effect, and that means the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy is in a position to complete final adoption of marijuana rules....
2019-10-07 05:16

Four Republicans, 19 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest field of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era got a little bit smaller on Friday when New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dropped out of the race....
2019-09-20 19:48

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
2019-06-14 04:32

Four Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford on Sunday became the third Republican challenger to U.S. President Donald Trump's bid for the party's 2020 presidential nomination....
2019-09-08 18:48

10 Democrats set for 3rd presidential primary debate in Houston Ten Democratic presidential candidates are set to participate in the third round of primary debates in Houston Thursday night, about half the field who appeared in the first two this summer....
2019-09-12 16:16

Factbox: Three Republicans, 21 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller while the Republican field slowly grows....
2019-08-25 22:32

Some Democrats snipe, others unite in third presidential debate Some of the 10 Democratic presidential candidates meeting in their third debate on Thursday took shots at front-runner Joe Biden, while others called for unity during a night dominated by questions around race, guns and healthcare....
2019-09-13 08:00

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
2019-07-10 02:32

Factbox: Three Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller, while the Republican field slowly grows....
2019-08-29 03:16

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dropped out of the race on Thursday....
2019-08-16 14:16

Democrats back on campaign trail after third presidential debate The Democratic presidential contenders head back to the campaign trail on Friday after a debate that reinforced former Vice President Joe Biden's front-runner status and left his rivals searching for a formula to knock him out of the top spot....
2019-09-13 19:00

Democrats toughen qualifying standards for third presidential debate Seeking to cull its crowded 2020 presidential field, the Democratic Party will make it tougher for candidates to qualify for a third debate scheduled for September....
2019-05-29 17:32

U.S. Democrats announce tighter criteria for fifth presidential debate The Democratic National Committee on Monday announced new criteria for the fifth presidential debate in November, requiring candidates to meet one of two polling requirements and have 165,000 unique donors....
2019-09-23 23:48

Democrats announce tighter criteria for fifth presidential debate The Democratic National Committee on Monday announced new criteria for the fifth presidential debate in November, requiring candidates to meet one of two polling requirements and have 165,000 unique donors....
2019-09-24 01:48

Democrats clash on healthcare, border in scrappy first U.S. presidential debate Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage and border policy on Wednesday during a surprisingly heated first debate that laid bare the party's divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All ...
2019-06-27 21:00

Democrats in presidential debate hint at no swift end to China tariffs Democratic presidential hopefuls criticized President Donald Trump's trade war with China but gave no hint they would work toward a quick resolution if elected, pledging during their debate on Thursday to hold Beijing accountable for "corrupt" practi...
2019-09-13 10:16

In troubled Florida, Democrats reckon with the presidential debates and an economy that can seem cruel To win in 2020, the Democratic nominee will need the votes of struggling Americans. But to some of them, the candidate jousting seems distant from their lives....
2019-06-30 01:32

Democrats appear headed for a one-night presidential debate featuring 10 candidates in September Two new polls released Wednesday did not help any additional candidates qualify for the debate stage in Houston. A formal announcement of qualifiers is expected Thursday....
2019-08-29 15:16

Democrats Quickly Found a Divide Over ‘Medicare-for-All’ at the First Democratic Presidential Debate Healthcare is likely to be one of the biggest issues of the 2020 election––and it was one of the first issues to divide candidates Wednesday night at the first Democratic presidential debate. When NBC’s Lester Holt asked the 10 cand...
2019-06-27 22:16

Biden, fellow Democrats back on campaign trail after third presidential debate Former Vice President Joe Biden returned to the campaign trail on Friday after a Democratic debate that largely reinforced his front-runner status for the party's presidential nomination, leaving his rivals searching for how to wrest away the top spo...
2019-09-14 03:32

Democrats appear headed for a single presidential debate featuring 10 candidates in September Two new polls released Wednesday morning did not help any additional candidates qualify for the debate stage in Houston. A formal announcement of qualifiers is expected Thursday....
2019-08-28 15:16

2020 Presidential candidates What promises to be a crowded 2020 presidential campaign field are beginning to formally announce their candidacies.        ...
2019-06-13 01:48

The Stakes for Democrats Couldn’t Be Higher During Mueller’s Testimony. Here’s How They’re Getting Ready For Democrats on Capitol Hill, the stakes for Robert Mueller’s testimony could hardly be higher. Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence have just a daylong hearing to coax the relucta...
2019-07-24 02:48

‘They’re rich and ready’: House Democrats outpace GOP in fundraising by nearly $20 million Most moderate Democratic freshmen will have the resources to try to counter the GOP message — money they will need with Trump at the top of the ticket....
2019-07-22 17:32

Here are the 108 congressional Democrats and 9 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has ...
2019-08-04 01:48

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has ...
2019-06-21 23:00

Gov. Jay Inslee Ends His 2020 Presidential Bid (OLYMPIA, Wash.) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who made fighting climate change the central theme of his presidential campaign, announced Wednesday night that he is ending his bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination. Inslee announced his decisio...
2019-08-22 10:32

Here’s How Much the 2020 Presidential Candidates Have Raised So Far South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg has built a fundraising machine. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has momentum with the grassroots. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are holding steady, and California Sen. Kama...
2019-07-09 21:32

Which 2020 presidential candidate is spending the most? To identify the presidential candidates spending the most, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed official campaign spending between Jan. 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019.       ...
2019-08-14 18:00

Debates will show whether Democrats are ready to vote based on climate change This week’s Democratic presidential debates will measure climate change's rank on the party’s agenda, testing whether voters will embrace activist calls for aggressive government action....
2019-06-28 02:32

You'll be able to contribute to 2020 presidential campaigns via Alexa With debates underway and just a few months until the first primaries, 2020 presidential election campaigns are in full swing, and you'll soon have another way to donate to your favorite candidate. Campaigns can sign up to receive contributions ...
2019-09-18 21:00

De Blasio presidential campaign raises just $1.1M for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio raised $1.1 million for his quixotic presidential campaign, according to his campaign spokeswoman. That amount is less than half the $2.3 million that fellow 2020 contender and New Yorker Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand brought in. The l...
2019-07-16 00:48

Next 2020 presidential debate: 12 candidates on one night only Next month's Democratic presidential debate will take place on just one single night instead of over two, the Democratic National Committee announced Friday....
2019-09-28 00:32

Jay Inslee Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race He ran on a message of fighting climate change, but failed to find much support in the polls. Now he intends to seek another term as governor of Washington....
2019-08-22 14:00

Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race (WASHINGTON) — Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race as a campaign that once looked poised to ride strong #MeToo credentials to formidability was instead plagued by low polling and major fundraising struggles...
2019-08-29 21:32

Former GOP Rep. Mark Sanford Exploring Bid for 2020 Presidential Nomination Mark Sanford said he’s exploring a bid for the 2020 Republican nomination since Donald Trump doesn’t deserve re-election — but that he’d still vote for the president over a Democrat. “He’s taking us in the wrong di...
2019-08-19 06:00

Bill de Blasio ends his 2020 presidential campaign New York City mayor told MSNBC’s Morning Joe ‘it’s clearly not my time’ after struggling to gain traction in a crowded fieldNew York City’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, is ending his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.De Blasio strugg...
2019-09-20 22:48

Here's Every 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate's Plan to End Gun Violence Last week, the issue of gun control took center stage among the Democratic Presidential candidates at the Detroit debates and in the wake of the Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn shootings (and days before shootings in El Paso, Texas and ...
2019-08-05 16:16

US Senator Hires Several Indian-Americans For His 2020 Presidential Bid US Senator Cory Booker has hired over a dozen Asian American Pacific Islanders, mostly Indian-Americans, for his 2020 presidential campaign which is said to be the largest among the Democratic......
2019-06-01 13:32

Eric Swalwell Drops Out of the 2020 Presidential Race California Rep. Eric Swalwell became the first serious presidential candidate to drop from the Democratic primary on Monday. “Today ends our presidential campaign,” he said at a press conference Monday afternoon. The 37-year-old Congressm...
2019-07-09 00:00

John Hickenlooper Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign (DENVER) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and said he may instead challenge one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans in 2020. In a video message, Hickenl...
2019-08-16 17:48

Maine Voters Will Rank Their Top Presidential Candidates in 2020 It was the first state to adopt ranked-choice voting for congressional elections, and it will now be the first to adopt it for presidential elections....
2019-09-07 16:00

Majority of Americans say they won't donate to 2020 presidential campaigns Political polarization is spurring voter engagement and more small-dollar donors for 2020 presidential campaigns. But the majority of Americans have not donated or have no plans to donate money to candidates, according to the CNBC and Acorns survey....
2019-07-01 13:32

Rep. Eric Swalwell drops out of 2020 Dem presidential primary California Rep. Eric Swalwell on Monday dropped out of the race for his party’s presidential nomination, becoming the first of what's expected to be many Democrats to give up their presidential aspirations as the crowded field winnows down....
2019-07-09 00:00

UAW-GM picket lines become 2020 U.S. presidential campaign battleground Bernie Sanders on Wednesday will join a parade of Democrats who have met with some of the 46,000 striking hourly workers, using the walkout against General Motors to amplify their messages about income inequality and corporate power....
2019-09-24 23:32

Explainer: What early U.S. presidential polls tell us about the 2020 race Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest "horse race" opinion polls, highlighting one candidate's rise or another's decline....
2019-08-21 15:00

TV networks staffing up to cover 2020 presidential election NEW YORK (AP) — The competitive chiefs of ABC, CBS and NBC News can agree on one thing. Each news division is adding more staff to cover the 2020 presidential election than they have for any other campaign. That’s partially due to growing digit...
2019-06-06 23:16

New York Mayor de Blasio ends 2020 presidential bid New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dropped out of the 2020 presidential campaign on Friday, ending a campaign he waged in the shadow of better-known progressive candidates....
2019-09-20 16:48

Mitt Romney says he may skip 2020 presidential endorsement PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Mitt Romney says he’s not sure if he will endorse President Donald Trump for a second term and that he may not support anyone during the 2020 campaign. The Republican Utah senator and former presidential contender spoke t...
2019-06-07 23:16

Here's everything we know about the net worth and personal finances of each 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for National Clean Energy Summit 6.0 There are currently 18 major candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination — and they all come from markedly different financial backgrounds. The net worth of 2020 ...
2019-10-10 22:00

Here's how Joe Biden went from being a kid from Scranton to a US Senator, VP, and now the 2020 Democratic presidential frontrunner Mark Makela/Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden is quickly carving his own lane in the crowded field of Democratic presidential candidates. Biden has maintained strong standing in most national and early voting state polls. Of the nearly t...
2019-08-28 13:48

Cory Booker could end 2020 U.S. presidential bid if fundraising doesn’t increase In a memo made public Saturday, Demissie said the New Jersey senator needed to raise an additional $1.7 million by Sept. 30 to remain competitive in the crowded field of candidates seeking the nomination....
2019-09-22 01:48

Washington governor Jay Inslee drops out of 2020 presidential race Democrat who had built his campaign around tackling climate crisis says it was clear he would not winJay Inslee, the governor of Washington and a 2020 Democratic hopeful, has dropped out of the presidential race.Inslee, who launched his campaign in M...
2019-08-22 11:00

Will 2020 Democratic presidential field start shrinking today? Will Rep. Eric Swalwell be the first White House hopeful to drop out of the race? The congressman from California and long-shot for the Democratic presidential nomination will hold a news conference Monday afternoon at his campaign headquarters....
2019-07-08 17:32

Donald Trump Says Would Take Foreign Info On 2020 Presidential Opponent President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would be willing to accept information from a foreign country on his opponent in the 2020 election race, after years of denying Moscow helped him win......
2019-06-13 21:32

POWER RANKING: Here's who has the best chance of becoming the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Reuters The Democratic 2020 presidential field is set to be one of the largest, most competitive, and most unpredictable in modern history with 24 declared candidates. To help make sense of where all these candidates stand in the field, INSIDER has ...
2019-06-27 18:48

Who’s on Top? The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 1 Welcome to The Root’s Black Power Rankings, where we assess the eleventy-billion Democrats currently running for the chance to face off against Donald Trump for the presidency. Every single candidate running right now knows they need to win black vot...
2019-06-27 20:32

2020 Presidential Candidates Are Making (Some) Progress On Website Accessibility Andrew Yang may not be polling at the same level as the top tier Democratic presidential candidates, but there’s at least one way in which he is leading the field: his website’s accessibility. The former entrepreneur and tech executive&rs...
2019-09-13 04:16

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz abandons 2020 presidential ambitions Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced Friday morning he is officially abandoning his exploration of an independent presidential campaign, but the billionaire said he plans to spend significant funds to “transform our broken system.”...
2019-09-06 22:00

12 biggest takeaways from the first of two 2020 Democratic presidential debates in Detroit Rebecca Cook/Reuters The first round of two 2020 Democratic presidential debates took place in Detroit, Michigan, on Tuesday night. It was hosted by CNN and moderated by Jake Tapper, Dana Bash, and Don Lemon. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sande...
2019-08-01 07:48

U.S. billionaire Steyer enters 2020 Democratic presidential race Billionaire Tom Steyer, who has pushed Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump and previously flirted with running for the White House, said on Tuesday he will now seek the Democratic nomination....
2019-07-09 16:48

NY Dems make it easier to vote in 2020 presidential primary ALBANY — The New York State Democratic Party voted unanimously Wednesday to make it easier for registered independent voters to re-enroll as Democrats to vote in next year’s presidential primary — three years after Bernie Sanders sl...
2019-05-23 05:01

Putin jokes about plans to meddle in 2020 US presidential elections: 'Don’t tell anybody' Russian President Vladimir Putin seemed to take lightly accusations of the Kremlin’s meddling in U.S. elections as he jokingly admitted to future plans of foreign interference, reports say. ...
2019-10-03 21:48

Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out of 2020 Democratic Presidential Race The New York senator anchored her candidacy in issues of women’s equality, but she was unable to gain traction and her failure to qualify for the next debate convinced her to withdraw....
2019-08-29 04:48

Tom Steyer may launch 2020 presidential campaign this week: reports Liberal billionaire Tom Steyer is reconsidering running for president in 2020 despite declining to enter the crowded race of Dems vying for the White House months ago, reports said....
2019-07-08 13:48

Billionaire Tom Steyer to join crowded 2020 presidential race Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is planning to launch his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, a report said Sunday. The 62-year-old Steyer — who toyed with the idea of running in the past — held a private conference call...
2019-07-08 13:32

Actress Alyssa Milano holds off on 2020 presidential endorsement WASHINGTON – Actress and activist Alyssa Milano said she’s “playing the field” when it comes to 2020 Democratic candidates and isn’t ready to settle down and endorse anyone – despite her friendship with former Vice President Joe Biden. “T...
2019-06-19 08:32

Biden looks to Ukraine flap to jolt his 2020 presidential campaign Joe Biden, courting donors at a fundraiser in California on Thursday, began his remarks by reading directly from a whistleblower's complaint that President Donald Trump sought foreign interference in the 2020 election....
2019-09-27 05:16

Second Republican Joins 2020 Presidential Race To Challenge Trump A second Republican on Sunday entered the fray to battle Donald Trump for the party's presidential nomination in 2020 -- an indication of the simmering dissent and division among GOP faithful....
2019-08-25 21:32

Think America's fate hinges on the 2020 presidential race? You're forgetting something Democrats can’t execute a long-term political project without winning state-level races. Yet, the prize of the White House is distracting liberals from this factEvery day brings more headlines about the game-show-like spectacle of the presidential ra...
2019-09-23 13:16

Seth Moulton Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign With a Warning Mr. Moulton, a congressman from Massachusetts, had focused his campaign on national security. He hinted at potentially supporting Joseph R. Biden Jr....
2019-08-24 00:32

Ed Henry and 'Outnumbered' break down 2020 Democratic presidential field Fox News' Chief National Correspondent Ed Henry broke down the format for the 2020 Democratic presidential debates Friday and said Sen. Elizabeth Warren is the biggest beneficiary of the new setup. ...
2019-06-15 10:16

Amazon’s Alexa to accept donations for 2020 presidential candidates “Alexa, I want to make a political contribution.” Starting in October, users of Amazon’s voice-controlled home assistant, Alexa, will be able to verbally make a political contribution between $5 and $200 to a participating 2020 presidential candidate...
2019-09-20 18:16

EU ready to act alone on digital tax if no global deal in 2020 European Union commissioners-designate said the bloc should agree on a digital tax if no deal on the matter was reached at a global level by the end of next year, ramping up pressure on multinationals accused of paying too little....
2019-09-28 18:32

Hillary Clinton to Trump: 'Don't tempt me' into entering the 2020 presidential race Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday shot back at President Donald Trump after he taunted her about entering the 2020 presidential election, saying, "Don't tempt me."...
2019-10-09 02:00

Former Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper drops out of 2020 presidential race as he mulls Senate run Colorado Democrats have been urging Hickenlooper to join the state's U.S. Senate race, where Democrats are attempting to unseat Republican incumbent Cory Gardner....
2019-08-17 07:16

Here's why reparations have suddenly become a hot button issue ahead of the 2020 presidential race The House Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties will hold a hearing this week focused specifically on the topic of reparations for black Americans. The legislation, introduced by Democratic Rep. She...
2019-06-18 00:32

Taiwan opposition picks pro-China mayor as 2020 presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu angered some Taiwanese this year by meeting with mainland officials and signing deals with mainland cities. He once described Taiwan's full independence from China as "more scary" than syphilis....
2019-07-15 07:48

What to Know About the Origins of ‘Left’ and ‘Right’ in Politics, From the French Revolution to the 2020 Presidential Race On Thursday night, when 10 Democratic presidential primary candidates grace a Houston stage to debate the future of their party, they’ll all be hoping to differentiate themselves from their competitors. After all, while they all want to represe...
2019-09-13 04:16

Barack Obama's new memoir may land during 2020 presidential campaign Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir isn’t expected this year, making it likely the highly anticipated book will drop during the 2020 campaign.        ...
2019-05-21 18:32

Democratic senator Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of 2020 presidential race New York senator, who failed to qualify for the next round of debates, said it was ‘important to know when it’s not your time’Kirsten Gillibrand, the New York senator who fashioned a campaign on the rights of women and families, has pulled out of the...
2019-08-29 18:16

South Carolina and Kansas GOP Scrap 2020 Presidential Primary, Caucus COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican leaders in South Carolina and Kansas have voted to scrap their presidential nominating contests in 2020, while party officials Nevada were deciding whether to follow suit as the GOP erects more hurdles for the long s...
2019-09-08 02:48

Mo Elliethee: Joe Biden won first night of 2020 Democratic presidential debate, though absent Despite being absent from the stage, former Vice President Joe Biden was one of the winners of the first night of 2020 Democratic presidential debates, according to Mo Elleithee....
2019-06-28 03:32

Alaska GOP Cancels 2020 Republican Presidential Primary, Joining 3 Other States (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — The Alaska Republican Party has canceled holding a presidential primary in 2020. In a statement Saturday, the party’s State Central Committee passed a rule saying a primary “would serve no useful purpose”...
2019-09-22 20:16

Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of 2020 race: 'I'm ending my presidential campaign' Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York on Wednesday became the latest Democrat to exit the 2020 presidential primary, announcing that she is abandoning her campaign for the White House after failing to meet the fundraising and polling thresholds for Sep...
2019-08-29 03:16

South Carolina Republican Party cancels 2020 presidential primary With some other states mulling the idea, South Carolina's Republican Party on Saturday officially canceled the state's 2020 Republican presidential primary....
2019-09-08 18:48

Trump begins 2020 US presidential election campaign with Florida rally The president talked tariffs and his former rivals in his first official rally for the 2020 election. He used the speech to position himself as a Washington outsider, two and half years into his presidential term....
2019-06-19 04:48

Iran-linked hackers tried to compromise 2020 presidential campaign, Microsoft says Iranian hackers known as “Phosphorus” — a group tied to Iran’s government — targeted a 2020 presidential campaign and 240 other accounts, including journalists, government officials and Iranian expatriates, Microsoft announced today....
2019-10-06 02:16

Angelica Ross to host LGBT forum for 2020 presidential candidates "Pose" star Angelica Ross will host the 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum on LGBTQ Issues, Ross confirmed on Monday. The event takes place Friday and streams live....
2019-09-17 01:32

Joe Biden Leads Democratic Primary Of 2020 US Presidential Election: Poll Former US Vice President Joe Biden is leading the Democratic primary of the 2020 presidential election, trailed by Senator Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts in the second place, according to a......
2019-09-18 13:00

California congressman Eric Swalwell withdraws from 2020 presidential race Swalwell announces departure as billionaire Tom Steyer prepares to make late entry into the crowded Democratic fieldCalifornia congressman Eric Swalwell has withdrawn from the 2020 presidential race, ending his longshot candidacy for the Democratic P...
2019-07-09 02:32

Someone 'Highly Motivated' Tried to a Hack 2020 Presidential Campaign, Microsoft Warns Someone tried to hack at least one 2020 presidential campaign as well as journalists and government officials, according to a new warning from Microsoft. And that “someone” might be a group of hackers working for the Iranian government.Read more......
2019-10-04 23:32

New 2020 Honda e: production-ready model unveiled News 4 Sep, 2019 Further technical details for the new Honda e compact all-electric city car have been revealed ahead of its launch at Frankfurt...
2019-09-04 15:48

Billionaire Investor Tom Steyer Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign Months After Saying He Wouldn’t (WASHINGTON) — Tom Steyer, the billionaire investor and activist, said Tuesday he’s joining the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, reversing course after deciding earlier this year that he would forgo a run. Steyer, 62, is o...
2019-07-09 19:16

Liberal presidential hopefuls Sanders, Warren face 2020 showdown in New Hampshire The simmering rivalry between progressives Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, presidential contenders with similar policies but sharply different styles, is headed for a showdown in New Hampshire....
2019-09-03 18:48

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ends 2020 presidential campaign New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ended his 2020 presidential campaign Friday, saying that he feels that he accomplished all he could in the Democratic race....
2019-09-20 15:16

Think America's fate hinges on the 2020 presidential race? You're forgetting something | Meaghan Winter Democrats can’t execute a long-term political project without winning state-level races. Yet, the prize of the White House is distracting liberals from this factEvery day brings more headlines about the game-show-like spectacle of the presidential ra...
2019-09-23 21:16

Herd of 2020 presidential hopefuls to stampede the annual Iowa State Fair More than 20 candidates running for president are heading to Iowa this week for the Iowa State Fair – the annual event that features a famous “Butter Cow” and has long attracted White House aspirants dating back to Dwight Eisenhower’s visit in the 19...
2019-08-08 19:16

Rosario Dawson is dating a 2020 presidential candidate (Cory Booker) but not backing one Rosario Dawson is dating presidential candidate Cory Booker. But don't expect her to endorse him. She says the key is getting people out to vote.        ...
2019-09-09 22:48

John Hickenlooper is out of the 2020 presidential race. That's good news for these 3 Democratic candidates Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary on Thursday. Most of Hickenlooper's supporters would be satisfied with frontrunners like former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren. But Sen...
2019-08-18 21:32

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
2019-06-19 00:16

How Democrats Are Using Mueller’s Testimony to Help Them in 2020 The widespread consensus of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony on Capitol Hill on Wednesday was that both political parties continued to see what they wanted to see. For Democrats, that meant renewed calls for pursuing impeachme...
2019-07-25 01:32

Where the 2020 Democrats Stand on Gun Control While several presidential candidates have already rolled out plans to address gun violence, others endorsed new policies after two mass shootings over the weekend....
2019-08-06 23:32

How do the 2020 Democrats stack up on climate? Environmental groups rate Democrats’ plans and records ahead of CNN’s town hall focusing on the climate crisisDemocrats will pit their climate plans against each other on Wednesday at a seven-hour CNN town hall, as world scientists warn the window is...
2019-09-04 16:48

These 3 Cities Are Key for 2020 Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
2019-08-14 00:16

Kaohsiung mayor wins opposition party's nomination for Taiwan's 2020 presidential election The mayor of Taiwan's southern port city Han Kuo-yu on Monday won the opposition party's hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election, posting a direct challenge to President Tsai Ing-wen who is seeking re-election....
2019-07-15 06:32

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant will start taking donations to 2020 presidential candidates Starting in October, users of Amazon’s voice-controlled home assistant Alexa will be able to dictate/verbally make a political contribution between $5 and $200 to a participating 2020 presidential candidate, the company announced Wednesday....
2019-09-20 15:16

Who All the 2020 Democrats Are as Fast and the Furious Characters Well, here you go folks. The political analysis many people have been clamoring for is here: It’s time to definitively say which Fast and the Furious franchise character each of the 2020 presidential candidates are. That’s right, race fans—we’re taki...
2019-05-24 17:32

What the 2020 Democrats Said About Trump and Race at the N.A.A.C.P. Forum The candidates argued that the president is a bigot and outlined their plans to uplift black people at the civil rights group’s convention in Detroit....
2019-07-24 21:32

To Fox or not to Fox? 2020 Democrats divided over appearing on network Buttigieg won plaudits on the rightwing channel; Warren was hailed for avoiding it. The dilemma has broad implicationsTo Fox or not to Fox? That is the question for Democrats running for president in 2020.In recent weeks, Senator Bernie Sanders and M...
2019-05-29 08:32

2020 Democrats have all the wrong ideas for the budget It’s no secret that the two dozen or so 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are promising a slew of new and expanded government programs that are often “universal” and “free.” Americans should be skeptical when they hear these buzzwords, which ar...
2019-07-16 03:16

Five things to know: how the 2020 Democrats stack up on climate The climate crisis is the focus of a CNN town hall for candidates: environmental groups rate their plans and their recordsDemocrats will pit their climate plans against each other on Wednesday at a seven-hour CNN town hall, as world scientists warn t...
2019-09-04 16:16

Why We’re Challenging the 2020 Democrats to a Climate Summit It’s been said before, but it bears repeating: The first round of Democratic presidential debates failed the planet. In a combined 240 minutes of discussion—at an event held in city poised to sink into the ocean—the moderators devoted a combined 15 m...
2019-07-11 20:32

Debating impeachment, Democrats have 2020 on their minds WASHINGTON (AP) — The decisions being made over whether or not to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump are personal, gut-wrenching and, at times, starkly political. And Democrats know they’ll have fallout in 2020 and bey...
2019-06-18 03:16

Explainer: Two nights, 20 Democrats - What you should know about the first 2020 debate When 20 Democrats take the stage next week for the first of 12 prime-time presidential primary debates, they will assemble according to months-in-the-making plans by the Democratic National Committee to accommodate its largest-ever field....
2019-06-20 14:16

'Hit them where it hurts': Several 2020 Democrats want a carbon tax on corporations As thousands of people across the world participate in the Global Climate Strike, several Democratic presidential candidates have shared how they will take aggressive action on climate change — including imposing a carbon tax on corporations....
2019-09-20 22:48

2020 Democrats will be tripping over each other in Iowa this weekend The race to the Iowa caucuses, now less than eight months away, gets its unofficial kick-off this weekend as nearly 20 Democratic primary candidates swarm the state, holding dozens of rallies before gathering in Cedar Rapids on Sunday to take turns p...
2019-06-09 04:16

Donald Trump accuses Democrats of 'presidential harassment' in flurry of angry tweets over impeachment inquiry Donald Trump launched a frenzied attack on his Democratic rivals after the US House of Representatives announced a formal impeachment inquiry against him....
2019-09-25 10:48

Taiwan’s Opposition Party Picks Populist Mayor Over Former Foxconn Chief for 2020 Presidential Race (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Taiwan’s main opposition party picked a pro-China populist mayor Monday as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing. The Nationalist Party said Han Kuo-yu had won the pr...
2019-07-15 10:48

Jay Inslee, climate advocate who called Trump 'white nationalist,' drops out of 2020 presidential race Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Wednesday night he's "withdrawing" from the 2020 presidential race, as the Democrat said "it's become clear" he didn't have a shot at winning the primary....
2019-08-22 08:00

Beto Goes Blue, Warren Wilts and Harris Goes O.G. AG: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 6 Mass shootings hit in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas; the stock market crashes; and Toni Morrison passes away. Why is it that every week of the Donald Trump presidency feels like a depressing opening scroll in some post-apocalyptic ’80s movie?...
2019-08-10 12:16

Trolls using Instagram to 'try to show Trump as a Russian puppet,' influence 2020 US presidential election, study says As the 2020 U.S. presidential election campaign draws nearer, an independent study has uncovered a coordinated troll campaign using Instagram in an attempt to damage President Donald Trump....
2019-05-22 22:16

White Domestic Terrorism as a National Security Threat Presents Challenges for 2020 Presidential Candidates U.S. national security conversations have traditionally focused on perceived foreign threats, such as a nuclear-ready Iran or North Korea. The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, have resulted in discrimination against brown people of Middle Eastern...
2019-10-09 19:32

New 2020 Land Rover Defender: production-ready images leaked News 9 Sep, 2019 Uncamouflaged images of the new Land Rover Defender have been leaked by a South African magazine, ahead of the SUV’s official launch...
2019-09-10 01:16

Officials say Harriet Tubman $20 bill design could never have been ready for 2020, report says Contradicting earlier reports that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had delayed the introduction of a $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman, current and former officials said the bill was never going to be ready for a 2020 introduction....
2019-07-15 21:00

Micro LED screens will be ready for thinner, brighter 2020 Apple Watch A brighter, more energy-efficient next-generation screen technology is reportedly ready to hit Apple's wearables next year, enabling longer run times.Read More...
2019-07-22 16:48

The 2020 Democrats Still Fall Miserably Short on Guns Gun control is often touted as an integral part of the Democratic Party’s platform. It’s become common and accepted for members of the party to support “common sense” gun reform like universal background checks and, to a somewhat lesser extent, furth...
2019-06-19 23:32

2020 Democrats Demand Gun Control, but Differ on Tactics Joe Biden said there was no room for compromise with congressional Republicans, while Elizabeth Warren sounded more open to it and wanted a broad solution to gun violence....
2019-09-03 03:00

Several More 2020 Democrats Just Called for Impeachment Proceedings to Begin As he closed his investigation on Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller alluded to impeachment, noting that the Constitution spells out a process to “formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.” Several Democratic presidential ...
2019-05-29 22:32

After Mueller Statement, More 2020 Democrats Call for Impeachment Previously, only a few candidates had called for beginning impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Now, a majority of the Democratic field has expressed support....
2019-05-29 22:48

2020 Democrats highlight education proposals during debate Chicago probe among increasing sexual violence cases, Education Department official says — Operators charged in alleged student loan debt relief schemes...
2019-09-13 18:00

State of the nomination: where do Democrats stand as 2020 narrows? With Labor Day comes a time-honored transition to a more volatile stage of the race – and Biden has held onto his lead, but Warren and Sanders are right behindFor the historically large and diverse field of Democrats seeking the presidential nominati...
2019-09-02 14:48

2020 Democrats grapple with California’s electoral buzz saw SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly all the Democratic presidential hopefuls have yet to hire staff or spend money in the nation’s biggest state, California, which also offers the largest number of delegates. Most of the attention is being focused on t...
2019-06-03 07:48

Low in Cash and Polls, 2020 Democrats Get Creative With Accounting As Democrats gather for the next presidential debates this week, several are struggling with fund-raising. An accounting maneuver last month made some appear to have more cash on hand than they did....
2019-07-31 17:48

The narrator in chief: Trump opines on the 2020 Democrats — and so much more “He brings you into his narrative. You can’t resist. It’s kind of a mind trap,” says author Bret Easton Ellis. “Trump is a great unifier in some horrifying way.”...
2019-05-21 16:48

2020 Democrats Say Trump Is Fostering Hatred, Not Fighting It The Democratic candidates lashed the president with their sternest denunciations yet of his exploitation of racism for political purposes and his resistance to gun control....
2019-08-08 00:00

Top 2020 Democrats best Trump in hypothetical matchups in new poll The top Democratic candidates best President Donald Trump in national head-to-head matchups, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University out Tuesday....
2019-06-12 01:48

2020 Democrats fume at DNC over debate criteria crackdown With the deadline to qualify for next month’s third round of Democratic presidential debates closing in, the Democratic National Committee is facing an angry chorus of criticism from the candidates not likely to make the cut....
2019-08-27 06:48

‘They Clearly Need to Step Up.’ Why Advocates Think 2020 Democrats Should Talk More About Judges Three years after Donald Trump won the presidency partly by making judicial nominations a centerpiece of his candidacy, liberal advocacy groups are struggling to get 2020 Democratic hopefuls to stress the importance of the third branch of government ...
2019-09-05 02:16

All Eyes On Joe Biden As Democrats Face Off In Third 2020 Debate Frontrunner Joe Biden goes head-to-head for the first time Thursday night with Elizabeth Warren, his fast-rising rival for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, in a three-hour debate seen......
2019-09-12 22:32

2020 Democrats, in Las Vegas, Call for Sweeping Gun Control A forum organized by Giffords and March for Our Lives, two years after a mass shooting in Las Vegas, aimed to bring gun policy to the forefront of the Democratic primary....
2019-10-03 09:48

2020 Democrats praise Walmart move on guns, but say it's not enough "This is a step in the right direction — and I'm grateful Walmart has taken action — but we can't rely on corporations to stop gun violence," Beto O'Rourke says....
2019-09-04 06:16

Rep. Bob Gibbs: Democrats can work with the GOP on immigration instead of saving it for 2020 As the House passed a last-minute bill in June to provide humanitarian assistance funding for the recent influx of people attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, once-invisible cracks began to show in the wall of solidarity among Democr...
2019-07-18 07:16

To 2020 Democrats, abortion is a priority — but not a personal story COLUMBIA, S.C. — Although Democratic presidential candidates committed themselves to abortion rights at a Planned Parenthood forum held here Saturday, they avoided any suggestion that the issue is a personal one for them....
2019-06-23 06:48

Democrats’ 2020 Campaign Message: Not Impeachment, They Insist The party is bracing for a pitched battle with President Trump that will likely overshadow its policy agenda. But Democrats say they do not want impeachment to dominate the election....
2019-09-28 20:00

Kamala Harris' 2020 bid seems to fade as other Democrats bypass her Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ star appears to be dimming as other Democrats rise past her while she struggles to gain a footing among likely voters....
2019-06-01 14:32

Here's how 2020 Democrats are stacking up in early nominating states Joe Biden has led or tied for the top spot in every major 2020 Democratic presidential primary poll of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada so far....
2019-06-13 01:01

Dear 2020 Democrats: Small business is doing just fine right now For many people, the economy is, at this very moment, stronger than it has been at any other point in their life. The unemployment rate is hovering near its lowest point in 50 years, showing that nearly everyone who wants a job already has one. Wages...
2019-07-24 18:48

No more tiptoeing: 2020 Democrats put gun control at center of debate Even before the recent spate of mass shootings, candidates touted comprehensive plans for stricter gun lawsJohn Kerry went pheasant hunting in Iowa weeks before the 2004 presidential election. Hillary Clinton spoke fondly of learning to shoot as a li...
2019-08-07 13:48

Proposed fracking bans may hurt Democrats in 2020 Democratic presidential contenders are promising to swiftly ban fracking, the drilling technique responsible for cheap natural gas, but it's a plan that could backfire and raise carbon emissions in the short term — if, that is, it's even feasible....
2019-09-13 09:00

A Good Idea for 2020 Democrats to Beat Trump Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign has garnered a reputation for being policy heavy and generally wonky, but perhaps no idea she’s had is more simple or obvious than the one she rolled out today: reversing Department of Justice policy sayi...
2019-06-01 04:16

We Surveyed the 2020 Democrats on Gun Control. Here Are the New Dividing Lines. The Democratic presidential candidates agree on many gun control measures, like an assault weapons ban. But they’re split on other ideas, like a federal gun registry....
2019-10-13 23:48

Trump, In 2020 Campaign Mode, Calls Democrats ‘Radical’ ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally that focused more on settling scores than l...
2019-06-19 13:48

Democrats are now left with one option to end Trump’s presidency: The 2020 election Robert S. Mueller III ’s testimony didn’t deliver the spark the Democrats wanted. That puts the onus on House leaders and presidential candidates, and it heightens the stakes for next year’s election....
2019-07-25 06:48

To beat Trump in 2020, Democrats will need to get down and dirty | Nesrine Malik The president has made identity politics part of his vision – progressives must fight back on those same termsThe 2020 US presidential election is going to be about native entitlement. It’s going to be about race and immigration and deportation and I...
2019-08-26 10:00

Be careful what you wish for: Impeachment inquiry poses risks for 2020 Democrats The crowded field of Democratic presidential candidates were nearly unanimous in praising House Democrats' decision to begin an impeachment inquiry into Republican President Donald Trump over accusations he sought foreign help to smear a political ri...
2019-09-25 18:48

How the 2020 Democrats Have Responded to Trump’s Attacks on People of Color President Trump said a group of congresswomen should “go back” to the countries they came from — remarks Democrats roundly condemned as racist and divisive....
2019-07-31 17:48

2020 Democrats Urge New Hampshire Voters to Not Play It Safe MANCHESTER, N.H. — A trio of Democratic presidential candidates urged voters in New Hampshire on Saturday to not play it safe in the 2020 election, leveling an implicit critique of front-runner Joe Biden. Biden has centered his campaign on his ...
2019-09-08 02:48

As China trade war escalates, 2020 U.S. Democrats scramble over their message The growing economic fallout from President Donald Trump’s drawn-out trade war with China would appear to be a ready-made opportunity for Democratic presidential contenders seeking to blunt his central 2020 re-election pitch: That he has made the eco...
2019-09-09 15:16

5 Reasons Why It Would Be A Mistake For The Democrats To Nominate Jason Voorhees In 2020 With such a crowded field of potential candidates for the presidential nomination in 2020, it’s going to be crucial for Democrats to determine which politician has the winning combination of electability and bold-yet-achievable policy goals. Check ou...
2019-07-31 20:16

Biden seeks to keep edge as 2020 Democrats flood Iowa Former Vice President Joe Biden said he was not taking his front-runner status for granted as he returned to Iowa on Thursday, ahead of a wave of rival Democratic presidential contenders who will in coming days visit the state that starts the party's...
2019-08-09 05:48

On Gun Control, 2020 Democrats Agree: No Reason to Hold Back After mass shootings jolted the nation this month, the Democratic candidates seemed to move in lock step toward more aggressive gun control positions without resistance from moderates....
2019-08-13 04:00

Why Populist Democrats Have Gained the Upper Hand in the 2020 Race As next week’s debate looms, polls and donor contributions suggest a party seeking candidates who will push the boundaries, while moderates argue they can beat President Trump....
2019-10-11 16:16

2020 Democrats keep calling for ‘a conversation’ to avoid having actual conversations Many 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have called for “conversations” around key policy areas. The only catch? It is often employed to avoid said conversation....
2019-07-12 23:16

2020 Democrats Say Trump’s Call With Ukraine President Is a ‘Smoking Gun’ The party’s presidential contenders said that Mr. Trump’s attempt to pressure a foreign leader to find dirt on a political rival constituted an impeachable offense....
2019-09-25 18:16

2020 Democrats Say Trump’s Ukraine Call Is a ‘Smoking Gun’ for Impeachment The party’s presidential contenders said that Mr. Trump’s attempt to pressure a foreign leader to find dirt on a political rival constituted an impeachable offense....
2019-09-25 21:32

Labor chief likes 2020 Democrats over Hillary Clinton The president of the AFL-CIO said Thursday that the top 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have a better message for blue-collar workers than losing 2016 nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton....
2019-08-30 09:00

Is Texas, long a Republican stronghold, really in play for the Democrats in 2020? The state has long eluded Democrats, but significant gains in the 2018 midterms and a series of GOP congressional retirements have raised hopes for changeAt a party after the Democratic presidential debate in Houston on Thursday, Texas Democrats reve...
2019-09-15 08:32

Inside the Progressive Grassroots Driving 2020 Democrats to the Left When activists gathered in Philadelphia this week for the annual Netroots Nation convention, they represented the progressive grassroots that is driving the 2020 Democratic presidential field to the left. Although only four candidates attended &mdash...
2019-07-14 18:16

These Democrats Are Trying to Ensure the Term ‘Socialism’ Doesn’t Define Them in 2020 Last week, Sen. Bernie Sanders stood on stage at a Washington, D.C., college campus extolling the virtues of democratic socialism in what his presidential bid billed as a major speech. As this week began, a group of roughly 200 top Democratic strateg...
2019-06-20 05:16

We Got That Viral Photo Algorithm to Say Some Deranged Shit About the 2020 Democrats At this point, we all know that a life on the internet means that our information—from our browsing history to our faces—is being used by entities much larger and scarier and more faceless than ourselves. Very cool! Worth it! We also know that the te...
2019-09-17 23:16

US Democrats In First 2020 Debate, Elizabeth Warren As Top-Tier Candidate Ten Democrats clashed yesterday in the first debate of the 2020 presidential race, with Elizabeth Warren cementing her status as a top-tier candidate and several underdogs using the issue of......
2019-06-27 19:00

Gun control could be a defining issue for Democrats on the 2020 campaign trail Since the Valentine's Day massacre that killed 17 at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Democrats in even the reddest of districts have made gun control a winning issue on the campaign trail....
2019-08-18 01:48

What the 2020 Democrats Can Learn From One of the Most Crowded Primary Fields in History With Democratic primary debates having begun on Wednesday and continuing on Thursday, featuring 20 candidates, the party is facing its largest field of candidates in modern history. But part of the reason this moment stands out is that this kind of c...
2019-06-27 21:00

2020 Democrats call for impeachment of Kavanaugh after new misconduct allegation 2020 Democrats called for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after an article in the New York Times surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct against the justice when he was a undergraduate at Yale University....
2019-09-16 22:48

Which 2020 Democrats are powering their campaigns on fossil fuel donations? Democrats accept the climate crisis must be confronted – but there’s a split between those who signed a pledge to no longer accept industry money those who haven’t Continue reading......
2019-06-20 14:48

Booker Bodies Biden, Bernie Gets Cardi, and Kamala Gets Clapped: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 5 Before you read The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings for Week 5, we want you to close your eyes and use your imagination. It’s January 2023: Lil Nas X has just accepted a Grammy for his 32nd remix of “Old Town Road”; Facebook has just ro...
2019-08-02 19:16

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, With the 2020 Presidential Election Nearing, Slams Trump As Threat to LGBTQ Rights Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the first black woman and openly gay person to lead the nation’s third-most-populous city, says Donald Trump is a major threat to LGBTQ civil rights and that that should compel people to go to the polls and vote in 2020....
2019-06-19 06:32

EURO 2020 qualifying: Germany ready to seize intiative in Group C double header Germany are looking to maintain their perfect record in EURO 2020 qualifying as they find their new groove. Positive results against the Netherlands and Northern Ireland could make the home stretch smooth sailing....
2019-09-05 03:32

First 2020 debate was shockingly normal, but Democrats need to find star quality Wednesday’s debate was refreshingly feisty yet civil, as the party began the long process of finding a candidate to take on TrumpPerhaps the republic, and the planet, are not doomed after all.This might be the age of Donald Trump but, just for once, ...
2019-06-27 21:48

| WATCH | 2020 Democrats demand action on guns after horror week Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls made proposals ranging from firearm licensing to re-imposing an assault weapons ban at an Iowa gun safety forum Saturday, one week after mass shootings that thrust the country's firearm violence into the presiden...
2019-08-11 11:16

Some Pennsylvania Democrats regret not voting in 2016. They say they’ll be sure to cast a ballot in 2020. Arresting the slide in black turnout and cutting into Republican advantages among white and rural voters is seen by Democrats as key to flipping Pennsylvania back into their electoral column....
2019-08-24 22:48

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights....
2019-06-12 16:16

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce debate over whether or not to try and impeach Donald Trump is roiling the Democratic party in Washing...
2019-06-10 17:16

Howard Dean: Why supporting the USMCA trade deal will help Democrats win in 2020 This much-needed NAFTA update, called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, is a sweeping trade deal that will create jobs, open up new markets for U.S. businesses of all sizes, and strengthen ties with two of America's most important allie...
2019-05-30 03:48

Zogby: Elitism, economy, identity politics hobble 2020 Democrats Polls show that Democrats should win the 2020 presidential race, but their chances are being undermined by a healthy Trump economy, elitism, internal feuds, and a focus on identity politics that its putting voters off, according Democratic pollster J...
2019-06-27 20:16

Rand Paul: Democrats bracing for backlash on 2020 socialism drive Promises on the 2020 Democratic primary stage of "Medicare for all" and corporate breakups are raising fears in party circles that the push toward socialism will lead to a huge voter backlash, especially as President Trump attacks it with increasing ...
2019-10-11 19:00

2020 Democrats call for impeachment of Justice Kavanaugh after new misconduct allegation 2020 Democrats called for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after an article in the New York Times surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct against the justice when he was a undergraduate at Yale University....
2019-09-16 02:32

California: 'resistance' state has donated more to Trump than to most Democrats in 2020 race President has raised $3.2m in California this year, analysis finds – more than Joe Biden and Bernie SandersResidents of California, the self-fashioned “resistance” state that has sued the Trump administration more than 50 times, has donated more mone...
2019-07-19 01:16

2020 Democrats embrace a $15 US minimum wage as they target Trump's economy Buoyed by activists who helped to push seven states to enact $15 wage floors, Democratic candidates have tossed aside caution about a sweeping nationwide minimum wage hike....
2019-06-09 16:48

2020 Democrats ignore Kavanaugh story correction after demanding impeachment The Democrats running for president who quickly called for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s impeachment over the weekend aren’t backing down – despite The New York Times issuing a major revision to its blockbuster story that ignited the demand...
2019-09-16 21:48

Could Susan Collins' vote for Kavanaugh help the Democrats flip the Senate in 2020? Republican senator’s support for the conservative justice has Democrats confident they can beat her – and take the SenateSenate candidate Betsy Sweet addressed a group of about 15 Democratic voters gathered in a circle, sitting on folding chairs in a...
2019-09-23 08:48

2020 Democrats' health plan for illegal immigrants to cost $23 billion, $4,600 each American taxpayers will get hit with an added tax bill of $10 billion to $23 billion if 2020 Democratic presidential candidates get their way and provide subsidized Obamacare-style health insurance to illegal immigrants, according to a new study....
2019-10-11 07:48

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs state after state enacts sweeping new restrictions on abortion, several Democratic presidential hope...
2019-06-21 16:48

Democrats split on how to counter racism in 2020 election as Trump exploits it The party’s left wing wants an all-in battle against racism, while others question whether race should be the centerpiece of the campaign to replace Trump....
2019-07-19 05:32

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very...
2019-07-02 21:32

Back Home, House Democrats Tread Carefully on Impeachment and 2020 A tricky balancing act is underway for Democrats in battleground districts: protecting political gains from 2018 while selling voters on an inquiry into the president....
2019-09-30 07:32

2020 Democrats Will Face Off on One Stage for the First Time This Week. Here’s Everything to Know About the September Debate On Sept. 12, for the first time, the top polling candidates in the Democratic 2020 presidential primary will face each other on the same party-sanctioned debate stage. The third Democratic presidential primary debate — which ABC News in partner...
2019-09-08 23:16

Biden Misses the Bus, Booker Starts to Cuss, and Harris Adjusts: The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 2 Welcome back to The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, where our select committee of activists, consultants, politicians, and analysts decide where the candidates stand on the issues that matter to black people....
2019-07-04 02:32

Bernie Rises Above, Kamala Cries Like a Dove and Yang’s Got No Computer Love: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 13 Earlier this week, Marcus Ferrell (former African-American outreach director for Bernie Sanders for America 2016, and senior adviser for Swing Left) sent me the following meme:...
2019-10-12 05:32

SNL Does Kamala, Mayor Pete Starts to Holla and Booker Says ‘Can I Hold a Dollar?’: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 12 This is by far one of the strangest weeks in the history of The Root Presidential Black Power Rankings. We had a mutiny within our committee, we had a special guest analyst who is just brilliant, and we had half a dozen major events occur this week t...
2019-10-04 21:00

2020 Democrats Will Discuss Climate Change in Prime Time. But Voters Want More Than Talking For years, climate change has struggled to break through as a top-tier campaign issue in U.S. presidential politics, as voters ranked it low on their priorities list and candidates followed their lead. With that in mind, Wednesday’s CNN forum d...
2019-09-04 10:48

Trump and 2020 Democrats Agree: Impeachment Fight Is a Chance to Rake In Cash The president and the Democrats may be girding for a constitutional clash, but their campaigns are working to capitalize on the moment with fund-raising appeals....
2019-09-26 03:00

Trump slams Democrats, press during 2020 campaign kick-off rally in Florida Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, U.S. President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday...
2019-06-19 09:48

Analysis: The re-emergence of Kavanaugh controversy could hurt Democrats' Senate chances in 2020 The re-emergence of the controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court has put Democrats in a challenging political position....
2019-09-18 07:32

2020 preview election: Democrats surging in Virginia, pro-Trump candidates threatened The first election slated to test 2020 candidates, Virginia’s statewide legislative balloting, shows a surge for Democrats and a disadvantage for candidates who support President Trump, according to a just-released survey of likely voters in the comm...
2019-10-07 16:16

Warren challenges 2020 Democrats to embrace 10-year clean energy transition U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday challenged her rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination to commit to transition the United States fully to clean energy over the next decade for electricity, vehicles and buildings....
2019-09-04 05:16

Democrats to pour into Iowa for biggest event yet in 2020 White House race Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates will swarm Iowa this weekend for the biggest political gathering of the 2020 election cycle so far, as the White House race picks up steam ahead of debates and a key fundraising deadline at the end of the m...
2019-06-07 14:32

Democrats need to remember: 2020 won’t be decided by 2019's debate responses | Walter Shapiro Under the traditional model for US presidential politics, winning candidates veer left in the primaries and then scamper back for the general electionIt is as inevitable as new temperature records in an era of global warming. Every Democratic debate ...
2019-08-04 14:48

Trump and 2020 Democrats are racing to the Hamptons for fundraisers in hunt for wealthy donors President Donald Trump will be heading to the Hamptons in August for a fundraiser at the home of real estate executive Joe Farrell. Tickets for the the fundraising gala start at $2,800 and go up $250,000....
2019-07-24 02:48

Democrats outraged after McConnell vows to fill any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Democrats are livid after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., stated that Republicans would confirm a new Supreme Court justice in 2020 if given the chance, despite refusing to do so when Barack Obama was president during the last presiden...
2019-05-29 19:16

2020 Democrats weigh in on Nike's Betsy Ross shoe controversy: ‘They are right to listen’ Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in Thursday on Nike’s decision to kill the release of a sneaker that featured an early version of the American flag, after NFL athlete Colin Kaepernick reportedly said the design was offensive....
2019-07-05 02:32

Biden Gets Impeachment, Castro Talks High Rents and Booker's Totally Spent: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 11 The Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings takes a one-week snapshot of the campaign season and imagines, using just that week, which candidate running for president would be best for black America. Most weeks we (me, Dr. Jason Johnson, politics...
2019-09-27 18:32

Biden Brings the Pain, Warren Starts to Gain and Yang Makes It Rain: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 9 We’re back! Yes, after a short break, The Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings are back just in time for the Hunger Games of the third Democratic debates and the post-Labor Day campaign push....
2019-09-13 20:32

‘Open Season on Our Elections.’ 2020 Democrats Criticized Trump’s Foreign Interference Comment Democratic presidential candidates harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s remarks that he wouldn’t necessarily call the FBI if offered information from a foreign government about them. “President Trump is once again welcoming f...
2019-06-13 19:00

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
2019-07-06 01:16

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
2019-06-14 17:16

‘The Black Vote Is Not Monolithic’: 2020 Democrats Find Split Preferences in South Carolina Though many African-Americans in South Carolina have favored Joseph R. Biden Jr. they are taking a hard look at several other candidates and considering all issues, not just race....
2019-06-22 20:48

Republicans raise $125 million for 2020 race, Sanders leads Democrats in third quarter fundraising Republican President Donald Trump and his party jointly raised $125 million for his 2020 reelection bid in the third quarter of this year, according to the Republican National Committee....
2019-10-02 01:00

Exclusive: Democrats willing to risk 2020 chances to impeach Trump - Reuters/Ipsos poll Most Democrats want to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump, even if that means weakening their party's chances of winning back the White House in the 2020 election, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll....
2019-10-09 14:32

2020 Democrats discuss race in often stark terms during night one of the primary debate in Detroit Lucas Jackson/Reuters The 2020 Democratic candidates discussed race in strong and often stark terms at Tuesday's debate, reflecting the central role its taking in the primary ahead of next year's presidential race. Author Marianne Williamson said th...
2019-08-01 07:48

In swing state Michigan, 2020 Democrats mostly ignore a key piece of Trump's trade agenda Democrats have spent little time talking about the USMCA, Trump's replacement for NAFTA that has stalled in Congress amid Democratic opposition....
2019-08-01 01:32

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like that in Alabama that outlaws virtually all aborti...
2019-05-25 22:48

Pro-Trump college GOP activist Charlie Kirk will launch a new group to target Democrats in 2020 The page concludes with a notice that Turning Point Action is a 501(c)(4) entity, which by law can campaign either for or against candidates running for office....
2019-05-21 15:16

Democrats’ uneasy 2020 reality: They need the likes of O’Rourke, Bullock and Hickenlooper to run for Senate — badly There is increasing talk of presidential hopefuls dropping down to run for Senate. It might not deliver the Senate, but it might be the best — or even only realistic — shot Democrats have....
2019-08-14 22:32

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Edit...
2019-07-11 22:00

As Sen. Bernie Sanders wins major labor endorsement, others in organized labor aren’t rushing to take sides in the 2020 presidential contest Like other candidates for the Democratic nomination, the independent from Vermont has sought backing from organized labor, which largely has declined to offer formal endorsements at this point....
2019-08-27 08:16

Pete Buttigieg says US won’t ‘help foot the bill’ if Israel’s Netanyahu annexes West Bank settlements, setting himself apart from 2020 Democrats Reuters/Brian C. Frank 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg staked out a bold stance towards Israel in a speech outlining his foreign policy agenda at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. "He should know that a President Buttigieg woul...
2019-06-13 01:00

Castro Punches His Ticket, Harris Starts to Fidget and Yang Starts to Kick It: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 8 We made it. After eight full weeks of Twitter spats, campaign gossip, polls and memes, we’ve reached our first bye week of The Root’s Presidential Black Power Rankings. Not only have the power rankings been a rousing success, with people eagerly anti...
2019-08-27 03:00

'It's now or never': US athletes ready for final push a year out from 2020 Summer Olympics The 2020 Summer Olympics are a year out and now is the time for American hopefuls to make a final push to earn a spot on Team USA.       ...
2019-07-25 05:00

'I’m pro-choice': Taylor Swift says she wants to do 'everything' she can for 2020 presidential race In an interview with The Guardian, Taylor Swift got candid about politics, including her stance on abortions and the 2020 presidential race.        ...
2019-08-26 19:00

New York set to legalize e-scooters and e-bikes New York lawmakers look set to legalize electric scooter and bike sharing services throughout the state. A vote on a Senate bill is likely to take place Wednesday, just before the end of the legislative session. Since Governor Andrew Cuomo seems to s...
2019-06-18 02:01

Zimbabwe to legalize growing of industrial hemp Zimbabwe will change its laws to allow farmers to grow industrial hemp for export, cabinet ministers said on Tuesday, adding that the government saw the plant as a future substitute for tobacco, the country's biggest export earning crop....
2019-08-07 03:32

Sex-trade survivor: Don’t legalize prostitution in New York State lawmakers pushing to legalize prostitution may want to think twice. A former sex-trade survivor who says she was victimized everywhere from New York City strip clubs to Nevada’s legal brothels is now at the forefront of the national battle agai...
2019-06-03 03:32

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by a persistent groundswell of support from the abortion rights movement....
2019-05-29 05:48

Maine is 8th state to legalize assisted suicide Maine became the eighth state in the U.S. to legalize medically assisted suicide after Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed the bill into effect on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 03:16

Oakland becomes 2nd US city to legalize magic mushrooms SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland on Tuesday became the second U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms after a string of speakers testified that psychedelics helped them overcome depression, drug addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder. The City Counci...
2019-06-05 14:32

Gillibrand unveils plan to legalize pot nationwide 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., rolled out her plan to legalize pot and expunge all records for non-violent marijuana convictions, she announced on Wednesday. ...
2019-06-06 05:16

Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
2019-05-22 04:32

Maine becomes 8th state to legalize assisted suicide AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with prescribed medication. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills, who had previously said she was unsure...
2019-06-12 23:16

Mobile Sports Betting Is the Moneymaker as More States Legalize As betting with smartphones has rocketed New Jersey to the front of the pack in the sports-gambling race, limits in other states could hamper the nascent industry’s growth....
2019-09-03 03:32

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. “Trying to stop sex work between consenting adults should not be the business of the criminal j...
2019-06-10 22:00

Ex-Knicks J.R. Smith, Al Harrington lobby NY lawmakers to legalize pot ALBANY – Former New York Knicks basketball players J.R. Smith and Al Harrington made a surprise appearance in Albany on Tuesday to push for pot to be legalized before the plan goes up in smoke at the end of the legislative session. The New Jers...
2019-06-05 02:16

France has no plans to legalize cannabis for recreational use: minister France will not legalize the recreational use of cannabis but could consider authorizing its medical use, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 10:32

The Latest: Oakland 2nd US city to legalize magic mushrooms SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Oakland voting to decriminalize magic mushrooms (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Oakland has become the second U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms after speakers testified that psychedelics had helped them overc...
2019-06-05 08:48

UK lawmakers approve bid to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage and extend abortion rights in Northern Ireland, if the province is unable to re-establish its own devolved government....
2019-07-09 21:48

UK lawmakers vote to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage rights in Northern Ireland if the province is unable to re-establish its own devolved government by Oct. 21....
2019-07-09 19:00

Maine becomes 8th state to legalize medically assisted suicide AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine becomes 8th state to legalize medically assisted suicide. The post Maine becomes 8th state to legalize medically assisted suicide appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-12 23:16

Germany: Hamburg aims to legalize dumpster diving Dumpster diving for food is considered theft in Germany, even if others have thrown the food away. The city of Hamburg wants to decriminalize the act and prohibit supermarkets from throwing out food....
2019-05-31 20:00

Ted Cruz wants to work with AOC to legalize over-the-counter birth control Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday reached across the aisle, offering to work with New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make over-the-counter birth control legal. The Texas Republican was responding to a tweet from the Democratic darling that read: R...
2019-06-13 05:16

New York State Set to Legalize Electric Scooters and Bikes New York City just got one step closer to being plagued with the piles of electric bikes and scooters that clutter the sidewalks of lesser cities. This is going to be a shitshow. Read more......
2019-06-18 04:48

We should legalize drinking at 18 to make college life safer Out of 190 countries, only 12 have drinking ages as high as ours. We are keeping company with cool kids on the block like Iraq, Oman and Equatorial Guinea. Congress raised the age to 21 in 1984 to combat drunk-driving fatalities; states were coerced ...
2019-07-20 22:16

Cuomo pumps break on bill to legalize e-bikes, scooters Gov. Andrew Cuomo pumped the breaks on a bill approved by the state Legislature that would legalize motorized scooters and bikes. “I have heard a number of concerns from safety advocates who don’t believe we should allow scooters, e-bikes on sidewalk...
2019-06-22 09:00

Rights group cheers Bhutan’s move to legalize gay relations NEW DELHI (AP) — A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality. The tiny Himalayan kingdom’s lower house of Parliament voted overwhelmingly on Friday to repea...
2019-06-09 17:48

Michael Flynn says he is not ready to be sentenced, U.S. says he is ready Lawyers for former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn accused the federal government of stalling their efforts to defend him, and said the former top aide to Donald Trump is not ready to be sentenced for lying about his discussions with a R...
2019-08-30 21:00

Trump Administration Plans to Legalize Importing Low-Cost Canadian Prescription Drugs (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will set up a system to allow Americans to legally import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada, weakening a longstanding ban that had stood as a top priority for the politically pow...
2019-07-31 20:00

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad bar at Ruby Tuesdays, the moms gather in a booth at the back of the restaurant in Clarksville, north...
2019-05-27 14:00

Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS to Legalize Firing LGBTQ Workers for Their Sexual Orientation Ahead of the Supreme Court hearing three major cases on discrimination against LGBTQ workers, the Department of Justice asked the court to legalize anti-gay workplace discrimination on Friday, arguing that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 do...
2019-08-24 00:00

Maine assisted-suicide bill reaches governor's desk; would be 8th state to legalize option for terminally ill A Maine bill to legalize assisted suicide advanced to the governor's desk Tuesday after the state Senate backed the proposal one day after passage in the House. Both chambers are controlled by Democrats....
2019-06-06 15:16

Is marijuana a depressant? What to know Marijuana can act as a depressant, stimulant, and hallucinogen. Learn more about the effects of each type of drug here. We also cover the risks and side effects....
2019-07-31 19:01

What Marijuana Actually Does to Your Brain and Body Cannabis is the most popular illicit(ish) drug in the world, and it’s gaining in popularity as it becomes legal—medicinally or recreationally—in more and more states. But what actually happens in your body when you partake? Let’s take a look at this ...
2019-08-29 22:32

Is CBD Really the Marijuana Molecule That Cures All? Wonder drug or modern-day snake oil? Appearing in stores and online in the form of body lotions, capsules, tinctures, edible gummies and bottled water, CBD has exploded in popularity as a way to reap the supposed health benefits of marijuana without ...
2019-06-23 15:32

How using marijuana could benefit your relationship So much for the lazy, snacking stoner stereotype. New research reveals that cannabis use between couples increases might benefit their relationship, in the bedroom and beyond. “We found robust support for these positive effects within two hours...
2019-05-24 01:32

Google just says no to marijuana apps While more states are passing laws legalizing marijuana, Google is trying to make it harder for smokers to connect with sellers. Earlier this week, the company announced that it will no longer allow apps in the Google Play Store that "facilitate the ...
2019-06-01 11:48

Marijuana use doubles in US pregnant women to 1 in 14 CHICAGO (AP) — A government survey shows pot use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester. Overall, 7% of pregnant women said they used marijuana in the past month. That’s from a nationally represe...
2019-06-18 22:16

Teen vaping tied to marijuana use (Reuters Health) - Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth who never try vaping, a research review study suggests....
2019-08-14 03:32

Yes, her name really is Dr. Marijuana Pepsi, and her story is amazing Marijuana Pepsi's own scholarship – called the Marijuana Pepsi Scholarship, of course – will be given to a deserving first generation college student.        ...
2019-06-19 00:00

Megatron partners in marijuana-for-CTE research Former Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and his business partner, ex-NFL lineman Rob Sims, have partnered with Harvard to research the benefits of medical marijuana for CTE and pain management....
2019-08-16 14:16

Marijuana magazines having mixed results There has been no pot of gold for consumer publications in the cannabis market. High Times and Canadian-based Civilized are scrambling to pivot into other areas to augment media. But a trade publication named the Cannabis Business Times is booming, w...
2019-09-20 14:16

The marijuana industry needs innovation to thrive There’s a kind of boom and bust cycle that tends to follow the development of every new technology, or every major societal change. People get excited about the possibilities of the shiny new concept, they dump money into stocks, they start bus...
2019-07-16 00:48

U.S. CDC recommends against using vapes with marijuana ingredient People should stop using e-cigarettes, especially those with marijuana ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), U.S. public health officials recommended on Friday, as an investigation into illnesses and deaths related to vaping deepens....
2019-09-28 02:32

Percy Harvin: I smoked marijuana before every NFL game Marijuana was the best medicine for Percy Harvin’s anxiety. The one-time Jets receiver said in a Bleacher Report video that he smoked marijuana throughout his entire NFL career to try to manage his condition. He was at the Mayo Clinic and was g...
2019-10-02 22:48

Watch: Cake mix-up confuses 'Moana' for 'marijuana' A Georgia woman said a miscommunication while ordering her birthday cake led to dessert having a marijuana theme rather than the intended "Moana" theme....
2019-07-10 22:32

DEA to OK more marijuana growers for medical, scientific research The Drug Enforcement Administration on Monday announced plans to approve the registration of more marijuana growers to expand scientific and medical research into the substance....
2019-08-26 22:00

DEA to expand marijuana research after years of delay The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said on Monday that it will move ahead with a long-delayed expansion of its marijuana research program, in a sign that the Trump administration's hostility to the drug may be waning as a growing number of stat...
2019-08-26 22:00

New top state GOP leader is open to legalizing marijuana ALBANY — New York’s incoming Republican State Party Chairman Nick Langworthy is open to legalizing marijuana. “My predecessor certainly had strong feelings on that…I was a strong proponent of medicinal marijuana. As a Republican par...
2019-06-04 04:48

China blames US, Canada for rising marijuana use The youth of China are going to pot at what the country’s drug cops fear is a dizzying rate — and they blame weed-loving US and Canadian stoners and recreational legalization for the trend. “There has been an obvious spike in marijuana smuggling from...
2019-07-02 20:32

Is NFL on the verge of allowing marijuana for pain management? An agreement between NFL and the NFLPA to further study pain management could signal the league has an open mind on allowing marijuana as pain remedy.        ...
2019-05-22 16:00

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
2019-05-29 23:48

In a First for Australia, the Capital Legalizes Recreational Marijuana The move echoed efforts in the United States, where some states have legalized recreational use of marijuana even as it has remained illegal under federal law....
2019-09-26 14:00

Hawaii becomes 26th state to decriminalize marijuana Hawaii has become the 26th state in the nation to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. Under the new legislation, which effectively became law on Tuesday, tokers with even a tiny amount of weed on them no longer face the possib...
2019-07-11 04:32

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
2019-06-18 13:32

Beijing says US legalization of marijuana is a 'threat to China' Beijing's leading drug enforcement body has blamed the legalization of marijuana in Canada and parts of the United States for a spike in the amount of drugs smuggled into the country, describing it as a "new threat to China."...
2019-06-17 19:48

Marijuana industry wants to prove it’s ‘socially responsible’ LOS ANGELES — An alliance of large marijuana businesses had a message for the public Tuesday: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership, which includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other companies operating in the sector, is...
2019-06-19 23:48

Retired DE Long aims to destigmatize marijuana Chris Long said Tuesday that last week he talked about using marijuana in the hopes of destigmatizing the drug and hopes the NFL will one day lift the "arbitrary ban" on it....
2019-05-28 19:16

Ordinance: Marijuana Low Priority For Louisville Police LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– A city ordinance passed in Louisville on Wednesday, making small amounts of marijuana for personal use one of the lowest priorities for police officers. The ordinance, passed by the public safety committee, would not c...
2019-06-20 13:32

New York governor says legal marijuana not likely this year ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he doesn’t believe it’s feasible for lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana this year. The Democrat told reporters Monday that he doesn’t believe there is sufficient support ...
2019-06-03 19:48

Switzerland aims to legalise medical marijuana The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious conditions....
2019-06-27 21:00

Thailand set to deliver first batch of medical marijuana Thailand plans to distribute about 10,000 bottles of cannabis oil next week for hospital patients, a government official said on Thursday, the first official use of medical marijuana since a law legalizing it came into effect this year....
2019-08-01 15:32

DOJ to expand number of marijuana growers for research The move announced Monday would give researchers a wider variety of cannabis to study, Uttam Dhillon, the DEA’s acting administrator, said in a statement....
2019-08-28 17:16

Marijuana use by pregnant women doubles in US: study CHICAGO — Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among US women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7 percent of pregnant women, or 1 in 14, said they used marijuana in the past month. That’s from a nationally...
2019-06-19 20:00

Cannabis oil prompts debate about NY marijuana legalization City lawmakers are gearing up to fight the Health Department’s ban on the cannabis oil CBD, saying the compound should be treated the same as pot in the debate over legalization. “We see it as kind of ironic that we are going after CBD while doing a ...
2019-06-02 06:32

Marijuana Madness Turns Into a Cannabis Crash Share prices of marijuana producers tumbled this week, some by nearly 40%, after a string of disappointing quarterly reports and mounting skepticism about the industry’s rosy growth forecasts....
2019-10-12 18:48

Majority of New Yorkers back use of recreational marijuana A majority of New York voters back the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the state even as lawmakers continue to grapple with the issue, a new survey released Monday reveals. The Siena College poll found that 55 percent of voters b...
2019-06-10 17:48

Marijuana industry aims at environmental, ethical goals LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses has a message for the public: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership that includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other major companies issued guidelines Tu...
2019-06-19 01:48

Anti-marijuana group loses bid to keep NY donors private Albany is set to weed out these anti-marijuana lobbyists. The New York chapter of the Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM-NY) was on Tuesday knocked back in its bid to keep its deep-pocketed donors private, according to the Times Union. The group, whi...
2019-09-12 02:00

U.S. universities boost cannabis courses, marijuana research U.S. universities are offering courses and degree programs built around cannabis science, even though marijuana is still illegal at the federal level....
2019-09-17 18:32

Medical marijuana patients can face problems in other states Medical marijuana has been legalized in 33 U.S. states, but for the almost 3 million patients who want to travel, other state laws are a confusing patchwork of differing rules....
2019-09-09 09:16

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, ends cash bail and puts a moratorium on placing youths in adult prisons....
2019-07-23 17:16

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances....
2019-05-24 00:16

Long admits marijuana use, points to flaws in NFL testing Recently retired defensive end Chris Long admits to using marijuana as an NFL player, saying that the league should move toward a place where testing positive does not result in a suspension....
2019-05-23 01:16

Google won't allow marijuana delivery apps in the Play Store Google updated its Play Store policy today to prohibit apps that either directly sell or help facilitate the sale of marijuana, even in states where the drug is legal. Apps that offer features such as weed delivery are now at risk of being removed fr...
2019-05-30 12:32

US growing largest crop of marijuana for research in 5 years The federal agency said it plans to grow 4,409 pounds this year at the University of Mississippi to explore recent interest in CBD as a potential medicine for a number of medical conditions....
2019-07-12 18:32

Nice day for a weed wedding: the couples who married with marijuana Prefer rips to sips? More and more couples are featuring cannabis at their weddings – and now recreational marijuana is legal in 10 US states, options are plentyMichelle Casanova’s idea of a dream wedding was a simple one – though a little different ...
2019-07-05 08:16

'I wish we had more answers': Marijuana-linked vaping illnesses surpass 1,000 Lung illnesses that have largely been linked to vaping THC, the chemical that causes the medical high in marijuana, have struck 1,080 people and killed 18....
2019-10-04 06:16

States reap tax rewards from legalized marijuana sales Colorado, which started selling retail marijuana in 2014, broke the $1 billion tax revenue barrier in five years. In 11 U.S. states that have legalized recreational pot, tax revenues for 2018 topped $1.1 billion....
2019-06-14 12:16

Marijuana Ties Are Hurting More Filers in Bankruptcy Courts The Justice Department is using bankruptcy courts to impose the federal marijuana ban in states that have legalized pot, preventing people who work in the cannabis industry from using bankruptcy to save their home or business....
2019-06-22 20:01

The Clinic That Helps Seniors Find the Right Marijuana Treatment More older people are trying cannabis to alleviate pain and other ailments, but they’re often left taking medical advice from dispensary sales clerks. NiaMedic wants to change that....
2019-07-11 16:32

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018 but is still illegal under federal law. That mean...
2019-05-22 05:32

Medical marijuana industry to experiment with digital tokens TUCSON — Currently, banks cannot do business with marijuana dispensaries because under federal law the possession and sale of marijuana is still illegal. The marijuana business is all cash. Now, enter Alta, a digital payment club that allows po...
2019-08-20 15:16

Harris and Nadler team up on bill to decriminalize marijuana Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is teaming up with a powerful House Democrat on legislation to decriminalize marijuana and wipe away past marijuana-related convictions.The bill by the presidential candidate and Rep. Jerry Nadler of New York, chairman o...
2019-07-23 17:16

Lawyer who told clients marijuana use was legal ordered to pay $370,000 A Florida lawyer who informed his clients they were legally allowed to grow cannabis was arrested on multiple felony charges and ordered to pay a couple who took his advice nearly $370,000....
2019-08-17 22:48

Marijuana-related jobs growing but largely hidden A hidden U.S. cannabis job boom is not showing up in official employment data, leaving American workers in the dark about high wages and job opportunities in the marijuana industry....
2019-06-27 20:32

High hopes: Buttigieg pushes for marijuana legalization Presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg called for the legalization of marijuana at a Democratic candidates forum hosted by AARP in Iowa on Saturday. “When it comes to American drug policy, I don’t think anyone can look at it and say it’s looking w...
2019-07-21 06:16

Global marijuana use rose by 60 percent over the past decade More people than ever are smoking weed around the world. But how can we decide whether to condemn or support the devil's lettuce when our own governments can't seem to figure it out?...
2019-06-28 09:00

Chris Long is not happy with how anyone reacted to marijuana revelation In retirement, Chris Long can speak freely about smoking marijuana. The former Super Bowl champion will feel even better when he sees the drug’s long-attached stigma go up in smoke. Long, who announced his retirement last week, said shortly aft...
2019-05-28 22:16

Medical marijuana grower catches fire; cause not clear ELIOT, Maine (AP) — A medical marijuana growing facility caught fire in Maine, sending smoke into the sky and drawing firefighters from several surrounding departments. The Monday night blaze burned Sweet Dirt Inc. in Eliot. The facility is a state-l...
2019-06-11 17:32

Sheriffs: Legal marijuana causing more crime, accidents The nation’s sheriffs are calling on Washington and state capitals to slow the rush to legalize marijuana because they are seeing a surge in crime and highway accidents in areas where it is already legal to buy....
2019-06-27 20:16

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
2019-05-29 23:16

Authorities raid Long Island marijuana grow houses Federal and local authorities raided two marijuana grow houses on Long Island Wednesday as part of an ongoing operation in the area, a law enforcement source told The Post. Officials with ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations, the NYPD and Suffolk C...
2019-06-05 20:32

Micronutrient may prevent birth defects linked to marijuana use, study says Pregnant women who smoke marijuana put their unborn child at serious risk for developmental impairment later in life. However, researchers may have uncovered a way to prevent that outcome....
2019-07-31 22:16

UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley arrested on DWI, marijuana, weapons charges UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley was accused of driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, terroristic threat and unlawful carrying of a weapon.       ...
2019-06-09 05:32

Spanish politician arrested for alleged underground marijuana operation A Spanish politician from the conservative Popular Party (PP) resigned Thursday after being arrested on charges of running an underground marijuana-growing operation....
2019-07-20 05:00

Marijuana vape sales slow in US amid health scare Vaping products, one of the fastest-growing segments of the legal cannabis industry, have taken a hit as public health experts scramble to determine what’s causing a mysterious and sometimes fatal lung disease among people who use e-cigarettes. (Sept...
2019-09-26 21:48

NYPD school safety officer busted with marijuana, $17K in cash An NYPD School Safety officer busted with three pounds of weed and more than $17,000 in cash — and another $2,300 in fake currency — was released without bail after being arraigned Sunday. Iashia Glover, 29, who will also face departmenta...
2019-09-16 16:00

States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill to remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines are taxed by state governments, so why should cannabis be different?...
2019-06-04 14:32

NYC schools investigator arrested for drunk driving following marijuana complaint A NYC schools investigator was arrested on charges of drunken driving less than two months after a complaint was sent to Chancellor Richard Carranza that she reeked of pot, records show. Camille Blake, a prober with the city Department of Education, ...
2019-06-09 02:48

Chris Long reveals longtime marijuana use, how he beat NFL tests Chris Long experienced the NFL zenith, winning Super Bowl LI with the Patriots and Super Bowl LII with the Eagles. Those weren’t his only highs. The recently retired defensive end told “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday that he used ...
2019-05-23 01:01

Rising rates of marijuana use among pregnant women spark concern (Reuters Health) - Increasing numbers of pregnant women are using marijuana in the U.S. and that may result in issues for their babies, two new studies suggest....
2019-06-21 08:32

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies...
2019-06-14 09:00

Vikings running back Roc Thomas suspended by NFL for marijuana possession Minnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas has been suspended three games for violating the league's substance abuse policy, the league announced Tuesday....
2019-07-17 20:48

Cancer care providers reluctant to prescribe medical marijuana New research shows that just 46 percent of oncology providers feel comfortable recommending medical marijuana to patients, despite 73 percent saying they understand the drug could provide a benefit....
2019-05-31 17:32

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on infants’ brains. They say previous studies were in animals or complicated by marijuana users’ other hab...
2019-08-09 03:32

Marijuana, Reefer, Weed: How Language Keeps Evolving for the Devil’s Lettuce As long as people have smoked the plant, they’ve debated what to call it. And now marketers for the legal marijuana industry want everyone to say “cannabis.”...
2019-07-04 21:32

I use medical marijuana to treat my insomnia, and the first time I tried it went terribly wrong Matilde Campodonico/AP I'm not an avid pot smoker, but tried medical marijuana to treat my insomnia. Despite taking less than a full dosage, I had a terrible time my first night using it. I've found other methods that help my insomnia now. Visit Bus...
2019-06-08 00:48

Investigation finds illegal synthetic marijuana in products sold as CBD Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an AP investigation found, and regulators have been slow to counter the trend....
2019-09-17 03:00

The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights. New regulation allows for FDA-approved medical marijuana and products that contain CBD oil to be placed in carry on’s or checked bags. Forms of marij...
2019-05-29 08:48

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers suspended 1 game by NFL for marijuana arrest The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers one game for a violation of the league's policy on substance abuse.       ...
2019-06-15 05:16

Thailand unveils first batch of medical marijuana for hospital distribution Thailand delivered 4,500 bottles of cannabis oil to treat hospital patients on Wednesday, its first official use of marijuana for medical purposes since a measure legalizing such use took effect this year....
2019-08-07 13:16

Woman named Marijuana Pepsi refused to change her name — now she’s a doctor That’s Doctor Marijuana Pepsi to you. A Wisconsin woman with the real given name Marijuana Pepsi Vandyck earned a doctorate degree last month, according to a report published Tuesday. Throughout her life, Vandyck, 46, said she’s been teas...
2019-06-20 05:32

Banned in Boston: Without vaping, medical marijuana patients must adapt In the first few days of the four-month ban on all vaping products in Massachusetts, Laura Lee Medeiros, a medical marijuana patient, began to worry. ...
2019-10-02 00:32

Four tons of marijuana hidden underneath jalapeños seized at border That’s some spicy pot. Border patrol officers at a port of entry in San Diego discovered nearly four tons of marijuana hidden beneath a shipment of jalapeños, officials said. Officers assigned to the Otay Mesa cargo facility in California disco...
2019-08-19 11:32

He was abducted and forced into a deadly scheme to extort marijuana from his father Young entrepreneur Curtis Jenkins III from Camden was kidnapped and killed after being lured to Fairview address, authorities say.        ...
2019-07-05 16:48

Baker confuses request for ‘Moana’ birthday cake with ‘marijuana’ A confused birthday girl got a cake with a marijuana theme instead of her favorite Disney character, Moana. Kensli Davis’ mom had asked the Atlanta, Georgia, bakery staff to decorate it with images of the Hawaiian princess — but they misheard. ...
2019-07-10 17:00

The highs and lows the marijuana industry will face with flavored weed Pot is about to become more than just the garden variety. Even Cheech and Chong won’t be able to recognize it before long. And depending on your point of view, soon-to-be-introduced flavored marijuana — as well as pot that allegedly gives different k...
2019-09-27 02:16

Helicopter reveals rooftop marijuana plantations while filming Vuelta • Catalonia police confiscate 40 plants in Igualada• Guardia Civil post footage of illegal plots on social mediaPolice in Catalonia seized a haul of marijuana after helicopter footage of the Vuelta a España revealed rooftop plantations of the drug be...
2019-09-04 16:16

Reserve our banking system for legal businesses, including marijuana Coloradans know better than most that the legalization of marijuana has been a topic of contention and confusion in recent years. In 2012, Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. Since then, th...
2019-09-30 08:00

U.S. wage law applies to marijuana industry workers: appeals court A U.S. appeals court on Friday said the federal law requiring that workers be paid a minimum wage and overtime applies to employees in the marijuana industry, as an increasing number of states legalize recreational use....
2019-09-21 06:48

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study that calls into question the potential for cannabis to help fix the opioid crisis....
2019-06-11 00:48

NY woman fined and released for bringing marijuana into Russia, court says A New York woman arrested in Russia on suspicion of possessing marijuana she claimed was medicinal has been released, a Russian court said in a statement....
2019-09-21 15:48

Judge seals arrest records for over 300 low-level marijuana offenders Hundreds of low-level Manhattan pot offenders will have their arrest records sealed under a judge’s ruling, officials announced Monday. The ruling came in response to an April class-action lawsuit filed by Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance and thr...
2019-08-13 03:32

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficult to pay taxes and creating safety concerns....
2019-07-23 20:32

Mom accused of trying drown kids at homeless shelter blames ‘bad marijuana’ A woman who claimed to be on “bad marijuana” tried to drown her young children in a bathtub at an East Harlem homeless shelter because she thought they were covered in bugs, police sources told the Post. Keyshana Mims, 35, allegedly attem...
2019-06-05 20:32

Pennsylvania student advertised marijuana with dorm fliers: cops A Pennsylvania college student allegedly ran a marijuana-dealing operation out of his dorm room — and promoted the illicit venture through homemade fliers posted in the hallways, according to a new report. West Chester University student Zachar...
2019-10-10 19:32

Need Etiquette Tips for Cannabis? For Starters, Don’t Call It ‘Marijuana’ or ‘Weed.’ In “Higher Etiquette,” Lizzie Post — the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post — argues that it’s time for cannabis to move, in the public imagination, away from its surfer and “Cheech and Chong” image....
2019-07-08 22:48

O’Rourke calls for legalizing marijuana, releasing nonviolent offenders Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Thursday unveiled his plan to legalize marijuana at both the federal and state level, remove the drug from the controlled substances list and grant clemency to those serving prison time for marijuana...
2019-09-19 21:00

Oppo A9 2020, A5 2020 With Quad Rear Cameras, 5,000mAh Battery Launched Oppo A9 2020 and Oppo A5 2020 smartphones are official. Oppo A9 2020 price will start at Rs. 16,990 for the base 4GB RAM variant, whereas Oppo A5 2020 price is set at Rs. 12,490 for the 3GB RAM......
2019-09-11 16:16

GM's Cadillac unveils two new performance cars: the 2020 CT4-V and 2020 CT5-V The 2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V performance sedans made their debut as GM aims to rejuvenate luxury sedan sales.        ...
2019-05-31 16:16

Man caught driving a stolen van stuffed with 131 pounds of marijuana plants, police say Delaware police say the van was loaded with several marijuana plants, some appearing to have been recently pulled out of the ground.        ...
2019-10-11 00:16

Mexico's top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays Mexico's supreme court ordered the health ministry on Wednesday to issue regulation within six months on medical marijuana use, saying its failure to do so after legalization in 2017 had put rights at risk for patients, including children....
2019-08-16 13:48

Exploding danger: U.S. marijuana oil labs pose deadly, destructive hazard On the afternoon of May 5, college student John Nothdurft was watching TV at his suburban San Diego home when a series of explosions shook the house. Around the corner, on Sunny Meadow Street, flames billowed from a neighbor's garage....
2019-06-04 19:48

Major marijuana trafficker charged with murder-for-hire plot: feds PORTLAND, Ore. — U.S. prosecutors said Monday they have charged an Oregon drug smuggler in what they described as a sordid murder-for-hire plot that targeted an associate who owed tens of thousands of dollars for marijuana trafficking services. Autho...
2019-08-27 11:16

Willie Nelson tells Jimmy Fallon, "Marijuana saved my life" In addition to being Willie Nelson, Willie Nelson has long been the most out-front celebrity champion of recreational marijuana ever. (Sorry Seth Rogen, but Willie’s got you beat by about a half-century.) Appearing on Tuesday’s Tonight Show to promot...
2019-06-19 17:32

Meghan Markle's nephew names new marijuana strain after baby Archie Remember “Markle Sparkle,” the marijuana inspired by the Duchess of Sussex? Meghan Markle‘s pot-growing nephew now says the brand has made him so rich, he’s hoping to cash in with another royally branded hybrid pot strain....
2019-09-16 18:48

Opinion: Don't hold your breath for quick NFL action to allow medical marijuana Don’t hold your breath if you’re thinking the NFL is on the brink of giving players to green light to smoke their pain away with marijuana.        ...
2019-05-23 01:01

Surgeon general warns pregnant women, teens about marijuana risks Concerned that pregnant women and young people are becoming more likely to use marijuana, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Thursday sounded a “national alarm” about the drug’s harmful effects on the developing brain. Marijuana use during pregnanc...
2019-08-29 22:32

Marijuana stocks have dominated the Toronto Stock Exchange for the last 3 years. Here are the top 10 performers. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante The Toronto Stock Exchange released a ranking of the top 30 performers over the last three years on Thursday. Two of the top 10 companies are cannabis companies, and two more serve the industry. The outperformance of the i...
2019-09-27 01:16

New York college student arrested in Russia over medical marijuana possession Audrey Lorber, a student at Pace University, was stopped at the airport in St. Petersburg with 19.05 grams of medical marijuana.        ...
2019-09-09 22:48

Pick up a joint instead: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana products        ...
2019-09-14 03:00

Impostor marijuana vapes flood California as health crisis expands Deceptive rip-off marijuana vapes on the streets of California could be linked to the emerging public health crisis of vaping-related deaths, according to a new report....
2019-09-18 07:32