Stories by Jeremy Daw

Jeremy Daw is the editor of and Cannabis Now Magazine, and the author of Weed the People: From Founding Fiber to Forbidden Fruit (2012). subscribe to Jeremy Daw's feed

Posted on: Aug 4, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Some of the new law’s provisions could shield corporate revenues at the expense of fragile patients.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2016, Source: The Leaf Online

For the first time, the federal drug budget includes more money for treatment and prevention than for waging the drug war. And that's not all.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2016, Source: The Leaf Online

Last year began with a much ballyhooed move to rein in federal seizures, but it was another, quiet move at year's end that could be of more import.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2015, Source: The Leaf Online

She was only a DEA agent's daughter...

Posted on: Nov 30, 2015, Source: The Leaf Online

Alaska wasn't the first state to legalize weed, but it will be the first to allow pot smoking lounges.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A white Harvard law school graduate gets a taste of what life is like for the not so privileged. It's an eye-opener.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2015, Source: The Leaf Online

That's according to non-partisan legislative analysts in Sacramento.

Posted on: May 28, 2015, Source: The Leaf Online

Marijuana legalization campaigns vowed to protect medical marijuana rights, but public officials in legal states have been undermining those vows.

Posted on: May 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

What does St. Teresa de Avila have to do with the origins of drug prohibition? More than you might imagine.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2015, Source: The Leaf Online

Does marijuana deserve to be Schedule I?

Posted on: Mar 9, 2015, Source: The Leaf Online

The Kettle Falls Five were acquitted on most charges in a federal case that never should have been brought in the first place.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2015, Source: The Leaf Online

A meeting in Oakland Friday saw Golden State drug reformers take the first steps toward forming a united front to legalize pot ahead of the 2016 elections

Posted on: Jan 3, 2015, Source: The Leaf Online

Only half the states have the voter initiative process. Rhode Island could do it through the state legislature this year.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2014, Source: The Leaf Online

Whether you haven't toked since the 70's, or you're entirely new to the experience -- here's the starting place.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2014, Source: The Leaf Online

If Judge Kimberly Mueller finds that current classification under the Controlled Substances Act unconstitutional, the U.S. will probably appeal.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2014, Source: The Leaf Online

The judge's ruling is expected in December.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2014, Source: The Leaf Online

US attorneys cross-examined Dr. Carl Hart to determine the constitutionality of pot's Schedule I status.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2014, Source: The Leaf Online

As the pot market explodes with variety, current labeling systems fall short.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Viewers of these films don't have to choose between enriching their minds and enjoying themselves.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It all started with opium.